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Ettal Abbey, Ettal

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Ettal Abbey has been in operation as a Benedictine monastery for centuries, following the strict monastic lifestyle while welcoming the public to its community. The basilica that acts as the monastery's main gathering place often hosts religious holiday celebrations that attract large crowds to its domed chapel. Tour the grounds and the majestic basilica, then head over to the Klostermarkt, where you can buy beer brewed by the monks. The proceeds go to support the upkeep of the monastery grounds and the charitable work. To visit Ettal Abbey on your holiday in Ettal, and find out what else Ettal has to offer, use our Ettal vacation builder.
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Reviews
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  • Remarkable site but simple visit possible. As for the shop owners, they are all simply unpalatable, mercantile to wish, to the limit of the correction!
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  • Ettal Abbey is well known because of the boarding school in Bavaria. The large cloister impresses by its size, the Basilica is an interesting construction due to construction with the two circles touching. The monastery shop offers souvenirs of superior quality. You will find a good selection of restaurants in the direct vicinity of the monastery. From the train stations of Oberau and Garmisch-Partenkirchen to go very easy with a bus. Or can continue from the monastery as well as with the bus to the Castle Linderhof.
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  • Ettal-very beautiful there. Monastery and temple-be sure to visit! Peaceful location on sunset. When there is no crowds and you can think posozercat' alone. The mountains around, flowers and peace ....
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  • One of the must see places in Oberammergau-Garmisch area. In this monastery you can see "Ettal Madonna" a very old statuette of Virgin Mary. In this area you can find also a gymnasium, a cheese factory, a distillery and a brewery.
  • Very nice place to pray. The Rector lowered the miraculous image for our pilgrimage group to venerate it. Definitely would return here.
  • A beautiful stopover.
  • Very rich in history and off the beaten path
  • Small, stunning monastery.