Weltenburg Abbey, Kelheim

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The oldest monastery brewery in the world, Weltenburg Abbey rests in the beautiful Danube gorge, right on the river. Take a tour of the monastery from one of the monks, and end your day with a sampling of beer, along with many local gastronomical specialties. You can arrive by boat, bike, foot, or car. Choose one of several paths for hiking in the vicinity, or take a steamboat from the nearby city of Kelheim. In the summer, you can even rent a canoe to paddle your way here. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Kelheim fast, fun, and easy.
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  • This monastery has been making beer since 1050! Beer is still made here with the original recipe that has been passed down through the centuries. The setting is very picturesque. While it is a working...  more »
  • It's like with the oldest monastery brewery in the world... Very nice located. large beer garden. Who was still not there must. Maybe not just on the weekend... because very full. But a dark beer and a snack should be in there. Of course it is but always worth a toUri stronghold.
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  • Much of the 4th star here is for the journey to and from Weltenberger. You take a river boat from Kelheim. Which was gorgeous. The abbey itself is pretty, and I'd recommend walking to the top of the h...  more »
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  • A lovely place to spend time with friends or family. Great beer, food and beautiful nature. Very historical too.
  • The most interesting part of the monastery is the connection it has with the Danube river, there are markers on one of the walls showing the historically highest water lines of floods that commonly occur. The rock beach and church inside are quite beautiful, as is the courtyard in the monastery.
  • A natural beauty. I was fortunate to taste the oldest monastic beer in the world.
  • didn't even visit here, just need to know how many churches are inside the monastery. kk thanks
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