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Benedictine Abbey of St. Hildegard, Ruedesheim am Rhein

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Benedictine Abbey of St. Hildegard was founded in 1165 by Saint Hildegard of Bingen, a German writer, composer, philosopher, Christian mystic, visionary, and Benedictine abbess. The abbey rests amid the vineyards and offers picturesque views over the Rhine valley. Sample the wines produced by the nuns, or check out the other products they make in the craft workshop. Because hospitality is one of the basic values of Benedictine life, you also have the opportunity to stay at the abbey for an all-inclusive relaxing, revitalizing experience. Put Benedictine Abbey of St. Hildegard and other Ruedesheim am Rhein attractions into our Ruedesheim am Rhein trip builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • While this was quite a walk for pensioners both the views and the Abbey itself were worth it. The history connected to the Abbey is amazing  more »
  • Located just a short drive from both Wiesbaden and Rudeshiem, the Benedictine Abbey of St. Hildegarged (Abtei St. Hildegard in German) is a peaceful refuge from the tourist crowds along the Rhine. You...  more »
  • The Benedictine Abbey of St. Hildegard is wonderfully situated on a hill with magnificent views of the Rhine. The garden invites you to linger, the cafe offers delicious cakes and coffee and in the shop you can buy various items such as tea, bread, books, spirits and more. A place of silence and contemplation which is still managed by the nuns.
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