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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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  • Beeundruckendes structure. The monastery is still inhabited monastery shop and Cafe with good prices. With a little luck you meet on a nun and is invited to a chat. Free toilets, an Obolus is desired
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  • There is a nice walk to the Abbey, but like all walks in Rudesheim is nowhere to see a pointer!! the Abbey itself is not to visit, called the Church, the store and Cafe
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  • You can reach the Abbey by car, by hiking up the hill from Rudesheim (and I mean UP), or by hiking across after taking the cable car up from Rudesheim. The Abbey is in a beautiful setting amongst vine...  more »