Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei, Engelberg

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  • Only thing to do in Engelberg if the weather is bad. We had a private tour of the monastery and church. The most visually interesting thing about the monastery is the collection of woodcarvings done b...  more »
  • There are guided tours available by appointment of the cloister. You get a general view of the interior, and there is a "cell" that you can see (it now functions as a guest room). You get views of the...  more »
  • Take a tour, glad I did. Beautiful traditional and historic church and get a good look at the interior of the cloister. You can rent rooms here, too. Rooms looked spacious and immaculate and comfy. Lo...  more »
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  • Interesting to watch cheese making the glass room. Also the cheese tasting was very good. I bought some very good cheeses.
  • Interesting to watch the cheese making process in a short time. Coffee shop is very quaint.
  • Quite small cheese shop. Don't go there with much expectation.
  • Nice local store/restaurant. Was not impressed writ the fondue.
  • Good to know about cheese manufacture. I would taste some more before buy.

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Where to stay in Engelberg

Way up high in the Alpine town of Engelberg lies a small cluster of mid-range hotels where you can recharge after a long day of skiing. As the town is only accessible by train, proximity to the train station is key, as you'll want to avoid walking long distances with luggage. If you're working with a tighter budget, look for the handful of pensions in the city with more affordable rates, though prices are relatively steep regardless of where you stay.
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