Andechs Monastery, Andechs

Discover the intersection of fine Baroque architecture and the art of brewing beer at the idyllic Andechs Monastery. Perched atop a hill overlooking Ammer lake, the monastery features an impressive 18th century church. This is the oldest pilgrimage site in Bavaria, as well as a fully functioning brewery. You can take a brewery tour to learn about the monks' brewing tradition. You'll be able to taste the seven varieties of local beer, then have a traditional Bavarian lunch at the onsite restaurant. Wander the grounds to take in the spectacular views of the countryside. Put Andechs Monastery and other Andechs attractions into our Andechs online attractions planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I grew up in this area but have lived abroad for >25 years. Every time I come back and visit the monastery, go for a hike, a prayer and - a real Andechs brewed beer, pig leg and pretzel, I can't belie...  more »
  • There are several fabulous walks up the hill through the forest from Herrshing, but don't use Google or Apple maps as they'll try and send you via the road which has no footpath! You need to be fairly...  more »
  • Nice monastery in the Bavarian countryside. I love to walk among the nature from the train station and reach the top at the monastery, to finish with a beer in its garden.
  • A very nice location, historical building. Good Bavarian food. Will return for sure!
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