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Val-Dieu Abbey

Route de Val-Dieu 227, Aubel 4880, Belgium
+32 87692828
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Aubel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites
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Koersel, Belgium
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47 reviews 47 reviews
6 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We only stopped over at the abbey during a long bike trip for a bite to eat and a drink,so didn't visit the abbey. On the outside it looked great though. The restaurant le casse-croute is a self service restaurant so on a beatifull day you need to queue to order food and drinks.Restaurant staff is very friendly. Hot food... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Our dad was stationed at this Abbey during the Battle of the Bulge in WWII. The staff was so accommodating to take time to show us around and especially the places where we had photographs of Dad during his stay 70 years ago!

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Mainz, Germany
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83 reviews 83 reviews
40 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

So after living in Germany for about a year and a half, Val-Dieu Abbey is by far the place I've visited most. Most often I go here to stock up on my favorite Belgian beers, from Val-Dieu. All four of the standard beers are delicious, from Blonde, Brune, Triple and Grand Cru. I highly recommend them all. Their Noel beer... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Simply a beautiful place to visit,and is the home of the only Abbey Brewery in Belgium.The Beer brewed here on site in a very tiny area on the far righthand side of the Property,is Outstanding.I was personally toured By Alain,the owner of the Brewery.Absolutely Charming Visit!!

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Waremme
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Very nice site to visit.. You can eat different cheeses and have a good drink with different beers. You can visit the abbey. Personnaly i ve appreciated the spectacle in the evening in augustus..

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Tielt Winge, Belgium
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95 reviews 95 reviews
15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This place has a very special meaning to me, as it raises some great childhood memories when we visited this already place > 35 years ago with my late grandfather ... (creating the moqt funny stories afterwards ...) The abbey site and church worthwhile the visit, certainly make sure you stop in at the adjacent 'abbey cafe' - a terrace... More

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

I've visited the Val Dieu Abbey a number of times over the past ten years, and it never fails to please me. Well off the beaten track, close to the borders of Belgium, Holland & Germany, this oasis attracts visitors from all over. Food at the cafe attached to the Abbey Cafe is basic but satisfying, whilst top class cuisine... More

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Roeselare, Belgium
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

a very interesting location to visit with a very friendly guide. You give a phone call to reservate the visit.The tasting of the beer is necessary to have a good impression of the visit

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Heerlen, The Netherlands
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72 reviews 72 reviews
17 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

This abbey is very interesting to visit. They brew a very tasteful kind of beer and very good cheese. You can take a tour in which they show you the brewery.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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203 attraction reviews
325 helpful votes 325 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

Nice garden for a stroll and you will get a good impression of the Abbey by viewing the church. When you're in luck you'll catch a glimpse of the brewing process, or, to make sure, you can make a reserveation for a tour through the brewery. The shop of the Abbey is great (apple syrup, cidre and of course cheese... More

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