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Nice domain with impressive abbey

Not that crowded in the morning - you find good parking places in front of it. The abbey is... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2017
Brussels, Belgium
From Tongerlo to Averbode 👟

At the end of our 16km run between the 2 abbeys we decided to visit in short this spiritual place... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2017
Bornem, Belgium
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Dec 21, 2017
“Great visit”
May 29, 2017
“Nice domain with impressive abbey”
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

During this time of the year no crowding and could easily visit the Abbey. Famous for their beer it's also a good idea to buy some in the souvenir shop.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Clint0n_81
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Not that crowded in the morning - you find good parking places in front of it. The abbey is majestous and impressive; the water mirror in front of it makes it even more special. Weird that the 'commercial' part has no communication whatsoever with the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank klaudiusb
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

At the end of our 16km run between the 2 abbeys we decided to visit in short this spiritual place. It is remarkable that the church is build the 'other way around' (short ship). Please enjoy the architecture, respect the environment and try to see...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank nickenhanneleen
Reviewed April 30, 2017

When going by car, it is advisable to count on 15-30 minutes for parking, because the nearest parking spaces are full, and it takes a lot of time to get through them. I would have missed the guided tour at 14.00, but then I noticed...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Reviewed September 4, 2016

When I take a walk with my dog I visit this place alot. It is sirene and beautifull inside and out. Right across the enter of de abbey, you find "de lekdreef" in englisch it's called "the licking street" cause in summer there are a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed March 15, 2016

This beautiful abbey is nice to be visited. In the near future they will also have a beautiful spot inside where the locally brewed Everbeur beer and the locally produced bread and cheese can be tasted. Nearby are nice woods to wander and admire the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed August 25, 2015

I will always love the abbey I've been to since I was a little boy with my grandparents. Therefore, to describe the qualities of the abbey is automatically to think back about my own family, and the countless of camps and school visits I underwent...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank theTimeTravellersBox
Reviewed July 18, 2015

Averbode Abbey is a lovely abbey with gorgeous grounds and reflecting pool. The small gift shop sells beer made by the local monks (not great, but rates a 63 on RateBeer.com) but the kicker is across the street. Walk just across the street from the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Angela L
Reviewed March 1, 2015

The abbey itself is beautiful and the grounds surrounding it are well maintained. The inside of the abbey itself is light and airy yet solemn and beautiful. The attached gift shop sells a selection of books and religious gifts as well as their own beer,...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Z0siaB
Reviewed August 15, 2014

Sitting on the border between Vlams-Brabant and Limburg Belgium is a rather interesting Abbey which is part of the Order of Canons Regular of Prémontré. That would be the Abbey of Averbode. Sitting astride several nice paths, bikeways and in a wooded and pastoral area...More

Date of experience: August 2014
4  Thank better_beer
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