Some friends that we have met in Garmisch told us that it is worthwhile to visit this Monastery. Truly this Abbey lies on a hill south of Munich and it is very famous for its Baroque church but mainly for its brewery. That is why...More
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We opted to take the hike up to the Andechs Monastery (there is a bus that will take you there) and loved every minute of it. We apparently took a wrong turn somewhere and wound up hiking through the forest. It was beautiful! When we...More
We visited Andechs Monastery on a beautiful day in late October. We took the S-Bahn from Munich and got off at Herrsching. We chose to take the 951 bus directly to the monastery (Andechs Kloster stop). We got there early so there were very few...More
If you visit Bavaria, you have to see this monastery with great mural paintings, a walk in the tower- a lot of stairs to go...a nice road trip by car between bavarian villages. You can taste some delicious local dishes including salads, cheese and of...More
You park in a large parking lot at the base of teh hill and start climbing your way up a steep hill, passing a playground, playful wood sculptures of people enjoying beers and a restaurant before reaching the monastery(on the right) and overlook(to the left)....More
Hiking less than 2 hours, we arrived the Monastery with a restaurant and brewery. Scenery was beautiful along the walking trails. Food and beer was so great after a long walk. We then climbed up all the stairs to the top of the Monastery and...More
An awe-inspiring church with an abundance of baroque decor (you have to like it!). There are also some very nice walking paths around the monastery.
Take a break from all the serious sight seeing and go visit the monastery which has a brewery and restaurant attached. Good beer...good food and great sweets! And the monastery is just what it is...a monastery...
We stopped because we learned about it from a travel show and it's a good half-way point to Oberammagau. I wouldn't specifically pay for a tour here, but it's a good stop if you're heading to the mountains of Bavaria. Great old place, but not...More