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This church is pretty amazing. The current exhibition on Mythos Bavaria makes it an extra reason to visit. The place is very well decorated with an amazing roof painting. The candles burning in the side room gives a nice smell and there si also a...More
We visited the church and the on ground cheese restaurant. The church is very beaut inside and out and only takes about 30 - 45 minutes to view all the church has to offer. It is very nice. Then you have to tour and taste...More
Nice Monastery (Benediktinerkloster) build by ‘Kaiser Ludwig dem Bayern’ on April 28, 1330.
Great for a short visit to take some historical pictures.
Location 10km from Garmisch-Partenkirchen and 5km South-East from Oberammergau.
In summer you can walk the forrest trail from Oberammergau to Ettal. (Hiking...More
This is a nice place to stop for a break, a picnic, a stroll through the admittedly limited grounds, a visit to the church (which is beautiful, you could spend hours deciphering the scenes from the Bible), or perusing the shops for monk-made goods.
We stayed at a hotel across the street and a tour of the Abbey was included in our Globus Charming Europe tour. You could buy tickets for a tour. I know we got a private tour by a Benedictine Monk. The Abbey was old but...More
This baroque style Benedictine monastery is fabulous, built in the Middle Ages as a refuge for monks who were persecuted as a safe space, it has been occupied by the same order ever since, they made brandy to subsidize, not bad either. Edifice and surroundings...More
A very large Benedictine church, Baroque in style with a stunning frescoed dome.
For 2 Euros at the entrance to the church are brochures in various languages to help accent your experience during your visit.
Allow time to walk around the property, visit the distillery,...More
Ettal abbey is majestically set along the road to Linderhof. It is oranately decorated inside. We were lucky to go when there was a snowfall in April. The bookshop next door sells the produce from the abbey made by the Benedictine monks themselves - wood...More