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Monastery Weltenburg

Asamstr. 32, 93309 Kelheim, Bavaria, Germany
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Fantastic place

Fantastic place, breathtaking view, very good rooms, silence in the night, enough parking place... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Terminus1973
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they have some solid beers. a little confusing on eating and drinkig.

beautiful location.l great views from the hill above the monastery. the beer is solid. lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
brent b
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“boat ride” (19 reviews)
“great beer” (12 reviews)
“beer garden” (15 reviews)
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Asamstr. 32, 93309 Kelheim, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic place, breathtaking view, very good rooms, silence in the night, enough parking place, excelent food and bier :), and very friendly staff. Eassy access!!! We shall come back for sure!

Thank Terminus1973
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful location.l great views from the hill above the monastery. the beer is solid. lots of tourists.

Thank brent b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful, ornate abbey church, the oldest brewery in the world and really nice beer, add a salty pretzel and what a pleasant way to spend a morning!! The St Benedictine Monastery at Weltenburg was established in 617 AD and the current Abbey church was...More

Thank Boyd J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a tour of this abbey. The church is beautiful and as is the case with most European churches, has a great history. The worlds oldest brewery is located here. The beer is dark and tasty.

Thank GPaCalgary
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We visited the Abbey as part of a Danube River Cruise, it is very much on their schedule. Its OK but in truth there is not a lot to see there and you will quickly find yourself gravitating to the beer garden. Maybe its just...More

1  Thank Pathfinder617
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We visited the Abbey via a boat trip on the Narrows of the Danube. The grounds provide a place to relax and meditate up and away from the lower grounds which offer a beautiful Bavarian Church with gold and white interior walls . Gorgeous paintings...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The abbey is the place to visit, there is not much to see of the monastery, you get a small glimpse of the gardens.

Thank Mark&Rosa
Reviewed 24 August 2017

You can either go there on a return boat trip which is really worth it or by car. The biergarden there has very nice food and beer which is still brewed from the recipe back in 1050. There is a very beautiful small church there...More

Thank jen112017
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Arrived here by boat which was pretty however the commentary on board was woeful as with so many people it was impossible to hear fully. The monastry was ok, again impressive with the wealth. If it wasn't for the beer tasting and pretzel nobody would...More

Thank sterwuv
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We have made a stop at the famous Weltenburg Monastery. The atmosphere of the location directly on the Danube river and the typical Baverian beer garden is worth the visit. We had tried all the beers being offered that day on tap and enjoyed all...More

Thank Martin H
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Ourtime999
22 May 2017|
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Response from Kazcou | Reviewed this property |
The boats are not small, most of their boats take 500-600 people. They appear to have a 150 person boat too, but I've never seen that. Also travelling on the river it is normally a relatively smooth ride.
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Jw C
1 October 2016|
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Response from MandM777 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I have been there on Sunday
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Scott L
1 June 2016|
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Response from simmondsi | Reviewed this property |
There are daily tours in German or English that do not need to be booked in advance. The German tour we did was at 1.30pm and we simply showed up 10 mins before and easily got tickets even though the place was very busy. The... More
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