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Superb position, elaborate interior, sheep may be just outside

The chapel is located at a very beautiful turn in the road uphill, with chalets nearby, a really... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Carol K
New York City, New York
Such a Pretty Church

This is such a pretty church with a particularly old Madonna. Although there are gates preventing... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
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Gerner Strasse, Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

The chapel is located at a very beautiful turn in the road uphill, with chalets nearby, a really nice inn (Gasthof Maria Gern), and views of magnificent mountains. Several sheep are likely to be grazing outside. If you are a hotel guest anywhere in the...More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is such a pretty church with a particularly old Madonna. Although there are gates preventing you from fully entering most of the time it is definitely worth taking a moment to sit inside and take in the atmosphere. There are lovely walks starting from...More

Thank KentRatGirl
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Great, my second time here. It's beautifully located. The rooms are confortables, the food is very good and the hosts friendly.

Thank aktarush
Reviewed 30 October 2017

It was a bit cloudy the day I wound my way up the twisty roads to Maria Gern but it still offered up some great views. A tour group had just left and the church was putting out candles and winding down inside, but the...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

I stopped off in Maria Gern whilst taking a good walk around the mountains. A quant and beautifully decorative church offering peace and some cool on a very hot day.

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The pilgrimage church Maria Gern is located about 3 to 4 miles from Berchtesgaden. The scenery in this area is breathtaking; it really is a pretty area. Unless there is a Mass going on there really isn't anything to see inside the church as most...More

Thank stempler99
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This church was absolutely stunning, so were the views. We stayed in the hotel near the church and lots of tourist visited.

Thank Theresa H
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Just a short drive from Berchtesgaden through small villages on the hillside. The hike to the top is fairly steep but can be done in less than an hour up. Great views from the top where there is a cafe where you can get a...More

Thank Carl16
Reviewed 15 September 2016

A beautiful place to visit on a walking distance from Berchtesgaden. Wonderful hiking paths on the way with waterfalls and Maria Gern Church is lovely. The restaurant serves really good food and wines, both glass and bottles, so we really enyojed our time here!

Thank Anna F
Reviewed 22 June 2016

So we were in our last hours in Berchtesgaden so we decided to drive up (and you do drive UP) to the Maria Gern Church. From the outside it looks like a very normal Chapel that you may even see in the United States or...More

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