We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Relaxing spiritual stop

A very nice stop asking on one‘s way to the Garmisch area. A beautiful monastery with a very nice... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Victor S
Munich, Germany
via mobile
Fascinating complex - lots to see

This large complex offers lots to see and explore. Originally a Benedictine monastery, it has... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Read all 77 reviews
All photos (153)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“monastery”(6 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Don Bosco Str, 83671 Benediktbeuern, Bavaria, Germany
+49 89 13081055
Reviews (77)
Filter reviews
18 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewswonderful churchcomplex offersmonasteryhistoryfraunhofer
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 18 reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

A very nice stop asking on one‘s way to the Garmisch area. A beautiful monastery with a very nice accompanying buildings. A insider tip visit the internal monastery cafe .. it’s beautiful and if you need overnight stay there is an adjacent monastery hotel with...More

Thank Victor S
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This large complex offers lots to see and explore. Originally a Benedictine monastery, it has undergone many changes over the years, and now functions as a a monastery of the Salesians of Don Bosco. Beyond the beautiful basilica and cloisters, there is also a vegetable...More

2  Thank FactotumDellaCitta
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This monastery id seeped in history. A magnificent Basilica brimming with beautiful religious art, Such a grand construction of all aspects of the Basilica and the adjoining buildings, cemetery and gardens are an experience hard to forget.

Thank 1victor
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Wonderful church and other buildings, there is a gift shop, restaurant and toilets. We had a bonus in that there was a craft market in progress the Sunday of our visit.

1  Thank HampshireBirdman
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Very nice and history rich monastery in the middle of fields and lakes in the upper Bavaria, only 1 hour drive from Munich.

Thank miguel s
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

There is nice area of swamps made for visiting even with small children, lot of information spots, some interesting learning installations, several tours well marked..

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 8 April 2016

This is such a beautiful place, not just the church itself, but also the grounds. There is a gift store and also another store/cafe selling all kinds of organic/herb products. We also love the restaurant and Biergarten with the playground. If you are in the...More

1  Thank Germangirl76
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Beautifully maintained/restored chapel and monastery. Lovely art, beautiful hand carved confessionals, antique pipe organ, and a wonderful ceiling. You won't be disappointed.

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 12 October 2015

A very beautiful place. Even it was rainy , you can enjoy the big garden around. The church is outstanding. Free parking.

1  Thank MZ123461
Reviewed 5 October 2015

An impressive, beautiful location for any sort of conference, workshop etc. The most beautiful rooms, in an inspiring environment. It offers several restaurant options, from simple to more high level. Good parking.

Thank Sjier
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Hotel Friedenseiche
37 reviews
1.94 km away
Stadthotel Berggeist
36 reviews
5.38 km away
Gasthof-Hotel Waltraud
25 reviews
5.80 km away
Hotel Schmied von Kochel
27 reviews
5.92 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 10 restaurants in Benediktbeuern
25 reviews
1.19 km away
Kloster-Cafe Benediktbeuern
7 reviews
.16 km away
Cafe Eberl
6 reviews
1.58 km away
Ristorante Don Camillo e Peppone
15 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2 nearby attractions
Museum Penzberg
5 reviews
5.47 km away
Kochelsee (Kochel Lake)
103 reviews
6.66 km away
Alpenwarmbad Benediktbeuern
6 reviews
1.90 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Kloster Benediktbeuern staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines