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Engelszell Abbey

Stiftstrasse 6, Engelhartszell 4090, Austria
+43 7717 80100
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Delightful Abbey With a Surprise

The Abbey and grounds are definitely worth a visit and if you are on a river cruise and they make a... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Glenn M
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Fremont, California
Another day, another gorgeous church.......

We stopped here while on a Danube cruise. The Abbey church was amazing, dating back hundreds of... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
graymar6
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Chambersburg, PA
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Stiftstrasse 6, Engelhartszell 4090, Austria
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

The Abbey and grounds are definitely worth a visit and if you are on a river cruise and they make a stop here, it is very enjoyable. The church is impressive on its own, but you'll also get a surprise as you have the opportunity...More

1  Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We stopped here while on a Danube cruise. The Abbey church was amazing, dating back hundreds of years. Sadly, only 4 elderly monks remain here. They pay the bills through brewing beer. They can't make enough to meet the demand. The interior of the church...More

1  Thank graymar6
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Another nice church/abbey by the Donau. Though i could not stay longer inside. A prominent church in the village with special characteristic. The architecture is beautiful and looked stunning from the distance. Need to cross the river when traveling by car along the other side...More

1  Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The town of Engelhartszell was a stop on our Danube River cruise. There isn't much here besides the Abbey. The abbey is part nice (Baroque style) and part creepy with skeletons in glass coffins. The beer made by the Trappist monks is supposedly popular and...More

1  Thank 885TravelFool
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stopped at Engelhartszell for 1 hour whilst on as River Boat cruise. The town seemed very small but had an Abbey which for me was scary. It is a large church with some very interesting pieces if you can look past some of the...More

2  Thank 792Carol_H
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The Abbey is absolutely stunning, magnificence and I would love to learn more about the history of it. The interior was beautifully maintained and with the Angelic voices the evening was truly soul cleansing.

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Our river cruise ship stopped in Engleszell to pick up some of the passengers who had biked down the Danube that day. We got off the ship to see the little town. What a surprise when we went to the Engelszell Abbey! We didn't expect...More

1  Thank bczican
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

This was a surprise. We weren't expecting much, but the church was pretty ornate and interesting. The highlight was the shop that sells things that the monks produce. We bought one each of the three available beers and sampled them in the garden. They were...More

2  Thank 55xxx
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

We rode in for a taste after a riding day. Beautiful place and do the look inside the abbey. Quite amazing. The liqueurs made are amazing. Nearby is a great nursery . We enjoyed a walk around

1  Thank Kym B
Reviewed 18 October 2015

As I was wandering through Europe looking at lots of churches in medium to large cities, while a few stood out, most tended to be “more of the same.” When I walked into this small church at the abbey in this village, something about it...More

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