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Enjoy the sounds of the clocks to wake up

For business reasons I stayed in this small hotel near the beautiful lake. It is a 7,2 km walk... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2016
Brussels, Belgium
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Impressive and contemplative

When visiting Laacher See you may think this is just a tourist spot. We found it so much more, and... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Oystein F
Gardonne, France
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13 Jul 2017
“Impressive and contemplative”
8 Nov 2016
“Gloriously uplifting to experience a working abbey.”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Maria Laach 1, 56653 Maria Laach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

When visiting Laacher See you may think this is just a tourist spot. We found it so much more, and the centerpiece was the working Benedictiner Abbey Maria Laach. This impressive conglomerate of buildings and gardens is just next to the parking lot, but it...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Oystein F
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Maria Laach is a working Benedictine abbey founded about 1000 years ago. It includes a large garden center selling beautiful plants and garden accompaniments and a huge bookstore selling, of all things, books about Martin Luther and the positive aspects of the Reformation's impact on...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank sateldegaman
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

For business reasons I stayed in this small hotel near the beautiful lake. It is a 7,2 km walk around it and the area is really beautiful. The room is small but everything is there and more importantly clean. Like most hotels in Germany the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

We were here for just over 2 hours and visited all buildings between the parking area (2 euro for a car) and the church. Unfortunately most of these were aimed at making money. Only the church was well received by us, although it was quite...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Eric-Jan
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The location is in the green area and also not so far from the "Laacher See" ( Lake Laach). The name of this abbey was used to be "Lake Abbey" until the Jesuits added "Maria" in 1862. The architecture style gives the characteristic of this...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 17 December 2015

The ancient Benedektin abbey, located in a beautiful place, charming greenhouse and garden, an interesting museum.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Evgeny S
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