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Ettal Abbey

Kaiser-Ludwig-Platz 1, 82488 Ettal, Germany

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About Ettal Abbey

A Benedictine monastery in the village of Ettal. The Abbey is one of the largest Benedictine houses and is a major attraction. The monastery runs a brewery, a distillery, a bookstore, an art publishing house, a hotel, a cheese factory joint venture, and several smaller companies.



Attractions near Ettal Abbey

Wank7.86km from Ettal Abbey

A 1,780 metres (5,840 ft) mountain peak near Germany- Austrian border. The mountain is s dominated by calcareous rocks and the summit is crowned by grasslands.

Linderhof Palace10.08km from Ettal Abbey

Smallest of the three palaces built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria and the only one which he lived to see completed. The gardens surrounding Linderhof Palace are considered one of the most beautiful creations of historicist garden design.

Neuschwanstein Castle25.95km from Ettal Abbey

19th-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau. The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II, King of Bavaria as a retreat and in honor of the German composer Richard Wagner. The castle was intended as a home for the king until he died in 1886. It was open to the public shortly after his death. The Castle consists of several individual structures that were erected over a length of 150 meters on top of a cliff ridge. The elongate building is furnished with

Hohenschwangau Castle26.96km from Ettal Abbey

The childhood residence of King Ludwig II of Bavaria, built by his father King Maximilian II of Bavaria. It is located in the German village of Hohenschwangau. Hohenschwangau was the official summer and hunting residence of Maximilian, his wife Marie of Prussia, and their two sons Ludwig (the later King Ludwig II of Bavaria) and Otto (the later King Otto I of Bavaria).

Ammersee48.92km from Ettal Abbey

The sixth-largest lake in Germany, with a maximum depth of 81 meters (266 ft). Developed as a result of the ice age glaciers melting, Ammersee is fed by the River Ammer, which flows as the River Amper out of the lake. It is a popular spot for watersports.

Where is Ettal Abbey

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Bavaria has a unique culture, largely because of the state's former Catholic majority and conservative traditions. Bavarians have traditionally been proud of their culture, which includes a language, cuisine, architecture, and festivals. The state also has the second-largest economy among the German states by GDP.