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This was an interesting tour especially for those who brew their own beer. One sees the process... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DogAspen
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Absolute unique location with good feeling just once stepped in. The most ancient brewery in the... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
red120865
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Alte Akademie 2, 85354 Freising, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The only reason I rated this a 3 star is because we didn't get a chance to really experience this place like we wanted. We didn't know that they didn't do brewery tours every day. They only do them on certain days and we went...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an interesting tour especially for those who brew their own beer. One sees the process of production.

Thank DogAspen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely poor customer service. We checked the site for their opening hours it was noted that they do tours on Monday Tuesday and Wednesday, next to these days nowhere is it stated that you need to pre book. The receptionist who had a really bad...More

Thank May S
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Absolute unique location with good feeling just once stepped in. The most ancient brewery in the world welcomes you during Oktoberfest Fest time with outstanding beer available just in the concurrent weeks. Wonderful experience working around a middle knuckle of pork baked. Together with 2...More

1  Thank red120865
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Freising is lovely, the tour is very interesting and the beer is amazing. What more could you want from a day out from Munich? Booked on this tour and planned it as a day trip from Munich. Very easy to travel from Munich, just hop...More

Thank garylincoln2016
Reviewed 16 August 2018

What always strikes me about Weihenstephan is the ambiance of the place. Apart from all the first-quality equipment that sits around the enormous brewery, I do feel as if I were traveling in time back to the pre-Middle Ages. Combining a Brewery visit with a...More

1  Thank BillMontvale
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Weihenstephan is where you find what is recognised as the oldest brewery in the world in Freising. Presently this is the grounds of a brewery university and it can be a bit tricky to find the famous beerhall and beer garden. As such, best to...More

1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 22 July 2018

A lot of reasons to visit this biergarten. Apparently, it is the oldest "continously operated" biergarten in the world. Even so, it has a pretty modern touch, and the environment is quite upscale as far as biergartens go. For a night out with friends, or...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 11 June 2018

The restaurant has three sections: inside eating, outside eating, and round the corner of the outside eating area (still in the garden) is a walk-up window if you want to get something quicker than using the sit-down and order service. The multiple options for vegetarians...More

2  Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely walk through the gardens. Great views of Freising and Munich with the countryside beyond. Must stop at the beer garden to sample a Wienstephaner beer!

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nancy l
7 July 2018|
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Response from Lynsey H | Reviewed this property |
Also, there is a lovely little beerhall called the Augustiner Braustuben which you pass on the way from Oktoberfest to get back to the train station to get back to Harrys... Just incase you want to check it out- very... More
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DebbieH530
12 April 2018|
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Response from vtgrules | Reviewed this property |
The tour was all in English - You should not have any difficulty at all! We did not spend a lot of time in the town as we were coming for just the tour from Munich.
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