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This is a masterpiece of German Romanesque architecture. And the setting is beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2018
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Impressive and peaceful Three naves gallery basilica. The western front shows the accomplished late... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Manuel P
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

This is a masterpiece of German Romanesque architecture. And the setting is beautiful and peaceful--especially with the fall color. A favorite stop.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

Impressive and peaceful Three naves gallery basilica. The western front shows the accomplished late roman Cologne Northern Rhine architecture. The beautiful choir area with its semi-circle apsis and side towers.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Manuel P
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Visited with friends on tour of the area. Situated in a lovely tranquil area . The abbey grow their own plants and shrubs for sale. Time your visit to coincide with the monks singing.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This stunning Benedictine monastery is located a short walk from Laach See. The monastery has the most beautiful mosaic.and is quite lovely. You can organise in advance to visit the whole monastery or even book a retreat. The grounds have shops and the most fantastic...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

The wife and I drove to see this Abbey. Please note the main road to the Abbey is being worked on. So you will have to check your GPS to avoid the part of the road that is closed. There is a lot to do...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ron B
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite places. I've stayed in the guesthouse and I've hiked the area. Today I took my wife and her parents. Such a beautiful afternoon. Walked all over, went out on the lake on a row boat, had a snack and visited the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank YLBurgess
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Well, part of our Rhein tour this stop is a must. Well, all is highly well prepared for your visit, is clearly one of the best prepared visits you can make on your way back or forward to Koblenz area. Prepared (paid) parking location, shops,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I travelled not too far from where i was staying to visit this famous abbey. The location is very accessible since its just along the main road. Its German Romanesque features are a sight to behold. The abbey has an herbal garden nearby and is...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Unusual Monastry set in grounds with modern amenities of a gift shop, cafe and garden centre. Close to the beautiful lake.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank PhyllidaNorwich
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The impressive benedictine Maria Laach Abbey is set the nice surroundings of the lacher lake. It can represent either an half a day tourist trip while around Koblenz, or just a stop while cruising on the A61 Motorway between Bonn and Koblenz. The building is...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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