The likeable monastery village
The bulbous spires of the oldest monastery in Upper Bavaria welcome you from afar.
Sights to see at Benediktbeuern monastery include the baroque buildings with the papal St. Benedict Basilica and the rococo Anastasia Chapel. Even today, the community is known as the spiritual and cultural center of Tölzer Land.
Benediktbeuern appeals with its attractive location at the foot of the Benediktenwand ridge (1,801m) and at the edge of the Loisach-Kochelsee marsh.
Nature lovers get their money’s worth exploring the adventure biotopes and education trails or during the “Natursommer im Loisachtal” nature summer series of events. Numerous hiking trails lead into the splendid nature of the marsh or invite you on fascinating mountain tours. The extensive network of cycling trails offers numerous possibilities for exploring the diverse surroundings on two wheels.
Culture lovers will find a very rich selection of top-class concerts in Benediktbeuern, ranging from chamber music to open-air events. Experience genuine traditions on many occasions, such as the oldest Corpus Christi procession in Bavaria, the traditional Leonhardifahrt procession or the genuine Bavarian Christmas market.