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The Abbey and the imposing baroque basilica

in 87724 Ottobeuren, Bavaria (DE)

Ottobeuren - the idyllic Kneipp-health and holiday resort is many different things….. - peaceful setting among the gentle foothills of the Allgaeu Alps, - famous for its 1200 years old Benedictine Abbey, ...

...the biggest baroque monastery in the world and an international sight
- cultural highlight due to the imposing baroque basilica
- venue for national an international concerts
- cradle of the clergyman Sebastian Kneipp and in the heart of the Lower Allgaeu "Kneippland"
- hospitable health and holiday resort
- location of many sports and recreational activities
- central base for exploring the whole of the Allgaeu region

Local Events and cultural highlights:
Such well-known conductors as Herbert von Karajan or Leonard Bernstein have given concerts here over the past 50 year. It is no coincidence that classical music lovers flock to the internationally renowned concerts held every year between May and September in the Kaisersaal of the Abbey and in the baroque Ottobeuren Basilica. An enthusiastic audience attends the organ concerts in the Basilica every Saturday afternoon. The Riepp organs have an excellent reputation and are considered to be outstanding examples of organ design.

Details

Sight, Churches/ cloister, park / zoo / nature reserve
Regions: Bavarian Swabia, Allgäu Bavarian Swabia
Groups from 10 to 50 persons
Languages spoken: German
  • Suitable for coach groups
  • Suitable for pensioners

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Link to the official tourist information site of the region Allgäu Lint to the official website of the touristic region of Upper Bavaria This marketing has been co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

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