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Incredibly beautiful

We had the very good fortune of attending a wedding here this morning. It is the most amazing abbey... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
SaraE
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Bournemouth, England
Gorgeous abbey

The combination of art, architecture, history and winemaking is hard to beat. The collection of... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
dven8
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Vicenza, Italy
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A wealth of art historical treasures and other remarkable attractions awaits visitors to the monastery complex: the collegiate church suffused with light is the southern-most example of southern German late Baroque architecture and the perfect place...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Via Abbazia 1, 39040 Varna, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Wonderful place to stay a couple of days. The scenery is peaceful and surrounded with vineyards. You can go mountain biking and/or hiking. You have a little lake 2-3 hours mountain hiking from the Abbey - Vahrener See. The view that you encounter during the...More

6  Thank Monica N
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Enjoyed our visit of the buildings, grounds and vineyards. We were eagerly looking forward to the winetasting and shopping experience at the gift shop only to witness my nephew being racially discriminated against by the female sales clerk. What a hurtful and shocking experience considering...More

2  Thank elinge2016
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

I had travelled from Cortina D'Ampezzo to visit this abbey ( I am spaniard ) Unfortunately I only checked the hours for the visit in the dolomite.it web.In the abbey web indicates a minimum of 10 people for each visit. We were 2 people so...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2018

We had the very good fortune of attending a wedding here this morning. It is the most amazing abbey I have ever seen, it took my breath away. From start to finish our time there was wonderful. I have visited Bolzano several times but this...More

Thank SaraE
Reviewed 7 September 2018

The combination of art, architecture, history and winemaking is hard to beat. The collection of books is fantastic, the architecture is varied and interesting, and there is a nice wine store. Strongly recommend you take the guided tour.

Thank dven8
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Well worth a visit - especially if you have a Brixen card as this gives free entry. Sadly tours in the afternoon are only in German or Italian but even so they are worth doing as this allows you access to the church (without a...More

1  Thank kmby
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

My family and I drove to the winery for a day trip to do the winery tour and tasting, followed by lunch. We are a party of eight with three children under four years old. Our private tour and tasting was done by Andres Gottlieb...More

Thank porfin01
Reviewed 1 January 2018

The wine estate dates back to 1142. First we made a tour of the library: it is impressive with its Rococo style and ancient books. Then we had a wine tasting, Our sommelier had very good knowledge of wine. The wine is very good. My...More

Thank sebnemsukan
Reviewed 20 September 2017

If you are into history of this area of Bolzano and its religious aspects then this is a place to get to. They have a wine tasting area that is worthy of your time. Lots of history and walking.

Thank AirSchis
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The sanctuary of the Church was beautiful. We were unfortunately not on a tour (offered in English several times per day) so we were only able to go a short distance into the sanctuary but even in that short distance one could view the beauty...More

Thank 66Marla
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I was astonished to find a so beautiful place. Very well maintained and really worth to visit.Pity that the garden was closed.

Thank Devita1953
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Enjoyed our visit of the buildings, grounds and vineyards. We were eagerly looking forward to the winetasting and shopping experience at the gift shop only to witness my nephew being racially discriminated against by the female sales clerk. What a hurtful and shocking experience considering...More

2  Thank elinge2016
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