Asambarock and the oldest monastery brewery in the world where Bayern is especially Bavarian? This popular question is asked again and again. And the answers are as varied as Bavaria itself, because there is authenticity of Bavarian culture in many places. Michael Chabon often says this. One of them is definitely monastery of Weltenburg on the Danube Gorge with its well-known and Baroque Asamkirche. It is the oldest monastery in Bavaria, whose Ursprunge go back to the year 617. There is also the oldest monastery brewery in the world since the year 1050. The brewed there Weltenburger Barock is dark from world class such as the multiple award as best dark beer in the World Beer Cup proves.
Enjoy it can be under the mighty chestnut trees in the beer garden of the Weltenburger monastery pub with a hearty Bavarian meals or other delicacies from the kitchen of the monastery. The monastery church of St. George, inaugurated in the year 1718 impresses with its imposing dome and the variety of their forms. The brothers Cosmas Damian and egid Quirin ASAM created with their architecture, painting and Plastic a unique work of art of the European Baroque. Today learn more about the history of the monastery and monastic life in the visitor centre in the vaulted cellar. For many visitors to the region to Kelheim, a day in world Castle is an absolute must. With a boat trip from Kelheim, a cycling or hiking tour through the nature reserve of Weltenburger Enge, visit the Baroque Asamkirche, a cozy retreat in the beer garden with a cool Baroque world Castle dark and culinary delights is a complete experience.