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Maria Laach Abbey
56653 Maria Laach Driving directions
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Opening hours

summer: daily except Mon 9am-6pm, weekends 10am-6pm; winter: 9am-5.30pm, Sat 10am-5.30pm, Sun noon-5.30pm

Description

The abbey, located at the edge of a vast crater lake, creates a feeling of solidity and balance. The abbey church (12C) is a Romanesque basilica with a triple nave. From the outside, it recalls the cathedrals of Worms, Speyer and Mainz. Be sure to see the atrium, decorated with sculpted capitals. The strange baldaquin over the altar is said to reflect a Moorish influence. The crypt is the oldest part of the edifice.

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Things to see and donearby

  • The Green Guide
    17.1 Km - 53518 Hohe Acht

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  • From €195 to €245
    PURS
    MICHELIN 2022
    11.1 Km - Steinweg 30, 56626 Andernach
  • From €119 to €149
    Ristorante Ai Pero
    MICHELIN 2022
    11.1 Km - Schafbachstraße 20, 56626 Andernach
  • From €98 to €112
    YOSO
    MICHELIN 2022
    11.1 Km - Schafbachstraße 14, 56626 Andernach

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