Beer tour through Upper Franconia – with five stops

Cheers! This year we are celebrating 500 years of the German Beer Purity Law. Reason enough to take a beer trip.


Cheers! This year we are celebrating 500 years of the German Beer Purity Law. Reason enough to take a beer trip. From monasteries and breweries to Franconia's beer halls. What's the best way to do it? By rail of course. 

Mass Bier beim Zuprosten

Beer at Andechs Monastery

Andechs Monastery with its bell tower is situated on the east bank of the Ammersee lake. Beer has been brewed here for more than half a millennium.
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Glas Weißbier auf Holztisch mit grüner Wiese

Taste Europe’s best wheat beer in Aying in the brewery guesthouse

Bavarian beer culture and traditional values are nurtured at the Ayinger Brewery.
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Gläserne Bierkrüge, die anstoßen mit Sonnenstrahlen Hintergrund

The oldest brewery: Weihenstephan in Freising

Weihenstephan is the oldest brewery in the world still running. On a tour you can dive into the history of the brewery, which spans nearly 1000 years.
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Tisch von oben, drauf stehen eine leere Bierflasche, ein Mass Bier und dort liegen Kornkorken

Munich – the beer metropolis

Examples of nice and traditional beer gardens include the one from the Paulaner brewery on Nockherberg hill.
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Bierkrüge von oben beim Befühlen

Experience beer history at the Kugler Alm beer garden in Oberhaching

The "Kugler Alm" beer garden has always been a popular trip destination for ramblers and cyclists.
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Andechs Monastery
Nearest station: Herrsching Bergstraße 2
82346 Andechs
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