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The Maredsous Abbey, in the Molignée valley, is one of the most beautiful ones in Belgium. Make the most of your visit to admire the architecture of the monastery and taste the famous cheese and beer made on site.

Created in 1872 by Benedictine monks and built in a neogothic style, the Maredsous abbey offers pilgrims and visitors a stunning architectural setting.

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Guided tours and tastings

Your guide will show you around the abbey, the cemetery, the monks' garden, the ceramics workshop.

The tasting tour (1h30) will lead you through the microbrewery and the hops farm. The state-of-the-art facilities allow specific beers to be brewed and available for tasting only on site. The visit continues with the Petit Musée de la Fromagerie where you will learn how the famous Maredsous cheese are refined The vist concludes at La Chapelle room for a tasting of beers (4 galopins or soft drinks) paired with some cheese.

Visits are available on weekends, public holidays and during school holidays.

A meditative stroll

Enjoy the peacefulness of the site, wander from to the garden and feel the calm all around you...

Need more time to relax? The Maredsous Abbey hotel will welcome you warmly.

Tasting time!

Why not stop by the Saint-Joseph cafeteria to conclude your visit, and try some of the terroir products there? You will also find a souvenir shop and a free play area there.


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-10% off a visit to the brewery and cheese dairy with tasting session

Offer valid until 31/12/2024, subject to opening hours and booking with your Pass on the partner's website.

-50% off a guided tour of the Abbey

Receive a 50% discount on tickets for guided tours for adults, students and senior citizens. Offer valid until 31/12/2024 when booked with your Pass on the partner's website.


Cafe - Shop - Car parking - Cycle rack - Parking - Playground - Restaurant


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