Kloster Graefenthal

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Recommended by 165 out of 178 cyclists


  • Rinaldini

    There is a beer garden with monastery beer on the premises, lots of chickens and peacocks are running around

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    • July 31, 2020

  • Koga-Willi 🚲👣

    This beautiful monastery is well worth a visit. Events are also held here regularly.
    Info: kloster-graefenthal.de

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    • July 23, 2020

  • Ekkehard Laakmann

    Nice outdoor area, delicious little things to eat

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    • June 20, 2019

  • Sabine 🚲☕️🤸🏼‍♀️

    The former Cistercian monastery was founded in 1248 by Count Otto II of Geldern. You can visit parts of the monastery and enjoy delicious coffee and cake in the Hofcafe.

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    • June 5, 2019

  • Sabine 🚲☕️🤸🏼‍♀️

    The monastery Graefenthal (now called Graefenthal Good and Dutch Klooster Gravendaal) was a Cistercian monastery whose remains are between Kessel and Asperden near the Niers in today's Kleve. The former monastery church served as burying ground for counts, nobles and nuns. Until 1376 there were 10 counts, countesses and dukes of Geldern their final resting place.The name Graefenthal includes the typical silent Lower Rhine stretch-e, which means the "ae" in Graefenthal is pronounced like an "a" rather than an "ä".

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    • June 6, 2019

  • Stefanie

    Graefenthal Monastery is a nice stopover on a bike tour. It is located on a lake in the middle of nature. There is a café here that awaits guests with delicious cakes and dishes.

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    • June 22, 2020

  • DirkOnTour

    Graefenthal Abbey was founded in 1248 by Count Otto II von Geldern and his wife Margarete von Kleve. It has not lost its charm to this day. The ring walls, the pigeon tower, the cloister with gothic vault ... here you can feel the secrets of yesteryear.

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    • July 30, 2016

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Location: Goch, Kleve, Lower Rhine Region, Düsseldorf District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


  • Elevation20 m

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