Mont Sainte-Odile

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Recommended by 91 out of 97 hikers

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  • Ein 🐟 namens Wander

    Fantastic view. Historical and cultural highlight.
    The monastery now also houses a hotel and a restaurant. The monastery can be visited freely and there are many corners to go 'in'.
    The place is well known and popular, so it is usually well visited.

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    • May 1, 2017

  • Pittsen

    I always like to come to this place. The accommodation is also highly recommended.

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    • October 22, 2017

  • Bettina

    Very nice view from the mountain on the plain of Alsace.

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    • May 17, 2020

  • Turbo

    Impressive monastery / hotel building with a great view

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    • April 2, 2018

  • Jochen

    Very impressive monastery high up on the rock. Tomb of Saint Odile.

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    • April 4, 2018

  • Tobias

    The Odile mountain is called the holy mountain of Alsace. The main attraction is the monastery of St. Odilia, built on a steeply sloping Buntsandstein rock towards the Rhine. Saint Odilia is the patron saint of Alsace. She founded the monastery around the year 700.

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    • June 7, 2018

  • Sausewind

    Famous monastery with great views. The church is very pretty. 2 small chapels with beautiful mosaic vaults. It is remarkable that people stick to the silence requirement.

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    • September 9, 2019

  • InForAPenny-InForAPound

    Great views & beautiful mosaics in the two chapels!

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    • October 19, 2017

  • Jo

    The monastery was built in the 7th century by Odilia, a daughter of the Frankish Duke Eticho, in the Hohenburg, which had been given to her by her father for this purpose. The place was used as a nunnery until the Middle Ages and later named after Saint Odilia, the founder of the monastery and patron saint of Alsace.

    Source: Wikipedia

    The Chapelle Sainte-Odile (Odile Chapel) with the remains of St. Odilia, the Fontaine de Sainte-Odile (Odile Spring), is located just below the monastery and aims to alleviate eye diseases.

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    • April 8, 2018

  • Bubu7168

    Monastery with hospitality and the possibility to go to the toilet. Very nice to look at.

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    • April 12, 2020

  • Axel

    Worth seeing. A mystical place. Great view, accessible by public transport. Food fast and easy.

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    • June 5, 2017

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Location: Alsace, France

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