Monastery Weltenburg
A beer in heaven as on earth

Brewery tours

Experience firsthand how the best dark beer in the world is produced and how the Märzenbier got its name

Guided tour in the monastery brewery Weltenburg

The world’s oldest monastery brewery opens its gates: Discover where the award-winning dark beer has its origin and find out why the top-fermented wheat beer becomes more and more popular. Have a look into the brew house and gain interesting information about thousand years of brewing tradition. You take part in a beer tasting and you get an original glass of Weltenburg as a present.

Klosterbrauerei Weltenburger Zwickeln Felsenkeller

Tour Times:

At 11.00 a.m., 12.30 p.m., 14.00 p.m. and 15.30 p.m.
Appointments for groups at the weekends at other times available on request


Adults 11,80 € per person
Children 6 – 16 years 5,00 €
Groups of more than 20 people 10,80 € per person

Special tours apart from the regular tour times:

Adults 11,80 € per person
Groups of less than 12 people 150,00 € / group
Plus special tour flat rate 25,00 €/ group
Foreign language addition 30,00 €/group

All prices are inclusive of legal value-added tax

Registration for groups and further information:

Stadtmaus TCH Veranstaltungs GmbH
Thundorferstr. 1
93047 Regensburg
Telephone: +49 (0) 941 / 230 360-0
Fax: +49 (0) 941 / 230 360-15

Experiencing Weltenburg – close up to the visitor center in the historical rock cellar

By visiting the exhibition about the over 1000 years old history of Weltenburg in the Benedictine abbey and the monastery brewery, you will have the opportunity to discover more about the life of the monks and the natural environment of the “Nattowness of Weltenburg”!

You experience Weltenburg from a completely new perspective by visual and auditory impressions. The visitor center is located in a historical rock cellar. Before the reconstruction barrels were stored in there, in which the beer of Weltenburg was fermented.
Besucherzentrum Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg Felsenkeller

Advance reservation

Individuals without pre-registration, groups please register in advance (maximum 40 seats and 10 standing places)

Opening hours:

from 1 March 2017 Saturday and Sunday from 12.00 a.m. to 04.00 p.m.
from 1 April 2017 daily from 11.00 a.m. to 05.00 p.m.
from 15 April 2017 (Holy Saturday) daily from 09.30 a.m. to 06.00 p.m.
From 1 October 2017 daily from 11.00 a.m. to 05.00 p.m.
from 1 November 2017 Saturday and Sunday from 12.00 a.m. to 04.00 p.m.
from 11 December 2017 to spring 2018  closed

Subject to modifications!

Entrance fees:

Adults € 2,50
children, adolescents, trainees and students 1,50 €
for groups of more than 10 people 2,00 € per person


Benediktinerabtei Weltenburg
Asamstr. 32
93309 Kelheim

Telephone: +49 (0) 9441 / 6757-500
Fax: +49 (0) 9441 / 6757-537