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Mount Angel Abbey

1 Abbey Dr, Saint Benedict, OR 97373-9700
+1 503-845-3030
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Bach Brilliantly Played in a Hilltop Location

Any lover of Bach should make an effort to attend the Bach Festival, held each summer at the Abbey... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Discerning67
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Spokane
Peace and hospitality

This was our first time at the Bach festival, and we booked for next year before the first day was... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Stephen C
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Port Townsend, Washington
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1 Abbey Dr, Saint Benedict, OR 97373-9700
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Any lover of Bach should make an effort to attend the Bach Festival, held each summer at the Abbey. The monks are very hospitable and run the festival like a well-oiled machine. The food that is served between the first and second concerts has changed...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This was our first time at the Bach festival, and we booked for next year before the first day was over. And we plan to go back agin before then The setting is perfect, perched above fertile Oregon farmland, and sheltered by tall cedars. Benedictine...More

Thank Stephen C
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

The Benedictines are noted for their hospitality and their "prayer and work" motto. I am always moved by the monks chanting the Psalms in the Abbey church; anyone, of any faith can watch or participate. Visit the Alvaro Aalto (famed Finnish architect) designed library and...More

Thank Nancy A
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

My husband and I, and now, several friends, attend the Bach Festival at Mt. Angel nearly annually. But there are manykinds of retreats at the abbey. The food is magnificent. The Benedictine monks are gracious hosts. It is a comfortable space... small, but adequate rooms......More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

we walked up from the main hiway but, You can drive if You wish. doesn't take long and the view is wonderful

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Whether you go for a retreat, the Bach Festival or just to pick up a case of Benedictine Brewery beer (“Taste and Believe”), a trip to Mt Angel Abbey is one to remember. Founded in 1882, the abbey houses an active order of Benedictine monks...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

It's one of the few things to do on a rainy day in Mount Angel. There is a small museum with various items that have been given to the Abbey, as well as a cathedral, and coffee/gift shop. Worth a trip!

Thank Jeanna H
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Nice designing of Alvar Aalto, nice surrounding, quiet atmosphere on the top of the hill next to the monestry

Thank Boudewien T
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

In the hustle and bustle of our daily life I think most of us would like to get away once in a while. But where to go? Mount Angel Abbey has been a favorite destination for us on many occasions. Sometimes it is just for...More

Thank John V
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

The Alvar Aalto designed library is breathtaking and the Abbey's grounds are lovely. We also visited during the recent 3-day Bach Festival. During the Festival, the monks were incredibly friendly and talkative so we asked lots of questions about everything we ever wanted to know...More

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To my knowledge, guided tours are not generally offered, a possible exception being when certain special events are in progress, such as the Abbey's annual Bach Festival or its annual St. Benedict Festival (both summertime... More
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