Ettal Abbey (Kloster Ettal) is a Benedictine monastery in the village of Ettal close to Oberammergau and Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Bavaria, Germany. Ettal Abbey was founded on 28 April 1330, Saint Vitalis of Milan's day, by Emperor Ludwig the Bavarian in the Graswang valley, in fulfilment of an oath on his return from Italy, on a site of strategic importance on the primary trade route between Italy and Augsburg.
The twenty closest neighbours in the database:
Linderhof Palace (10 km),
Zugspitze (18 km),
Innsbruck (Austria) (41 km),
Landsberg (Germany) (56 km),
Kaltenberg (Germany) (63 km),
Munich (Germany) (74 km),
Olympic Stadium Munich (75 km),
Allianz Arena (82 km),
Augsburg (Germany) (90 km),
Wangen im Allgäu (Germany) (95 km),
Bregenz (Austria) (100 km),
Lindau (Germany) (106 km),
Langenargen (Germany) (117 km),
Feldkirch (Austria) (119 km),
Convent of Saint John in Val Müstair (119 km),
St. Gallen (Switzerland) (128 km),
Principality of Liechtenstein (128 km),
Meersburg (Germany) (137 km),
Lake-dwelling Museum of Unteruhldingen (139 km),
Chur (Switzerland) (142 km) Take a birds-eye view of the current location:
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