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Church in Beilstein

Karmeliterkirche St Josef

Up a steep staircase from Fürst-Metternich Strasse, this baroque 17th-century Carmelite monastery church has a spectacular interior with a vaulted ceiling supported by soaring apricot-coloured columns. The Kloster (…
Wine Bar in Beilstein

Zehnthauskeller

Starting in 1574, the Zehnthauskeller was used to store wine delivered as a tithe; it now houses a romantically dark, vaulted wine cellar where you can try a variety of wines and traditional German dishes served by …
Ruins in Beilstein

Burg Metternich

Above Beilstein looms Burg Metternich, a ruined hilltop castle reached via a footpath off Im Mühlental (at the top of cobbled Bachstrasse). Built in 1129, it was destroyed by French troops during the Nine Years' War…