This Pilgrim's Guide introduces 34 of the most stunning and interesting abbeys and monasteries in the Netherlands and Belgium. Each portrait provides useful information for both visitors seeking a quiet multi-day retreat in these centuries' old architectural wonders or adventurers just looking for a delightful day excursion. Topics covered in each portrait include: their long and tumultuous histories, the lifestyle of the nuns or monks, a sense of the experience of staying at each monastery, and local attractions and delicacies like the world-famous Trappist beers.
|Author||Harald van Gils Christopher W. Haley|
|Number Of Pages||160|