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Baroque & Rococo in Pfaffenwinkel

Pfaffenwinkel is a classic alpine foothill region. Gently sloping hills and verdant pastures alternate with forests, fens, and small lakes. Geographically, the region is bounded by the Lech, Ammer, and Loisach rivers, and by the southern end of Ammersee and Starnberger See, reaching all the way to the Ammergauer mountains. It is known for its abundance of Baroque monasteries and Rococo churches, such as Benediktbeuern and Wieskirche, characterized by the style developed at the world-renowned stucco school at Wessobrunn. The name of the region comes from the words Pfaffen which is local dialect for “priest”, and ...

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