Andechs is a municipality in the district of Starnberg in Bavaria in Germany. It is renowned in Germany and beyond for Andechs Abbey, a Benedictine monastery that has brewed beer since 1455. The monastery brewery offers tours to visitors.
|• Mayor||Anna Elisabeth Neppel (Ind.)|
|• Total||40.44 km2 (15.61 sq mi)|
|Elevation||690 m (2,260 ft)|
|• Density||93/km2 (240/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The 20th-century German composer Carl Orff is buried in the chapel of Andechs Abbey.
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