Tour of the Trial Garden

Tour 1: Trial Garden

  • Colourful borders with perfectly coordinated herbaceous perennials
  • Planting herbaceous perennials in different situations in accordance with local conditions
  • Densely planted summer flowers in wonderful colours
  • In-depth insights into arranging, planting and caring for herbaceous perennials, trees and shrubs

Tour 2: The Allotment Garden

The Vegetable Plot

  • New and long-established vegetable species and varieties in beds and greenhouses
  • A range of more than 50 different herbs

The fruit display garden

  • Demonstration garden of berries and stone fruits that are capable of thriving in our climate and are suitable for planting in small gardens
  • Selection of varieties, growing and pruning methods

    Tour 3: Weihenstephan Hill

    • The Parterre Garden
    • The Courtyard Garden with its ever-changing displays
    • The Oberdieck Garden

    Tour 4: From the monastery to the 'green heart' of Weihenstephan

    This cultural and historical walk takes visitors from the Lindenkeller cellar to the remains of the Weihenstephan Monastery via Weihenstephan Hill. After taking a look back at the lost monastic culture, the tour continues to the pavilion in the Courtyard Garden and examines the history of the 'green heart' of Weihenstephan in the former Akademiehof (academy building).

    Contact and registration

    Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf
    Weihenstephaner Gärten
    Klara Berkmüller Bal
    Am Staudengarten 7
    85354 Freising

    T +49 8161 71-4026 (in the morning)
    F +49 8161 71-5596
    gaerten [at]

    Tour operating times

    May to September, daily


    Cost per tour: € 95.00 | The tour guides are self-employed. The fee of € 40.00 due to the tour guides must be paid to them in cash at the end of the tour. We charge € 46.22 plus 19% VAT per tour. This money goes towards the maintenance of the gardens and the cost of organising the tours.

    Tour duration

    Approx. 90 minutes

    Group size

    Maximum of 25 people per tour

    Please note

    Only individuals authorised by the garden managers may conduct tours. We would be happy to organise a tour for you.

    For organisational reasons, we recommend that larger groups register for a tour in advance.

    Dogs must be kept on a lead in the Courtyard Garden and Parterre Garden. Dogs are not allowed in all other gardens!

    Directions and site map

    Where is Weihenstephan?

    Directions to Weihenstephan

    Site plan of the Weihenstephan Gardens