St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church in Auraria, Denver, Colorado

St. Elizabeth of Hungary in downtown Denver on the Auraria campus dates from 1898. It has served the Catholic community since before then and sports Gothic/Romanesque architecture. It serves as the campus student chapel as well.

Historic St. Cajetan Catholic Church in Auraria, Denver, Colorado

Home of the first Spanish-speaking Catholic parish in Denver, St. Cajetan's original structure (1926) still stands in the Auraria neighborhood. Spanish Colonial Revival architecture sports beautiful stained glass and is used for a campus center.

Andechs Abbey, Dießen and Herrsching in Southern Bavaria, Germany

On a hilltop in Bavaria just south of Munich lies the Andechs Abbey, famous for the monk-made beer, beautiful hiking, organic dairy and produce and an all-around monastery/brewery German experience. Nearby are the lakefront towns of Dießen and Herrsching, known to German locals as relaxing places to kick back.