• Drübeck Abbey
    Drübeck Abbey ©Fotostudio Ulrich Schrader (Ulrich Schrader)
  • Neuzelle Abbey Baroque Garden
    Neuzelle Abbey Baroque Garden ©Stiftung Stift Neuzelle
  • Eberbach Abbey Gardens
    Eberbach Abbey Gardens ©Stiftung Kloster Eberbach
  • Marienthal Cistercian Abbey
    Marienthal Cistercian Abbey ©Kloster St. Marienthal
  • Niederaltaich Benedictine Abbey
    Niederaltaich Benedictine Abbey ©Kath. Landvolkshochschule St. Gunther
  • Kamp Abbey
    Kamp Abbey ©Kloster Kamp
  • Abbey of the Missionary Benedictines in Schweiklberg
    Abbey of the Missionary Benedictines in Schweiklberg ©Stadt Vilshofen an der Donau Tourist-Information
  • Stühlingen Capuchin Abbey
    Stühlingen Capuchin Abbey ©Kapuzinerkloster Stühlingen
  • Mariawald Trappist Monastery/Heimbach
    Mariawald Trappist Monastery/Heimbach ©Abtei Mariawald
  • Wöltingerode Abbey Hotel
    Wöltingerode Abbey Hotel ©Klosterhotel Woeltingerode
  • Irsee Monastery Hotel
    Irsee Monastery Hotel ©Klosterhotel Irsee
  • Seeon Abbey
    Seeon Abbey ©Kloster Seeon
  • Maulbronn Monastery
    Maulbronn Monastery ©Landesmedienzentrum Baden-Württemberg
  • Hornbach Abbey Hotel
    Hornbach Abbey Hotel ©Klosterhotel Hornbach
  • Benediktbeuern Abbey
    Benediktbeuern Abbey ©Kloster Benediktbeuren
  • Weltenburg Benedictine Abbey
    Weltenburg Benedictine Abbey ©Kloster Weltenburg
  • Cistercian Convent of St. Mary in Helfta
    Cistercian Convent of St. Mary in Helfta ©Kloster St. Marien zu Helfta Lutherstadt Eisleben
  • Ettal Abbey
    Ettal Abbey ©Ammergauer Alpen GmbH
  • Walsrode Convent
    Walsrode Convent ©Kloster Walsrode
  • Archabbey of St. Ottilia
    Archabbey of St. Ottilia ©Medienarbeitsstelle St. Ottilien (P. Martin Trieb)

Staying at an abbey – sharing community life with nuns or monks

Spiritual places to stay: abbeys, monasteries and convents have recently experienced a renaissance as short stays with communities of nuns or monks have become a popular new trend. Increasingly people are discovering abbeys as inspirational places of culture and spirituality.

More than 300 abbeys in Germany are open to visitors of any denomination. The visitor programmes they offer vary greatly, depending on the abbey and the order. They include temporary stays, quiet days, fasting, meditation and a wide range of courses and seminars. The industrious monks of the Middle Ages built abbeys everywhere. Not all survived the ravages of time, but even if you visit an abbey in ruins, it still exudes an air of heavenly tranquillity. The popularity of abbey gardens and Biblical gardens also grows from year to year. As focal points of medieval learning, they were also very influential in how plants were grown and their use in nutrition, medicine and daily life. Slowing down the pace of life, consciously appreciating the beauty of nature, enjoying the peaceful atmosphere and the moment at hand – that all happens of its own accord in an abbey garden. Stay overnight within the walls of an abbey! Abbeys were once all about praying and working, studying and learning, but today you can indulge yourself and savour life's pleasures in historical surroundings. Germany's abbey hotels – many of them historical buildings in a magical setting – offer the most wonderful earthly delights. If angels travelled, this is where they'd spend the night ...

Wander through the cloisters, be enchanted by the abbey gardens and let the information here inspire you!

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