• Ettal Abbey
    Ettal Abbey ©Ammergauer Alpen GmbH
  • Nütschau Benedictine Abbey
    Nütschau Benedictine Abbey ©Kloster Nütschau
  • Oberlichtenau Bible Garden
    Oberlichtenau Bible Garden ©CV-aktiv reiseDienst e.V.
  • Mariawald Trappist Monastery/Heimbach
    Mariawald Trappist Monastery/Heimbach ©Abtei Mariawald
  • Ottobeuren Benedictine Abbey
    Ottobeuren Benedictine Abbey ©Bayern Tourismus Gmbh
  • Waldsassen Cistercian Abbey
    Waldsassen Cistercian Abbey ©Zisterzienserinnen-Abtei Waldsassen
  • Walsrode Convent
    Walsrode Convent ©Kloster Walsrode
  • Isenhagen Convent
    Isenhagen Convent ©Kloster Isenhagen
  • Wöltingerode Abbey Hotel
    Wöltingerode Abbey Hotel ©Klosterhotel Woeltingerode
  • Stühlingen Capuchin Abbey
    Stühlingen Capuchin Abbey ©Kapuzinerkloster Stühlingen
  • Maria Laach Benedictine Abbey
    Maria Laach Benedictine Abbey ©ars liturgica BUCH- & KUNSTVERLAG MARIA LAACH
  • Pilgrims' shelter, Tempzin Monastery
    Pilgrims' shelter, Tempzin Monastery ©Pilgerherberge Kloster Tempzin
  • Seeon Abbey
    Seeon Abbey ©Kloster Seeon
  • Schleswig Bible Garden
    Schleswig Bible Garden ©Nordelbische Bibelgesellschaften e. V.
  • Scheyern Abbey
    Scheyern Abbey ©Fotofreunde Scheyern (Heiner Weihbeck)
  • Neuzelle Abbey Baroque Garden
    Neuzelle Abbey Baroque Garden ©Stiftung Stift Neuzelle
  • Eberbach Cistercian Abbey
    Eberbach Cistercian Abbey ©Stiftung Kloster Eberbach
  • Nimbschen Abbey Hotel
    Nimbschen Abbey Hotel ©Hotel Kloster Nimbschen
  • Feng Shui spa gardens in Lalling
    Feng Shui spa gardens in Lalling ©Tourist-Info Lallinger Winkel
  • Lorsch Abbey
    Lorsch Abbey ©Verwaltung der Staatlichen Schlösser und Gärten Hessen UNESCO-Welterbestätte Kloster Lorsch

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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