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Churches Monasteries Cathedrals

Visit churches, monasteries, cathedrals on your travels. The art of the stonemasons of past centuries is impressive. Discover cathedrals that are world famous. Village churches are also interesting. Some of them hold treasures that surprise. Monasteries are also worth seeing. In it you can understand the everyday life of the monks. Here you will find monastery ruins, but also monasteries that are still active today.

 

Melk Abbey main entrance

Melk Abbey in Austria, baroque monastery on the Danube in the Wachau

Melk Abbey in Austria (advertising) It is one of the highlights on the Danube in the Wachau: Melk Abbey in Austria. It is now part of Austria's UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you approach Melk Monastery from the Danube or via the autobahn from the north, it towers like a stronghold over the place that ...
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Gottweig Abbey

Göttweig Abbey in the Wachau in Austria

Göttweig Abbey in the Wachau (advertising) A holiday in the Wachau is not complete without a visit to Göttweig Abbey. The Benedictine monastery in the Wachau can be seen from afar. It sits enthroned on a hill above the town of Furth near Krems on the southern foothills of the Dunkelsteinerwald in Lower Austria. The pen is going back...
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Carinthia travel destinations

Such is a monastery holiday in the Benedictine Abbey of St Paul in Lavanttal

Monastery holidays in St. Paul Abbey in Lavanttal in Carinthia What a monastery holiday in the Benedictine Abbey of St Paul in Lavanttal in Carinthia looks like, we ask ourselves. We are invited to experience it for ourselves for a day. We have often been to monasteries. One thing became clear to us. Every monastery stay ...
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Baroque collegiate church in Schlierbach

Baroque collegiate church in Schlierbach, Upper Austria

A surprise awaited us in the small town of Schlierbach in Upper Austria, where we made a stopover on our journey from Burgenland to Tyrol: the baroque collegiate church in Schlierbach Abbey. We hadn't made any big plans for the few hours that we stopped in Schlierbach, but we wanted the next ...
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Petar in the collegiate park of Lilienfeld

Lilienfeld Abbey Hiking - Muckenkogel & Klosteralm

Hiking at Stift Lilienfeld on the Muckenkogel We went hiking at Stift Lilienfeld in the Mostviertel. The area around the Cistercian monastery is ideal for a holiday in Austria with hiking for connoisseurs. During a walk through the monastery park and a hike on the Muckenkogel to the Klosteralm, we visit the area around the Cistercian monastery ...
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Stift Lilienfeld Hiking in the Stiftspark

Lilienfeld Abbey - Abbey Library, Monastery & Gallery

Lilienfeld Abbey in Lower Austria The Lilienfeld Abbey in the Mostviertel with its library, monastery and gallery promises a surprising visit. Surprised? Why? We experience a break in a monastery that transports us to another time. The monastery in Lower Austria goes back to the year 1202. Cistercians from Heiligenkreuz were the ...
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Havelberg on the street of Romanesque

Street of the Romanesque of Havelberg to the monastery Jerichow - 2 days

The Romanesque Road in Saxony Anhalt Enjoyment of art and a lot of history awaited us on the Romanesque Road in Saxony Anhalt. There are six churches from the Romanesque period between Havelberg and Jerichow Monastery. We visited four of them. That makes our trip to the Elb-Havel-Winkel a pleasure ...
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Heiligenkreuz Abbey Holidays in Austria Hiking

Heiligenkreuz Abbey and Mayerling Castle for connoisseurs

2 days Heiligenkreuz Abbey for connoisseurs This is an Austria vacation with hiking for connoisseurs. We take two days for our Heiligenkreuz Abbey Austria and Mayerling Castle hiking tour for connoisseurs in the Vienna Woods. We visited Heiligenkreuz Abbey in Lower Austria a few years ago. Our insights behind ...
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Stams Tirol and its sights

Stams Tirol and its sights

Experience Stams Tirol and its sights (advertising) The place Stams Tirol is known for the Stams Abbey. The Cistercian monastery of Stams in Tyrol has world-class cultural treasures. But the landscape in the upper Inn Valley is also worth a visit. There are many hiking opportunities here. Anglers also feel at home here. So you can ...
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Magnificent and worth a visit: the brick facade of the town hall in Stralsund

Stralsund Sights - Hanseatic City and UNESCO World Heritage Site

Stralsund sights - worth more than a detour We have long wondered which Stralsund sights are worth visiting. Admittedly, we always drove past Stralsund on our first visits to the Baltic Sea. But not without taking a look at the city with its three church towers. These tower above ...
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