Hirsau Monastery

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INFORMATION FOR YOUR VISIT

The opening of our monuments to the public depends on the officially determined incidence of the respective county or city. Even if a monument is open, different conditions for a visit apply depending on the officially determined incidence. 

This situation can also change at short notice. Therefore, please check the current hours of operation for each monument. You can find these on our German websites. Thank you for your understanding.

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Hirsau Monastery, window in the chapel of St. Mary
Enjoy the historical flair
Hirsau Monastery, cloister
Go on a journey of discovery
Hirsau Monastery, chapel of St. Mary
Marvel at the stunning chapel

Between the densely wooded hills of the Black Forest, in the Nagold Valley, lie the ruins of Hirsau Monastery (Kloster Hirsau). Also known as the Monastery of St Peter and Paul, the former Benedictine abbey is an architectural milestone.

HIGHLIGHTS

Interior of the monastery church of St. Aurelius at Hirsau MonasteryTHE AURELIUS MONASTERYTHE ROOTS OF HIRSAU MONASTERY
THE AURELIUS MONASTERY - THE ROOTS OF HIRSAU MONASTERY
Vault in the Chapel of St. Mary at Hirsau MonasteryTHE CHAPEL OF ST. MARYA PLACE FOR THE SICK AND THE INQUISITIVE
THE CHAPEL OF ST. MARY - A PLACE FOR THE SICK AND THE INQUISITIVE
Detail of a frieze on the Owl Tower at Hirsau MonasteryTHE OWL TOWERROMANESQUE BELL TOWER
THE OWL TOWER - ROMANESQUE BELL TOWER
Gables on the hunting lodge at Hirsau MonasteryTHE HUNTING LODGEA TREASURE IN THE BLACK FOREST
THE HUNTING LODGE - A TREASURE IN THE BLACK FOREST
Motif of the Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg

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If you want to see Baden-Württemberg at its most beautiful, visit the many palaces and gardens run by the state heritage agency, Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten. How about a perfectly-preserved monastery complex, such as the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Maulbronn? Or there are Heidelberg's world-famous ruins. And there's much, much more.

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