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Abbeys and monasteries

Zu Stiften und Klöstern

bookable Thursday – Sunday
for groups as of 21 persons

Thursday
Arrival in Steyr and check-in in the booked hotel. In the evening, two night watchmen in traditional clothing carrying their lantern and halberd will conduct you through the medieval Romantic Town of Steyr telling you the tales and legends of long ago day. A climb to the top of the parish church spire will boast you a breathtaking view of the old town of Steyr.

Friday
After breakfast you visit the famous abbey of Kremsmünster. During a guided tour through the abbey you get to know for example the Monastery collections, the Imperial Hall, the treasure chamber with the famous chalice of Duke Tassilo, the portrait gallery, the fish ponds and the library of the abbey.
In the afternoon you go to vistit the monastery of Schlierbach. After watching its stained glass factory and the “Schaukäserei”, which is the cheese factory of the monastery, you get a little cheese tasting.

Saturday
After breakfast you follow the Enns river through the idyllic surroundings of the Kalkalpen national park to visit the Benedictine abbey of Admont. Here you visit the largest monastery library with its magnificent Baroque hall and the new museum.
In the afternoon you enter the Steyrtal valley to get to know the tradition of making the of Jew’s harp in Molln.
After arriving you visit the family Wimmer, who will demonstrate how Jew’s harps are bent according to old artisan tradition.

Sunday
Departure. On the way home you have the possibility to visit the Augustine Monastery St. Florian with its famous “Bruckner-organ”


Prices

SERVICES INCLUDED:

  • Night watchmen Town Tour + climb to the top of the parish church spire, (max. 30 pax.) € 139.00
  • guided tour through the abbey of Kremsmünster as of € 6.50 p.p.
  • visit of the monastery "Schlierbach" (incl. cheese tasting, glass factory) as of € 6.90 p.p.
  • guided tours through the abbey of Admont as of € 10.00 p.p.
  • visit of the Jew’s harp manufacture free of Charge

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