Cisterscapes – Cistercian Landscapes connecting Europe

Cisterscapes – Cistercian landscapes connecting Europe is on its way to the European Heritage Label!!

Our project and its network has officially been nominated as the German candidate in the race for the European Heritage Label on 5 October 2022!  The Conference of the Ministers of Education and Culture has thus taken us one step closer to our goal! The final application will be submitted mid-February.

(photo: district Bamberg: our official candidacy announcement)

Interesting report by the Slovenian national television on our partner site, the monastic landscape of  Kostanjevica na Krki!

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Lovely short film about the monastic landscape of Waldsassen

The team of Bewegter Blick ( has produced and published a (German only) short film on our partner site Waldsassen:

From September 23 to 25, 2022, the Cistercian Way hiking trail section from Waldsassen to Klosterlangheim was officially opened!

The Cistercian Way: hiking trail section opening in Wągrowiec-Łekno!

On the weekend of September 18, 2022, a new section of our long-distance hiking trail will be opened! This takes place at our Polish partner site, the Cistercian landscape of Wągrowiec-Łekno! Our wandering Cisterscapes boar will surely be attending too!

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Our new project trailer!



Our application for the European Heritage Label is on its way!

Cistercian monastic landscapes connect people across Europe. They are a common cultural heritage. 17 partners from five countries have taken on this heritage. Coordinated by the district of Bamberg they are jointly applying for the European Heritage Label.

Application milestones:

Unity in diversity is the motto that unites us.
 We are ready to retell our story.
We are Cisterscapes – Cistercian Landscapes connecting Europe.