Waldsassen: Guided tour through the baroque monastery garden

Waldsassen Monastery

Discover the abbots' conception of their baroque monastery garden and explore an area of the garden that is not open to the public! With Martina Zanner, Project Manager European Heritage Label Meeting point: Fountain in the monastery courtyard

Hike: Healthy monastery cuisine with elderberries

School for village and field development Klosterlangheim Abt-Mösinger-Str. 1, Lichtenfels

Learn more about the Cistercian monastery forest and the monastery landscape as a cultural heritage site on this hike. On this occasion we collect and learn a lot about elderberries. This is followed by a joint production of delicious products made from elderflowers, followed by a tasting. The tour includes: Guided herb hike (route approx.

Hike: The Langheim Cistercians and the water

Museum of local history Klosterlangheim Abt-Mösinger-Str. 4, Lichtenfels

On a hike around Klosterlangheim, you will learn more about the Cistercians' sophisticated water system and their pond farming. At the end of the hike, participants can find out how the ponds are used today - and of course enjoy a fish tasting. The tour includes: Guided hike through the monastery landscape (approx. 3 km)

Tirschenreuth: Guided tour


Over three summers 800 years ago, up to a hundred farmers from the Waldsassen monastery toiled daily at the sawmill to cut an artificial channel through the local granite and gneiss for the Waldnaab. Using a hammer and chisel, without black powder or other technical equipment, around 500 cubic meters of stone were broken out

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