Maulbronn: Book presentation “The church of the Cistercian monastery Maulbronn”

Maulbronn Monastery Oratory, Klosterhof 16, Maulbronn, Deutschland

The Cistercian monastery church in Maulbronn was built between around 1145 and its consecration in 1178 in a rapid construction progress, characterized by an unusually large number of changes of plan. The unique original roof structure, large Gothic tracery windows and the monumental wooden ridge turret from 1397 contribute to its high artistic and architectural

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

Ebrach: Enjoyment day and opening of the “Cistercian Landscape” information center

Ebrach monastery landscape Bavaria

Following the EHL award ceremony in Antwerp, our Cisterscapes network is about to reach another festive milestone: the opening of the "Cistercian Landscape" information center in the former orangery of the upper abbey garden in Ebrach on 22 September 2024. The unveiling of the seal plaque and the opening of the center are embedded in

Rein Abbey: Culinary Heritage event “The culinary heritage of the Cistercians”

Rein Abbey Pure 1, Gratwein-Straßengel, Österreich

As part of the project "Culinary Heritage of the Cistercians", which has been dedicated to researching and disseminating this topic under the sponsorship of three countries since 2023, a joint event with "Cisterscapes - cistercian landscapes connecting Europe" will take place in Rein Abbey on September 28. As part of the European Heritage Days and

Maulbronn: Conference “The Württemberger Landgraben in the Maulbronn area”

Schmie gymnasium Glaitstrasse39, Maulbronn

Conference in cooperation with the citizens' association Schmie e.V. (part of Maulbronn) on the Württemberger Landgraben. This moat cut through the Maulbronn monastery landscape and is one of the early changes in the former cultural landscape of the Cistercians that can still be seen today. Due to its good fortifications, Maulbronn itself was also considered

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