Alpirsbach Monastery

Please note:

The information center and the enclosure will be closed to visitor traffic on Sunday, July 3 due to the annual congregational festival of the Lutheran church.

Welcome
Alpirsbach Monastery, visitors
Come and be amazed
Alpirsbach Monastery, monastery church
Come in

Alpirsbach is unique in more ways than one. It is one of the few surviving monasteries in southwestern Germany built in the spirit of the Hirsau Reforms. In addition, it offers fascinating insights into everyday life at a 16th century boarding school.

HIGHLIGHTS

View into the church nave at Alpirsbach MonasteryTHE MONASTERY CHURCHTYPICAL OF THE HIRSAU REFORM
THE MONASTERY CHURCH - TYPICAL OF THE HIRSAU REFORM
Altar of Mary at Alpirsbach MonasteryTHE ALTAR OF ST. MARYLATE GOTHIC MASTERPIECE IN THE MONASTERY CHURCH
THE ALTAR OF ST. MARY - LATE GOTHIC MASTERPIECE IN THE MONASTERY CHURCH
The unusual pants from the Alpirsbach monastery findCLOTHING FROM ALPIRSBACH MONASTERYCLOTHES MAKE THE MAN
CLOTHING FROM ALPIRSBACH MONASTERY - CLOTHES MAKE THE MAN
View into the monastery museumTHE MONASTERY MUSEUMOF MONKS AND SCHOLARS
THE MONASTERY MUSEUM - OF MONKS AND SCHOLARS
Dormitory at Alpirsbach MonasteryTHE DORMITORYTHE MONKS' SLEEPING QUARTERS
THE DORMITORY - THE MONKS' SLEEPING QUARTERS

Corporate videoOUR HERITAGE. YOURS TO ENJOY

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.