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Marienberg Monastery

Church · Vinschgau · 1,342 m
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Marienberg Abbey above Burgeis/ Burgusio dates back to the 12th Century. The highest located Benedictine abbey in Europe is situated at an altitude of 1,340 m a.s.l., since 900 years monks live here according to the rules of Saint Benedict of Nursia. Today, the main hall displays impressions about the daily life of the monks marked by Benedict's credo ora et labora. The exhibition displays also beautiful paintings such as the Romanesque Crypt frescoe with its unique depiction of angels.

Special exhibitions:

- For the good of body and soul
- Minerals - the gleaming treasures of Marienberg

Guided Tours
All information about guided tours and timetables can be found at https://www.marienberg.it/en/museum/guided-tours.html.

Getting there

From Malles in direction to the Passo Resia, follow the signs through the village Burgusio till the monastery Marienberg.

 

Coordinates

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46.705857, 10.520495
DMS
46°42'21.1"N 10°31'13.8"E
UTM
32T 616228 5173600
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