Maulbronn Monastery, Maulbronn

One of Europe's best-preserved and most complete monastery complexes, Maulbronn Monastery features an intriguing combination of architectural styles. Founded in 1147 under the first Cistercian pope, the complex's cloister represents one of the first uses of Gothic design in the German-speaking world. Enclosed by medieval walls and towers, some of the highlights include the cloister, the Romanesque monastery church, and the fountain house. Learn about the Cistercians' way of life and religion through the history of this monastery and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Check the website to find out about special events held onsite, such as concerts and tours. Put Maulbronn Monastery at the forefront of your travel plans using our Maulbronn route builder site.
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  • I went on a MWR trip here with various folks from Stuttgart. As Easter is approaching, Maulbronn is also a place to buy the finely decorated Easter eggs ranging in price from a few Euro to several...  more »
  • On Dec 19th we ( family of 9) embarked on a family trip to Stuttgart, Germany to visit the Christmas Markets and to visit some of my relatives. It was a fantastic vacation even with the 3 little...  more »
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  • Really nice monastery full with interesting small spots to discover. Paying the ticket to go inside is totally worthy. Don't forget to get the secret path to the nearby lake.
  • Great monastery. Wonderful afternoon in historical buildings and a some nice restaurants in the yard. Great heritage site

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