Baroque gem and Götz von Berlichingen's burial place

Schöntal Monastery

Schöntal Monastery; photo: Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg, Jürgen Besserer

Enjoy the idyllic monastery

Schöntal Monastery, staircase ; photo: Landesmedienzentrum für Baden-Württemberg, Dieter Jäger

Marvel at the architecture

Schöntal Monastery; photo: Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg, Achim Mende

Welcome

The Baroque Schöntal abbey is adorned with two towers – unusually for a Cistercian monastery, as this form of embellishment goes against the order’s minimalist style. This architectural touch symbolizes the abbey’s power and prosperity.