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Eberbach Monastery

With its nearly 900 years of history, Eberbach Monastery, located in the Rhinegau area, is one of the most remarkable monuments of the monastery architecture. Founded in 1136 by Bernhard von Clairvaux, the former Cistercian abbey is a place full of inspiration and tranquility today. From the very beginning, Eberbach Monastery was always closely connected to wine. The good wines of the vineyard Eberbach Monastery can be experienced during various guided wine tours. The unique atmosphere within the hostoric walls and the wonderful gardens is incomparable. You have the possibility to participate in one of our various public tours or, you can book a private guided tour…experience Eberbach Monastery yourself!

Our guided monastery tours are definitely not the only way to explore Eberbach Monastery. Even already during the Middle Ages, travellers found tranquility, contemplation and catering at the Cistercian abbey Eberbach. Today, we move on with this tradition and do our best to  create a nice and pleasant stay for our visitors at the picturesque monastery. During the times of the Cistercian monks, the buildings were used as farming and barn buildings. Nowadays, the buildings accomodate our hotel with 22 guestrooms, several event locations as well as our "Pfortenhaus" restaurant. Located among the monastery premises, the hotel offers an unique atmosphere and is an ideal starting point to explore Eberbach Monastery on one's own initiative or through a guided tour with or without a wine tasting. The vineyard Eberbach Monastery, which is home to the most modern wine cellar in Europe, is located only a few minutes away on foot and can be visited as well. The famous wines can be purchased at the "Vinothek" at Eberbach Monastery.

 Guided Tours 2020  (pdf - 1.04 MB)