General Information

Map of the Abbey

Directions to the Abbey

Parking
There is ample parking space at the Abbey. Parking lots are marked with a “P” in the map of the Abbey:

  • In the yard of the service and maintenance area
  • Behind the “Zacher House” („Zacherhaus“)
  • In the parking space in front of the Basilica across from the Café “Am Kirchplatz”

In the Mauritius Courtyard (the enclosed yard of the monastery) loading and unloading is permitted (but not parking).
We assume no responsibility for parked vehicles.

Bicycle Rentals
We rent bicycles for bicycle tours and exploration of the surrounding countryside. The rental fee
is € 5.- per day. Please speak with Br. Pirmin (workdays and Saturdays from 2 pm to 5 pm at the monastery reception desk or at the reception desk of Pirmin House.

Internet access
is available through wireless LAN with your laptop or netbook in the lobbies of all floors, in seminar rooms (except for St. Judith) and in various rooms (please ask). You can request the access codes for 24 hours (€ 2.-) or for a week (€ 9.-) at the reception desk.

Meal times
Breakfast: 7:45  to 9:00 am
Lunch: 12:15 pm (12:00 pm on Sundays and holidays)
Dinner: 6:15 pm
Afternoon coffee (for groups on arrangement): 1:30-5:00 pm

Beverages are always available in the Dining Room and in the “Kellerstüberl” (the beer cellar) in the basement of Pirmin House.

A coffee machine in the Dining Room also offers hot water for Tee, and there is an electric kettle in the Beer Cellar, as well as in the “Sparrow’s Nest” (the top floor recreation room in the Ecumenical Institute).

Please give advance notice at the reception desk in Pirmin House if you plan to skip a meal.

Church services and meditation

The monastery always offers an opportunity to attend the monastic liturgical services (mass or the prayers of the hours) in the German language, both in the Roman and in the Byzantine rites. The chapel of the Ecumenical Institute and St. Anthony’s meditation room in Pirmin Guest are always open for our guests.

Our Library in the Ecumenical Institute is open to our guests (also english journals).