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Marienberg Abbey

General description

Marienberg Abbey above Burgusio/Burgeis 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 2019:

- Everything has its time - Timepieces at Marienberg Abbey

- Corvus Corax - Animals in Marienberg

description to arrive at destination

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



Guides: every 1st Wednesday of every month at 10 am in the museum (in German or Italian language)

State open
15. June - 14. July
13:00 - 17:00 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
15. June - 31. October
15:00 - 15:00 Tue, Thu, Sat
15. June - 31. October
15:00 - 15:00 Mon, Wed, Fri
01. July - 31. August
14:00 - 14:00 Fri
01. July - 31. August
14:00 - 14:00 Thu
15. July - 31. October
10:00 - 17:00 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
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