Guided tours

Come and discover the magnificent Neresheim Abbey and the monastic life.

Wearing an FFP2 mask from the age of 18 or a medical mask for children from the age of 6 is expressly recommended, sensible and possible, but not mandatory. Please take care of each other!

Guided tours

Admission is free, but visitors are requested to donate for the upkeep of the buildings. Guided tours are only available after written registering with the monastery administration.  The abbey offers a daily guided tour for groups in German an also English from Easter to November 1st.

 

Tour times:

For English speaking Groups after request:

  • On Saturdays and Sundays: 14.00 p.m.
  • On weekdays: 10.00 a.m. and 14.00 p.m.

For German speaking Groups after request:

  • On Saturdays and Sundays: 15.00 p.m.
  • On weekdays: 11.00 a.m. and 15.00 p.m.

The guided tour takes approximately 50 minutes.

From small groups up to 25 people the abbey expects for a tour ca. 50 €.
From bigger groups ca. 2 € donation per person are expected.

Besides guided tours in German tours for English speaking people are also available. In addition to the expected donation the guides charge is 30 €. English speaking groups should contact us in advance via E-Mail or telefax:

E-Mail: verwaltung@abtei-neresheim.de
Telefax: +49 7326 / 85 133

From november to Easter during there are no guided tours, because in the abbey church there is no heating.

Guided tours for individual visitors

Since July 12th 2022 there has been a digital church guide as an addition. Please use your personal smartphone for this purpose.

In the entrance area of ​​the abbey church you will find a sign with instructions how to use it.

In addition to the headphones and your personal smartphone, you only need an app for the QR code scanner, which you can download on your smartphone at home.

Listen with your headphones or read on your smartphone in German or English. The tour lasts abbout an hour.

Please connect first to the provided network and scan the QR code with your smartphone.
Subsequently, scan the QR Code for the tour of Neresheim abbey and its abbey church.

Digital tours are possible outside of church services as follows:

On Sundays and church holidays
10.00 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.
13:45 p.m. to 17:25 p.m.

Monday to Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.
13:45 p.m. to 17:55 p.m.

Please also note that weddings and baptisms can also take place in the abbey church in addition to the services and hourly prayers of the monastic community, during which time digital church tours with your personal smartphone are also not possible.

Behave please quiently in the church and behave appropriately for a place of contemplation. During services, we would like to ask you to refrain from walking around the church and to postpone your tour until after the service.

Did you enjoy the tour?
Then donations are welcome. Thank you very much!

Contact

Benediktinerabtei
Kloster Neresheim 12
73450 Neresheim

Tel.: 07326 / 85 01 (Monastery gate)
Fax: 07326 / 85 133
E-mail: verwaltung@abtei-neresheim.de

Maximum size for one group:

50 People

Unfortunately, due to the Corona situation, flexible church tours are currently not possible!

Please understand that we can´t offer guided tours at other times of the day and during the winter months from November to March.