Vornbach Abbey, dedicated to the Virgin Mary and Saint Benedict, was founded in 1094 by Count Ekkebert of Formbach and his wife Mathilde, and also by Count Ulrich of Windberg.

It was dissolved in 1803 during the secularisation of Bavaria. The monastic buildings came into the possession of Franz X. Bachmayr, and in 1857 into that of the Baron von Schätzler. The abbey's Austrian possessions were taken by the state.

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Founded: 1094
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Salian Dynasty (Germany)

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John Cooke (23 months ago)
So tour but clasdical
John Cooke (2 years ago)
History rough to life but no English tour
Michael Niksch (2 years ago)
Top
R. Nasser (2 years ago)
Schnuckliger kleiner Ort, die Klosterkirche ist ein Traum. Im ortsansässigen Gasthaus kann man hervorragend und preisgünstig essen. Und die kleine Dorfbäckerei mit Cafe ist bezaubernd. Dort wird alles noch mit der Hand gemacht. Viel Natur zum Spazierengehen. Für einen Tagesausflug bestens geeignet
x19BEX91x (2 years ago)
Öffentlich zugänglich ist lediglich die Kirche selbst. Das Pfarrheim, der Schlossgarten und das Schloss selbst befinden sich in Privatbesitz und können nicht besucht werden. Allerdings wird jedes Jahr im August im Schlossgarten ein kleines Fest abgehalten, welches jeder besuchen darf und kann. Es kostet aber Eintritt.
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