Merten Palace

Eitorf-Merten, Germany

Schloss Merten is a building belonging to a former Augustine monastery, which was founded by the neighbouring castle. It is likely that the monastery was donated by Countess Mathilde von Sayn and was first mentioned in a document by Otto von Kappenstein and his wife Kunigunde in 1217.

In 1699 the monastery was burned down. It was not until 1791 that the southern wing was rebuilt. The overall site also includes a small neo-Baroque palace, known as the orangery, which the Counts Droste zu Vischering von Nesselrode-Reichenstein had built around 1909 after acquiring the monastery buildings. 

The overall site now houses a home for the elderly and a care home.The grounds with the palace garden and the cafeteria in the orangery are open to the general public.

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Carmen Bach (4 years ago)
Nice, friendly and delicious
Dietmar Jortzig (4 years ago)
Always my pleasure
Jo Tro (5 years ago)
Very nice staff and you can eat delicious cakes at this place
Christa Dreier (5 years ago)
LOVING SERVICE WAFFLES MUST TRY ?☕
MANNI (5 years ago)
A historical place not so the Renner Café is very good also cake ? Parking spaces only in Kirchweg ?‍♂️
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