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Loccum Monastery

Short facts

  • Rehburg-Loccum

The Protestant monastery Loccum is one of the best preserved Cistercian monasteries in Germany.

Founded in 1163, what is now the Protestant monastery of Loccum is one of the best-preserved Cistercian monasteries in Germany. The collegiate church and the cloister invite you into a special world of silence and reflection.

The monastery is steeped in history and yet has not lost touch with modern times. How the monks used to live in the monastery can be found on one of the numerous guided tours - and at the same time they can get an idea of modern monastery life. For 400 years, visitors have looked in vain for monks. The Reformation did the rest in Loccum and left a spiritual place that is still run by the abbot, prior and convent, but is evangelical. The Loccum monastery offers culture with numerous concerts and the library with more than 80,000 volumes contains many treasures.

Those who like hiking can take the path under the old trees of the monastery forest, hike to the Jacobs spring, visit 'Paradise' or take the pilgrimage route to Volkenroda in Thuringia.

Im Kloster 2

31547 Rehburg-Loccum

Deutschland


Phone: +49 5766 / 96 02 0

Fax: +49 5766 / 96 02 11

E-mail:

Website: www.kloster-loccum.de

General information

Openings
The monastery church is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The monastery gate is open Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Eligibility
  • Bad Weather Offer
  • Suitable for any weather
  • for Groups
  • for Class
  • for individual guests
  • Suitable for the Elderly
  • for Children of all Ages
Foreign Language
  • German
  • English
Other Furnishing/Equipment
  • Toilet
  • Handicapped accessible WC
Directions

The town of Rehburg-Loccum is located south of the Nienburg / Weser district in Lower Saxony, just under 40 km northwest of Hanover. It consists of the five districts of Bad Rehburg, Loccum, Münchehagen, Rehburg and Winzlar.

You can reach Rehburg-Loccum by public transport. The nearest train stations are in Wunstorf and Neustadt am Rübenberge. From here buses go to Rehburg-Loccum.

 

Rehburg-Loccum can be reached by car via the A 2 (exit Wunstorf / Luthe) and the federal highways 441 and 482 (exit Seelenfeld). To get to Loccum Abbey, please enter "Am Markt 18" into your navigation device, the public car park is located here


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