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Einsiedeln Abbey
Einsiedeln Abbey


Day Seven - Tuesday April 15, 2008
Einsiedeln Abbey/Engelberg Benedictine Chants

Continental Breakfast

 

Continental breakfast at the hotel.
Celebrate Mass at the Abbey in Einsiedeln or Meinrad Chapel.   Then, take  a guided tour in Einsiedeln to visit the Abbey with a tour of the cloister and a slide show presentation Supported by bishops, by the nobility (especially by the duchess Reginlinda) and by the royal house, Einsiedeln became a spiritual and cultural center for the whole Alemannic region and influenced Bavaria and Upper Italy.
The abbey of Einsiedeln with its Marian Shrine became the focus of Swiss Catholic piety and culture and even an international pilgrimage site. In the 19th and 20th century the vitality of the abbey allowed the monks to make various monastic foundations in North and South America, some of which grew bigger than Einsiedeln.

In the afternoon you will visit the cloister in Engelberg. At 6.00 Pm , possibility to enjoy Benedictine Chants for 30 Minutes (subject to confirmation) and also possibility of listening to 15 minutes play of the biggest Organ in Switzerland

Overnight at the hotel. (Einsiedeln)

 


     
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