Visitor Information


  • 3G Proof:
    Presentation of proof of vaccination, recovery or test: Vaccination documentation (vaccination card or vaccination certificate) of a complete vaccination (at least 14 days ago), a certificate of an infection confirmed by PCR test (not older than 6 months), a negative Corona test (not older than 24 hours) from an official testing centre (test centre, pharmacy or similar) or a negative PCR test (not older than 48 hours) must be presented. Children up to the age of five, children up to the age of seven who have not yet started school, elementary school students, students at a special education and counseling center, a school that builds on the elementary school, or a vocational school are excluded.
  • Collection of contact details:
    There is an obligation to collect and data process the contact details of guests for possible infection chain tracing in accordance with Section 6 of the Corona Ordinance. This can be done on site, via the Luca app or via the contact form below.

Opening Times

Lorch Monastery buildings, permanent exhibition and Staufer mural

28 JULY TO 31 October

Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat., Sun., Holiday
11:00 am - 06:00 pm

The monastery café is open for individual visitors. Groups must be registered ( 

Please note:
Also when visiting our monuments, the usual requirements of the country's current Corona Ordinances apply. There is a strict obligation to wear mouth-nose coverings for guests over 6 years old. Please bring a suitable mask (medical masks or FFP2 masks). In addition, the distance of 1.5 meters from employees and other guests must be maintained.

According to the Corona Ordinance of the State Government of Baden-Württemberg, we are obliged to request your contact details such as surname and first name, address and telephone number as well as date of visit, time (from - to), start time of the guided tour. The purpose of the survey is to ensure the fastest possible traceability of the chains of infection with the virus.   

Save possible waiting time at the cash desk and print out your contact form in advance and bring it filled out to your visit. Of course, it is also possible to fill it out on site.

Download contact form (PDF - lack barrier-free access*) Data protection information on the collection of personal data

* Unfortunately, most PDF files lack barrier-free access. If you require PDF content, please contact us via our hotline at +49(0)72 51.74 27.70, where we will be happy to provide the content of the PDF files. 

guided tours

Please note:
Guided tours of the monastery or special tours can be booked individually on all opening days.



Adults 6,00 €
Reduced 3,00 €
Family 15,00 €
Groups of 20 or more per person 5,40 €
Adult annual pass 30,00 €

Monastery (incl. guided tour)

Individual guided tour (plus admission) from 50,00 €

Guided tours of the monastery can be booked individually on all opening days. Public tours cannot yet be offered. The number of participants depends on the current Corona regulations. Separate prices for special exhibitions.

Combined Ticket

Adults 8,00 €
Reduced 4,00 €
Family 20,00 €
Groups of 20 or more per person 7,20 €

Includes Lorch Monastery and Wäscherschloss Castle; only available from 1 March to 31 October (Wäscherschloss is closed from 1 November to 28 February)

Disability Access

Information is available at Disability access

How to find us


Lorch Monastery -
Tourist Office and Falconry Centre
Klosterstraße 2
73547 Lorch, Germany

Getting there

Public transport: railway line from Stuttgart to Schwäbisch Gmünd;
10-minute walk from Lorch station.

Contact us

Lorch Monastery - Tourist Office and Falconry Centre

73547 Lorch, Germany
Klosterstraße 2

Contact form

By sending your data, you declare your consent that we may process it to the extent specified in our data privacy notice for the purpose of processing your request and contact you via the same communication channel. In addition, we process the data on the basis of legitimate interest. We will delete the data when your request is finally and discernibly settled, your consent is revoked, or you effectively object to the further processing of your data by us. You can find further information in our data privacy notice.

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