Welcome

Dear visitor! Welcome to our website and thank you for taking interest. With this web presence we would like to open our doors to you. Get an idea of the life the Cistercian monks of Stams lead – but do ... Weiterlesen...

Service

Saint Benedict says in his monastic order: „Let nothing, therefore, be put before the Work of God.“ (RB 43,3). This quote implies the importance of the liturgy. Alongside the Divine Office, Holy Communion is the indispensable heart of our monastic ... Weiterlesen...

Shop

Our shop is situated in the recently renovated Orangery. You will receive detailled information on the abbey and its history in the form of guidebooks and postcards. Alongside our homemade jams, honey, liqueurs and schnaps we also offer souvenirs, devotional ... Weiterlesen...

Guided tours

Timetable: We offer guided tours all year round October to May: every Thursday, 4pm or anytime on request June to September: Monday until Saturday: 9am until 11am and 1pm until 5pm Sunday an holidays: 1pm until 5pm The basilika is closed ... Weiterlesen...

Accomodation

As a monastic community that obeys the rule of Saint Benedict we consider hospitality a virtue of greatest importance. „Let all guests who arrive be received like Christ!“ (RB 53,1) That is why everyone who asks for accomodation is welcome. ... Weiterlesen...

Geistlicher Impuls

Alles Gleiche ist nicht gesund

Die Natur weist eine unglaubliche Vielfalt auf, so auch unter den Menschen. Anscheinend stört das unserer heutigen Gesellschaft. Denn es gibt eine beobachtbare Tendenz zur Vereinheitlichung. Wie viele Menschen wollen sein wie der oder die andere. Und umgekehrt: Wie viele ... Weiterlesen...

Aktuelles

GEMALTE PASSION

Der Tiroler Künstler KARL KRACHLER zählt zu den wenigen figurativen Malern seiner Generation. In Zeiten von Actionpainting, Schüttbilder und Installationen behauptet er sich mit konkreter, figurativer Malerei und ist damit so ziemlich allein in der Kunstszene. Im Zisterzienserstift STAMS werden ... Weiterlesen...