Bebenhausen Monastery and Palace


There is no obligation to wear a mask in the monastery. We recommend that you continue to wear a mask. The mask is an efficient way to protect yourself and others from infection.
In the castle, the wearing of medical masks is still considered mandatory.

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Please note:
From Monday, August 15 until probably Wednesday, December 14, 2022, the road between Tübingen-Lustnau to the Schönbuchweg junction in Tübingen-Bebenhausen will be completely closed to public traffic. 

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Bebenhausen Monastery and Palace,  cloister
Bebenhausen Monastery and Palace, Costumed tour guides
Delve into the world of the monks
Bebenhausen Monastery and Palace, Summer refectory
Marvel at the ceiling vault

The Medieval monastery complex of Bebenhausen is nestled in the gently rolling hills of the Schönbuch nature reserve. Some of its buildings were converted into a royal hunting palace in the 19th century.


Church of Bebenhausen MonasteryThe monastery churchSimple elegance
The monastery church - Simple elegance
Bebenhausen Monastery, vaultThe refectoriesSummer and winter dining
The refectories - Summer and winter dining
Bebenhausen Monastery and Palace, kitchenThe palace kitchenDemands of holding court
The palace kitchen - Demands of holding court
Bebenhausen Monastery and Palace, armature in the queen's bathroomThe queen's bathroomAmazingly Advanced
The queen's bathroom - Amazingly Advanced


If you want to see Baden-Württemberg at its most beautiful, visit the many palaces and gardens run by the state heritage agency, Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten. How about a perfectly-preserved monastery complex, such as the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Maulbronn? Or there are Heidelberg's world-famous ruins. And there's much, much more.