Useful informations

  • Is the monastery wheelchair accessible?
  • The basilica is wheelchair accessible. For a visit inside the Gnadenkapelle (Chapel of Mercy), please consult our staff member at the abbey gate.
  • Why are visitors not permitted to take photos in the abbey church?
  • Discreet photography is permitted except during worship services.
  • Is there a guest house?
  • The Klosterhotel Kreuz offers accommodations, as does the monastery's guest house under certain conditions. For enquiries, please contact the friar in charge of guests at 061 735 11 11 or via email at gaestepater(at)
  • Are meals served in the monastery?
  • Mariastein offers two restaurants: Restaurant Post and Restaurant Lindenhof. A picnic and barbecue area is located near the Chapel of St. Ann.
  • Where can I park my vehicle?
  • There is a large parking lot at the entrance to Mariastein.

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