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slleping in the monastery

the monastery is beautiful and well preserved. I stayed there for two nights and I had a great... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Emanuele B
Milan, Italy
Awesome place

This place is well worth a visit, inside its just beautiful, the Monks walk about around you, and... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
Kent, United Kingdom
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Stiftshof 1, Stams 6422, Austria
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

the monastery is beautiful and well preserved. I stayed there for two nights and I had a great time. Breakfast a little poor but otherwise good

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

This place is well worth a visit, inside its just beautiful, the Monks walk about around you, and its so peaceful and quiet the grounds are so well kept and the building itself is so clean, tidy and beautifully kept as is the church, just...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2017

Guided tour with English-speaking guide is essential to appreciate the significance of the 17th Century Basilica with its onion-shaped towers and fine Baroque altars. Expect to see elaborate ceiling frescoes, huge mural paintings and secret hiding places in the floor for occasionally visiting Popes. Lavishly...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2017

Just off the main Innsbruck motorway, it was a nice stop-off. The main church is impressive although you peer in from one end. The monastery is nice to wander round. Whether it was because it was out of season, but we were able to just...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2016

This is a beautiful monastery and well worth a visit. It is in a gorgeous setting in lovely gardens and of course the views from it are stunning. There is a lovely gift shop where you can purchase schnapps which is still brewed at the...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2016

I visited the monastery in August 2015. It is true that it is a very impressive monastery, but very dissapointed with the unfriendly stuff and monks. Monasteries are places of spiritual refuge and up lifting. That wasn't the case for me. I was so frustrated...More

Reviewed July 24, 2015

Nestling in the mountains of the tyrol is this magnificent baroque Cistercian monastery. We had a wonderful English speaking guide take us on an escorted tour. This is baroque ''white and bright'' not the typical dark and heavy. Gold has been lavished and the ceilings...More

Thank kevin d
Reviewed October 13, 2014

One of Tirol’s true architectural gems is the splendid Cistercian Abbey of Stams, founded in 1273 by Count Meinhard II of Gorizia-Tyrol. Set in pristine grounds, the monumental façade is easily recognized by its pair of silver cupolas at the front, which were added as...More

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