The Cistercian Monastery of Zwettl

The gray granite grandeur of the Waldviertel.

The splendid gardens of Zwettl Monastery welcome the visitor to take a look around, enjoy the fragrances and simply relax. The terraced gardens on various levels include a little garden laid out in accordance with the principles of Hildegard von Bingen, a “Liebfrauen” garden and a herbarium containing specimens of a wide variety of herbs. The guided tour through the Medieval, Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque monastery including portal, cloisters, dormitory, chapter house and church takes about one hour.