One of southern Germany's largest Cistercian monasteries

Salem Monastery and Palace

Salem Monastery and Palace, entire site, photo: Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg

Experience history

Salem Monastery and Palace, visitors in the Imperial Hall, photo: Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg, Niels Schubert

Welcome

Salem Monastery and Palace, cherub; photo: Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg

Delve into the world of Baroque

The former Cistercian abbey at Salem is one of the most important cultural heritage sites in the Lake Constance region – and one of the most beautiful. Salem Monastery and Palace (Kloster und Schloss Salem) is a singular combination of Gothic solemnity and Baroque splendour.