Kloster Schöntal Monastery Schoental

Kloster Schöntal: A Baroque Architecture Gem

Kloster Schöntal is situated picturesquely in Schöntal (“Beautiful Valley”) in Baden-Wurttemberg between Heilbronn and Würzburg. The main structures were built between the 12th and the 17th century, amongst them a baroque abbey and a rococo convent.

 

Kloster Schöntal / Schöntal Monastery

DSC_0105DSC_0075DSC_0018DSC_0053DSC_0052DSC_0106DSC_0068DSC_0073DSC_0070DSC_0104DSC_0103

 

The Abbey of Kloster Schöntal

DSC_0081DSC_0096DSC_0090DSC_0086DSC_0098DSC_0085

 

A stroll through the forest along Jagst river

DSC_0009DSC_0031DSC_0046DSC_0041DSC_0112DSC_0037DSC_0029DSC_0021

 

On our way home

DSC_0230

Berlin Day Hike: Small Worlds Around Bötzsee

DSC_0197DSC_0236DSC_0318DSC_0238DSC_0320DSC_0240DSC_0258DSC_0239DSC_0323DSC_0267DSC_0250DSC_0329

 

Location: Postbruch – western shore of Bötzsee – Spitzmühle – eastern shore of Bötzsee – Eggersdorf Siedlung – Postbruch  / Distance: 12 km / Public Transport: S-Bahn to Strausberg, Bus to Eggersdorf (ca. 1h30m) / from city center: 33 km / East / Weather: 23 °C, sunny and cloudy / Camera: Nikon D90, 70-300 mm lens.