The Pfalz and Rhine Terrace Sights

Kloster Limburg (Limburg Abbey)

  • Luitpoldweg 1 Map It
  • Bad Dürkheim
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 04/24/2016

Fodor's Review

Overlooking the suburb of Grethen are the ruins of Kloster Limburg. Emperor Konrad II laid the cornerstone in 1030, supposedly on the same day that he laid the cornerstone of the Kaiserdom in Speyer. The monastery was never completely rebuilt after a fire in 1504, but it's a majestic backdrop for open-air performances in summer. On the tree-shaded terrace of the adjacent restaurant Spötzl's Klosterschänke Limburg ($–$$, closed Monday and Tuesday, no lunch Wednesday–Saturday), you can combine good food and wine with a great view.

  • Kloster Limburg (Limburg Abbey), The Pfalz and Rhine Terrace, Germany, Europe.

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Sight Information


Luitpoldweg 1, Bad Dürkheim, Rheinland-Pfalz, 67098, Germany

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Sight Details:

  • €1 for tower visit
  • Nov.–Easter, Fri.–Sun. and holidays from 11:30; Easter–Oct., Tues.–Thurs. 11:30–6, Fri and Sat. 11:30–9, Sun. and holidays 11:30–7

Published 04/24/2016


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