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Lambach Abbey

Lambach, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • All weather
  • Suitable for groups

The Benedictine monastery Lambach, built in the 11th century, provides guides through the monastery, the archives and the collections.

The Benedictine monastery Lambach was founded by th holy Adabero in 1056. The romatic frescos at the westchoir derive from the 11th century, but otherwise the barock style predominates.

There is the possibilty for guided tours through the monastery, the monastery-exhibition, the archive, the manuscript collection, the collection of paintings and graphics and the music-archive.

Romanesque frescoes - more info here


Monastery tours:

  • Easter Sunday to October 31
  • Monday to Friday during the opening times of the gate from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Guided tour: every day at 2:00 pm
  • Outside of these times and from All Saints' Day to Easter Sunday, only registered tours of 15 people or more take place.

Archive opening times:

Opening times music archive:

Opening times painting and graphics collection:

Accessibility / arrival

We recommend arriving by public transport!

By train

from Vienna / Linz / Wels and Salzburg on the "Weststrecke" line 100, Lambach Markt railway station (no IC stop, change in Wels or Attnang-Puchheim), approx. 10 minutes' walk to the monastery
Lambach railway station, plus line 160 Lambach - Vorchdorf line (with a connection to the Traunseetram to Gmunden), approx. 15 minutes' walk to the monastery

by bus:
Lines 503, 504, 505, 506, 640, 641, 642, 643
The Lambach Markt stop
is only approx. 100 meters away

with the Traunstein Taxi Route 51 which leads from Laakirchen via Lambach to the Almspitz, e.g. from Lambach station to the monastery or from the Traunfall to the monastery.
Please call the taxi center at least 1 hour in advance on 050-422 1691 or order on the otaxi app.

By car
From Vienna / Linz:
Autobahn A1, Haid A25 junction towards Passau, Wels junction A8 towards Graz, Wels-West exit, on B1 to Lambach
Or from Vienna / Linz or Salzburg: Motorway A1, exit Vorchdorf, on Pettenbacherstraße to Bad Wimsbach-Neydharting, on Wimsbacherstraße to Stadl-Paura, on B144 to Lambach

From Passau: Autobahn A8, exit Haag am Hausruck, on Gaspoltshofener Landesstraße to Lambach.

From Graz:
Autobahn A8, intersection Sattledt A1 towards Salzburg, exit Vorchdorf, on Pettenbacher Straße to Bad Wimsbach-Neydharting, on Wimsbacher Straße to Stadl-Paura, on B144 to Lambach

  • Bus parking space: 2
Travelling by public transport
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  • All weather
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter

Please get in touch for more information.


Lambach Abbey
Klosterplatz 1
4650 Lambach

Phone +43 7245 21710

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Baroktheater Lambach
Klosterplatz 1
4650 Lambach

Phone +43 7245 21710

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