The six counties in the steigerwald are involved this year within the european heritage year 2018 "ECHY (european cultural heritage year)" under the motto "diversity in unity – cistercian monastic landscapes in central europe. Numerous program points are offered throughout the year.
After lectures on the birkenfeld monastery and the alliance bike tour, which was held under this motto, there will be further highlights in the district of neustadt a in september.D. Aisch-bad windsheim instead of.
So on sunday, 2. September, the doors of the former cistercian monastery of birkenfeld were opened and erich herndl led a tour of the church and monastery grounds. The meeting point is at the church square. Two guided tours are offered, starting at 2 p.M. And 4 p.M., each with a duration of approx. Last 1.5 hours.
On sunday, 16. September, will be performed by hiker robert schutz a ca. Ten-kilometer hike offered in the countryside around the monastery birkenfeld. Meeting place is at 9.45 o'clock at the train station neustadt/aisch. The route leads through the pfalzbachschlucht gorge and along the old post road to diebach, where a stop for lunch is planned. The tour then continues to birkenfeld to visit the monastery and the crypt church. The return to the train station is at approx. 16.30 o'clock provided.
The hike will take place in all weathers, registration is not required. Children are welcome to attend accompanied by their parents. However, the route is not suitable for strollers.