Abbey of Stams
Stams Cistercian Abbey, or Zisterzienstift, founded in 1273, has two elegant 17C Baroque towers with onion domes. Visitors entering thechurch will notice theRose Grille , a wrought-iron masterpiece from 1716, then the balustrade of the nave, under which the Tyrolean sovereign princes lie. But the interior is dominated by thehigh altar , with its exceptional altarpiece depicting theTree of Life . St Bernard's ceremonial hall and themuseum , which presents a selection of precious items, are also worth seeing.
Address:Stiftshof 1, 6422 Stams
Phone:+43 5263 6242512
Price:4.70 € (children 2.50 €) €
guided tour by prior arrangement - Jun-Sep: every hr 9am-4pm (except noon); rest of year: Wed 2pm or upon request