Wettingen Abbey


Foundation and construction of Wettingen Abbey The Cistercian Abbey of Wettingen was endowed in 1227 by Heinrich II of Rapperswil. Little is known about its foundation. Legend has it that, in distress

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Wettingen Abbey

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Visit Wettingen Abbey for a fascinating experience: Switzerland's best-preserved Cistercian abbey, with its church and historic gardens, is a cultural asset of international standing. Culture, educati

Königsfelden Abbey

Convent church and stained-glass windows

Admission: Museum entrance fee 0 Discover the convent church in digital and analogue form Explore the 700-year-old Königsfelden Abbey with its stained-glass windows , which are famed throughout Europe

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Around the convent church

Admission: Museum entrance fee 0 Tour of the Abbey grounds A walk around the convent church leads through the Abbey grounds, where Franciscan monks and Poor Clares once lived. Of the original double a

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Kitchen garden and pleasure garden

Take a stroll through the 3,300-square-metre kitchen garden and pleasure garden with its old crop plants and rare vegetables. The historic vegetable cellar gives an interactive insight into the history of the garden and the work of ProSpecieRara.

Kitchen garden and pleasure garden: rare variety

The combined kitchen garden and pleasure garden at Wildegg Castle is the perfect place to stroll, smell the scents and marvel at the flora. Old, barely remembered vegetable varieties grow in the borders, while the flowers and shrubs fill the air with their fragrances.

In collaboration with ProSpecieRara, old varieties such as the purple artichoke, skirret and tree onion are cultivated here. Stroll through the garden and appreciate the plant diversity of the 18th century!

Vegetable cellar: a word with gardener Bruno

In the historic vaulted cellar, where tools were once stored and plants wintered, you will now meet Julie von Effinger. In her talking portrait, the last lady of the castle discusses the latest developments in the castle garden with gardener Bruno. The vegetable cellar also showcases the work of the ProSpecieRara Foundation, which cultivates and propagates rare vegetable and ornamental plant varieties in the kitchen garden and pleasure garden.


Wunderschöne Blumenaufnahme im Rosengarten Wildegg
Besucherinnen bedeckt mit grünen Blättern auf dem Schlossgarten Wildegg
Besucherin löst das Rätsel mit ihrem Sohn im Gemüsekeller auf Schloss Wildegg
Die Magd posiert mit ihrem Korb (Ernte) vor dem Schlossgarten Wildegg
Nahaufnahme von Blumen und verschwommen im Hintergrund Besucher*innen
Weissrote Tulpen im Schlossgarten Wildegg
Besucherin im abgedunkelten Gemüsekeller schaut das belichtete Saatgut an
Zwei Besucherinnen lächelnd im Schlossgarten
Aufgeblühte, bunte Blumen (mehrheitlich Tulpen) im Schlossgarten Wildegg
Das sprechende Portrait erzählt über die Geschichte des Gartens auf schloss Wildegg während die Besucherin zuhört