Schloß Grafenegg, Niederösterreich, Austria

Schloß Grafenegg, Niederösterreich, Austria 47 minutes drive from Vienna

Burg Heidenreichstein, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich, Austria

Burg Heidenreichstein, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich, Austria

Renaissanceschloß Rosenburg, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich, Austria

Renaissanceschloß Rosenburg, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich, Austria

Krems an der Donau (Austria) - Spent three amazing winter weeks here!

Krems an der Donau (Austria) - Spent three amazing winter weeks here!

Waldviertel, Austria

The the northwestern region of Lower Austria

Waldviertel, Austria

The the northwestern region of Lower Austria

Burg Litschau, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich, Austria

Burg Litschau, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich, Austria

#Hausleiten in Lower Austria - Europe

I just adore those poppies that grow prolifically among the grain fields.

Altenburg Abbey is a Benedictine monastery in Altenburg in Lower Austria.     It was founded in 1144 by Countess Hildeburg of Boigen-Rebgau. Under the abbots Maurus Boxler and Placidus Much the abbey took on its present Baroque form. Under the supervision of the architect Josef Munggenast some of the most distinguished artists and craftsmen of Austria worked on this project: Paul Troger on the frescoes, Franz Josef Holzinger on the stucco work, and Johann Georg Hoppl on the marbling.

Altenburg Abbey is a Benedictine monastery in Altenburg in Lower Austria. It was founded in 1144 by Countess Hildeburg of Boigen-Rebgau. Under the abbots Maurus Boxler and Placidus Much the abbey took on its present Baroque form. Under the supervision of the architect Josef Munggenast some of the most distinguished artists and craftsmen of Austria worked on this project: Paul Troger on the frescoes, Franz Josef Holzinger on the stucco work, and Johann Georg Hoppl on the marbling.

Zwettl monastery, Lower AUT

Zwettl monastery, Lower AUT

im waldviertel falknerei schloß rosenburg, foto anja domke

im waldviertel falknerei schloß rosenburg, foto anja domke

Waldviertel

Waldviertel

Geras  abbey was founded in 1153 as a daughter house of Seelau Abbey by Ekbert and Ulrich of Pernegg and settled by canons from Seelau. Geras Abbey was able to survive the reforms of the Emperor Joseph II and the consequent monastery closures of 1783, and remains in operation to this day.  The abbey church is a Romanesque basilica which was reworked in the Baroque style in the 18th century by the architect Josef Munggenast and the fresco painter Paul Troger.

Geras abbey was founded in 1153 as a daughter house of Seelau Abbey by Ekbert and Ulrich of Pernegg and settled by canons from Seelau. Geras Abbey was able to survive the reforms of the Emperor Joseph II and the consequent monastery closures of 1783, and remains in operation to this day. The abbey church is a Romanesque basilica which was reworked in the Baroque style in the 18th century by the architect Josef Munggenast and the fresco painter Paul Troger.

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