Monastery museum San Candido

Culture in San Candido

In the shadow of the distinguished collegiate church there is an equally historic building, the outside of which has remained unchanged since the 16 century. The Eastern part dates back to the 10 century to the times of the Benedictine monastery founded in 769 by Duke Tassilo III, which, in 1143, became a collegiate monastery. The Western part was built around 1385 and was given its current design in the 16 century.

The decorative paintings around the windows were created around 1550 by artists from the Bressanone school. The ground floor rooms were used as food stores, upstairs are the chapter house, the library, the archive room, the living room and the study of the librarian and teacher. Today the house contains the monastery’s museum, archive and library.

Opening times:

winter: on request (only groups): +39 0474 913149
summer: 01.07. - 10.09.2022, Tuesday - Saturday: 2 - 7 p.m.
01.07. & 02.07.2022: 2 € days
summer 2022: Monastery Museum closed

Prices:

single ticket: € 4,00
children until 10 years: free of charge

       
prags-02
Are you planning your next holiday?
View the most recent weather forecasts in the Dolomites.