We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kloster und Schloss Salem

Schloss Salem 1, 88682 Salem, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7553 9165336
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Don't Miss This

Every time we're in the area this is a place to simply let soak into your being. We've never been... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
czkid
,
Huntsville, AL
Interesting, but hard to follow without the language

Similar to many other places, guided tour is only in German, and the most interesting room you can... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
vmilman
,
Cambridge, UK
Read all 92 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
Aug 20, 2017
“Unexpectedly interesting”
May 23, 2018
“Don't Miss This”
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
LOCATION
Schloss Salem 1, 88682 Salem, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
CONTACT
Website
+49 7553 9165336
Write a ReviewReviews (92)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Filter

1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 23 May 2018

Every time we're in the area this is a place to simply let soak into your being. We've never been crowded here, and the place is just fantastic... especially with the audio tour.

Thank czkid
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Similar to many other places, guided tour is only in German, and the most interesting room you can access only with the guide. Our friend did a bit of translation for us, but it was overall not an easy to follow tour and generally a...More

Thank vmilman
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We took an audio guide (only available in EN and DE) and enjoyed a couple of hours of an interesting journey through the history of the castle which transformed from abbey into a palace with a prominent role in the region. The wine shop had...More

Thank Paulids
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 26 June 2017

My wife and I visited (by city bike from Uberlingen) this special, powerful and clean castle and church (with lots of other buildings and facilities, also a beautiful garden) and stayed, impressed as we were, for more than two hours. We were guided (only 2...More

Thank epd6
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Although the buildings are very impressive and the grounds are beautiful, we left with a poor impression of the place for a couple of reasons. The first unpleasantness was that the queue to get tickets is in the path of the guided tours. We were...More

Thank Fovantboy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Stayed for 2 nights, beautiful building in magnificent grounds surrounded by countryside ,rooms were basic but clean and comfortable, staff were great and really helpful, breakfast had lots of selection, you do need transport to get around in this area and you can,t get a...More

Thank detnewcastle
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 30 May 2016

For me, I'm not interested in any Castle. This, not an actual castle this a School. Inside it is really cold and no heater was on. The Tour Guide isn't friendly at all. Bad one for me

Thank Udrasena D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The Salem Cistercian monastery was founded in 1134 and covers a huge area with extensive and magnificent buildings, a church, monastery, administrations buildings, workers’ cottages, a forge, a huge 1706 wine press made from enormous ancient oak trees, barns and workshops. We each paid 9...More

Thank AvalonTraveller
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights. From outside it looks amazing and gardens are kept lovely But inside it is like a council building, no warmth in its atmosphere at all.

Thank Deborah T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Quite the campus!. The Cistercian monastery was scenic and beautiful. The artwork in the center park was amusing yet the chapel was the highlight. So beautiful and the display of the art of Cistercian construction was amazing. A must stop for a short side trip...More

Thank wanderingsoul2009
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Salem Hotels
Landgasthof zum Adler
12 reviews
4.23 km away
Hotel Sternen
72 reviews
4.64 km away
Gasthof Hack
23 reviews
5.19 km away
Pilgerhof und Rebmannshof Hotel-Restaurant
50 reviews
5.74 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Reck's Hotel Restaurant
53 reviews
2.60 km away
Landgasthof Paradies
33 reviews
3.93 km away
Hack
12 reviews
5.19 km away
Landgasthof Zum Schwert
19 reviews
3.54 km away
Nearby Attractions
Affenberg - Monkey Hill
345 reviews
3.00 km away
Schloss Heiligenberg
10 reviews
5.22 km away
Wallfahrtskirche Basilika Birnau
156 reviews
5.65 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Kloster und Schloss Salem staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit