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E I N S I E D E L N

St. Meinrad, a Benedictine monk lived on the slopes of Mt. Etzel from 835 until his death in 861. The first abbot, Eberhard erected a monastery and church in 934. The settlement of Einsiedeln is first mentioned in 1073


We first arrived here from Constance on 28th September 2018,returning on 31st
By this stage, Sue had made contacts in Einsiedeln, and we returned several times!

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First arrival at Einsiedeln on the Jakobsweg


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Our first arrival on 28th September 2018

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Our first glimpse of Einsiedeln

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Arrived at the abbey

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Impressive facade

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The Black Madonna

Our next arrival on 31st May 2020

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