From the monastic contemplation to the Party on rails

friar Stefan welcomes the guest to the Portal of the monastery of Disentis, asks you kindly to get rid of all electronic equipment, presents instead, a Polaroid

From the monastic contemplation to the Party on rails

friar Stefan welcomes the guest to the Portal of the monastery of Disentis, asks you kindly to get rid of all electronic equipment, presents instead, a Polaroid camera available and guides in the reserved accommodation. In beautiful spacious, newly-created rooms from the bright, fine-scented spruce.

Exhausted, the guest leaves in the pillows and ask: What am I doing here? Such impressions provides the following Video.

"Wanderer, pilgrim and others were already resting, always in convents, were given accommodation and food, to make up in seclusion fit for the March," says brother Stefan Chaste, which is, among other things, as a guest relations in the Benedictine monastery. "This hospitality, we hope to maintain, and the present time."

in the long passages to get to sleep

of Course, the guest will removed neither Smartphone nor Computer, smiles of the monk, but you want to make on the idea of a digital sabbatical attentive. Television is not to be expected, therefore, there is a parlor and a reading room. Internet connection also, if it must be. And, of course, much, much peace.

can you feel it when you walk the long corridors of the 300 year-old Baroque along, the silence and the magnificent view on the mountains sink in. Nobody would have the idea to hasten, and automatically lowering the voice. At the end of the long passage leads to the monastery Church, which shines after four years of complex Renovation in a fresh luster, and in March, the festive undergoes re-inauguration. It is worth to spend a few quiet minutes, as well as the monastery Museum with its cultural-historical and natural-historical exhibitions is worth a visit.

room to turn Off: On TV devices has been omitted in the rooms aware. Photo: Magnus Fröderberg

those Who want to delve deeper into the religious life of the Benedictine monastery, can join the program "the Abbey", a break for a few days or longer. You should lead in the world of the monastery for contemplation and tranquility – in a world with rituals of the community, Prayers and Gregorian chants.

Ora et labora, Pray and Work to determine the rhythm of the day, because even a monastery has to generate the whole world an income. With teaching and craft activities, cultural enjoyment, as well as a homemade range of food and drink. Brother Stefan, for example, plays a nice organ, one has guests in the mysteries of the massive musical instrument.

The runway Behind Felli is now open until lunch

if that is too much of calm, just stay over night and made the days around the monastery for themselves. When you walk in the mountain landscape around Disentis or Sedrun, the next village on the way to the new ski arena Andermatt-Sedrun-Disentis. 180 kilometres of pistes up to an altitude of 3000 meters open up here in the winter athlete, by 33 modern plants in the cantons of Graubünden and Uri.

thanks to the new gondola, snow hüenerstock-Express can switch to skiers and snowboarders this Winter from one side of the oberalp pass to the other. Also, the runway Behind Felli, who came to the Christmas days, by a surprise avalanche in the headlines, is free again. For safety reasons it is closed but in strong sunlight around noon.

For a lot of Fun, the new Après-Ski train provides. The two panorama cars of the Glacier Express were alienated for this purpose, the newly remodeled and trendy decorated. Now the car Floor and seats and a Bar with a lounge area. In addition to the classic drinks also small Snacks are served. Every day until the end of the season, the Après-Ski to overcome 6000 meters of altitude, from Andermatt over the oberalp pass to Disentis, twice and twice. At six stations, you can get on or off, to get to the slopes, or back in the accommodation.

And on the weekends a DJ sets – the train to the Party Location.

In co-operation of the Sunday newspaper and Disentis Sedrun tourism.

Created: 03.02.2020, 12:13 PM

Updated Date: 02 March 2020, 08:04

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