Ittingen Charterhouse – cultural monument of Eastern Switzerland

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Ittingen Charterhouse, a former Carthusian monastery in Warth in the canton of Thurgau, has now developed into a multifaceted cultural and seminar center. In addition to two museums, it offers a hotel, a restaurant, a farm as well as care and residential facilities for people with mental or cognitive impairments.

Ittingen Charterhouse with church

Ittingen Charterhouse with church / Photo Brigitte Heller

With a history of over 850 years, Ittingen Charterhouse is one of the most important cultural monuments in the region.

Rooted in its monastic past, the Ittingen Charterhouse continues the values of monastic life in a contemporary way: hospitality, education, encounters, care, self-sufficiency, spirituality and the cultivation of culture are the focus.

The Ittinger Museum brings the life of the Carthusian monks to life, while the Thurgau Art Museum introduces visitors to contemporary art.

The diverse gardens, the labyrinth, the culinary delights from the monastery’s own production, the atmospheric garden restaurant and much more make Ittingen Charterhouse a popular destination for excursions and visits.

Video Charterhouse Ittingen image film 2020

Ittingen Charterhouse – one of the most beautiful places between Lake Constance and Zurich, in Thurgau, in the heart of Eastern Switzerland.

Kartause Ittingen Imagefilm 2020

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The former Carthusian monastery lies embedded in the idyllic Thur landscape in Warth, Switzerland, near Frauenfeld, just half an hour from Zurich and St. Gallen. The Charterhouse Ittingen is one of the most important cultural monuments in the Lake Constance region.

Charterhouse Ittingen – Cultural centre

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