St. Peter’s Abbey – The Oldest Monastery in Austria

Erzabtei St Peter, Salzburg

St. Peter’s Abbey – One of the Oldest Monasteries in Austria: One of the oldest Benedictine monasteries in Austria and perhaps in the German-speaking nations is St. Peter’s Abbey (Erzabtei St. Peter) in Salzburg. St Peter’s monastery was originally founded by St Rupert, a Franconian missionary, who came to Salzburg around 696 AD. The central […]