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Emblem of the city of Altdorf
The oldest monastery of the Capuchin order north of the Alps located in the canton of Uri Altdorf. It was founded in 1581 and is also called the House of Silence.
Today the monastery for prospective offers an opportunity to really get to know the customs and habits of monastic life and participate in the life of the monks. Up to four weeks you can here take the time to learn more about themselves and the monastery life. The special feature is that women such visits can complete the monastery here. Participation in meditation monastery and singing is also possible.
The monastery is the town's landmark Altdorf and offers an interesting insight into a unique and completely different way of life, as they will ever get to know very few people.
Kirchliche Stiftung des Klosters St. Karl