Certainly, you must visit the abbey, a magnificent structure situated on a rock, showcasing a clear predominance of the Baroque style. I am not a fan of historical museums with displays of gold and wealth in castle rooms, but the library, the observation deck, and the green lush garden, providing shade in meditative pathways with a serene landscape, all captured my attention for half a day.
One of the remarkable premises of the abbey is the library. The impressive frescoes on the ceiling, the vast collection of books, and the overall decoration of the library testify to the great respect the monks had for this room. What’s even more interesting is the fact that this library serves students and is not merely a museum exhibit.
Currently, in the 12 rooms of the library, there are 1,888 manuscripts, 750 incunabula (primary editions before 1500), 1,700 works from the 16th century, 4,500 from the 17th century, and 1,800 from the 18th century, which, along with later editions, make up a total of 100,000 volumes. The large library room houses around 16,000 publications, organized by topics, while the small library room mainly contains historical works from the 19th century.