The history of Kloster Hornbach
Kloster Hornbach is looking back on a changeful past. In the last 1250 years were many radical changes for Hornbach and the monastery - magnificent times take turns with fateful happenings.
In the 12.Century a church is affiliated to the abbey. Eponym was martyr pope St. Fabian. The Reformation ensure that the life of the church were serious changed. In the end this marked the decline of the monastery. In the 17. century the wars and the pest left there marks and bring Hornbach to suffering.
The Frenchmen burnt parts of the city during the Franco-Dutch War 1977. The abbey disaggregated. The city Hornbach, the community of Zweibrücken-Land, the district Südwestpfalz and the state of Rhineland-Palatinate go for a restriction of the monastery and the future us as a hotel. From 1996 until the beginning of 2000 were complete restoration works in progress. The hotel opening was on 20th March 2000.
"The Reformation ensure that the life of the church were serious changed. In the end this marked the decline of the monastery." ...