Big Summer-Retreat and day of mindfulness
with the monks and nuns from the EIAB and Plum Village
Summer Retreat 2019


By Car:
If you are staying at the EIAB, we ask for your support to come by public transportation or by carpooling

All others who come by car may park their cars next to the EIAB.

By Train:
The EIAB is about 70km east of Cologne. The nearest train stations are at Schladern (Sieg) 12km away, and Hennef (Sieg) 32km away. Please visit for more train information.

EIAB Shuttle Van:
Transportation in shuttle vans is provided between Schladern (Sieg) train station and the EIAB. Shuttle vans will operate from 11:00 – 18:00 hrs on arrival and departure days for 5€/person/trip. Please pay in cash when boarding the shuttle van. By law we are not allowed to transport children under 12 years old, as we do not have proper children seats. Alternatively, busline or taxi can be taken.

Shuttle Van Schedule between Schladern (Sieg) and EIAB:

Arrival day 05 August (Monday)
11:00 – 18:00
Departure day 10 August (Saturday)
11:00 – 17:00
Departure day 17 August (Saturday)
 11:00 – 17:00

Note: If you arrive at or depart from Schladern train station outside of our shuttle times, please arrange for your own transportation to and from the EIAB by bus or by taxi.

By Bus:
Buses from both Schladern and Hennef train stations take less than 1 hour to come to Waldbröl.
- From Schladern: Take Bus 342 to “Waldbröl Busbahnhof” (15-20 min by foot to the EIAB). 
- From Hennef: Take Bus 530 to “Waldbröl Kreissparkasse” (10 min by foot to the EIAB). 
Please visit (Tel: +49 (0) 1803 / 504030) or for more bus information.

By Taxi:
For local taxi service from Schladern to Waldbröl: Taxi Lang Tel: +49 (0) 2291 / 2222 or 4444 or 5555
Taxi: Für ein Taxi von Schladern nach Waldbröl: Taxi Lang Tel: +49 (0) 2291 / 2222 oder 4444 oder 5555