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


Wherever possible we should like to ask you to use public transport for the sake of preserving our planet earth. In addition we do not have enough car-parking space at the Institute for everybody.

By Car: We ask for your support to come by carpooling. You can use the following link: or
Parking at the EIAB is very limited and no camping cars of any size are allowed.
All camping cars may park at the Waldbröl Hospital next to the EIAB for €5/day.

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.

By Bus: Buses from both Schladern and Hennef train stations take less than 1 hour to come to Waldbröl.

  1. From Schladern: Take Bus 342 to “Waldbröl Busbahnhof” (from there it is 15-20 min by foot to the EIAB). Download Bus 342 Schedule in pdf.
  2. From Hennef: Take Bus 530 to “Waldbröl Kreissparkasse” (from there it is 10 min by foot to the EIAB). Download Bus 530 Schedule in pdf.

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