Lifting the veil III

Witchcraft retreat


16 - 20 October 2024

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Samhain Retreat III

Lifting the veil - Samhain Retreat 2024

Join us at the forest-covered foothills of the Bavarian alps during the season of the witch for a 5-day transformational Samhain witchcraft retreat. As part of an intimate group with 15 other practitioners, you will deepen and expand your own witchcraft practice and harvest the powers of the hunters moon for reflection and change, perform rituals and learn new skills in carefully picked metaphysical workshops. As a group we will work towards your personal goals: healing, growth, connection and self-development, cultivating a deeper sense of self, groundedness in your roots, broadening your knowledge and experience in unknown practices, and much more!

All that while making new like-minded, magical friends from all over the world! Let the tranquil autumn landscape inspire you – relax, recharge, grow and ground with the seasonal energies. Reconnect with mother Nature during earthing sessions, green witch excursions into the colorful forest, and misty sun rise meditations. And of course, we will enjoy freshly prepared, enchanted kitchen witchery with seasonal, local ingredients daily!

Curious what a witches retreat is like? Check out the Wicked Walpurgisnacht video or the Samhain Retreat.

The Location

The retreat will be held in a secluded, beautiful environment about 1 hour from Munich airport. Seminarhaus Lamplstätt is a completely reformed Bavarian farm house, equipped with spiritual retreats, magical energy and southern German comfort in mind. It is located in the middle of fields, forests and soft hills – surrounded by beautiful nature and magical places of natural power. The rooms are equipped with either single beds (in single or shared rooms) or double beds (for couples or single travelers) as well as a bathroom. Some of the rooms also share a seperate little sitting room, balcony, bathroom and kitchen. There is free WiFi in the entire house.

A wood-burning barrel sauna, overlooking the hills, does add a little spa touch – and it does definitely feed into that hobbit ambience the surrounding nature already evokes. It is the perfect place to relax and warm up, after taking a refreshing dip in the tiny private lake, at the bottom of the property or enjoying a misty morning walk at the crystal stream that runs through the forest. The private property (4000 sqft) offers ideal options to explore the local flora and fauna – from wild foraging to deer-watching at dusk. Take a stroll through the orchards, private forest and through the pumpkin patch and apple orchard, enjoying mother nature’s bounty.

A big fire pit in front of the house is the perfect place for a sacred bonfire ritual to celebrate Samhain, and enjoy a herbal-infused mulled drink with all the other witches. The seminar rooms are located in a beautiful 17th-century vaulted room. Equipped with yoga mats, meditation cushions, drums, gongs, a fireplace, adorned with healing crystals and tastefully decorated to set the mood for a truly magical, transformational retreat. A comfortable dining and relaxation room offers cozy space for communal magical meals – catered to your dietary restrictions.

There is also a little farm shop, in which you can purchase homemade jams, eggs, juices, local honey and other handcrafted things from the farm. You can meet & great the chickens everyday in the courtyard – they are the sweetest!

If you would like a visual of the location, you can check out this vlog.

What’s included?

• 4 Night’s Accommodations in booked category

• 5 magical days filled with learning, laughter and life-long-friendship-forging

• Daily morning activity (e.g. guided meditation, tea ceremony, intention setting, oracle / tarot reading)

• Daily fresh cakes from the witches’ cookery

• Sauna, bonfire ritual, spooky folktales on cozy evenings at the fire place, and much more…

• All-inclusive menu: 3 daily meals consiting of German-style breakfast, warm lunch and dinner buffet (all ecological, partially wild foraged and in true kitchen witch fashion tailored to the theme of the day). We do cater to dietary restrictions (eg vegan, lactose-free, etc.)!

• Daily witchcraft workshops (the full itinerary will be matched to the needs of all participants and set once the retreat is fully booked and participants have filled out their questioneers)

Examples would be: ancestral wicthcraft, connecting with land spirit, local folk magick and lore, green witch lore & excursion with wild foraging, designing powerful rituals for daily practice, witchy DIYS, kitchen witchery, cottage witchcraft, manifestation practices, grounding techniques, meditation practices, reaching your higher self, self-care, healing with magick, finding power places within, shadow work, self-love, law of attraction journaling, scripting techniques, art witch workshops, divinatory tools and how to get the most out of your readings, working with natural energies, etc.

• Excursions to places of natural power (grounding, earthing, forest bathing, meeting the spirits of the land, etc.)

• Enchanting witchy goodie bags

• All workshop supplies

• Samhain feast

Join us in an enchanting Samhain celebration under the hunters moon!

Reserve your spot now with a small deposit. Full payment isn’t due until two weeks after!


  • Bed in a single room 1250€/person

    Ideal for single travellers that want a bit more privacy

  • Bed in double room 950€/person

    Ideal for travellers that are up for a witchy roommate OR for friends / partners traveling together

  • Family room (upon request)

    Ideal for witches that want to bring their partner, children, etc. OR for a group of witchy friends travelling together

Additional fees (can be booked if desired)

• Airport shuttle transfer from and to Munich Franz Josef Strauss Airport (ca. 30 Euro)

• City shuttle transfer from and to Munich Main Station price (ca. 30 Euro)

• Drinks with meals & during ceremonies are included (additional drinks or snacks can be purchased at a small cost at the location)

• Shuttle service from train station Soyen (ca. 5 Euro)

We gladly help you figure out how to get to the location!


This retreat is open to ALL practitioners (18+) and is meant to be a safe space for those who attend. Being respectful and open-minded towards all is a non-negotiable condition.

In order to join, a small non-refundable deposit is needed to hold your space. Full payment must be received two week hereafter.

Please note that there will be no refunds or discounts for arriving late, leaving early, flight cancellations, travel delays or illness. If you cancel your participation in a retreat for any reason, the cancellation policy described here will apply, with no exceptions. If unforeseen circumstances occur (ex. injury, illness, work issues, family emergency etc.), you’re welcome to find someone else to take your spot. If we have people on the waitlist, we’ll do our best to replace you and refund your money, but cannot promise this.

If for some unexpected reason, The witches’ cookery cancels the retreat, we’ll refund you in full for all payment including deposits, but cannot compensate you for airfare or travel costs incurred. We do recommend purchasing Travel Insurance, if that’s a worry.

By paying the deposit, you agree to abide by all of the above policies.

Any questions, worries, concerns?

Please use the contact form in order to ask additional questions. Don’t be shy 🙂

Additional information

Select accommodation

Bed in a single room, Bed in a double room, Family room – Suite

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