Cultural sites of the Alpine Road of Romanesque Art
The 25 partner sites of the Alpine Road of Romanesque Art
Marienberg monastery

Cultural sites of the Alpine Road of Romanesque Art

Cultural sites
The 25 partner sites
St. Johann Church
A Romanesque gem at the gateway of Stilfserjoch pass
St. Johann Church
Prato allo Stelvio/Prad am Stilfserjoch’s oldest church, St. Johann, is located in the village’s southeast in a green meadow landscape at the gateway ...
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St. Nikolaus Church
Of fools and fabulous beings
St. Nikolaus Church
On the way from Burgusio/Burgeis to the Marienberg monastery in the Vinschgau valley, is the small St. Nikolaus Church, which was consecrated around ...
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St. Johann in Müstair monastery
The UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Engadine valley
Monastery of St. Johann in Müstair
The St. Johann Monastery in rhaeto-Romanic Val Müstair is one of the few buildings of the early Middle Ages that can still be admired today. The ...
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City of Glorenza/Glurns
A small medieval town with an eventful history
City of Glorenza/Glurns
Journey into the Middle Ages by entering one of the city gates of Glorenza. Preserved in its entirety, the circular wall encloses the alleyways, ...
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St. Veit Church
The church on the Tartscher Bichl hill
St. Veit Church
Surrounded by a massive stone wall, the St. Veit Romanesque church is situated on the Tartscher Bichl hill near Malles/Mals, close to the birthplace ...
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St. Proculus Church
A little church ‘sui generis’
St. Proculus Church
The St. Proculus Church in Naturno/Naturns occupies a special position among all Romanesque churches in South Tyrol. This small church on the Roman ...
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Schloss Tirol castle
The ancestral castle of the province of Tyrol
Tyrol Castle
Visible from afar, Schloss Tirol castle towers above the spa town of Merano. As the Museum of Culture and Provincial History, Schloss Tirol castle is ...
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St. Kathrein Church
The Romanesque mountain church near Avelengo/Hafling
St. Kathrein Church
The small church of St. Kathrein, situated in a gap of the Monzoccolo/Tschögglberg high plateau, is visible from the spa town of Merano/Meran in the ...
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Fröhlichsturm tower
A fortified tower in Malles/Mals
Fröhlichsturm tower
The Fröhlichsturm tower, a keep from the 12th century that was built by the Lords of Mazia/Matsch, rises from the centre of Malles/Mals, a village of ...
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St. Karpophorus Church
The most beautiful Romanesque bell tower in South Tyrol
St. Karpophorus Church
Located in the Tarres district of Laces, this small, flat-roofed, aisleless Romanesque church dedicated to the little-known Roman martyr Karpophorus ...
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St. Sisinius Church
The Easter Church in Lasa/Laas
St. Sisinius Church
The Romanesque St. Sisinius Church is situated on a plateau above Lasa/Laas, the village of marble in South Tyrol. Its rare choir tower church was ...
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St. Jakob Church
The Romanesque castle chapel of Termeno/Tramin
St. Jakob Church
St. Jakob Church in Kastelaz towers on a hilltop above the famous wine-growing village of Termeno and can be easily reached from the village centre ...
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Unsere Liebe Frau auf dem Bühel (Our Lady on the Hill)
The hidden marble menhir
Our Lady on the Hill
Unsere Liebe Frau auf dem Bichl (Our Lady on the Hill) – also known as Bichlkirche Church – is the oldest church in Laces, situated on a small ...
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St. Johann Church
A Romanesque ‘synthesis of the arts’ in the upper Vinschgau valley
St. Johann Church
At the entrance to Tubre in Val Monastero/Taufers im Münstertal, near the border to Switzerland, one of the oldest and historically most interesting ...
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Marienberg monastery
The highest Benedictine abbey in Europe
Marienberg monastery
A fortress of faith at an altitude of 1,340 metres, Marienberg monastery towers above the village of Burgusio/Burgeis in the Vinschgau valley of ...
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Burg Hocheppan castle chapel
An unparalleled cycle of frescoes from the High Middle Ages
Burg Hocheppan castle chapel
Hocheppan Castle boasts an exceptional location on a hill high above the mountain village of Missiano/Missian. From their fortress under the ...
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St Vigilius Church
Three apses in the form of a cloverleaf
St. Vigilius Church
One of the oldest sacred structures in Vinschgau valley, South Tyrol, is the Romanesque St. Vigilius church – also known as St. Blaise’s Church. ...
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St. Margareth Church
A Romanesque gem with a view over the Etschtal valley
St. Margareth Church
The early Romanesque tri-apsidal church of St. Margareth is located on a hill below the Brandis Waalweg canal trail in Lana. The church harkens back ...
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St. Jakob Church Grissiano
A picture-book little church
St. Jakob Church
St. Jakob Church is situated on a medieval pilgrimage route that led from Appiano/Eppan via Sirmiano di Sopra/Obersirmian to Grissiano/Grissian. It ...
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St. Stephen castle chapel
The Sistine Chapel of South Tyrol
St. Stephen castle chapel
The castle chapel of St. Stephen’s is located on a rocky crest at the entrance to Martelltal valley, close to the castles of Untermontani and ...
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St. Marx Church
A two-storey church in Lasa/Laas, the village of marble
St. Marx Church
Erected in the 12th century, St. Mark’s Church – known colloquially as “St. Marx” – is located close to the parish church of Lasa and is considered ...
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St. Nikolaus Church
The Romanesque choir tower of St. Nikolaus Church
St. Nikolaus Church
The broad and imposing choir tower of St. Nikolaus Church in Laces is the essential hallmark of this Romanesque gem, which was erected before the ...
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St. Ägidius Church
The Romanesque landmark in Corzes/Kortsch
St. Ägidius Church
If you let your gaze wander over the barren slopes of the Sonnenberg mountain range in the Vinschgau valley in summertime, the white-chalk St. ...
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St. Johann Church
The marble church of Lasa/Laas
St. Johannes Parish Church
St. Johannes Parish Church in Lasa was erected around 1200 on the site of a previous church from the Carolingian period, as evidenced by a marble ...
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St. Benedict Church
A gem of the early Medieval period
St. Benedict Church
The church of St. Benedict in Malles/Mals in the Vinschgau valley is one of the most interesting churches in the Alpine region due to the ...
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