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Churches and Monasteries around Lana
Churches and convents near Lana
Churches and Monasteries around Lana
Churches and Monasteries around Lana
Churches and Monasteries around Lana

Churches and Monasteries around Lana

Churches and convents near Lana

Over 40 churches, chapels, convents and monasteries were built in Lana during the course of ten centuries. The oldest churches date to the first millennium before records were kept. The St. Margareth Kirche church remains standing to this day and forms part of the Stairsways to Heaven Project.

Mountain Churches in Lana and Environs
A place of worship since prehistoric times, the St. Hippolyt Kirche church is located on the hill of Narano/Naraun in Tesimo/Tisens. This popular route includes breath-taking views of the mountain landscape. The small St. Virgilius Kirche church is located higher up on Mount Vigiljoch.

The St. Peter Kirche Gothic church dates from the late 14th Century. With its magnificent altar by Hans Schnatterpeck, the Pfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt parish church is considered one of the most magnificent late Gothic structures in South Tyrol.

In the many fortresses and castles of the adjacent villages art, painting and handicraft play an important role. Picturesque walking paths, once used by pilgrims, merchants and knights that traversed the valleys and passes, lead you to historical sites of interest. You will also find peasant traditions of the region captured in Lana's many museums.

Among the mansions, monasteries, monuments and historic art works of past times modern life finds its way through. For example the South Tyrolean Sculpture Walk Trail presents contemporary art along the irrigation channels and walking paths in and around Lana.
Parish church
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Parish church "St. Sebastian" Tscherms
Today's Parish Church in Cermes was consecrated in 1270. The church tower still dates from this period, whilst the church itself was rebuilt in 1928/29 and ...
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Church of Santa Margherita Lana
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Church of Santa Margherita Lana
Small church with three apses in Romanesque style, with a cycle of frescoes dating back to 1215. Restored in 1969 and 1982. Traces of the Middle Ages are ...
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Church of St. Anne Cermes/Tscherms
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Church of St. Anne Cermes/Tscherms
The church was built in the 17th century by Bartlmä von Schöpfer zu Klarenbrunn, the customs official to Archduke Ferdinand on the Gampen and court lawyer in ...
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Parish church and the Schnatterpeck Altar
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Parish church and the Schnatterpeck Altar
The parish church at Lana was built on the sites of a much older Romanesque church and consecrated in 1492. Of particular interest ist the Gothic altar by Hans ...
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Church of the Holy Cross in Lana
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Church of the Holy Cross in Lana
The Church of the Holy Cross Heilig Kreuz Kirche in Mitterlana is the central church in Lana and dates from the 20th century. The church was built during the ...
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Lodnerkapelle (Lodner Chapel - Cima Fiammante)
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Lodnerkapelle (Lodner Chapel - Cima Fiammante)
The Lodner Chapel is situated at 2,259 metres above sea level near the Lodner refuge hut in the Zieltal valley. On 16 August 1933 the chapel was dedicated by ...
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Convent Lanegg Lana
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Convent Lanegg Lana
Lanegg Abbey and the Church of the Holy Cross occupy an imposing position on the mountainside. Lanegg Abbey is the cradle and mother house of the branch of the ...
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St. Vigilius Church
Churches, chapels, religious centres
St. Vigilius Church
The Church of San Vigilio, located at 1,780 m above sea level, was first mentioned in the historical record way back in 1278. Masses are held on religious ...
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