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.
Chapel of St. Magnus Lana
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Chapel of St. Magnus Lana
Widely visible, the Chapel of St. Magnus in Gagers lies on the original road to the Ultental Valley. In 1722 the Abbey of St. Mang in Füssen purchased the ...
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Church of St. Johannes in Lana
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Church of St. Johannes in Lana
The Church of St. John Nepomuk was built in the 17th century. It carries trains both the Renaissance and the Baroque and contains precious altars, statues and ...
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Herz Jesu Church in Gargazon/Gargazzone
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Herz Jesu Church in Gargazon/Gargazzone
Completely built in red porphyry. Built in 1899-1902 in the neo-Romanesque style, the lovely mosaic above the main portal was installed in 1903. The tower was ...
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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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Capuchin church Lana
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Capuchin church Lana
The Church of St. Anna and St. Joachim is similar to many Capuchin churches built in Tyrol in the 17th century. The nave is square and has a barrel vault. On ...
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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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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 St. Oswald
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Church of St. Oswald
The Church of St. Oswald in Pawigl near Lana was built in the Middle Ages. The nave walls of the Church of St. Vigilius date from this time, which once marked ...
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