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.
Highlights
St. Vigilius Church
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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Church of Santa Margherita
Church of Santa Margherita
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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Parish church Maria Himmelfahrt and the Schnatterpeck altar
Parish church Maria Himmelfahrt 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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St. Hippolyt's Church in Naraun/Narano
St. Hippolyt's Church in Naraun/Narano
[[For the "Gasthaus Hippolyt: https://gasthaus-hippolyt.it, Tel. 0039 0473 42 00 37]] The St. Hippolyt church in the north of the municipality of ...
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Parish Church Burgstall/Postal
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Parish Church Burgstall/Postal
Built in the early 19th century in the neo-Romanesque style on the foundations of the medieval church. The tower and chancel date from the period around 1500. ...
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Church of St. Oswald
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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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Church of Santa Margherita
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Church of Santa Margherita
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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Capuchin church
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Capuchin church
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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Church of St. Johannes in Lana
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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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Church of St. Magdalena
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Church of St. Magdalena
This small church near Völlan was built in 1705 by the Barons von Hausmann, who had a summer residence here.
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Church of the Holy Cross
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Church of the Holy Cross
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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Church of St. Georgen
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Church of St. Georgen
Church from the 13th century. Remnants of mural from the 14th century on the facade. Remains of a wooden church from the time around 800 AD, the only one south ...
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