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Mountain Churches in Tesimo
The mountain churches above Tesimo - Prissiano
Mountain Churches in Tesimo

Mountain Churches in Tesimo

The mountain churches above Tesimo - Prissiano

The chapels and churches on the mountain foothills of Tesimo/Tisens and Prissiano/Prissian overlook the entire Val d’Adige/Etschtal Valley: St. Christoph church in Tesimo, St. Hippolyt on the basalt hill of Narano/Naraun, St. Nikolaus in the village of Caprile/Gfrill, St. Sebastian in Plazzoles/Platzers, St. Martin in Prissiano and St. Jakob in the village of Grissiano/Grissian; also the nearby St. Apollonia in Sirmiano/Sirmian. Located in the main village of Tesimo is the Pfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt parish church, with famous stained glass windows of the Augsburg school dating from 1520.

Contemplation trails lead the short distance to the St. Hippolyt church in Narano and the St. Jakob church in Grissiano. Near the mountain churches, visitors will find old restaurants such as the quaint Schmiedlhof in Grissiano, close to the St. Jakob church, or the Apollonia restaurant close to the St. Apollonia church in Sirmiano.
Church of St. Hippolyt in Tisens
Church of St. Hippolyt in Tisens
This small, originally Romanesque, church named after the not so well known Saint, is situated on a unique basalt hill above Lana. St. Hippolyt is a popular ...
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Saint Jacob Church at Grissiano
Saint Jacob Church at Grissiano
St Jakob Church, consecrated in 1142. The inconspicious sacred architecture contains art-historic first-class gems: Roman frescoes from the 12th Century, as ...
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