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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.
The chapel of the Fahlburg-Castle
Churches, chapels, religious centres
The chapel of the Fahlburg-Castle
The chapel, dedicated to all saints, is located in the basement of Fahlburg castle.
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S. Hippolyt´s Church in Naraun
Churches, chapels, religious centres
S. Hippolyt´s Church in Naraun
This small, old Romanesque church dedicated to a relatively unknown patron saint is situated on a scenic and unique basalt hill above Lana.
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Ruin of the church St. Anton Abt in Prissiano/Prissian
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Ruin of the church St. Anton Abt in Prissiano/Prissian
From the church of Sant'Antonio Abate, mentioned for the first time in 1323, today are only preserved some walls.
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Church of St. Martino in Prissiano/Prissian
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Church of St. Martino in Prissiano/Prissian
The church of St. Martin was mentioned for the first time 1380.
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Saint Christoph Church at Tesimo
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Saint Christoph Church at Tesimo
The Saint Christoph Church, at the hill called "Vorbichl", was buil during the 13th Century. Today, only the tower with its double arch windows is still ...
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Chapel of San Erasmus in the Wehrburg-castle
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Chapel of San Erasmus in the Wehrburg-castle
The chapel of the castle was dedicated 1474 and renewed in the 17. century.
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Church of Saint Nicolaus
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Church of Saint Nicolaus
The church of Saint Nicolaus was build in the 13th century and renewed in the 16. century.
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St. Hippolyt - mythical place of energy
Churches, chapels, religious centres
St. Hippolyt - mythical place of energy
In the north of the low mountain range of Tesimo lies with its 758 m the from far visible St. Hippolyt Chruch in Narano. The hill is secluded, away from the ...
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