Cultural sites of the Alpine Road of Romanesque Art
The 25 partner sites of the Alpine Road of Romanesque Art
Marienberg monastery

Cultural sites of the Alpine Road of Romanesque Art

Cultural sites
The 25 partner sites
St. Johann Church
A Romanesque ‘synthesis of the arts’ in the upper Vinschgau valley
St. Johann's Church
At the entrance to Tubre in Taufers im Münstertal/Val Monastero, near the border to Switzerland, one of the oldest and historically most interesting ...
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St. Margareth Church
A Romanesque gem with a view over the Etschtal valley
St. Margareth's Church
The early Romanesque tri-apsidal Church of St. Margareth is located on a hill below the Brandis Waalweg canal trail in Lana. The church harkens back ...
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St. Kathrein Church
The Romanesque mountain church near Avelengo/Hafling
St. Kathrein's Church
The small church of St. Kathrein, situated in a gap of the Tschögglberg/Monzoccolo high plateau, is visible from the spa town of Meran/Merano in the ...
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St. Benedict Church
A gem of the early Medieval period
St. Benedikt's Church
The St. Benedikt's Church in Mals/Malles in the Vinschgau valley is one of the most interesting churches in the Alpine region due to the significance ...
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City of Glorenza/Glurns
A small medieval town with an eventful history
City of Glurns/Glorenza
Journey into the Middle Ages by entering one of the city gates of Glurns/Glorenza. Preserved in its entirety, the circular wall encloses the ...
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St. Ägidius Church
The Romanesque landmark in Kortsch/Corzes
St. Ägidius’ Church
If you let your gaze wander over the barren slopes of the Sonnenberg mountain range in the Vinschgau valley in summertime, the white-chalk St. ...
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St. Veit Church
The church on the Tartscher Bichl hill
St. Veit's Church
Surrounded by a massive stone wall, the St. Veit Romanesque church is situated on the Tartscher Bichl hill near Mals/Malles, close to the birthplace ...
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St. Jakob Church Grissiano
A picture-book little church
St. Jakob's Church
St. Jakob's Church is situated on a medieval pilgrimage route that led from Eppan/Appiano via Obersirmian/Sirmiano di Sopra to Grissian/Grissiano. It ...
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St. Karpophorus Church
The most beautiful Romanesque bell tower in South Tyrol
St. Karpophorus' Church
Located in the Tarres district of Laces, this small, flat-roofed, aisleless Romanesque church dedicated to the little-known Roman martyr Karpophorus ...
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St. Sisinius Church
The Easter Church in Lasa/Laas
St. Sisinius' Church
The Romanesque St. Sisinius' Church is situated on a plateau above Laas/Lasa, the village of marble in South Tyrol. Its rare choir tower church was ...
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St. Johann Church
The marble church of Laas/Lasa
St. Johannes’ Parish Church
St. Johannes’ Parish Church in Laas/Lasa was erected around 1200 on the site of a previous church from the Carolingian period, as evidenced by a ...
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Unsere Liebe Frau auf dem Bühel (Our Lady on the Hill)
The hidden marble menhir
Our Lady on the Hill
Unsere Liebe Frau auf dem Bichl (Our Lady on the Hill) – also known as Bichlkirche Church – is the oldest church in Laces, situated on a small ...
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Fröhlichsturm tower
A fortified tower in Malles/Mals
Fröhlichsturm tower
The Fröhlichsturm tower, a keep from the 12th century that was built by the Lords of Matsch/mazia, rises from the centre of Mals/Malles, a village of ...
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St. Proculus Church
A little church ‘sui generis’
St. Prokulus' Church
The St. Prokulus' Church in Naturns/Naturno occupies a special position among all Romanesque churches in South Tyrol. This small church on the Roman ...
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St. Nikolaus Church
Of fools and fabulous beings
St. Nikolaus' Church
On the way from Burgeis/Burgusio to the Marienberg monastery in the Vinschgau valley, is the small St. Nikolaus' Church, which was consecrated around ...
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St. Stephen castle chapel
The Sistine Chapel of South Tyrol
Castle Chapel of St. Stephan
The Castle Chapel of St. Stephan is located on a rocky crest at the entrance to Martelltal valley, close to the castles of Untermontani and ...
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Schloss Tirol castle
The ancestral castle of the province of Tyrol
Tyrol Castle
Visible from afar, Schloss Tyrol Castle towers above the spa town of Merano. As the Museum of Culture and Provincial History, Schloss Tyrol Castle is ...
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Burg Hocheppan castle chapel
An unparalleled cycle of frescoes from the High Middle Ages
Hocheppan Castle Chapel
Hocheppan Castle Chapel boasts an exceptional location on a hill high above the mountain village of Missian/Missiano. From their fortress under the ...
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St. Johann in Müstair monastery
The UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Engadine valley
Convent of St. John in Müstair
The Convent of St. John in Müstair in rhaeto-Romanic Val Müstair is one of the few buildings of the early Middle Ages that can still be admired ...
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Marienberg monastery
The highest Benedictine abbey in Europe
Marienberg monastery
A fortress of faith at an altitude of 1,340 metres, Marienberg monastery towers above the village of Burgusio/Burgeis in the Vinschgau valley of ...
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St. Jakob Church
The Romanesque castle chapel of Termeno/Tramin
St. Jakob's Church
St. Jakob's Church in Kastelaz towers on a hilltop above the famous wine-growing village of Termeno/Tramin and can be easily reached from the village ...
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St. Nikolaus Church
The Romanesque choir tower of St. Nikolaus' Church
St. Nikolaus' Church
The broad and imposing choir tower of St. Nikolaus' Church in Laces is the essential hallmark of this Romanesque gem, which was erected before the ...
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St Vigilius Church
Three apses in the form of a cloverleaf
St. Vigilius' Church
One of the oldest sacred structures in Vinschgau valley, South Tyrol, is the Romanesque St. Vigilius' Church – also known as St. Blaise’s Church. ...
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St. Marx Church
A two-storey church in Laas/Lasa, the village of marble
St. Marx' Church
Erected in the 12th century, St. Marx’ Church – known colloquially as “St. Marx” – is located close to the parish church of Lasa and is considered ...
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St. Johann Church
A Romanesque gem at the gateway of Stilfserjoch pass
St. Johann's Church
Prad am Stilfserjoch'ss/ Prato allo Stelvio's oldest church, St. Johann, is located in the village’s southeast in a green meadow landscape at the ...
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