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Castles & culture

Gleif Church

St Michael | Eppan

Place:
The church can be found just outside the village, on the path of the same name.
 
History: 
The Gleif Church is the first historical church building in the area. In 1874 Josef Vonstadl, the diocese architect designed the building, and it was built shortly after. 
 
Architectural style and characteristics:
The neo romantic style is clearly visible, the bell wall, cross vaulting, arched windows and much more. In the yard, if you look carefully, you will the mosaic Stations of the Cross made by the local artist Robert Scherer. This small church is a well-loved place of pilgrimage, even today. Marriages also take place here. 
 
Walking: 
A walk around this area is well worth it as it is not too strenuous. On longer walks from Girlan to St Michael, you can stop at this delightful little church. 
 
Useful infos & location

Further information: Tourist Office Eppan

Tel. +39 0471 662206 or info@eppan.com
 
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Parish church Girlan

City: Girlan | Eppan

Position:
The Parish church of Girlan is located on the little village square in the middle of Girlan | Eppan. In honour of the holy Saint a little festival is organised every year.

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