Churches and monasteries

in the silver region Karwendel

True art and cultural treasures

The silver region of Karwendel is home to impressive churches and monasteries, most of which can be reached by car or, alternatively, as part of a leisurely hike. Numerous small and large consecrated houses open their doors during the day to give their visitors the opportunity to find peace, recharge their batteries and admire art treasures from the past.

Lawrence church Stans

Lawrence church Stans

  • Place: Stans

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Fiecht Abbey

Fiecht Abbey

  • Place: Vomp

The monastery with its magnificent baroque collegiate church is one of the outstanding cultural sites of the Lower Inn Valley.

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Pfarrkirche Hl. Gallus Weer

Pfarrkirche Hl. Gallus Weer

  • Place: Weer

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Parish Churst Sacred Heart of Jesus Stans

Parish Churst Sacred Heart of Jesus Stans

  • Place: Stans

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Pfarrkirche Pill Hl. Anna

Pfarrkirche Pill Hl. Anna

  • Place: Pill

The 500 year old parish church in Pill is a typical Tyrolean sacral building

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Spitalskirche Schwaz

Spitalskirche Schwaz

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Parish Church St. Peter and Paul Vomp

Parish Church St. Peter and Paul Vomp

  • Place: Vomp

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Parish Church St. Juliana Terfens

Parish Church St. Juliana Terfens

  • Place: Terfens

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Kirche Christi Himmelfahrt Vomperbach

Kirche Christi Himmelfahrt Vomperbach

  • Place: Terfens

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  • Place: Schwaz

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Kirche St. Martin Schwaz

Kirche St. Martin Schwaz

  • Place: Schwaz

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Maria Larch Chapel and Pilgrimage Place

Maria Larch Chapel and Pilgrimage Place

  • Place: Terfens

In 1678, the pilgrimage chapel Maria Larch (Our Lady of Larch) was founded for a sitting earthen figurine of Mother Mary. The figurine was attached to a larch tree before, hence the name.

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Parish Church Mary Ascension Schwaz

Parish Church Mary Ascension Schwaz

  • Place: Schwaz

The parish church of Maria Himmelfahrt is the largest and most important Gothic sacral building in Tyrol. The mighty church is a monument of exceptional artistic quality and an important cultural and social history document from the transition from the Middle Ages to modern times.

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Kreuzkirche Pill

Kreuzkirche Pill

  • Place: Pill

A seemingly inconspicuous little church on the edge of the forest is a testimony to Tyrol's conflict-stricken history.

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Old parish church Weerberg St. Peter

Old parish church Weerberg St. Peter

  • Place: Weerberg

A place for rest, contemplation and reflection

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Pfarrkirche Jenbach Hl. Wolfgang und Leonhard

Pfarrkirche Jenbach Hl. Wolfgang und Leonhard

  • Place: Jenbach

The Jenbach church with the surrounding cemetery is a prominent point and typical for a small Tyrolean village centre.

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Parish Church Weerberg of the Immaculate Conception

Parish Church Weerberg of the Immaculate Conception

  • Place: Weerberg

The Neo-Romantic, Nazarene building is a beautiful starting point and orientation point and particularly worth seeing.

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Franziskanerkloster

Franziskanerkloster

Currently Closed Open!

  • Place: Schwaz

The Franciscan monastery in Schwaz was founded in 1507 by Emperor Maximilian I. Built by Christof Reichartinger in the style of the "Bettelordenskirchen", the church of the monastery is one of the most beautiful and largest Gothic churches in Tyrol. The choir windows are decorated with colourful stained glass. They are a work of the black artist Prof. Fred Hochschwarzer and depict scenes from the life of St. Francis.

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St. Georgenberg Monastery

St. Georgenberg Monastery

Currently Closed Open! Open! Open!

  • Place: Stans

A special place of pilgrimage in the Karwendel Silver Region is St. Georgenberg in Stallental.

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