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Churches and monasteries in the Hall-Wattens region

The numerous churches, chapels and monasteries located in the Hall-Wattens region bear testimony to the great historical importance of the Church. You will find more detailed information on the individual churches and times of church services here:

Churches and monasteries in the Hall-Wattens region

Churches and monasteries - Baumkirchen
Churches and monasteries - Baumkirchen

St Laurentius parish church - first mentioned in documents in 1310, and the Chapel of St Anna am Kreuzbühel, built in 1650 - are to be found in the pretty countryside surrounding Baumkirchen.

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Churches and monasteries - Gnadenwald
Churches and monasteries - Gnadenwald

The ancient settlement of Wald - in 1680 its name was changed to Gnadenwald - was from very early times not just home to the Martinskirchlein im Ausserwald but also the centrally located Michaelkirchlein …

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Churches and monasteries - Hall
Churches and monasteries - Hall

With its long and illustrious past, Hall in Tirol is home to many extraordinary churches, monasteries and chapels, the Parish Church of St Nikolaus, the St Magdalena Chapel and the Convent of the Sacred Heart …

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Churches and monasteries - Mils
Churches and monasteries - Mils

The first recorded mention of the Church of the Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary (Mariä Himmelfahrt) was in 1215. It was destroyed in a fire in 1791. Reconstruction began in 1792 …

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Churches and monasteries - Thaur
Churches and monasteries - Thaur

The beautiful and historic village of Thaur is also the home of several fascinating churches and monasteries, such as the Church of the Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary, the Church of St Vigilius, the St Romedius Church and the St Loretto Church.

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Churches and monasteries - Tulfes
Churches and monasteries - Tulfes

The St Thomas Parish Church in Tulfes was first mentioned in a Wilten Abbey archive document dated 1332. In 1333 the "pro Capella S. Thomae" was given an indulgence of 40 days and the cemetery was consecrated in 1486.

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Churches and monasteries - Volders
Churches and monasteries - Volders

The church was altered internally in 1766/67. The ceiling fresco and the altarpiece date from this time. Both were the work of the famous Baroque painter, Martin Knoller.

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Churches and monasteries - Wattens
Churches and monasteries - Wattens

"We have enjoyed good fortune here in Wattens. We should thank the Lord for that and build for him a fine church." These were the words of Swarovski's founder, Daniel Swarovski I, as he lay on his death-bed …

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Churches and monasteries - Fritzens
Churches and monasteries - Fritzens

The parish church, rebuilt in 1933 in only 99 days by the inhabitants of Fritzens on the site of the neo-Gothic chapel, houses the miracle-performing "Fritzens Head" (Fritzner Haupt), which originated from a destroyed crucifix or a "Lord in Misery".

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