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Gleif Church af0f91ce21acc38729767221b97aa33a
Kalvarienberg Eppan
Churches, chapels, religious centres
Tourist information Eppan/Appiano
Rathausplatz/Piazza Municipio 1
39057 Eppan/Appiano (Italy)
E-Mail: info@eppan.com
  Roter Hahn email Gleif Church (af0f91ce21acc38729767221b97aa33a)
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Calvary was laid out by the Order of the Capucin monks near Bozen. After this, most other brother houses of the Order did the same, and this included Eppan. At the end of this pathway the Gleif Church was built in 1716. Each station of the cross took time to erect and several figures were finished in the 19th century. Architectural style: the church was built in the middle of the 18th century as the graveyard church at the end of the pilgrimage path. The two domed towers of the Renaissance building give it an impressive appearance. With all its inside decorations, it is definitely worth a visit. Extras: the view of Eppan from here is worth the walk. Walking: the easy walk to the Gleif Church is part of nearly everyone's holiday programme, but can also be combined with the Ice Holes, Matschatsch, Kem Ravine, the Mendel or the Gantkofel.

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