Church of St. Peter, Tanas

General description

The little church of St. Peter was built in 1396 but was destroyed during the flood of the Tanas river. A new church was built around 1500, the ruins of which can be seen just below St. Peter's Church. St. Peter's church, which is still standing today, was built in 1769 in baroque style and consecrated in 1782. The four-station Meditation Trail leads from Tanas to this little church.

description to arrive at destination

From Reschen or Meran to Tanas.


The church can not be visited

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The car can be parked at the public parking place.

Public transport

By the Venosta train to Laas where you can take the village bus to Tanas.
For more information on the timetables, see www.sii.bz.it

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