Capuchin church, Silandro/Schlanders

General description

The church and the Capuchin monastery in Silandro/Schlanders date back to 1644. The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist and, on the main altar, there is a 17th century image portraying Christ's baptism.
Capuchin fathers lived in the monastery until May 2018, since June 2018 missionaries of St. Francis de Sales manage the monastery.

The church is open all year. Worship Sun 8 am, on workdays 9 am

description to arrive at destination

From Reschen or Meran to Schlanders - Kapuzinerstraße.


The car can be parked at the Kapuziner parking place.

Public transport

By the Venosta train to Schlanders.
For more information on the timetables, see www.sii.bz.it

01. January - 31. December
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
08:00 - 19:00
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Like every town and village in the Venosta Valley, Silandro/Schlanders and Lasa/Laas both have their own processions, fairs and festivals. Lasa, for example, has the traditional Easter Tomb, a decorative scene displayed in churches at Easter. On the second Sunday of September, the procession of the Virgin Mary takes place in Silandro to commemorate the area’s liberation from the French invasion.
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