St. Benedikt´s Church

General description

The St. Benedikt church of Mals was ercted in the 8th century A.D. Its Carolingian frescoes are among the earliest murals in central Europe. One of the paintings depicts the only existing portrait of a landlord of the Franks.

description to arrive at destination
Approx. 100 m away from the Schleiser crossroad in Mals, there is the St. Benedict church.
06. April - 31. October
Tue, Thu, Sat
10:00 - 11:30
02. May - 31. October
Mon, Wed, Fri
14:00 - 14:00
02. May - 31. October
Mon, Wed, Fri
14:30 - 14:30
06. December - 05. March
10:00 - 10:00
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Stairways to Heaven
Stairways to Heaven is a cultural project on the route from Engadin in Switzerland to South Tyrol. Dozens of Romanesque churches and monasteries can be seen along the way – for example the Marienberg Benedictine Abbey above Burgusio/Burgeis, St. Benedict in Malles/Mals, St. Johann in Prato allo Stelvio/Prad am Stilfserjoch or St. Veith at the Tarces Hill.
Local history and culture in Venosta Valley
The cultural region of Venosta Valley in South Tyrol is characterized by its lively customs, traditions and also sense of innovation; from the Romanesque “Stairways to Heaven” project through all periods of art up to contemporary architecture, art, theater and music.
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