Religious holidays in the Dolomites between churches, sanctuaries and abbeys

For the lovers of history, art and religion, the valleys and mountains of South Tyrol, Trentino and Bellunese host many churches, abbeys and sanctuaries. Romanesque churches, gothic bell towers that stand out against the blue sky of Dolomites, millennial places of worship that often contain and store remarkable works of art, handmade frescoes and altars. Beside the most important churches, destination of true religious pilgrimages in the past, numerous churches and chapels give moments of profound reflection.


Basilica of the Saints Vittore and Corona

In front of the town of Feltre, three km southwards, on a rocky spur on Mount Miesna, lies the basilica of the Saints Vittore and Corona, patrons of Feltre. The structure had been built upon the pre-existent...

Monte Maria

Monte Maria Abbey, lies in the green of the hills near Burgusio in Val Venosta, and is an excellent example of Romanesque style in the Alps.

Benedictine fries founded the Abbey in the XII century in the...

The cellar of the Novacella Abbey

Besides the rich library and the cultural events, Novacella is well-known for its cellar too, which, together with woods and fields, guarantees the economic independence of the Abbey.
For centuries,...