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today

afternoon
2°C/36°F
20% Fineweather
900mm
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Thursday

Thursday
5°C/41°F
50% Fineweather
1200mm
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Friday

Friday
7°C/45°F
40% Fineweather
1600mm
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Forecast

With the dominant airflow swinging to the north now, humid polar air will move in. The day will bring us no sunshine, but occasional snowfall.

Tendency

On Thursday, a ridge of high pressure will dominate our weather! The sun should therefore break through at times!

On Friday and Saturday, the airflow will swing to the southwest once again and under the influence of foehn winds, the weather will be quite nice and relatively warm for the time of year.

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Mon - Fri: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm

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Mon - Fri: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

today

afternoon
2°C/36°F
20% Fineweather
900mm
Frostborder

Thursday

Thursday
5°C/41°F
50% Fineweather
1200mm
Frostborder

Friday

Friday
7°C/45°F
40% Fineweather
1600mm
Frostborder

Forecast

With the dominant airflow swinging to the north now, humid polar air will move in. The day will bring us no sunshine, but occasional snowfall.

Tendency

On Thursday, a ridge of high pressure will dominate our weather! The sun should therefore break through at times!

On Friday and Saturday, the airflow will swing to the southwest once again and under the influence of foehn winds, the weather will be quite nice and relatively warm for the time of year.

Need help? Contact us!

Innsbruck Tourism


Mon - Fri: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm

Hotel- and group reservations


Mon - Fri: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Churches and monasteries

 > Wilten Basilica

Wilten Basilica

Description

Wilten Abbey Basilica is the most beautiful Rococo church in Austria and enjoys a rich history. It’s one of two large churches in Wilten, alongside Premonstratensian Abbey, and is also home to the famous Wilten Boys’ Choir.
According to legend, this has been a place of worship for many years: Roman Legionnaires are believed to have worshipped a unique Madonna on this site hundreds of years ago, when it was still known as “Veldidena”. This legend is supported by remains of an early Christian church found under the Abbey that date back to the 5th century. And you can clearly feel that the Marian devotion continues here to this day. Numerous visitors still come to Wilten Abbey – many to see the late Gothic figure of “Our Lady under the Four Columns” displayed on the ciborium altar.

Festive gold, delicate colours and elegant stucco
The historic church was completely restored in the mid-18th century by clergyman and building dilettante Franz de Paula Penz. The unique air of beauty and elegance in the church was largely shaped by Bavarian artists, fresco painter Mathias Günther and stucco plasterers Feichtmayr from Wessobrunn.
The subtle colours celebrate gentle beauty in the light-filled space and are completed with simple and elegant rocaille stucco, reflecting the classic elegance of the Rococo period and making this a truly unique place to visit.The church is open for viewings anytime, except during church services.
We kindly ask visitors to make a voluntary donation.

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churches/monasteries/convents // basilica

Opening Hours

Monday - Sunday: 7.30 am - 6.00 pm


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Location / Getting here

Contact & information

Basilika Wilten
Haymongasse 6a
6020  Innsbruck
+43 512 / 58 33 85
office@basilika-wilten.at
http://www.basilika-wilten.at

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