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Sanctuary of Maria Trens

The Sanctuary of Maria Trens in Eisacktal is one of the most important pilgrimage destinations in South Tyrol. It was built in 1498 in Gothic style and contains an impressive standing Virgin Mary with a child in her arms. According to the legend, the inhabitants of Trens found the wooden statue in the rubble of a landslide.

In honor of the miraculous Madonna, many pilgrims brought so called “votive tablets” and a painting, which shows the moveing of the statue to the new chapel. In the 18th century, Adam Mölk has given the church its Baroque look.

The popular pilgrimage route leads through the whole village and is, since ages, attracting a large numbers of devout pilgrims who come from all over.

The Sanctury of Maria Trens in Freienfeld is one of the many treasures of the Eisacktal and definitely worth a visit!

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Pilgrimage church Maria Trens
Pilgrimage church Maria Trens

The famous pilgrimage church is located in Trens/Freienfeld and is a late-Gothic church dating back to the 15th century.

© Tourismusverein Sterzing - Klaus Peterlin

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