Churches, monasteries and chapels in Bressanone
Exploring the cathedral town and its sacral buildings
Its former purpose as a medieval Cathedral town still characterises Bressanone today. Of special interest are the sacred buildings which are still found aplenty in the city and surrounding area. The Minster region in the city centre with its Cathedral and parish church still testifies to the power of the medieval bishops, the monasteries Abbazia di Novacella is a witness to the spiritual superiority of the monastery culture in the Middle Ages, the parish church and the rural churches are treasures of a pious popular culture. The churches and monasteries around Bressanone enable valuable insights into the hearts of the population. All this makes Bressanone twice as lovable!