Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #3 in Villach, Austria


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 5 km
Ascend 104 m
Descend 48 m

Explore Villach in Austria with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Villach

Sight 1: Pfarrkirche St. Nikolai

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The Roman Catholic St. Nicholas Church in Villach is a neo-Gothic church that is cared for by the local Franciscan monastery. The parish also includes the subsidiary churches of Oberwollanig and Sankt Magdalen.

Wikipedia: Nikolaikirche Villach (DE), Website

524 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 2: Stadtpfarrkirche Sankt Jakob

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Stadtpfarrkirche Sankt Jakob

The Roman Catholic parish church of Villach is consecrated to St. James. The spacious, late Gothic indoor church with a west tower is in a dominant location at the end of the main square in Villach.

Wikipedia: St. Jakob (Villach) (DE), Website

817 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 3: Heiligenkreuzkirche

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The Church of the Holy Cross in Villach is a Roman Catholic parish and pilgrimage church. The late baroque church stands on the southern bank of the Drava in the district of Perau.

Wikipedia: Heiligenkreuzkirche Villach (DE), Website

289 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Kremlhoftheater Villach

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Kremlhoftheater Villach is a theatre in Austria. It seats only eight people, making it the smallest professional theater by seat capacity, according to Guinness World Records. It opened in 2009 and has been staging regular shows since January 2010. The stage measures 1.30 by 1.30 meters. The theater does not sell any tickets, accepting donations from the audience.

Wikipedia: Kremlhoftheater Villach (EN), Website

739 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 5: Kirche im Stadtpark

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The Evangelical Church in the Stadtpark forms the end of the 10th October Street in Villach. In its external appearance, the church is one of the most important contributions to the sacred architecture of historicism in Carinthia. The church is the main church of the Evangelical Superintendentship of Carinthia and East Tyrol.

Wikipedia: Kirche im Stadtpark (Villach) (DE)

642 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 6: Museum der Stadt Villach

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The Villach City Museum is housed in the former Palais Crusiz in Widmanngasse in Villach.

Wikipedia: Stadtmuseum Villach (DE), Website

1943 meters / 23 minutes

Sight 7: Sankt Johanner Kirche

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Sankt Johanner Kirche JJ55 / CC BY-SA 3.0

The branch church of St. Johann stands on a hill at 560 m above sea level above the Völkendorf district in Villach. The Roman Catholic sacred building, which belongs to the parish of Völkendorf, is dedicated to John the Baptist.

Wikipedia: Filialkirche St. Johann (Villach) (DE)


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