Churches near the St. Nikolai vicarage
Places of worship around St. Nikolai
It’s not just the rooms in the church and St. Nikolai vicarage that give you space to reflect and contemplate. There are also places of worship in the surrounding area that are open for quiet breaks and inspiring visits during your outings.
Discover the art history, pause and reflect and go home with new thoughts: churches are some of the oldest sites in every village and therefore hold a special attraction.
St. Nikolai church
The Saint Nicholas church was mentioned for the first time in 1388 and is located on the old salt route over the Sölkpass. Saint Nicholas is considered to be the patron saint of travellers and pilgrims.
The Großsölk parish church is dedicated to Saint Leonard. It is situated on a rocky hill in the area of the castle originating from the 14th century and was originally used as the property’s stables. The building was converted into a church in the first half of the 18th century. It is a simple flat covered hall with 3/8 end and gable turret under an onion helmet. The furniture and fittings originate from the Baroque period.
Stein an der Enns church
The Holy Rosary church in Stein an der Enns was built between 1949 and 1952 in honour of Mary, Queen of the Rosary. It has an altar fresco by Toni Hafner.
The Kleinsölk church built together with the vicarage under one roof was constructed as a simple hall with flat ceiling in 1795. The church’s patronage is the “Feast of the Cross”.
Gröbming Protestant church
The Gröbminger Christuskirche or Evangelische Pfarrkirche A.B. is the oldest Protestant church in Styria. It was founded in 1781 after the sanctioning of the tolerance patent.
St. Margaretha church in Oberhaus
One popular pilgrimage destination is the St. Margaretha daughter church that is really worth seeing in Oberhaus. The sanctuary with its impressive ribbed vaulting and suspended keystone are worthy of a special mention.
Glattjoch chapel in Donnersbachwald
Located at the peak of the Glattjoch pass is Styria’s highest situated chapel, the Glattjoch chapel from the 9th/10th century. It is situated at 1,998 metres altitude and was built as a stone church in the style that was typical back then.
Explore the various churches and chapels around the Sölktaler Nature Park, whether it’s as a day trip or pilgrimage destination. You can find quiet and unconventional apartments with all the comforts you could want for your holiday in the Schladming-Dachstein region at St. Nikolai vicarage. Send us your personal, no-obligation enquiry today or opt to make an online booking.