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Pestkapelle

Hiking Highlight

Recommended by 30 out of 33 hikers

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  • Sebastian Kowalke

    Since the victims of the plague epidemic in the 17th century were not allowed to be buried on the Längenfelder side of the Ötztaler Ache, the Chapel of the Holy Trinity was erected for the mourners at the makeshift cemetery, which in the vernacular was quickly known only as a plague chapel.

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  • Bumble-Bee

    Here the painter Albin Egger-Lienz had his studio.

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  • Elevation1,250 m