Church St Nicholas´s in Tisens

Tisens 39040 Tisens, Kastelruth
Description to arrive at destination
From Kastelruth or Seis am Schlern in the direction of Waidbruck, then turn left to Tisens.
General description
The hamlet of Tisens stretches down a southward slope to the west of Kastelruth. St Nicholas´s Church stands in the middle of the community, and its pointed tower defines the village´s general appearance. Tisens was mentioned for the first time in the urbarium (register of fiefs) of Count Meinhard II of Tyrol. The first written mention of the church , together with other filial churches in the Parisch of Kastelruth, was in 1353 in connection with the granting of an indulgence. It was expanded and given a vaulted ceiling in the 16th c. According to the inscription on the western gable, the roof´s framework was altered in 1712, and the furnishings were supplemented and restored under Dean Bamhack. around 1880. The wooden-shingle roofing was renewed in 2019.
Public transport
The church is easily accessible via the following public transportation connections: by bus line 170 from Völs am Schlern to Seis am Schlern. From there, take bus line 177 to continue to Kastelruth and Tisens.
Recommended period
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December