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St. Nikolaus chapel in Weißenbach

Steinbach am Attersee, Oberösterreich, Österreich
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Property endowments to the bishopric Salzburg are evidence for a very early Christian pastoral post in Weißenbach.

Yet, we don't know for sure when the Propriety church of Salzburg, St. Nikolaus, was built. There is a letter of indulgence related to the church from 1341 and the last documents date back to 1450. The church was probably buried under a landslide.
Thanks to the Nikolo trail from Steinbach to Weißenbach, the memory of the church, which was dedicated to the patron of the sailors, was kept alive. In 1954, the Austrian national bank acquired the entire hotel property in Weißenbach. In the course of various renovations, the St. Nikolaus chapel was rebuilt. Since 1956, masses and prayers are being held there during the summer months. Inside the chapel, there are numerous wooden sculptures by the local sculptor Franz Binder.

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Accessibility / arrival

Car:
From Vienna/Linz via the A1 - Schörfling am Attersee exit - then another 17 km via the B 152 Weyregg am Attersee to Steinbach am Attersee.
From Salzburg via A1 - exit Mondsee - then another 25 km via Unterach am Attersee - Weißenbach am Attersee to Steinbach am Attersee
From the north via the A8 - Ried exit - to the town of Ried approx. 4 km, then another 60 km via Frankenburg - Gampern - Schörfling am Attersee - Weyregg am Attersee to Steinbach am Attersee
From the south via Bad Ischl - from Bad Ischl there are still 25 km - after approx. 4 km turn left - across Weißenbachtal to Attersee - in Weißenbach am Attersee turn right to Steinbach am Attersee

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St. Nikolaus chapel in Weißenbach
Weißenbach
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Steinbach 1
4853 Steinbach am Attersee

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