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Basilika Birnau

The Sanctuary Birnau is a Mary consecrated baroque church on the northern shore of Lake Constance, between the towns of Nußdorf and Uhldingen Mühlhofen in Baden-Württemberg . The church is located in Birnau on the western route of the Upper Swabian Baroque Route directly on the B 31 . It was from 1746 to 1749 from the Vorarlbergarchitect Peter Thumb for imperial abbey Salem built. The church was a rich baroque features with frescoes by Gottfried Bernhard Goz and stucco , altars and sculptures of Joseph Anton Feuchtmayer , the most famous of honey Schlecker is a putto with the hive. The Church of the upstream religious building with its distinctive bell tower now houses a prioryof Cistercian abbey Wettingen-Mehrerau . Since 1946 she is also the parish church of places Deisendorf and Nußdorf.


If you combine your visit to the Basilica with a guide, you will be alerted to many interesting details and the meaning and importance of the church will be open to you better.

General guidance
every Thursday 15.00 clock
from mid-May to mid-September
(except on holidays
Ascension and Corpus Christi) This tour is free, but a donation to obtain we are grateful.


are available from Monday to Friday Reservations: Tel: 07556/920 30 E-mail: fuehrungen@birnau.de or use our contact form costs: 3,00 € / person small groups (15 P) fixed price 45, – € in French and English


Sundays and Holidays
7.30 clock early mass
* 9.00 clock Mass
* from Easter to 31.10.
Solemn 10.45 clock Office


Business days
According to a poster or by appointment
Sundays and Holidays
usually at the beginning
of Holy Mass at
7.30 and 10.45 clock clock
Every 13 of the month
19.00 – 20.00 clock


7.30 – 19.00 clock
7.30 – 17.30 clock


Monday – Friday
9.00 – 11.30 clock
Mon and Wed
14.30 – 17.00 clock
Fri 14.30 – 16.00 clock

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