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Way of St. James in Austria

Ways of St. James Upper Austria

  Linz   Wilhering Vienna - Purkersdorf


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Frankenmarkt - Hager Chapel

Hager Chapel - Eugendorf Eugendorf - Maria Plain Maria Plain Maria Plain - Salzburg
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Already in the Middle Ages the town was known for its bridge over the Vöckla. But also Celts and Romans settled here. Today the old town with its partly car-free main square, the cosy pubs and the small alleys invites you to stay and stroll.

Stadttor Vöcklabruck

The upper ...

town square Vöcklabruck

... and the lower city gate border the city square

Sankt Ulrich, Vöcklabruck, interior view

Baroque altars shine in the gothic style of the St. Ulrich parish church. Touch with the mouse to enlarge!

Koloman and Jakobus on a side altar

On the right side altar there are two pilgrim saints: St. Koloman and St. James.

Anton Bruckner Gedenktafel, Vöcklabruck

Anton Bruckner, who composed here, is honoured on a house façade on the city square.

houses at the town square with Mariahilf picture

Row of houses at the town square with Mariahilf picture. Touch the Mariahilf-picture with the mouse to enlarge it!

Heimathaus Vöcklabruck

The "Heimathaus" is one of the oldest buildings in the city. It was built in 1450 as a community centre. Today it is a museum. In front of the house, left around the corner from the entrance there is a Roman milestone (touch it with the mouse to enlarge).

In the background you see the parish church St. Ulrich