Round trip length: 77 km
Altitude metres: 813 hm
The exciting journey back in time to the heyday of the Baroque starts in Straßwalchenwhere the young Meinrad Guggenbichler worked on the high altar of the parish church. Guggenbichler shaped the art of baroque wood sculpture in the region for decades.
Onwards to Irrsdorfwhere the pilgrimage church houses two Baroque carved altars and the second largest high altar in the Flachgau region.
About Steindorf and Köstendorf with the deanery church, which was splendidly baroqueised in the first half of the 18th century, the tour continues to Schleedorf and across the Egel lakes to the collegiate monastery Mattsee.
The collegiate church with the highest steeple in the region was furnished in baroque style at the beginning of the 18th century. Via Fraham - Perwang - Berndorf - Feichten, the route leads to Lauterbach and Vorau in the Oichtental valley; then back via Lamprechtshausen to Michaelbeuern with the Benedictine abbey, which is known for its magnificent Guggenbichler High Altar with the painting by J. M. Rottmayr.
A late masterpiece of Guggenbichler's is the altar of the Plague Chapel in Palting The visit to the parish church The visit to the parish church Punchingwhose interior was designed entirely by Guggenbichler, rounds off the tour before returning to the starting point in Straßwalchen via Lengau.
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