Trip Planner: Europe / Germany / Bavaria / Upper Bavaria / Steingaden / Historic Sites / Wies Church
Wies Church became a pilgrimage site after the figure of the Scourged Savior began to weep tears in 1738. Local authorities converted a hasty chapel into a Rococo church in the late 1740s, hoping to make the supernatural visible. UNESCO recognized the church in 1983 as a World Heritage site. The setting, other attractions nearby, and the surprising size of this rural church make it worth the drive out here. To visit Wies Church and other attractions in Steingaden, use our Steingaden vacation trip planner.
Create a full Steingaden itinerary
Unable to display map at this time. Please try again later.
Plan your trip to Steingaden
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Related Tours to Book
Private Tour: Royal Castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau from Munich BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM US$ 209
Skip-the-Line Day Tour from Munich to Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM US$ 110
Plans in Upper Bavaria by other users
13 days in Europe BY A USER FROM THAILAND June, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Germany BY A USER FROM BULGARIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Germany BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Ettal BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in Germany BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Germany, France & Amsterdam BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Europe BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA December, culture, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Munich BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Germany BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Germany BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Europe BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
ごく普通の農村地域で、村人達から大切に 護られてきたことを感じさせる入口ドアの 閂は、一度閉まるとどうやって開けるのか 迷う程に古く歴史を感じさせる。 お礼参りが出来る程の我が奇跡を待ちたい。 more »In ordinary rural areas, from the villagers feel the history carefully, as they wonder how open the bolt makes you feel you've been protected by entrance door is closed and out of date. My miracle Temple is enough to want to wait.
This Rococo style cathedral is beautifully light & airy inside (unlike some others in this style), with phenomenal frescoes and intricate carvings. Mass is very well-attended, though you cannot take p... more »
Conocí de ella en un reportaje, la iglesia es majestuosa por dentro y por fuera pero el camino que lleva hacia ella es una grata experiencia. En el interior muchas pinturas y esculturas donde destaca ... more »I met her in an interview, the Church is majestic inside and out but the road that leads to it is a pleasant experience. Inside many paintings and sculptures where highlights a Christ that perhaps does not have the beauty of other works on the inside but of which there is the legend that cries. I think it is undeniable that to reach this place is of vital importance is necessary to a vehicle or a bus. Around the church there are animals which go with toddlers can be a pleasant experience.
A very non imposing church from the outside but absolutely amazing when you get inside. The only problem is that it is now such a tourist attraction there are quite literally bus loads of people going through it all the time. Kind of takes the gloss off the whole experience.
A beautiful church worth visiting. It can be hard to find.
Cullan M. Riley
Absolutely stunning church! Stopped by on an early Friday morning en route to Linderhof Palace and found that we were the only car in the parking lot. This church is surrounded by bucolic fields of cows and working cattle dogs, which provided an amazing contrast to the opulent rococo decorations inside. Not to be missed!
The church is very beautiful, external and even more the interior. Worth the visit and sitting inside.
Impressive but very crowded, can't take pictures inside and you have to pay for parking. The other church in Steingaden, Welfenmünster, was just as impressive and when we went there was only a couple other people.
Best things to do in Steingaden
Side trips from Steingaden
Are you the owner of this business?Click here for promotion tips.