Millan

Millan is located close to the city centre of Bressanone and is a popular pilgrimage site.

Millan is located at the foot of the Plose mountain and located in the south east of the city centre of Bressanone, the Isarco valley splits the two districts. Millan has got some 4,500 inhabitants is supposed to be older than the city itself. Eight years before the city has been first mentioned, Millan had been named in documents in 893.

Millan is a famous pilgrimage site, this is where the pilgrimage church Maria am Sand is located, which was particularly well-frequented in the period of the pest around 1640. Also worth a visit is the Joseph Freinademetz church, which is a modern sacred building that has got the form of a tent. Also worth mentioning is the Karlsburg residence, also called Winkelhof, which is considered to be the symbol of Millan.

As far as promenades are concerned, we recommend you the Karls promenade. Just follow the sign K starting from the church Maria am Sand. Also worthwhile is a walk to the city centre of Bressanone. What you also should not miss is a walk to the skiing and hiking area of the Plose.

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