The St. Nicholas Parish Church in Ega

St. Nicholas, the Patron Saint of miners, was held to be the protector of those in danger from water. In Eggen, it was believed that he protected the village against the raging waters of the Sam Brook and of the Gerold Brook. Until the curacy was built in 1681, Eggen was served by the parish of Deutschnofen / Nova Ponente. While St. Nicholas had the right to bury its dead parishioners as well as to read the Mass, since 1435, Eggen was ministered by a priest from Deutschnofen / Nova Ponente. With the establishment of the first curacy, this stopped, and in 1919, the curacy was elevated to the status of an independent parish. The church is open daily from 8:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m.


Getting to the parish church of Eggen/Ega by public transport is easy and convenient.

By public bus line:
- 181 and change 184 from Bozen | Bolzano
- 180 and change 184 from Karersee | Carezza, Karerpass | Passo Costalunga, Welschnofen | Nova Levante
- 184 from Weissenstein | Pietralba, Petersberg | Monte San Pietro, Deutschnofen | Nova Ponente
- 184 Birchabruck | Ponte Nova, Obereggen
- 182 and change 184 from Steinegg | Collepietra, Gummer | San Valentino

Bus stop: Ega, Chiesa/Eggen, Kirche; online bus timetables:
Location: Parish Church of Eggen/Ega (

By car:
Destination: Ega/Eggen
Parking: parking lot Ega/Eggen
Location: Parish Church of Eggen/Ega (

Opening period
Period: 01.01 - 31.12 mo tu we th fr sa su
08:00 - 18:00
08:30 - 09:30
19:30 - 20:30
Via Centro / Dorf 8 - 39050 Ega / Eggen
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