The history of the parish of Viehhofen

In Viehhofen traditions and customs play a major role. Below you will find a chronicle of the parish of Viehhofen:

1767 host, August Gruber built a chapel, which was unfortunately destroyed in the flood of 1786.

1793 The ecclesiastical consistory grants an Excurrendo Curatie for Viehhofen. The co-operator from Zell am See had to travel to Viehhofen to conduct religious services.

 1796 the church in Viehhofen was built against the will of merchants/tradesmen of Zell am See. The church patron saint is St. Josef.

1800 A spiritual ministry is founded; the parsonage being built by the community itself and the church contributing 2,200 guilders to the project.

1891 Viehhofen becomes a parish.

1951 the church gets three bronze bells.


Nowadays, church services take place in the Viehhofen parish church every Sunday as well as on bank holidays at 09.00.

Adress:

Tourist office Viehhofen
Dorfplatz 104
A-5752 Viehhofen

Contact:

Tel.: +43 6542 685 59
Fax: +43 6542 685 59-4
Email: info@viehhofen.at

TOURIST OFFICE OPENING HOURS:

 

Winter:                          Monday to Frriday   8.00 - 12.00 am & 4.00 - 6.00 pm

01.12.17 - 01.04.18     Saturday                     8.00 - 12.00 am & 2.00 - 6.00 pm
                                          Sunday                        8.00 - 12.00 am

 

Off-season:                 Monday to Friday       8.00 - 12.00 am