Easter

Atmospheric Customs

Experience ancient traditions

Easter is announced by cheerful ribbons, beautifully decorated churches and wayside shrines. Religious people celebrate the Resurrection and turn Easter Week in Imst into a moving experience, with atmospheric customs. In Imst, Easter celebrations focus on the old shrine on Imst’s Calvary, the “Imster Bergl”. People process past

 

here carrying palms on Palm Sunday, the faithful come here on Holy Thursday and Good Friday. The Plague Chapel features an imaginative shrine, St John’s Church holds a traditional Easter concert and brings the Easter celebrations to a close with the torch-lit procession to Imst Parish Church.

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