Schloss Dürnstein Relais & Chateaux
Procession through the village Procession through the village
The Feast of Corpus Christi (Fronleichnamsfest) is a Catholic solemnity celebrating the bodily presence of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist. In the liturgy, it is known as the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, but regionally in Austria it is also known as Prangertag or Blutstag.

The holiday occurs on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday (60 days after Easter) and will occur this year on May 31st 2018.

A procession takes place after the Holy Mass which begins at 9:30. The town is thoroughly decorated with birch and ornaments. For decades, our altar in the hotel’s entrance has been a part of the procession through Dürnstein The locals, dressed in uniform, accompany their priest.