St. Nikolaus parish church (Pfronten)

St. Nikolaus parish church
Pfarrkirche St. Nikolaus
47°35′09.1″N 10°33′27.5″E / 47.585861°N 10.557639°E / 47.585861; 10.557639
Country Germany
Denomination Catholic
Parish Pfronten
Diocese Augsburg[1]
Pastor(s) Bernd Leumann[1]

The St. Nikolaus parish church (German: Pfarrkirche St. Nikolaus) is the parish church of Pfronten in the Ostallgäu district of Bavaria in Germany.

The ceiling fresco is the work of Josef Keller.[2]

The exterior of the church appears in the movie The Great Escape.[3]


  1. 1 2 "Grußwort" [Greetings]. St. Nikolaus Parish. Retrieved 2014-09-04.
  2. "Pfarrkirche". Archived from the original on 2013-12-17. Deckengemälde (Joseph Keller) [...]
  3. "Pfronten". Archived from the original on 2011-02-18. Steve McQueen's motorcycle stunts and many other scenes in The Great Escape were filmed in and around Pfronten-Berg with the beautiful St.Nikolaus Church often appearing in the background.
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