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Famous Places to Visit

Kapuzinerkirche and Kaisergruft
Country: Austria

The Capuchin church stands at the southwestern corner of Neuer Markt, formerly a cereal and flour market. In 1617, Anna of Tyrol, wife of Emperor Matthias, founded a crypt in its vaults in which the Habsburg family members were laid to rest. Today, ...

Laxenburg
Country: Austria

This small town, situated 15 km (9 miles) outside Vienna, is a favourite place for day-trips from the capital. It began as a hunting lodge, Lachsenburg, around which a settlement grew. Destroyed during the last Turkish wars, but restored and enlarg ...

Wagrain
Country: Austria

Wagrain, situated at an altitude of 800 m (2,625 ft), is the centre of a highly developed winter sports area known as Ski Alliance. This vast terrain extends between the Tennengebirge and Radstadter Tauern mountain ranges, and includes several vill ...

Lech am Arlberg
Country: Austria

This small resort is situated on a large plateau at an altitude of 1,450 m (4,757 ft), not far from the source of the Lech river. Lech is regarded as one of Austria’s most beautiful and most elegant mountain resorts. In order to protect the natur ...

Bludenz
Country: Austria

Beautifully situated at the confluence of five alpine valleys, the town of Bludenz is now a popular resort with excellent skiing areas in its environs. An 10th-century document survives in which Otto I gives the Bishop of Chur a church “in loco P ...

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