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Rheinfall
Country: Switzerland

Rhine Falls Introduction  The Rhine Falls (spelled as Rheinfall in German) is the biggest plain waterfall in all of Europe, and it is one of the most important and amazing in Switzerland as well. Just take one look at these falls, and you&rsq ...

Freyung
Country: Austria

The square derives its name from the right of sanctuary (frey is an old word for “free”) granted to any fugitive seeking refuge in the Schottenkirche (Scottish church), now at . The priory church was founded by Irish Benedictine friars, who ...

Krems
Country: Austria

During the 11th and 12th centuries, Krems, then known as Chremis, was a serious rival to Vienna. Today, this attractive town on the left bank of the Danube, together with neighbouring Stein, is a popular destination. Visitors are enchanted by the b ...

Judenburg
Country: Austria

This town at the fork of a road is an old mercantile centre that took its name from the Juden, or Jews, who once lived and traded here. When Emperor Maximilian expelled the Jews in 1496, the town went into decline. Not much remains of the medieval ...

Admont
Country: Austria

At the centre of the village of Admont stands a Benedictine Abbey whose importance once reached far beyond the region. Built in the 11th century and often rebuilt, it burned down in 1865, but the fire spared its priceless collection: with nearly 16 ...

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