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  • Bucklige Welt – land of the thousand hills, Lower Austria, Niederösterreich, Travel to Austria

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    Bucklige Welt – land of the thousand hills

    The Bucklige Welt region in the southeastern corner of Lower Austria is characterized by a very hilly landscape. Hence the name, which means something like “world of bumps” in German. This is the easternmost end of the Alps, which extends through Austria. From here, the flat Pannonian plains dominate the landscape far into Hungary. Land […]

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  • Aggstein Castle, Lower Austria, Austria

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    Aggstein Castle by the Danube

    First of all, the location of the castle, perched on a rock above the Danube river, is out of this world. Secondly, although Aggstein Castle is only partly restored it still offers you a great insight into life in the Middle Ages. That and the fantastic views of one of the mightiest rivers in Europe […]

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  • Wachau, Lower Austria

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    Wine, culinary delights and nature in Wachau

    The Wachau takes up a 33-kilometre (20-mile) stretch of the Danube between Melk and Krems in Upper Austria. The unique blend of picturesque villages, river landscape, history, culture and regional delicatessen are the main attractions. The mild climate, geology and good soil make Wachau one of the prime wine districts of Austria. The tourist season […]

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