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City Guide Vienna

 
  Vienna’s history goes way back to Roman times. Like many cities throughout Europe, it is based on a Roman military settlement called Vindobona.

 



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City Guide Salzburg

 
  The birth of the town Salzburg can be set in the year 696 when the missionary St. Rubert arrived and founded the Benedictine Monastery of St. Peters.

 



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City Guide Graz

 
  Graz is the capital of Styria, a county in the southeast corner of Austria. The city is located in between rolling hills, to the north, east and west, only open to the south.

 



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City Guide Innsbruck

 
  The Inn valley has always been very important for its geographical and trafficable favourable position. First settlements date back to the Bronze Age.

 



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City Guide Linz

 
  Like most cities of Austria, the city of Linz is based on the Roman expansion to the North. The bending of the River Danube made this territory a strategic point and a small castle fortified it.  



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City Guide Bregenz

 
  The city of Bregenz is located at the Bodensee close to the four-border corner of Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. The roots of this capital of Vorarlberg can be found in Roman times.

 


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City Guide Klagenfurt

 
  According to legend, the area was haunted by a special kind of dragon, a ‘lindwurm’. Brave man killed it – and Klagenfurt was founded.  



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