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Wine & Bible Trail in Poysdorf

Wine & Bible Trail (1) around the parish church of Poysdorf, Austria

Along the walls next to the parish church of Poysdorf there is a wine & bible trail displaing quote from the bible mentioning wine. Walking along this trail gives you some great insights about the correct use of wine and probably some good points for buying more wine at the nearby wine store (Weinmarkt) of Poysdorf..

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Gorges Trails

Sound gorge trail in Millstatt

Waterfall at the sound gorge trail in Millstatt, Austria

Along a gorge next to Millstatt there is a fun trail (Klangschlucht Millstatt) which invites hikers to listen to the sounds of the gorge and the water. At this waterfall I was impressed to hear two completely different sounds: The roar of the waterfall and the gurgle of the brook named Riegenbach at the same time.

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Path of villas in Millstatt

Villa Waldheim-Mansbart (1899) in Millstatt, Austria

At the end of 19th century Millstatt became famous as the Austrian Nice. Many people from Vienna and abroad – even from Russia – loved to stay for a summer vacation at the Millstatt Lake. From this time a lot of villas are still to see. A path of villas (Villenweg) shows the most impressive villas along the lake and in the city.

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Educational trail for herbs in Mariazell

Board at a nature trail about herbs in Mariazell, AustriaAn educational nature trail connecting the chapel of St Sebastian with the centre of Mariazell educates about numerous uses of herbs. The trail is part of the state exhibition of Lower Austria titled ÖTSCHER:REICH.

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Ilm Valley cycle route in Thuringia

Trees at the Ilm Valley cycle route in Thuringia, GermanyImpression of the Ilm Valley cycle route (Ilmtal-Radweg) in Thuringia, Germany.

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Plaques Trails

Women’s trail (Frauenspuren) in Salzburg

Women's trail (Frauenspuren) in Salzburg

Another interesting plaque you can see in Salzburg. A project named Frauenspuren (women’s trail) in Salzburg tells where eminent women worked or lived in the city. E.g. the plaque depicted above is dedicated to Dr. Rosa Kerschbaumer-Putjata, the first female Doctor in Austria. She ran an ophthalmic sanatorium in Salzburg.

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Painter’s Steep in Sankt Wolfgang

The painter's steep in Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut, Austria

High over Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut a hiking trail named The Painter’s Steep (Malersteig) leading up to the Kalvarienberg Hill offers a fine view of Sankt Wolfgang and lake Wolfgangsee. The name origins from the fact that many famous landscapists used to paint their works standing on those meadows.

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Trails

‘1. Wiener Wasserleitungsweg’ in Wienerwald

Sign of the 1. Wiener Wasserleitungsweg

A pretty special hiking trail in Austria is the 1. Wiener Wasserleitungsweg which leads along the water supply line from the mountains of Lower Austria down to Vienna. So one can learn about the sources of Vienna’s water just by following a path.

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Gorges Trails

Hiking along the Mendlingtal

Gorge at the Mendlingtal, Austria

The trail along the Mendlingtal is a path of about 3 kilometres. It leads from a theme park about logging up to a former Hammerherrenhaus (Home of the owner of a hammer mill). The scenery is changing several times. Sometimes one walk along a tame creek, sometimes one walk along footbridges high over a stream in full spate.