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Until a few years ago, the village of Carnuntum was a yawning backwater on the Austrian plain and, along with its bigger neighbor, Hainburg, was the last stop before the Iron Curtain. But the fall of the wall turned the main road into a major throughway connecting East to West. The development of the Carnuntum archaeological complex and the rise of the Donau-auen National Park, protecting the last
remaining intact wetlands in central Europe, turned this once-forgotten region into a significant destination for travelers.
The Weinstrasse brings you to the serenely elegant spa town of Baden. Since antiquity, Baden's sulfuric thermal baths have attracted the ailing...
If a beauty contest were held among the towns along the Wachau Danube, chances are Dürnstein would be the winner—as you'll see when you arrive...