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At the north end of the lake for which it is named, is a pleasant resort town with good facilities. Direct hourly commuter trains from Vienna have made it very popular, so you won't be alone here. To reach the lake, where you can rent small boats, swim, or just laze on the beach, follow the main street for three blocks east of the Hauptplatz and turn right on Seestrasse. In the town itself, visit
the ruins of the 13th-century hill fortress, Ruine Tabor, and the 15th-century parish church near the town hall.
The Weinstrasse brings you to the serenely elegant spa town of Baden. Since antiquity, Baden's sulfuric thermal baths have attracted the ailing...
Until a few years ago, the village of Carnuntum was a yawning backwater on the Austrian plain and, along with its bigger neighbor, Hainburg...