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#10 Lienz

A beautifully restored medieval city center, good weather, proximity to one of Europe's great mountain roads, and the influence of nearby Italy are this southern Austrian towns principal attractions.

Top Sights

  • Bruck Castle and its Museum of East Tyrol and Gothic Chapel
  • Parish church of St. André

Suggested Activities

  • On the way south to Lienz, drive the Grossglockner Road, which ascends to more than 8,000 feet
  • Have a picnic on the shores of Tristacher See, four kilometers south of the town
  • Visit Aguntum, a Roman settlement dating to the 1st century

Places to Stay

  • Romantik Hotel Traube Hauptplatz 14, A-9900 Lienz, tel. +43/04852/64444, fax: 64 1 84,
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  • Haidenhof Gasthof Hotel, Grafendorfer Strasse 12, A-9900 Lienz, tel. +43/04852/62440, fax 62440-6

Food Suggestions

  • Mammas, Hauptplatz 14, tel. +43/04852/644 44

(February 2002)