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Villach Reviews, Austria

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Recent reviews for Villach

Come to ski in the charming Villach - Feb 19, 2008, by lindamura
It has a unique place in the world, a location that gives you the freedom to find yourself, both mind and body. Between lakes and mountain peaks in the very heart of Carinthia lies the town of Villach. It is a popular family destination... Read more »

Villach, a city among mountain peaks - Nov 23, 2007, by lindamura
Between lakes and mountain peaks in the very heart of Carinthia lies the town of Villach. It is a popular family destination that has specialized in catering for both individual needs and for groups. Being at the confluence of three... Read more »

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Villach History

Under the rule of the Dukedom of Bavaria in 740, the Karantanien arrived at Villach. In 811, Charles the Great made use of the Drau River as a boundary to mark the diocesan border between Salzburg and Aquileja during the massive conversion of the region to Christianity. In 1007, Villach was given by Kaiser Heinrich II to the bishopric of Bamberg. Under the terms of the comprehensive market charter of King Henry IV in 1060 and the permission of Kaiser Friedrich II to hold annual markets in 1225, Villach became an important center of trade in The Middle Ages, but declined after the introduction of new trade routes that nearly caused a massive... Read more »


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