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Vichtenstein Upper Austria
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Vichtenstein is one of the most beautiful holiday resorts of Sauwald Forest.

Vichtenstein towers high above the Danube. The town is dominated by 895 meters high Haugstein Mountain, the highest peak of Sauwald Forest, that lends itself to outstanding nature exploration at all times of the year. The ancient toll-village Kasten is situated right by the Danube in the dam area of the Jochenstein power station. The 800-year-old subsidiary church dedicated to St James is definitely worth a visit.
Right beside the Danube an information board will give you details on the long tradition of raftmanship. Rafts were built here until 1937.

Special Sights & Attractions:
Haugstein Ski Area
Danube Ridge Path, Danube Cycle Trail, Campground, Jetty, Vichtenstein Castle
 Upper Austria
554 m Elevation
760 Inhabitants
Location: Riverside, By a mountain, Close to ski slopes
 Upper Austria


Vichtenstein and the ancient toll village of Kasten, are situated right beside the Danube and on the Nibelungenstraße Road. These are the area´s most popular places.
Tourismusverband Vichtenstein
Vichtenstein Nr. 70
A- 4091 Vichtenstein, Austria
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