The Eastern Alps Including the Bavarian Highlands, Tyrol, Salzburg, Upper and Lower Austria, Styria, Carinthia, and Carniola; Handbook for Travellers

The Eastern Alps Including the Bavarian Highlands, Tyrol, Salzburg, Upper and Lower Austria, Styria, Carinthia, and Carniola; Handbook for Travellers

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...on the right, opens the Starkenbach-Tal, through which a path leads over the QufelgrasJoch (7840') to Gramais and (9-10 hrs.) Haselgehr in the Lechtal (see p. 247; guide 16K.). Then through a defile, and beneath the mins of Kronburg (3486'), situated on a high cliff (1 hr. from Schonwies; at the top, a pilgrimage-chapel and a rustic inn), to (44 M.) Zams (2540'; Gemse), with a large nunnery of Sisters of Charity. 451/2 M. Landeck (2670'; 'Rail. Restaurant, R. 2l/2 K.). The little town (2665'; Post, R. 3-5 K., B. 1 K. 20 ft., pens, from 7 K.; Goldner Adler, R. 11/4-2, pens. from 5 K.; Schwarzer Adler, well spoken of; Zum Schrofenstein, Lowe, plain), 1 M. to the S.W., is picturesquely situated on both hanks of the Inn, commanded by the ancient Schloss Landeck. Pop. 3000. The river here forms several rapids. Fine views from the loftily-situated Parish Church, which dates from 1471, and from (10 min.) the castle: to the N. the Brandjoch and Silberspitze; to the N.W. the Parseierspitze; to the W. the Riffler; to the S.W. the Thialspitze; to the E. the slopes of the Venetberg. Excursions (comp. Map, p. 22). A pleasant walk may be taken up the Inn (see p. 293).--The Lotzer Klamm p/ hr.; carriage there and back 5 A.) may be reached by following the left bank of the Inn, crossing the Sanna, and then turning to the right; or we may turn to the left just before reaching the (1 M.) station, and cross the Inn to Perjen (Inn zum Nnssbaum). Thence a path leads along the left bank of the Inn to (IV4 M-) the hamlet of Lotz, at tho back of which, in a wild ravine, is the picturesque fall of the Lochbach (key at the mill, 20 A.). An alternative way back 0A hr. longer) leads via the village of Zams (see above).--The Xotzer-Tal CZammer LocK is the name given...show more

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  • Paperback | 386 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 685g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123676577X
  • 9781236765772