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EISENKAPPEL-VELLACH – 10 vellachtaler – Bad Eisenkappel
Eisenkappel-Vellach, Carinthia, is market town in the district of Völkermarkt, spa and health resort (since 1981) in the eastern part of Karawanken mountains. It's situated at the confluence of the rivers Ebriach and Vellach, near the Slovenia [...]


RHODES – The Knights of Rhodes
The Knights Hospitaller were Knights of the Order of Saint John the Hospitaller who were also known by such names as Knights of Rhodes, Knights of Malta, Cavaliers of Malta, and Order of St John of Jerusalem. Their headquarters on Rhodos was T [...]


BÜCKEBURG – 50 Jahre Drehende Flügel
The year 1968 is considered the beginning of the development of the radio-controlled model helicopter. On 14/15 th of September, Harsewinkel hosted a first international competition for remote-controlled model helicopters. But the technology w [...]

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SOULLANS – Charles Milcendeau
Milcendeau stands out primarily for his representations of rural life, much like Jean-François Millet, one of his many sources of inspiration along with the Dutch artists of the Golden Age. Ruthlessly realistic, showing strong empathy for his [...]

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FOIX – The Castle of Foix
Castle Foix, in the city prefecture of Ariège, was built from the twelfth century on the foundations of an earlier building on a rocky spur overlooking the city. It allowed to control the access to the valley while protecting the city whose in [...]

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GUIMARAES – Castelo de Guimaraes
The castle´s presence evokes the exciting mixture of legend, poetry and heroism that surrounds the beginning of Portuguese history. On this Monte Largo (Broad Hill) - referred to as alpis latitus in the Latin documents of the time - the nucleu [...]