Vienna. Itinerary day 329 Feb 2016

Vienna. Itinerary day 3

During our third day in Vienna we continued slowly walking the city. We started in Opernring (one of the streets that surround the city) and Karlsplatz, where we saw St. Charles Borromeo’s Church and the Secession building. Then we went down to Vienna Opera and Hotel Sacher and we headed to Hofburg Imperial Palace, after seeing Albertina Museum and the Butterfly House.

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Spiez Castle30 Apr 2015

Spiez Castle

After spending the morning at Blausee Lake we visited Spiez Castle. This is one of the most recognizable images of Thunersee Lake, besides Oberhofen. Both the castle and the Romanic chapel are built above a rocky peninsula with peak form which goes through the lake. It owes its name to this particular form, because Spitz means peak in German.

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Murten, a medieval village28 Apr 2015

Murten, a medieval village

Before we went to Bern, we stopped at Murten. This is a little and nice medieval village on the shores of Murtensee Lake (Lac de Morat, in French). The walled old town is really well conserved. The touristic area comprehends only three streets and the lake, and also the circuit around the stone wall.

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