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Friesach, Carinthia's oldest town, is particularly appealing with its three ruined castles, churches and fortifications. Its main square is lined with fine houses and features a beautiful fountain produced by Italian sculptors in 1563. St Nikolaus von Myra, Carinthia's largest church, St Blasius with its magnificent high altar, as well as the Petersberg and its local museum, are worth visiting.

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  • Town Fountain Interesting

    . Hauptplatz A - 9360 Friesach

    The main square, lined with handsome houses, features this fountain carved by Italian sculptors in 1563. It originally adorned Keutschach Castle's courtyard, then was moved to Friesach in 1802. The octagonal basin frieze presents scenes from Greek my..

  • Fortifications

    . Grabenring A - 9360 Friesach

    The fortifications surround the town centre with a 11m-high, nearly 1.5m-thick and 820m-long crenellated wall, consolidated by fine rubble stone. Only three of the original eleven defence towers still stand today.

  • Dominican Church and Cloister of St Nikolaus von Myra

    . Stadt-Graben Str. A - 9360 Friesach

    St. Nikolaus von Myra is Friesach's Dominican monastery church. It was founded in 1217 and was the order's first establishment in a German-speaking country. It is Carinthia's largest church and has a simplicity of style in keeping with Mendicant Orde..

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  • Landhotel Metnitztalerhof

    Hauptplatz 11 A - 9360 Friesach

    Located on the main square of the historic town of Friesach in Northern Carinthia, Landhotel Metnitztalerhof offers rooms with free Wi-Fi, a traditional restaurant, and a spa area. The rooms at this family-run 4-star hotel feature cable TV, a safe, ..

  • Landhotel Seppenbauer

    Marktplatz 6 A - 9361 Sankt Salvator

    Located in Sankt Salvator in Carinthia’s Metnitz Valley, Landhotel Seppenbauer is just an 8-minute drive from the historic town of Friesach. It offers free WiFi and features a vintage-car museum. The spacious, soundproof rooms feature a flat-screen ..

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