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E-bike and Wine Cellar Visit Tour from Vienna
"The tour starts at 12 p.m. at subway station U4 Heiligenstadt where you will meet with our guide. After handing-over our comfortable and easy-to-use electrical Mountainbikes we are starting our way to Kahlenberg and Leopoldsberg - this landmark mountains and after the tour you will be guided back to where we started by our guide. Expect to be back at the subway station at about 4.30 p.m.""""This bike-tour will get you through lovely vineyards in the Viennese Woods with your comfortable E-Bikes off the beaten path of classical Vienna to places which are hardly reachable for guests. The tour combines the guided bike tour with a guided tour through the wine cellar of famous Stift Klosterneuburg. It just takes 15 minutes cycling to leave the intertitle=Highlights&1=4-hour+e-bike+tour+and+monastery+visit&2=Explore+the+countryside+with+an+experienced+guide&3=Enjoy+the+flexibility+to+pedal+or+ride&4=Tour+a+historic+monastery+and+wine+cellar&5=Discover+the+scenic+Austrian+countryside&6=All+admission+c
From EUR103.00
 
Private Day Trip to Salzburg from Vienna
"'Sound of Music fan or not: Take advantage of your stay in Vienna and visit Salzburg. With a friendly driver you depart from your hotel in Vienna in a private limousine or minivan. The scenery on the way to Salzburg is breathtaking: You pa see the peaks of the Alps from afar and finally reach the Austrian lake district. Take pictures of the region’s gorgeous mountain lakes and villages and visit the locations from „The Sound of Music“! In Salzburg you will be joined by a local expert guide who will take you on an exte the colorful gardens of the Mirabell Palace (the 'DoReMi' song was filmed here) the cemetery of the abbey of St. Peter (the Trapp-family hid there) the festival area the Archbishop’s Palace and the cathedral. After the walking tour spend a couple of hours in Salzburg for lunch
From EUR990.00
 
Private 4-Hour Vienna Woods Tour from Vienna
"Sit back and relax while being chauffeured across the amazingly beautiful forested highlands west of Vienna. Your friendly driver and your private guide make sure that you don't miss out on any of the Vienna Woods' first-tier sights and natural wonder you visit the scene of the famous tragedy of Mayerling. The Austrian crown-prince Rudolph and the 17-year old baroness Mary Vetschera committed suicide in the imperial hunting lodge in Mayerling in 1889. With your guide visit the the fountain house and the chapter house with the coffin of the last ruler of the Babenberg family. It is also recommended to visit the amazing romanesque chapel. Through the idyllic Helenental valley y so that you don't have to wait in line. Enjoy the great service and the personal atmosphere of this private tour: Your knowledgeable private guide and your chauffeur are ready to respond to (almost) your every request and requi""Take a break from busy Vienna and book a private half-day tour to the idyllic Vienna Woods – it’s just a stone’s throw away!title=Highlights&1=Private+guide+for+a+more+personalized+experience&2=Separate+driver+ensures+your+guides+full+attention+throughout+the+day&3=Choice+of+morning+or+afternoon+departure&4=All+entrance+fees+included&5=Free+hotel+pickup+and+drop-off+included
From EUR540.00

More General in Antietam

Places to stay & eat

Sharpsburg does not have many places to spend the night or variety in places to eat. You'll have to go down the road another 7 miles (11.2 km) to Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Please check the...
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Toughluck
Feb 09, 2007

The Cornfield

This was another area of intense battle. In 1862, so many people were in the field fighting and so many bullets were fired between the two armies, that it was written "not a stalk of corn" was left...
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sswagner
Jan 22, 2005

Touring the Battlefield

In order to access Antietam, we flew in to Washington D.C. and drove into Maryland towards Frederick. As you go towards the West Virginia border, signs will direct you to the battlefield. There is a...
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sswagner
Jan 17, 2005

Burnside Bridge

Today, this bridge can be found in a very tranquil setting. It appears as it did the day of battle. Union forces had to cross it under fire of a few hundred Confederate sharpshooters. Finally, the...
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sswagner
Jan 17, 2005

Bloody Lane

Today, this sunken road follows the edge of a peaceful pasture and leads to an observation tower where one can see much of the battlefield. There are some significant monuments in this region. The...
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sswagner
Jan 17, 2005

Dunker Church 1862

"I was pierced with cannonballs and bullets-my rafters studded with metal. I was used first as a bulwark for both armies. Then I became a hospital. I heard shrieks, moans, groans, and cries that...
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sswagner
Jan 17, 2005
 
 
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Dunker Church

The name of the church is derived from the form of baptism that was practiced there. One day, this peaceful little church found itself in the middle of some impossible carnage this area switched...
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sswagner
Jan 17, 2005

Park Overall

Antietam National Battlefield follows an easy series of arrows throughout its course, but for all this the park is relatively spread out and sparing of ornamentation. The Dunker church and the faint...
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mrclay2000
Apr 04, 2003

Why the Significance

Though Antietam sports its share of monuments and memorials, certain areas are not as well known for their significance unless you are a Civil War buff. For instance, the so-called "Corn Field" (where...
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mrclay2000
Apr 04, 2003

Bloody Lane 1862

At one time, the sunken road looked like this. The Civil War was one of the first struggles to be photographed. It really hit home the horrors of war.
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sswagner
Jan 17, 2005

Top 5 Antietam Writers

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"ANTIETAM - HIGWATER MARK FOR THE CONFEDERACY"
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doug48

"antietam national battlefield"
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"Bloodiest Single Day of the American Civil War"
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"The Bloodiest Day of the Civil War"
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"September 17, 1862 - America's Bloodiest Day"
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