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Travel Austria - Aschach on the Danube/Donau
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Aschach on the Danube/Donau

upper austria oberösterreichInhabitants: 2.200

The little village Aschach on the Danube river is located in Upper Austria and belongs to the district of Eferding. The two village districts are Ruprechting and Sommerberg.

Aschach was first mentioned in a document in the year 777 according to the foundation of the monastery of Kremsmünster. In that time Aschach belonged to the duchy of Bavaria. Since the 12th century Aschach can call itself a part of Austria.

The celtic name Joviacum first appears during the time of the Romean emperor Marcus Aurelius which ruled from 211 to 217.In the year 1838 extensive wall remnants of a former Romean fortress were found close to Schlögen. Historicans found out that the name of Aschach during the Romean period was Joviacum.

Asachach is an idyllic place next to the Danube river with a lot of green and medieval houses. Asachach is also part of the cycle track from Passau to Linz and further to Wachau along the Danube.

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A view from the Danube bridge.

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The pedestrian path, the cycle track and the danube.

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The direction from Passau to Linz.

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It was Duke Siegmund Schaunberger who started to built the late Gothic church in 1490.

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A walk through the centre right next to the Danube river.

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Promenadencafe Einfalt AdolfKurzwernhartplatz 94082 Aschach

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Interesting colourful medieval houses.

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The townhall of Aschach.

Accommodation Hotels:Gasthof zur SonneKurzwernhartplatz 5A-4082 Aschach/Donauaschach upper austria danube donau oberösterreich

Already in the fourth generation the traditional hotel and restaurant is runned by Family Steininger.

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