Experience the rich history and beauty of Feldkirch. Explore the medieval architecture, charming streets, and breathtaking views of this enchanting Austrian town.
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Just a short walk from the historic center of Feldkirch, the Heiligkreuz Bridge leads to these 'Im Kehr' listed houses. Built atop a rocky outcropping, they perch precariously over the torrential River Ill. Lest you think I exaggerate, one of the houses plunged into the river on Easter Sunday in 1965. Fortunately, no one was

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Feldkirch, town, western Austria. It lies along the Ill River, near the Liechtenstein border, about 48 miles (77 km) east-southeast of Zürich, Switzerland. First mentioned as Veldkirichae (Veldkirichum) in 830, the settlement belonged to the counts of Montfort from 1190 until it was sold to Austria in 1375. It was chartered in 1218. Schattenburg castle, the Montforts’ seat, houses a local museum. Other historic buildings include the Gothic parish church of Sankt Nikolaus (1478), the town…

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