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VIENNA’S AUTOBAHN FOR SWIMMERS

Austria’s capital city Vienna sits on the eastern edge of the Austrian Alps and the start of the vast Hungarian Plains. Famous for its cultural heritage and great thinkers, it could well be at the top of people’s list if they wanted to experience a concert, the opera or visit some art galleries. The Blue Danube is more well-known as a waltz in concert halls than somewhere for swimming.

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