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... a Labn' was called a porch in the old farms in the Gaal around 1900. And from there you went into the " Rauchkuchl " (the kitchen).
... mainly straw bales were available for the safety of the public and the racing drivers at the beginning of races.
... the stone pine highness and the two stone pine princesses are elected in the Murtal.
... around 760 the missionary story of the Salzburg church reports that the Salzburg bishop Modestus consecrated a church on the Ingering (ecclesia ad undrimas). The church itself is not in today's Gaal
....a stone pine tree can grow up to 25 meters high and age 1000 years?
... most of the accommodations in the region offer the Murau-Murtal Gästecard for FREE, with which you can get discounts at numerous excursion destinations in the region!
....the pine ensures deeper sleep?
... in Farrach Castle there is a double-flight staircase with opposite directions.
... the children of the surrounding villeys earned pocket money by collecting and returning the deposit cups after the races.
... the "eyes" in Murtaler Steirerkäse - are small pieces of curd - and show you that it was made by hand.
... the municipal area of the Gaal covers almost 20,000 ha (19,735 ha), making it the 3rd largest municipality in Styria and 19th in Austria!
... there are 92 peaks over 2,000 meters in altitude in Murtal.
... most of the Seckau Alps are in the Gaal municipality.
... 1969 the Porsche 917 won with an average speed of 186.308 km/h and after 5h23min on the Österreichring.
... the track was the fastest Formula 1 track in the early 70s. But after a fatal accident by Mark Donohue (1975), the Hella-Light chicane was installed.
....the Swiss stone pine wood retains its charakeristic fragrance even after decades?
...the stone pine has the property to lower the heart rate.
.... in 1964 the race at the military airport in Zeltweg was rated "FIA World Championship" for the first time. At that time the route was 3.2 km long.
... you can collect stickers in the 13 cultural treasure museums, and if you collect 3, 6 or 9 - you get the bronze, silver or gold museum pin!
....Zirbe can also be used for jams, syrups and chocolate?
... the Hofwirt in Seckau is a restaurant since 1603.
... the Red Bull Ring is now 4.318 kilometers long and that the Österreichring 1969 was 5.911 kilometers long.
... there is no SpielBERG ("Berg" means mountain), but the name comes from Spielberg Castle, which was built in the 16th century. It is slightly hidden between the trees near the highway exit Spielberg.
... Napoleon stayed in Farrach Castle on the way to signing the contract for the "Peace of Leoben".
... there is an Ultra competition at the Wipfelwanderweglauf, where you can cover 30 km with 8480 steps!