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Stillfried

Stillfried an der March in the Lower Austrian wine-growing region Weinviertel is one of the most important archaeological sites Austria and applies next to Burgenland Zagersdorf as the oldest wine-growing village not only of this country, but also of Central Europe. Already 30,000 years ago it was inhabited by humans. Stillfried was an important settlement and fortress on the Amber Road, the huge fortifications from the Bronze Age testify to the former importance of the place. The Museum of Stillfried shows some of the most important finds. Among them is the so-called "Stillfrieder Tasse", which was found in the 19th century. The bronze bowl was probably used as a scoop and drinking vessel in a vinegar set. Furthermore, there are grape seeds in the museum, which are clearly the cultural vine Vitis vinifera could be assigned and were dated to the time around 900 BC. At that time, the populated Celts this area.

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