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During 1803–06 the Third Coalition fought the First French Empire and ...

wikipedia - 19 Sep 2016
During 1803–06 the Third Coalition fought the First French Empire and its client states (see table at right). Although several naval battles determined control of the seas, the outcome of the war was decided on the continent, predominantly in two major land operations in the Danube valley: the Ulm campaign in the upper Danube and the Vienna campaign, in the middle Danube valley.
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Past in Perspective

The Nation - 11 Nov 2017
The Battle of Dürenstein was fought on 11 November in 1805. It was one of the battles fought during the Napoleonic wars. During the Battle the combined forces of Russians and Austrian army trapped the French army. However, the French army despite it's ...
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On this day 1805… the battle of Dürenstein

The Drinks Business - 11 Nov 2016
Both sides claimed victory the Russians with more justification (although 'Dürenstein' is inscribed on the Arc de Triomphe as a French victory) but the battle amounted to little. The Allies had severely mauled one French division and slowed VIII Corps ...
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Today in History: Nov. 11

Manning Live - 04 Jan 2017
1805 – Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Dürenstein: Eight thousand French troops attempt to slow the retreat of a vastly superior Russian and Austrian force. 1813 – War of 1812: Battle of Crysler's Farm: British and Canadian forces defeat a larger American ...
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Discovering the art of Mozart with Crystal Cruises

TTG - 20 Apr 2017
My dad and I boarded in Vienna two days previously, spending a night and a full (sunny) day in the city before moving on to Durnstein, Melk, Linz and Passau, but disembarking before the 10-night Treasures of the Danube sailing proceeds to Bratislava ...
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The 20 best cruises for 2017

The Times - 14 Jan 2017
Sail into a world of remote isles inhabited by sea gypsies on this new voyage to the Mergui Archipelago, off the Burmese coast. The classic 1960s-style motor yacht, sleeping 20 passengers, weaves its way through islands that have changed little since ...
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You gotta be in knit to win knit

TTG - 02 Dec 2016
Jet2's seasonal knitwear; Hays Travel's football strip giveaway; SuperBreak's stag and hen safari; Freedom Travel's Danube cruise fam; Silversea's Singapore luxury; Cruise Nation's History in the Making.
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Cruise along the Danube

World of Cruising - 29 Nov 2016
The Danube is one of the Brits' river cruise favourites thanks to grand palaces, classical evenings and those performing white horses. It's the gateway to five capital cities and the only river in the world with a waltz named after it. Welcome to the ...
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Is this Europe's GREATEST river cruise experience?

Express.co.uk - 19 May 2016
Between Nuremberg and Budapest you will find river ships from probably every major cruise line in existence. Stand on the river's edge near the Austrian town of Durnstein and you understand what medieval Europe was all about. The Danube snakes away ...
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Europe's most beautiful rivers - and how to explore them

Telegraph.co.uk - 03 May 2016
Easily the most popular river for cruising, the Rhine has its source in the Alps, becomes navigable at Basel, in Switzerland, and runs north – in parts serving as a border between France and Germany – to meet the North Sea near Amsterdam. Sections of ...
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River turbines to harness power of Austria's Danube

CTV News - 28 Nov 2015
"Forty years ago we successfully fought against a hydroelectric dam here," said Christian Thiery, owner of a Wachau hotel and restaurant at Durnstein, where English king Richard the Lionheart was famously imprisoned in the 12th century. "Thank goodness ...
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AmaSonata hits all the right notes

Vancouver Sun - 10 Oct 2014
When the ship left Durnstein, you could cycle (with a guide) to the next port, Melk, a three-hour cruise down river. The same applied from Passau to Vilshofen. Ama's co-owner Kristin Karst told me the bikes were so popular they had to ...

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