This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 Excerpt: ...end of the town on the right of the entrance to-the station, is the Episcopal Palace with an extensive garden.--About 2 M. below Brixen, on the left, stands the handsome chateau of Pallaus. Picturesque excursion by Tschstsch (see below) to (2 hrs.) Velthurns ( Oberwirth), with a chateau of Prince Liechtenstein (fine panelled rooms); thence down to the (»/2 hr.) high-road, or (with guide) by Seben to (1'/a hr.) Klausen (see below).--The Plose (Blosse or P/annberg, 8515 ft.; ascended, with guide, in 5-6 hrs.), commands an admirable survey of the Oetzthal and Zillcrthal Alps, the Dolomites, etc. The direct route from Brixen leads by the small baths of Burgstall and the picturesque farm of Plazbon (2V« hrs.)-, a pleasanter route, however, is by (4 hrs.) A/ers or St. Georg (night-quarters at the curb's), and thence to the (272 hrs.) summit. The W. and lower peak is called the Friillspitze or Telegraph (8205 ft.); it commands the better survey of the valley, but the view of the Dolomites is interrupted by the higher E. peak. The Eisack is again crossed. On the right, above the line, lies the village of Tschbtsch, the birth-place of Fallmerayer (d. 1861), the orientalist. To the left, at the entrance to the Aferser-Thal, stands the church of Albeins, and a glimpse is obtained of the wild Oeisel or Gaisler-Spitzen at the head of the valley. The Eisackthal now contracts. Beyond the mouth of the Villnbss-Thai (on the left; see below) the train reaches--61 M. Klausen (1676 ft; Lamm; Post), consisting of a single narrow street, and lying, as its name imports, in a defile, which has always been regarded as an important military point. The Benedictine nunnery of Seben, crowning the cliffs on the right and commanding a most striking view, was successively a Klue...