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Marquartstein is a municipality in the southeastern part of Bavaria, Germany and is part of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft Marquartstein and Staudach-Egerndach. It is situated in a region called Chiemgau, approximately 10 km south of Lake Chiemsee between Munich and Salzburg, and 30 km west of Salzburg. Most of the area is situated in the valley of the river Tiroler Achen, which separates the village into two parts. Marquartstein is at the edge of the Alps. Its geographical location is.Brief history 1075: the castle was founded 1803: Pflegamt was united with the court in Traunstein 1857: the castle ruin was rebuilt by Cajetan Freiherr von Tautphoeus 1884: railway from Übersee was built 1890-1908 The composer Richard Strauss lived in Marquartstein 1958 Romanian-American actress Tala Birell was buried in the village 1978: Marquartstein becomes head of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft Marquartstein and Staudach-EgerndachEducationMarquartstein is the local centre which has a primary school, the Landschulheim Marquartstein (a Gymnasium and boarding school), a Realschule and Niedernfels ( a Roman Catholic primary and secondary school)Marquartstein is in Upper Bavaria. When using our Germany sightseeing planning tool, you're building your holiday based on your own interests, visitor reviews, and the informed opinions of our well-traveled writers.
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