Routes 1 & 2 – Mario & Luigi

Get your engines roaring! Here are the two first routes of Tramprennen 2013: Mario and Luigi. Get ready to select driver!

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Route Mario (Hamburg)

Route on Google Maps

Start: Hamburg, D
Fact: Hamburg is the homebase of Viva con Agua and part of the race since 2008

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Photo: Graf zu Pappenheim

1st Stage: Bleiwäsche, D
Fact: Situated in the middle of Germany, it won’t get any more proper german

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Photo: Witold Grzesiek

2nd Stage: Hrádek nad Nisou, CZ
Fact: In ancient days, the Romans already passed Hradek on their way to the Baltic Sea

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Photo: Lutz Maertens

3rd Stage: Olomouc, CZ
Fact: Legend claims that the city was founded by Julius Caesar (but it is actually unknown if Caesar ever visited the town)

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Photo: Michal Maňas

4th Stage:Częstochowa, PL
Fact: Seems to be a catholic place: Hometown of a famous “Black Madonna Painting” and they have a 14 meters statue of Pope John Paul II

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5th Stage: Łódź, PL
Fact: Łódź is polish for boat. Legend says that Łódź was named by fisherman who landed on a meadow and covered himself with his boat and waited there until the thunderstorm was over. When the sun appeared again, fisherman saw the beautiful area and decided to live there. He named the area “Lodz” – because the boat saved his life

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Photo: Sicherlich

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Route Luigi (Eisenach)

Route on Google Maps

Start: Eisenach, D
Fact: Marco writes this about his hometown, sounds promising: “There is a famous castle, which you can reach on a donkey!” WOW, Tramprennen Crew is highly excited

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Photo: Metilsteiner

1st Stage: Passau, D
Fact: Passau is also known as the Dreiflüssestadt or “City of Three Rivers,” because the Danube is joined at Passau by the Inn from the south and the Ilz from the north

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Photo: Aconcagua

2nd Stage: Neusiedl am See, A
Fact: The city is the biggest city on the lake Neusiedl, which also boarders in Hungary and is Austria’s biggest natural lake

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Photo: Badener

3rd Stage: Banska Stiavnica, SK
Fact: The cosy village was voted best visited town of Tramprennen 2012!!

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Photo: avemundi

4th Stage: Częstochowa, PL
Fact:Seems to be a catholic place: Hometown of a famous “Black Madonna Painting” and they have a 14 meters statue of Pope John Paul II

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5th Stage: Toruń, PL
Fact: Toruń is one of the oldest cities in Poland. The medieval old town of Toruń is the birthplace of the astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, who formulated a heliocentric model of the universe. Got it?

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Photo: DerHexer

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Final Stage: Masuria, PL

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Photo: Sicherlich

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