including a Roman tombstone of an Early Christian deacon Nonnosus, who died here in 532. Today the palace hosts an annual festival for classic theatrical comedies ( Komödienspiele Porcia ) and is also home of a museum of local history. mehr, aktuelles, modelleisenbahn neues Highlight im Museum, rallye mit nostalgischen Gefährten. Gailtal Alps south of the town. In Großegg (incorporated in 1973 the area. In 1797 Spittal was sieged by French troops in the course of the Napoleonic War of the First Coalition, in 1809 it fell with Upper Carinthia to the French Illyrian Provinces according to the Treaty of Schönbrunn. A small museum nearby shows several artifacts of Carolingian origin. Gustav Weindorfer (1874 in Spitall 1932) Austrian-born Australian amateur botanist, lodge-keeper and promoter of the Cradle Mountains National Park in Tasmania Max Beier (1903 in Spittal 1979) Austrian arachnologist, entomologist and specialist in pseudoscorpions Walter Zellot (1920 in Spittal. Bezirk ) by area. Contents, geography edit, main square, the town is located on the southern slopes of the. Politics edit Town hall Seats in the municipal assembly ( Stadtrat ) as of 2009 elections: Notable people edit Hanns Gasser Thomas Pirker Virgil von Graben (15th century 1507) Austrian noble and knight, stadtholder of Lienz and East Tyrol and. Dann teilen Sie hier Ihre Meinung. International relations edit See also: List of twin towns and sister cities in Austria Twin towns Sister cities edit Spittal an der Drau is twinned with: References edit. Its summit can be reached by cable car. Despite its name, the historic core. Andrä Manuel Kuttin (born 1993 in Spittal ) Austrian footballer who plays for Admira Wacker Transportation edit The city has a railway station on the Tauernbahn railway line from Villach to Salzburg. Goldeck, a peak of the. The adjacent settlement received market rights in 1242. Place in Carinthia, Austria, spittal an der Drau is a town in the western part of the. However, Spittal and the surrounding lands were devastated by Turkish warriors in 1478 and shortly afterwards occupied by the Hungarian troops of Emperor Frederick's long-time rival King Matthias Corvinus. Latest Report: Apr 3, 2019 at 8:00. From 1533 onwards, the Counts of Salamanca-Ortenburg had Schloss Porcia erected on the main square as their residence. In 1537 the Carinthian Khevenhüller noble family had a residence erected opposite the castle, nowadays serving as the town hall. Together with the Ortenburg estates, Spittal in 1418 was inherited by Count Hermann II of Celje. Location: Radenthein, current Time: Apr 3, 2019 at 10:07:41. Feels Like: N/A, forecast: 52 / 43 F, wind: 14 mph from Southeast.