Halltal Valley – Site of Chapter 1. Small hill in center is Kartellerjochl, where Stainer conceived of the Violin.
Absam – Home of Jakob Stainer, where the Violin was made.
Salzburg – von Biber plays the Violin for the Archbishop
Lipnik nad Becvou (LEEP-nyik nad BETCH-voo) – In the Moravian countryside east of Olomouc. Part III of the Story
Belidla – (BYEL-leed-luh) A suburb of Olomouc, location of the pub & the prayer room. Part III.
Olomouc – (OL-uh-moats)The Olomouc Synagogue. Part IV of the Story.
Domazlice – (DOUGH-mash-leetch-yuh) Birthplace of Pavel Lustig
Pilsen – Home of the Lustig Family at time of Nazi Occupation. Part IV of Story.
Prague Train Station – The Lustig and Weber Families Transported to Terezin from Here. Part IV of the Story.
Terezin – (TER-eh-zeen) Concentration Camp north of Prague. Collection point for Auschwitz
Auschwitz-Birkenau – Nazi Death Camp in southern Poland
Vendryne – (ven-DRIN-yuh) Small town in NW Moravia, where Pavel might have received the Violin (You’ll need to translate)
Ostrava – Where the war ended for Pavel. Birthplace of Ilse Weber
Bruntal – The Lustig Family Moved Here After The War
Praded – (PRAHD-yed) Grandfather Mountain, Above Bruntal. Location of Final Chapter. (with new tower)