Jungfernsprung is close to Heiligenlbut in the Hohe Tauern National Park in Austria, and with an impressive 130-metre drop it's easy to spot from the road. There is a path that leads through the forest up to the edge of the waterfall.
The name of the waterfall comes from a local legend which says that a virgin was pursued by a devil and to escape the grim fate that awaited her, she jumped over the cliff but was then rescued by an angel on the line who then gently placed her in the valley, the waterfall then marking where the incident had taken place. Well worth a visit on a driving holiday around Austria.
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