A city as diverse as its people: Visitors to Linz experience the power of the Danube, sweeping views from Pöstlingberg hill, emotionally charged performances on the city’s stages and a glimpse of the future in its museums. Encounters with its residents give fascinating insights into everyday events.
Linz on the Danube has its sights set on the future; it’s a modern city with an eventful history, secluded yet cosmopolitan. The capital city of Upper Austria has character. Explore the city, and you’re sure to gain a close friendship. The Danube alone, which flows right through the city centre, is a source of strength for residents and visitors alike. Anyone who climbs Pöstlingberg hill – home to Europe’s steepest adhesion railway – will be rewarded with far-reaching views. Visit the Ars Electronica Center to catch a glimpse of the future. This museum shows visitors how artificial intelligence is changing our lives. And the city’s other museums are no exception when it comes to showcasing how diverse Linz can be: While the voestalpine Stahlwelt experience brings the city’s industrial plants to life and the Lentos Kunstmuseum is renowned for its collection of contemporary art, another popular – and colourful – attraction is the Mural Harbor graffiti gallery, where fresh, new highlights are always on rotation.
All you need to bring along is a sense of curiosity, an interest in unique cultural experiences and the courage to open yourself up and simply enjoy your time here. A short trip to Linz comes with new experiences and will be the start of a friendship that’s sure to make your stay unforgettable.
260 m ASLElevation
48.31, 14.29GPS coordinates
Details on Trains & Schedules: www.oebb.at
Public Transportation around Linz, operated by Linz AG: www.linzag.at
The Blue Danube Airport is at the gates of the city, just 20 minutes away from the centre. Direct flights from Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, London, Salzburg and Vienna.
"Blue Danube Airport Linz" Airport of Linz is situated in the south-west of Linz (outside the city): www.linz-airport.com/en
The airport transfer bus no. 601 links the airport to the centre of Linz.
Danube Boats from Passau and Vienna/Krems:
Coming from Salzburg or Vienna, take A1 Autobahn A1 - Exit Linz/Zentrum
Coming from Graz, take A9 to A1 - Exit Linz/Zentrum
Coming from Prague, drive along Freistadt on A7 Mühlkreis Autobahn A7 - Exit Linz/Hafenstraße
Coming from Regensburg, Passau, take A8 to A1 - Exit Linz/Zentrum or along the Danube on B 127
Coming from Salzburg, Vienna, Passau, Graz, Prague -> Linz Railroad Station
Linz Tourist Information Linz
Hauptplatz 1 - Altes Rathaus
Phone +43 732 7070 - 2009
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