Linz Highlights

Linz offers the optimal mix of music, culture, museums, architecture, lots of green spots and even some more. The old town with the historic main square, the charming narrow streets and the castle are regarded as pearls in the heart of Europe.


The landmark of Linz not only offers a gorgeous view of the city: after the trip with the historical Poestlingbergbahn it takes only a few steps to the Pilgrimage Church and Grottenbahn with fairy tales world and dragon express tour through the glittering world of the dwarfs. Halfway up the hill, is the Linz Zoological Garden with over 130 different species of animals and a petting zoo.

Ars Electronica Center

The Ars Electronica Center, also referred to as a "museum of the future", has set itself the goal of making the technologies of the future generations already in the present an experience for every age group. Exciting exhibitions combine digital art and technology with our daily lives. And it is only just a short walk away from us.

Mariendom (Neuer Dom)

That’s what people from Linz are very proud of: the largest church in Austria and the Church Cross had to be made smaller, since the cathedral would otherwise be higher than Vienna’s St. Stephen's Cathedral. So what? The neo-gothic church is impressive anyway.

LENTOS Kunstmuseum Linz

The Museum of Contemporary Art houses one of Austria's finest art collections. In the evening the illuminated building at the Danube gives the city a very special atmosphere.

Die Linzer Torte

A sweet highlight of Linz. The first recipe is from the year 1653 and is the oldest cake recipe in Austria. We always enjoy a piece.

Voestalpine Stahlwelt

The globally unique world of experience around steel. Here steelmaking is interactive, in a multimedia form and "tangible".


As future space the Tabakfabrik aligned with the four pillars of creativity, social affairs, work and education establishes itself as the heart of a vibrant and newly designed part of the city. Really great exhibitions have found a worthy space in the former factory.

Hauptplatz und Landstraße

With approximately 13,200 m2 one of the largest enclosed squares in Europe. Ideal starting point for a walk along the “Landstrasse”, one of the busiest shopping streets in Austria. A glance into the little side streets is worthwhile in any case.

Schlossmuseum and Old Town

The Schlossmuseum Linz is Austria's largest universal museum with exhibitions on nature and technology among others. The new South Wing - a steel and glass construct - is an architectural contrast. From the castle you have a beautiful view over the roofs of Linz. The Old Town, between the main square and the castle, with small shops and pubs is a great place to stroll.

Danube Banks

The northern bank of the Danube is one of the most popular recreation areas in Linz. Whether running, biking, walking the dog, skate park or just chilling out - everybody will find his time-out in the fresh air. The southern bank of the Danube also serves as a venue for art and culture, such as the Linz Cloud of Sound and the Linz Festival.

Musiktheater Linz

The most modern opera house in Europe offers musical masterpieces in a stunning atmosphere. From us you reach the music theater directly with tram line no. 3.

Botanical Garden

The Botanical Garden goes back to 1853 in its origins. Covering an area of 4.2 hectares more than 10,000 different plant species with a focus on the cactus and orchid collection can be found.