Upper Austria's capital Linz sprawls along the banks of the Danube and is situated on the ancient Salt Road, that used to link Salzkammergut to Bohemia. Thus Linz is an industrial and manufacturing center with a long history. Today, the thriving town has an international Airport and the biggest port on the Danube and is well known as a center for education as well.
Welcome to Linz by the Danube! Upper Austria's capital definitely should be on the itinerary of every visitor to Austria. Linz offers a perfect blend of cultural pursuits and fine sightseeing options.
The cultural wealth and the many attractions of the picturesque town center bear witness to the past glory and present beauty of Linz.
Visit the new Lentos Art Museum by the Danube and the unique Ars Electronica Center. A ride on Europe's steepest train up to Pöstlingberg Mountain creates memories that will stay with you forever. Stroll around the lovely old town quarter and soak up the enjoyable atmosphere of the Baroque downtown square.
And don't miss out on tasting a delicious piece of the Original Linz Cake at a coffeehouse - and take one with you as a gift for your loved ones at home!