The innovative art and culture made Linz the European Capital of Culture 2009.
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!