Linz

The new slogan of the city is programme: Linz is where you can find beautiful stucco facades from earlier times side by side with interesting new buildings of appealing architectural styles with futuristic lighting.
Linz, the city on the Danube, has become the pulsating centre between East and West during the last decades. No other Austrian city has experienced such a tremendous change like the capital of Upper Austria. The result is a modern city which offers its inhabitants and its visitors a perfect place to be, with large green areas and good air quality.

Linz offers a wide range of possibilities to personalize your stay. Sightseeing by foot or with the excursion train shows you the most beautiful sides of Linz. Moreover the cultural town Linz, Danube is the ideal starting point for a ship tour. Everyone will find his individual ship adventure in the large variety of cruise line offers. The Botanical Garden on the "Gugl" which is among the most beautiful in Europe invites to a round trip, or you can experience the variety of the museums in the Upper Austrian capital. Another possibility to visit is the Pöstlingberg. Additionally a ride on the Pöstlingbergbahn can be combined with a visit to the zoo.

Those looking to eat well have a wide range of choice, as the culinary selection in Linz Danube contains everything from typical, Upper Austrian regional cuisine to a 2-star restaurant.
Linz has plenty of pleasant garden restaurants and traditional coffee houses for a well-earned break.

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