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Upper Austria

Upper Austria is a beautiful province, with museums, bike routes, great hotels and castles. Take a look at our information and tips for activities and attractions in Upper Austria.
Ars Electronica in Linz © oew Ars Electronica in Linz © oew

The capital of Upper Austria

Linz

No other Austrian city has changed as dramatically as Linz has in recent decades. What's emerged is a modern urban centre with a flourishing economy, a city where the quality of life is exceptional.

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Highlights of Upper Austria

Hallstatt © Oberösterreich Tourismus / Roebl Hallstatt © Oberösterreich Tourismus / Roebl

Salzkammergut - Lake District

The Salzkammergut area (Lake District), with a total of 76 lakes, is one of the most impressive regions in the heart of Austria. It is not only famous for its stunning scenery, but also renowned as a region that is rooted in traditions.
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Danube in Upper Austria © Österreich Werbung/Horvath Danube in Upper Austria © Österreich Werbung/Horvath

Danube

Nothing introduces you better to the delights of Austria like a trip down the Danube, where its banks are rich with history, cultural treasures and sunlit vineyards. Discover the region on a road trip, river cruise or by biking on the popular Danube cycle path.
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Bikepath Duernstein © Österreich Werbung/ Peter Burgstaller Bikepath Duernstein © Österreich Werbung/ Peter Burgstaller

The Danube Cycle Path

The Danube Cycle Path is among the most beautiful cycling tracks in Europe. Discover Austria’s provinces, the famous Wachau Valley and the capital city Vienna by bike.
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Upper Austria: Architectural Highlights

Linz is a cosmopolitan city of culture and arts. The many small historic cities like Bad Ischl and Hallstatt are treasure troves of splendid buildings. Countless tremendous abbeys and monasteries can be found throughout the province. A day in Upper Austria can turn out to be very short if one wants to experience all of its architectural gems.
Architectural Highlights in Upper Austria...
Linzer taart © Österreich Wer - Wolfgang Schardt Linzer taart © Österreich Wer - Wolfgang Schardt

Linz and its Linzer Torte

The "Linzer Torte" is considered the oldest known cake in the world. It was already mentioned by name as early as 1653. Yet who named or invented the cake will always remain a mystery.
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Christmas Markets in Linz

The fragrance of gingerbread and Linzer Torte from the Christmas Markets, pastry shops and cafes, the lights of the city skyline combining old with new, and the enticements of shopping in the city of Linz all bring you that step closer towards Christmas Eve.
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