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.
City discount cards
When you visit Austria’s major cities, there's an easy way to save money on sightseeing and public transportation.
Crossing Europe Film Festival
The central focus of the festival is work by contemporary European writer-directors, presented in Linz with around 140 hand-picked films, documentaries and shorts.
Festival for all Senses
Austria's diverse cultural offerings include over 200 festivals, stretching from world scale events to small regional gatherings. Many of them make use of Austria's beautiful surroundings and most of them offer an outstanding culinary menu to accompany the cultural experience.
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.
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.
Traveling throughout Austria by car? This route planner helps you find the shortest way to your travel destination and calculate the travel distance.
Austria’s cities fascinate with their monumental buildings spanning all major epochs from Gothic to Renaissance, from Baroque to Jugendstil, and Post Modernism. Historic settings for modern events, leisurely shopping tours and wonderful culinary experiences. Let yourself be charmed!
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.