A thriving marketplace and major port on the Danube, Linz can trace its origins to the Roman Empire in the first century A.D. The city underwent surging industrialization in the early 20th century and became one of the region’s leading production centers. Book your tickets to Linz to experience a modern metropolis at the forefront of technological development and contemporary architectural design.
Top Things to Do in Linz
- Peer into the future at the Ars Electronica Center, featuring a spellbinding display of vibrant LED lights and containing some of the world’s most cutting-edge technology
- Sample the golden age of Linz at Hauptplatz, the city’s bustling Baroque and Renaissance central plaza, lined with street performers and relaxing cafés
- Gaze in awe at the monolithic cathedral of Mariendom, a magnificent example of neo-Gothic architecture whose stately towers were restricted to just under 135 meters so as not to threaten the majesty of Vienna’s Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
Hidden Gems in Linz
Take a step back from the space-age twinkle of downtown Linz and delve into the Schlossmuseum, a hilltop castle museum containing historic art, architecture, medieval weapons, and other artefacts, as well as providing striking panoramic views of the city.
Experience Linz’s nightlife at one of the plethora of bars and nightclubs in the city’s old quarter. Later on, catch an unforgettable show at the Linzer Landestheater, the city’s premier performance hall.
Plan Your Linz Holiday
Before booking your flights to Linz, be sure to check the city’s tourism website, as an assortment of celebrations are held throughout the year. Save some money by staying at one of the many guesthouses and cheap hotels in Linz. Remember that flight deals to Linz are easier to find if you book your travel well in advance. With airberlin, you'll arrive in Linz feeling recharged and refreshed.