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Linz Map, Austria

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Linz Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Linz with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Linz useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Linz!

Linz History

Linz was firstly known as a Celtic settlement and was called “Lentos”, its first attestation dating back to 799 AD. The Romans called it “Lentia” and made it a provincial capital of the Holy Roman Empire, assuring a fast social and economical development for the community. Due to its location on the Danube, it was an important trade centre that made the connection between several routes, from Bohemia to Poland,... read more

Linz Nightlife

The city is also home to a large number of prestigious arts and music festivals which animate the streets both by day and night, so you are sure to find something that suites your tastes. If you’re looking for something to eat you must begin with the 350 year old recipe for the Linzer Torte, a delicious cake which has the same taste since it was first invented and is a well known local specialty. There are also many... read more

Linz Sightseeing

There is an astronomical observatory in the Landhaus, which used to be the building where Johannes Kepler taught for college students between 1612 and 1622. One thing you really must do while in Linz is take a boat trip on the Danube from the Boat Station, where you can go either via Vienna or via Passau. There are also some beautiful old churches and monasteries, like the Church of St Ignatius (which also hosts... read more

Linz Travel Guide

Culture plays a very important role in the city’s development and the fact that Linz was elected European Capital of Culture in 2009 only comes to strengthen the city’s efforts to be on the avant-garde of contemporary cultural performance and research. read more

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