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Wels Travel Guide, Austria

The city of Wels is the second biggest city in Upper Austria and is found on the southwest of Linz. The economy of the city thrives on industrial and agricultural businesses. Currently, Wels has also been one of the major tourist spots in the country. Some of the tourist attractions of the city are Imperial Palace, Historical Church, museums, and a lot of agricultural fairs and open-air concerts. Browsing the Wels Travel Guide will give a fair idea of what is in store for a traveler.

Wels Travel Guide - Travel

The city of Wels is easy to reach. Tourists can use different modes of transportation to get into the city. When travelling by air, tourists can book a flight that will arrive at Airport Linz-Hörsching which connects a lot of European cities. From the airport, they can either ride a bus or a taxi that will bring them to Wels.

The city is also served by the West Railway Station. This connects Wels to Salzburg, Linz, and Vienna. There is also a train connection between the cities of Paris, Munich, Wels, Linz and Vienna. Tourists who have their private vehicles can traverse the motorways in Wels connecting it to different cities in Europe such as Vienna, Czech Republic, Munich, Italy and other parts of Southern Europe. Having a tour around the heart of the city can be hassle-free for it only takes around two to three hours to explore it.

Wels Travel Guide - Climate

Now that you already know how to get to Wels, it is also good to find out when is the best time to go there and visit. Similar to other European cities, Wels has a Continental Climate. The city experiences a fairly dry weather. During winter, the winds can be very cold, while summer season is very warm. Autumn can also be sunny at times. Wels can be visited on whatever season because the weather does not spoil the enjoyment that you can get from exploring the city.

Wels Travel Guide - Events

The city plays hosts to various festivals and events. It is important to know when these activities take place to make the visit in Wels more enjoyable. One of the annual events happening in town is the Traunsee Week. This is a water sports event that is not exclusive to the city but is a country-wide affair. Competitors assemble at the Traunsee Lake and they compete for 15 different water activities. The Traunsee Week also has shows and trade fairs for guests.

Another must-see event in Wels is the Kidsmania. This affair offers a lot of activities for children to help them assess their creativity and other skills. Tourists should not miss out on the Advent activities in Wels because this is one of the most colorful and amusing events in the city. Movie aficionados will surely enjoy the Wels Film Festival. The films are shown on an open-air cinema and there is also an offering of international gourmet cuisine.

These are just few of the things that you need to know about the City of Wels. If you wish to discover more about this astonishing city, you should bring the Wels Travel Guide with you to pay a visit and experience its splendor. Perhaps, it would be a good idea to extend your stay in Austria and look into Linz Travel Guide and Vienna Travel Guide.
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