The best of Linz walking tour
Looking for new holiday destinations around Eastern Europe? Why not try Linz? What to do in Linz? Founded by the Romans in the 8th century, Linz offers a long collection of sights, churches, museums, art, nature, and unique attractions that you must visit once in a lifetime. Which are Linz’s best attractions? The Old Town sights are just the beginning of the city’s charms. The vibrant city offers you the chance to discover some of the richest examples of Austrian history. Get stunned by the streets full of history and beautiful architectural examples. Get ready to experience Linz from a different perspective. A local charismatic guide will reveal the secrets and interesting facts about the city.
- Professional local tour guide
- Admission fee to The New Cathedral, Herrenstraße: 8 EUR per person
- Admission fee to Nordico Stadtmuseum: 6.50 EUR per person
- Admission fee to Lentos Kunstmuseum : 10 EUR per person
- Admission fee to Schlossmuseum Linz, Schlossberg: 4.50 EUR per person, Free entry for children under 6 years
Route & Duration
The New Cathedral, Herrenstraße
The Immaculate Conception Cathedral, often known as the New Cathedral or Neuer Dom, is a Roman Catholic cathedral situated in Linz, Austria. The biggest church in Austria, albeit not the tallest, is neo-gothic. The cathedral is Austria's largest church with 20,000 seats, yet it is not the tallest.
The "Bischofshof" is the diocesan bishop's home and formal residence. It also contains the General Vicariate, Episcopal Ordinariate, Education Authority, and other church administrative offices in addition to his positions.
Ursuline Church of St. Michael
Inside there is the high altarpiece by Martino Altomonte, numerous altarpieces by his son Bartolomeo Altomonte and wrought iron work worth seeing
In Linz, the administrative center of Upper Austria, there is a museum called the City Museum Nordico. The structure was constructed between 1607 and 1610 by the Italian master builder Francesco Silva as a farm and suburban palace for the Kremsmünster monastery. The structure was enlarged and substantially remodeled between 1673 and 1675. The ballroom still has some of the original frescoes.
The museum aims to illustrate key themes and concerns in contemporary art by showcasing pieces from the Lentos collection as well as works on loan from other institutions. A vibrant schedule of activities, excursions, seminars for children, and much more complements ongoing exhibitions.
Old Cathedral, Linz, Domgasse
The Old Cathedral (German: Alter Dom), also known as the Ignatiuskirche or the Jesuitenkirche, is a cathedral in Linz, Austria. Between 1669 and 1683, it was erected in the Baroque style. It was the cathedral of the Diocese of Linz from 1785 until 1909. It was built near the previous Jesuits' College on the Hauptplatz's southern end. The Church of Ignatius (German: Ignatiuskirche) was dedicated to Saint Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuit Order.
Linzer Landhaus, Klosterstrasse
The Linzer Landhaus is a building built in several stages between 1568 and 1658 in the Upper Austrian state capital Linz and today serves as the seat of the Upper Austrian state parliament.
Mozarthaus, Linz Austria
The structure was built in the second part of the 16th century in the Renaissance style but afterward received a new facade in the Baroque style. Josef Urbanski, who oversaw the construction of the Pöstlingberg Railway, was a prominent inhabitant of the home.
Schlossmuseum Linz, Schlossberg
The Castle Museum sees itself as a universal museum that gives a comprehensive and impressive insight into the natural, cultural, and artistic history of Upper Austria. The collection areas, which range from prehistory to contemporary history and bear witness to diverse and extensive special areas, can be found in the historic palace and the new south wing.
Linz’s main square, Hauptpl.
This lovely area is located at the northern end of Linz's historic and major boulevard, Landstraße. Beautiful structures adorn the square. There are several cafes and restaurants you would like to visit.
The main entrance of The New Cathedral (Herrenstraße 26, 4020 Linz, Austria) See Map
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.