Linz travel guide

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You're Going to Love Linz

With a population of 200,000, Linz is the third largest city in Austria and is the capital of the state of Upper Austria. It has been recognised by UNESCO as part of the Creative Cities Network and has a significant new media art sector. The city is also famous for the delicious Linzer Torte, which is claimed by some to be the oldest cake in the world.

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What to do in Linz

When to Visit Linz

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Linz benefits from warm Summers but has cold winters. Low rainfall and average temperatures of around 76°F make the summer months a good time to visit.

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How to Get to Linz

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Where to Stay in Linz

Hotel Garni Wilder Mann is just a 7 minute walk from the train station and has rooms from EUR70. The Dom Hotel is right beside the Mariendom Cathedral in the Old Town and has luxury rooms from EUR130.

Popular Neighborhoods in Linz

Where to stay in popular areas of Linz

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How to Get Around Linz

The Cost of Living in Linz

Shopping Streets

Linzer Landstrasse is the city's main shopping street and the largest in Austria outside Vienna. It has a good selection of department stores, fashion shops and electronics outlets.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk in Linz will cost around EUR1.21 and a loaf of bread is EUR1.56.

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Where to Eat in Linz

Leberkas-Pepi on Am Hauptbahnhof offers basic local fare, such as sausage from EUR4, while a traditional fine Austrian dinner at Postlingberg Schlossl on Am Poestlingberg will cost around EUR40.