The capital of Upper Austria is known to be the third-largest city of the country. Situated on the Danube, Linz lies at a distance of 30 km from the border of the Czech Republic and provides scenic views to its visitors. Linz has a deep history which never fails to dazzle the history lovers. Founded by the Romans, the city was initially referred as Lentia by the ancient natives, the provincial and local Roman government resided and ruled. Adolf Hitler was born in a small Austrian city (situated at a close proximity to the German border) and spent some part of his childhood in Linz. Some other noted citizens of the city were Anton Bruckner and Johannes Kepler.
Some places are not explored by everyone, and those are the places that never fail to disappoint you. Linz is one of those places, not in the itinerary of many Austrian visitors but once visited, it’s hard to get the breath-taking views out of your mind. The perfect amalgamation of chronological buildings standing proudly on the cobblestone streets, appreciable architecture and lush greenery that surrounds the place, the city has equally amazing this to offer as its cousin like Vienna and Salzburg does. The year 2014 proved to be lucky for the city when UNESCO decided to make Linz a part of Creative Cities Network due to the brilliant museums and churches that it boasts.
While in Austria, you simply can’t miss the mouth-watering regional food that the street shops offer. Specially known for its desserts, Linz has secured a special place in the hearts of every food fanatic out there. While in Linz, make sure to explore Kuk Hofbackrei which serves the best Linzer Torte in the world. The chilled vibe offers creative food prepared from the local seasoning and dishes that no other place offers.
Best Time To Visit Linz
The best time to visit the city is seen from May to September when the temperature ranges somewhere between 20 degree Celsius to 24 degree Celsius. The city is situated in a flat region and because it is situated near River Danube, Linz generally has a lot of fluctuations in its temperature. The rates of the accommodations are generally high during the peak season due to the arrival of the travellers from all around the world.