Linz The Essential
Linz, capital of Upper Austria, lies on both banks of the Danube. It owes its industrial expansion first to river then railway traffic. Talented men have left their mark here: the astronomer Kepler, the musicians Mozart and Beethoven or, closer to our time, the Austrian writer Adalbert Stifter. But Linz cherishes the memory of Anton Bruckner who has given his name to a famous international classical music festival.
This 537m-high hill near Linz offers an
Excavations have found ancient origins
The castle, a former residence of
The main square was already the same