Insider tips for your summer in Linz


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Linz is modern times in Austria. An industrial city on the Danube, tech centre, young and alive. A playground for inquisitive people. With unique art and culture spots and where action sets the tone. 
Linz has a lot to offer, especially in summer: outdoor sports, quiet spots in the middle of nature, hidden lakes, hip ice cream parlours, restaurants with shady inner courtyards. We will reveal here where all this can be found.

The best places for sport in Linz

 A weekend trip including a sports programme? Linz is ready! Hiking trails, water action, climbing parks and places to run surrounded by nature in the city. 

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Hiking, climbing, jogging in Linz

Sports hotspots for your summer holiday 

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Linz outdoors: pavement cafés, art and city beach 

When everyone is sweating in the city in summer, it is time for an outdoor programme. A shady, hidden garden for example. Or a cool beach bar directly next to the Danube. 

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The best outdoor locations in summer

Restaurants, galleries, open-air rooftop bars

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Lakes and beaches around Linz

Yes, there are of course open air swimming pools, but bathing outside in natural surroundings in summer is even finer! Above all in Linz, with numerous sandy beaches, crystal clear lakes and unspoilt natural swimming spots. 

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Lakes, natural swimming spots, banks of the Danube

Bathing fun for all the family

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Top ice cream parlours in Linz

Summer, Linz and ice cream. The Infernal Trio simply belong together. That's why you'll find four ice cream parlours here, which you shouldn't miss out on during your holiday in Linz!

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The best ice cream spots in the city

Classical gelato, experimental ice cream and frozen organic yoghurt

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hotels: Hotel Schillerpark Linz


Mei Lie Tjia

At the age of five Mei Lie Tja emigrated with her parents from Shanghai to Vienna. Since then she has been both fascinated and obsessed by Vienna. Mei  loves photo safaris in the chic, bohemian districts, discovering new cafés (espresso with lots of sugar) and writing short stories about magical Vienna.  Since she has become the mother of two children, she no longer has so much time for that – has however discovered a new side of Vienna. One which also has lots of surprises in store for families.

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