Linz: cultural and culinary highlights in the city of steel


Steel city, industrial city or working-class city - Linz historically has several nicknames. What some do not know: the city with its 200,000 inhabitants is perfect for culinary voyages of discovery and offers art and culture fans a wealth of museums and events, which is surprisingly diverse for a city of this size.

Accordingly, you are spoilt for choice – let us guide you with our Linz insider tips through the jungle of the Upper Austrian capital and reveal where the best cocktails are, where you can enjoy a hangover breakfast on Sunday afternoons and what lofty heights and a former tobacco factory have to do with art.

Eating and drinking in Linz

The gastronomy scene in Linz has developed steadily in recent years and has some such exciting bars and restaurants that a visit to Austria's third-largest city is worthwhile, even just for culinary reasons.


Insider tips for gourmets

Places worth coming to Linz for

Find out where you can have breakfast in Linz until the evening, can taste first-class gourmet creation and enjoy fancy cocktails.


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Culture in Linz

The Ars Electronica Center, as the "Museum of the Future", creates a bridge between art and technology. In addition, spectacular tours, a creative "fag factory" and a controversial music theatre attract visitors to this surprising city.

Cultural hotspots in the steel city

Painting, music, murals & co 

Linz is an exciting destination for anyone interested in culture and has something to offer for fans of classical opera performances, as well as for those who are more interested in street art or want to be artistically active themselves.

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hotels: Hotel Schillerpark Linz


Yogi Hagen

Yogi Hagen is an insatiable world traveller and a passionate cosmopolitan who feels at home in many places on this planet. For example, on one of her longer trips she took photos of travesty artists in Thailand. The journalist and photographer has been living in Vienna for several years, where she is also a fixed part of the queer community. She knows Vienna in all its facets and definitely knows which party you should not miss and where you can enjoy the best after-work drink.

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