Top 10 things to do in Upper Austria

Upper Austria

Many small historic cities are treasure troves of splendid buildings and countless tremendous abbeys and monasteries

Upper Austria is a region in Austria.

Linz is a cosmopolitan city of culture and arts. The many small historic cities like Bad Ischl and Hallstatt are treasure troves of splendid buildings. Countless tremendous abbeys and ...

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Region in Austria
Typical length of visit: 1 day

Top 10 things to do in Upper Austria

Simony Hut

Simony Hut
The Simony Hut is an Alpine club hut belonging to the Austrian Alpine Club located at a height of 2,205 metres, just below the Hallstätter Glacier at the foot of ...

Hallstätter See

Hallstätter See
Lake Hallstatt or Hallstätter See is a lake in the Salzkammergut, Austria, located at 47°34′43″N 13°39′38″E / 47.57861°N 13.66056°E / 47.57861; 13.66056. Its surface is approximately 8.55 km² and its ...

Taubenkogel

Taubenkogel
The Taubenkogel is a 2,301 m high peak in the Dachstein Mountains of Upper Austria, northeast of the Hallstätter Glacier. It may be reached from the summit station of the Dachstein ...

New Cathedral, Linz

New Cathedral, Linz
The New Cathedral , also known as the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception , is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Linz, Austria.HistoryConstruction plans were started in ...

Danube Bicycle Path

Danube Bicycle Path
It's downstream all the way, passing through picturesque towns and villages until you reach the wonderful city of Vienna

The world through Gustav Klimt's eyes

The world through Gustav Klimt's eyes
Discover how Gustav Klimt found the unique details for his now world famous paintings

Linz

Linz
Favorite destination for cruises and the host of the Ars Electronica festival

Lentos

Lentos
As the successor of the New Gallery of the City of Linz, the Lentos Art Museum, which opened in May 2003, is among the most important museums of modern art ...

A Day in Hallstatt

A Day in Hallstatt
One of Austria's most picturesque villages

Dachstein Mountains

Dachstein Mountains
The Dachstein Mountains are a mountain range in the Northern Limestone Alps.The term is used by the Austrian Alpine Club in its classification of the Eastern Alps as one of ...

Salzkammergut

Salzkammergut
The Salzkammergut is a resort area located in Austria. It stretches from the City of Salzburg eastwards along the Austrian Alpine Foreland and the Northern Limestone Alps to the peaks ...

E-biking by the Danube

E-biking by the Danube
The cycle paths winding through Austria are perfect for the entire family to see the countryside

Old Cathedral, Linz

Old Cathedral, Linz
The Old Cathedral , also called the Church of Ignatius or the Jesuit Church is a church in Linz, Austria. It was built between 1669 and 1683 in Baroque style. ...

Lauffen

Lauffen
 Lauffen am Neckar  is a town in the district of Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated on the river Neckar, 9 kilometres southwest of Heilbronn. The town is famous as ...

Gjaidstein

Gjaidstein
The Hoher Gjaidstein is a 2,794 m high mountain peak in the Dachstein Mountains in Upper Austria east and above the Hallstätter Glacier. It may be reached from the summit station ...

Donauhalle

Donauhalle
Donauhalle is an indoor sporting arena located in Linz, Austria. Since the Donauhalle is sponsored by an Austrian insurance group in 2008 now it is called "Keine Sorgen Eisarena". The ...

Wilhering Abbey

Wilhering Abbey
Wilhering Abbey is a Cistercian monastery in Wilhering in Upper Austria, about 8 km from Linz. The buildings, re-constructed in the 18th century, are known for their spectacular Rococo decoration.

Attersee Klassik

Attersee Klassik
Refined culture in an idyllic setting (July and August)

Forest Wine Bar

Forest Wine Bar
One of Austria’s very best country inns.

Gmunden Festival

Gmunden Festival
Refreshing country air and culture offered to visitors every year from June to September

Goiserer boots – hand-crafted for feet

Goiserer boots – hand-crafted for feet
The epitome of top quality but has evolved to be fit for city life

Ars Electronica Center

Ars Electronica Center
A media arts festival that Linz into the “capital of the cutting edge” (Spetember)

The Cloud of Sound

The Cloud of Sound
An outdoor spectacle held in September on the banks of the Danube River

Hallstatt

Hallstatt
Hallstatt, Upper Austria, is a village in the Salzkammergut, a region in Austria. It is located near the Hallstätter See (a lake). At the 2001 census, it had 946 inhabitants. ...

Bad Ischl

Bad Ischl
Bad Ischl is in the center of a group of lakes referred to as the Salzburg lakes. So it is like a hub from which you can go out the ...

Nordico

Nordico
The Nordic Information Centre for Media and Communication Research is a cooperation between the five countries of the Nordic Region – Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Starting from academic ...

Landhaus

Landhaus
The Landhaus is a historic building in Dresden, eastern Germany. Designed to house the Saxony region's Landstand, it was built in the Baroque style between 1770 and 1776 by Friedrich ...

Minoritenkirche

Minoritenkirche
The Minoritenkirche , formally called Italienische Nationalkirche Maria Schnee , is a church built in French Gothic style in the Altstadt or First District of Vienna, Austria.The site on which ...

Stadtpfarrkirche

Stadtpfarrkirche
Stadtpfarrkirche St. Johann is a Roman Catholic parish church in the city of Rapperswil, canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland.GeographyThe church is located next to Rapperswil Castle situated ...

Kaiservilla

Kaiservilla
The Kaiservilla in Bad Ischl, Upper Austria, was the summer residence of Emperor Franz Joseph I and Empress Elisabeth of Austria, known as Sisi.HistoryOriginally the palace was ...