Leisurely Day in Linz

Linz is the 3rd largest city in Austria and is situated about 19 miles away from the Czech Republic border. This city was founded by the Romans. A fabulous day trip from Vienna, as it only took one hour and 20 minutes on the train.

Mariä-Empfängnis-Dom (St Mary’s Cathedral)  is the largest church in Austria. This neo-Gothic church impresses with its tower, which is only a few feet lower than St. Stephen’s Cathedral here in Vienna. Hubs and I were overwhelmed with its beauty and size. Absolutely a must if anyone plans on going to Linz!

Pöstlingberg is one of the landmarks of Linz. The main attraction at the top of the hill is the parish church and pilgrimage basilica called “Seven Sorrows of Our Lady”. The location is popular for weddings, in fact, we saw one being set up while visiting. The views were amazing and reachable by tram that you catch from the city center.


Never seen a real-life Foghorn Leghorn until now! I always thought that roosters only crow in the mornings, not this one…he was quite vocal midday.

 And lastly,  we stumbled upon a awesome exhibit at the  OÖ Kulturquartier. The exhibit is called HÖHENRAUSCH.3, runs until October 13th and was by far the highlight of our trip! It was a very interactive contemporary illustration of many international artists. Even a Taiwanese one! That was so thrilling to us. 
Really cool  “Counterfeit” part of the exhibit that demonstrates how “copied” popular brands have spread like a bad disease.

Lunch Blox anyone?
“Upper Austria Tower” that rises 31 meters from the top of the building. 

Taiwanese artist’s exhibit

Bell Towers

We were “photo bombed”.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


The ultimate guide for independent travellers seeking inspiration, advice and adventures beyond their wildest dreams

our foodie appetite

the photographer and the sports enthusiast do food

Got The Postcard

Travel & Lifestyle Blog

Lucya Bakes

An English girl living in Germany, with a love for baking

Everyday life in Vienna

A picture guide to hanging out in the Austrian capital

Adventuring in Austria

ein Jahr als Au-pair

Wander Onwards

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Of Elephants and Castles

The Adventures of Faith and David

A Mommy Abroad

Our big adventure, as a family of four.

Kids with Diplomatic Immunity

Chasing two kids around the globe

%d bloggers like this: