Linz, Austria

Area code 0732, $1=14.4ATS, Jan 19, 2001


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Linz is a small city situated between Vienna and Salzburg on the river Danube. It is not as much touristy as those cities. The city is beautiful and rich in culture. It has many places to see the real Austrian modern life. The main attractions are the Ars Electronica, a museum of the new era and the international street performance festival.
You can take boat trip from here upto Passau or/and down to Vienna.

i Information Office: i Information office: at the train station. This is a just counter for pamphlets. But you can get a map to orientate yourself. www.linz.at
i Information office: At the main square, N end of the main street, Landstrasse.You can take tram #3 from the train station, 20ATS or walk 20-30min following the tram lines.
AE American Express: 14 Buergerstrasse T732-669013, linz@amex.co.at

Internet
@ Electronica museum: Free
@ Kaff: Hotberg 7, T772711, M-Sa12-22

Local Transport
Trams/buses/trolley buses: You can to to the most of the palces with public transport.

Transport
T Train station: 30min S from the center on foot or take #3 tram.
To Vianna 300ATS, To Salzberg 228ATS, To Prague 390ATS.
F1

Boat:
Passau Th13:30, Linz 20:25/F9:00 Vienna F22:30
Vienna W7:30, Mauthausen 22:00 then transfer to Linz, Linz dep Th8:30, Passau Th12:50

Passau - Wien OW990/RT1090, From Linz ask travel agents
Dep from Passau May 24, July 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug 2, 9, 16, 23, Sep 13, Oct 3

F2 Boat:
Passau 13:10, Linz 19:10, 4.14-5.20
Passau 9:00, Linz 14:00
Linz 14:15, Passau 20:40
Linz 8:00, Passau 15:10

Festivals
4/23-25: Urfahr spring festival
7/19-21
Pflasterspektakel, Street Performance Festival
9/9-29
Brucknerfest
9/29-10/7:
Urfahr autumn festival

Accommodation
If you could get a "Hotel 2001" at the train station information counter, all hotels, YH and pensions are in the list and marked on the map. Our numbers are same as ones of official map
h35 Jugendgastehaus: Stanglhofweg 3, T0732-664434,jgh.linz@oejhv.or.at www.oejhv.or.at, dr198 s368, d536ATS, bf C5, Access take a bus from train station and get off at Botanical garden and go back one block turn left. Very beautiful YH on the hill. Good facility
h36 Landesjugendherberge Lentia: T737078 ljh-linz.post@ooe.gv.at
Three cheap pensions. The prices are from the list. Not checked by ITIS
h28 Wienerwakd: Freinbergstr 18, T777881, s290+, d490+ATS. Bit far to walk. Phone and ask the way to go there by bus.
h29 Wilder Mann: Goethestr 14, T656078, s350+, d620ATS+. Near the train station. Go out from it and turn right When you reach a large round about, turn left and 2 nd street right to Goethestr.
h30 Hafnerstr 27?, T775897, s290, d520+, Go out from the train station, go right. When you reach a park, turn left to Volksgartn. When you reached Harren street turn right to the street and at the first corner turn left and again at the first corner turn right to Hafnestrasse.

Sights
S Electronica: Just N from the central square. Just after crossing the river. right side. The museum of the new area, the Digital Art Museum. Many interesting displays. internet is free.
S Industrial Tour: This is a special tour which takes you to the real heavy industrial world. Group tour only. Contact to T0732-170701-2927

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