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Linz – a cultural metropolis, and an oasis of green. Linz an der Donau is an innovative, contemporary city. It is a place where nature, culture and business come together to form a harmonious whole. The 2009 European Capital of Culture sports the slogan “Linz, verändert” (“Linz, changes”), and lives up to the slogan in full. Linz, a successful location for business, has emerged as an outstanding destination for culture, offering dynamism and a high quality of life. The capital city of Upper Austria is a showcase for theatre and music, but equally for contemporary art, history and science.


Population 189 845

Currency Euro, €1 = 100 cents
Opening hours Normal opening hours are: Monday – Friday, 08:00 to 18:00. Saturday 09:00 to 18:00
Website www.linz.at/tourismus,
Newspapers Der Standard
Neues Volksblatt
Oberösterreichische Nachrichten
Kronen Zeitung
Emergency numbers Emergency doctor +43 141, EU-wide emergency services number +43 112, Fire brigade +43 122, Police +43 133, Ambulance +43 144
Tourist information Tourist Information Linz
Address: Hauptplatz 1 (Old Town Hall)
Tel: +43 732 7070 2009, tourist.info@linz.at
October to April: Monday to Saturday 09:00-17:00, Sunday/Holidays 10:00-17:00
May to September: Monday to Saturday 09:00-19:00, Sunday/Holidays 10:00-19:00