Linz is the third-largest city of Austria and capital of the state of Upper Austria (German: Oberösterreich). The city lies approximately 30 km south of the Czech border, and 125 kilometres west of Vienna. The city lies on the north and the southbank of the river Danube.
From the Linz Travel Guide
Linz to Passau
Travelled overnight to Linz, 3rd largest city in Austria and 30 kms from the Czech border. Hitler used it as an industrial city. Was a Celtic settlement the Romans first noted it as a trade settlement in 799 AD. It has the usual array of churches, mostly rebuilt from bits that didn't crumble with age ...
Posted in Europe Sep - Oct 2011 by suengarry
"Pöstlingberg" is the name of a small hill right next to Linz, which is known to offer the nicest view on the city. Unfortunately on our day of visit, the visibility was so bad, so that - although the sun was shining - we did not really see much of the city. So we visited a few other places ...
Posted in Our Travels by R and K