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Located halfway between Salzburg and Vienna and surrounded by the Danube River, the Linz prides itself as the third biggest city of Austria. The city is interesting in terms of its museums and galleries that showcase its culture that is rich in history and art. The Linz Airport is the main air hub for most flights to the city where passengers can avail a vehicle from budget car rental facilities. Cheap car hire in Linz Airport further complements the travel needs of visitors so they can easily get around and explore nearby attractions, too.
The best way to explore Linz is to start in the Old Town Walk to be familiar with the city charms. Simply follow a marked route that leads to the major sites at a leisurely pace. Among these key landmarks include the biggest church of Austria, the New Cathedral, and the Linz Castle.
The Trinity Column stands in the heart of the main square so it should not be missed. Visitors can also admire the Bischofshof's magnificent Baroque architecture. A visit to the Botanical Gardens and the Linz Zoo is also worth doing especially in the afternoon. Many visitors of Linz also tend to enjoy cruises along the River Danube.
Linz is rich in festivals that reflect its cultural diversity. Every May, the Linz Festival caters to many events held in Danube Park. July is the month for the international Pflasterspektakel that fills the streets with acrobats and clowns. September is a month where the Arts Electronica Festival and the Cloud of Sounds festival take place in Donaupark. For gastronomic needs, Linz is home to relaxing coffee houses and restaurants serving local cuisine. Shopping needs are best fulfilled in the Old Town with its antique shops and pleasant boutiques.
Visitors can also drive to Vienna or Salzburg if they avail cheap car hire in Linz Airport. Linz also makes a good base for a trip to the Czech Republic. Visiting Salzkammergut is also worth doing for its lovely mountains and lakes. Towns like Bad Ischl, Bad Ausee, and Gmunden are also worth seeing.