48 hours for Families in Linz
A family weekend in Linz brings fun, excitement, good spirits and precious moments, which will be remembered for a long time. This program exmples for a whole weekend with children in the Danube city guarantee best entertainment. Please take into account the opening hours and closing dates of the institutions.
Suggested programmes for children below 6 years of age
Ascent on the Pöstlingbergbahn – visit the realm of dwarves in the grotto railway incl. a trip on the Dragon Express (please note the opening hours and the days the Grottenbahn is closed) – lunch on Pöstlingberg, e.g. in Gasthaus Freiseder with its own playground, afternoon visit to Linz's zoo, and then there's a break at the kiosk, where parents can relax with a coffee while the children let off steam at the playground, followed by a descent on the Pöstlingbergbahn back to the centre (Hauptplatz).
City tour on the Linz City Express – 11.00 am harbour tour on the MS Linzerin (between spring and autumn) – lunch (there are also small snacks available on board the ship), walk by the Danube – large playground available – afternoon visit to the Schlossmuseum – exhibition: Nature in Upper Austria.
Tip: Make use of the cultural activities available for young children too – e.g. a visit to Kuddelmuddel or the Pupppenkistlbühne. Look forward to funny stories from Kasperl & Co.
Suggested programmes for children below 14 years of age
Morning visit to voestalpine Stahlwelt incl. tour of the plant – lunch in Panorama-Café or in a restaurant in the centre of Linz – 3.00 pm harbour tour on the MS Linzerin.
Morning: visit to Ars Electronica Center – lunch in the city centre – afternoon:
Programme for good weather: Swingolf in Linz-Urfahr or ascent on the Pöstlingbergbahn to Pöstlingberg, a short break with coffee and Linzer Torte in Pöstlingbergschlössl – directly below the restaurant, there is a climbing playground.
Programme for bad weather: visit to the Schlossmuseum – exhibition on technology or nature – or Lentos Kunstmuseum.