Private tour

Linz: Castle Museum and Old Town Highlights Private Tour

Linz: Castle Museum and Old Town Highlights Private Tour

From US$ 152.82 per person

Experience Linz, Upper Austria's capital of culture and art, on a private tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 - 4 hours
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Live tour guide
German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the history of Linz and Upper Austria with an expert guide
  • Tour the permanent exhibits the Castle Museum
  • Explore the stunning streets and main square of Linz Old Town
  • Visit the baroque highlight of Linz - the Old Cathedral (if option selected)
  • Admire the monolithic beauty of the New Cathedral (if option selected)
Full description

Immerse yourself in the natural and cultural history of Linz. Walk the picturesque streets of the old town, take a tour of the Castle Museum, and choose from different tour length options to see other sights.

2-Hour Option:

Meet your private guide at Hauptplatz square in the heart of Linz's gorgeous Old Town. Walk down the narrow Hofgasse street as you learn about the history of 8th century Linz Castle, now home to a museum. Inside, tour the permanent exhibitions on nature, technology, science, archeology, and music. Admire exhibits like folk art, cultural artifacts, religious art from the middle ages, and Austrian paintings.

3-Hour Option:

The 3-hour tour adds to the above with a visit to the Old Cathedral. Encounter a 17th-century baroque church featuring towers of onion domes and lavish interiors. Marvel at the high altar decorated with marble statues and a fabulous painting of Saint Aloysius.

4-Hour Option:

In addition to the Castle and Old Cathedral, the 4-hour option adds more of the Old Town, including the Old Town Hall, Holy Trinity Column, and Neptune Fountain. Selecting this option also allows you to marvel at the New Cathedral, the largest church in Austria with its monolithic neo-gothic architecture and vast stained glass windows.

Includes
  • Private tour guide with official Linz License in chosen language
  • Regular tickets to the Castle Museum (in 2, 3, and 4-hour options)
  • Visit of the Old Cathedral (in 3 and 4-hour options)
  • Walking tour of Old Town, including the New Cathedral (in 4-hour option)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    • Meet in front of the Hotel Motel One Linz- on Hauptplatz • Please do not enter the hotel: the outside of it is being used as a meeting point

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • The Old Cathedral is open daily from 7 AM to 12 PM, and then from 3 PM to 7 PM: if you book your tour outside of these hours, sightseeing will take place only on the outside
    • During mass on Sundays sightseeing inside the Cathedral may be forbidden
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    Product ID: 403818