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Oberösterreich

International > Europe > Austria

Description

Oberösterreich is one of the nine states of Austria and it´s capital is Linz. It is located between Germany, the Czech Republic and the three other Austrian states Salzburg, Steiermark and Niederösterreich. The highest point of Oberösterreich is Hoher Dahstein (9,883 ft) with an observation deck, a suspension walking bridge and an ice palace. Wether biking on the river Donau or visiting Ars Electronica in Linz, Oberösterreich offers plenty off activities for rest days. There are also a lot of small towns worth a visit like Hallstatt or Gmunden, you can tour the salt mine in Hallstatt (salzwelten.at/en/) or spend time at one of many lakes.

Getting There

The best way of getting there would probably be flying either into Munich or Vienna. From there rent a car or continue with public transport (trains and buses).

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Looking at Traunstein from the south shore of Traunsee
[Hide Photo] Looking at Traunstein from the south shore of Traunsee