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Excursions to Ceský Krumlov

The Castle, historical lanes and buildings, the Schiele Center, interesting galleries, fascinating antique book shops and hospitable restaurants and cafes welcome you.

More information about Český Krumlov  (new window)

Krumlov Castle

One of the most important buildings in central Europe built in renaissance and baroque style. It was nominated national cultural monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Worth visiting: gardens of the castle, renaissance and baroque rooms and halls with numerous art objects of the last 5 centuries, rococo chapel and the big mask-hall with illusion-paintings. Free entry to the gardens, visit of the castle only with guided tour; visit of the tower with admission fee.

Opening hours: June – August 9 am. – 6 pm., April/May/September/October 9 am. – 5 pm., last entrance one hour before, closed on Mondays

Fee: approx. € 10,00

Egon Schiele Center

Art of the 20th century, contemporary Czech and international art, changing exhibitions. Paintings and graphics by Egon Schiele and documentation about his life.

Opening hours: Daily 10 am. – 6 pm.

Fee: € 5,00 

... with your rental car

Take advantage of the possibility of renting a car for flexible excursions in the surrounding area of Linz,Danube. How would you like to take a trip to Southern Bohemia to the enchanting cities of Český Krumlov (70 km, 1.2 hours) or České Budějovice/Budweis (95 km, 1.30 hours)?

Starting at only about 80,00 / day (24 hours), with your rental car you can reach the most beautiful destinations (including the additional fee for Eastern Europe, insurance and unlimited kilometers).

All you need is a valid drivers license, a valid passport and a credit card.
You can obtain tips and up-to-date information about excursion destinations throughout Upper Austria from the Tourist Information, which is open daily in the Main Square of Linz in the Old City Hall.

More detailed information about prices is available directly from the car rental agencies:

 Rental Cars Opening Times
ARAC GmbH  (new window)
Salzburgerstraße 292, 4060 Leonding
phone: +43 (0)732/770010

Mon - Fri 8 am. to 6 pm.
Sat 9 am. to noon

Hertz International Franchisee  (new window)
Bürgerstraße 19, 4020 Linz
phone: +43 (0)732/784841
Mon - Thu 8 am. to 5 pm.
Fri 8 am. to 3 pm.
Sat 9 am. to noon
Sixt GmbH  (new window)
Bahnhofplatz 3-6, 4020 Linz
phone: +43 (0)732/661170
Mon - Fri 
8 am. to noon
1 pm. to 5 pm.


Linz City Tourist Board
4020  Linz

phone: +43 732 7070 2009
fax: +43 732 7070 54 2009

further information:

Tourist Information Linz

Hauptplatz 1 (Altes Rathaus)
phone: +43 732 7070 2009

October - April
Monday till Saturday 9 am. - 5 pm.
Sunday/Holiday 10 am. - 5 pm.

May - September
Monday till Saturday 9 am. - 7 pm.
Sunday/Holiday 10 am. - 7 pm.

Further information.
Information brochures (new window).

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