Braunau am Inn

Braunau am Inn, Oberösterreich, Österreich

Welcome to the 750-year-old trading town rich in history!

2010: 750th anniversary of the city of Braunau am Inn
2012: Upper Austrian Expo "Wittelsbacher and Habsburger" at Braunau am Inn

Not only the central location between Linz and Munich or Salzburg and Passau makes Braunau am Inn an attractive holiday destination during any season. The lively city - located at the Bavarian border – is well-known for its historically worthwhile old town, the cultural diversity and the incomparable treat.

The 750-year-old trading and culture town impresses with one of the biggest closed squares of all the cities along the rivers Salzach and Inn. Narrow, high houses and affectionately renovated facades give the city center its incomparable appearance. The city’s landmark is the parish church St. Stephan with one of the highest towers of Austria.

There is much to see and experience in this fascinating city of culture. Braunau offers you a wide range of activities. What about a spontaneous city break or a bicycle tour? Furthermore Braunau represents a perfect vantage point for varied trips in the region.

During strolling through the city you will experience the relaxed attitude of life and its charming hospitality. Don’t forget to taste the local delicacies! The city offers also many sport and leisure activities. Last but not least several first-class shopping centers are waiting for a visit.

  • 16.300Inhabitants

  • 25 km²Area

  • 352 m ASLElevation

  • 48.26, 13.03GPS coordinates

Coming from Vienna/ Linz:
* via the "Innkreisautobahn" A8 (motorway) exit Ort/Innkreis via the B148 direction Braunau
*or via A8 exit Ried/Innkreis onward B141 =>B148 (main road)

Coming from Salzburg:
*via Oberndorf near Salzburg on the B156 to Braunau
*via Mattighofen via the B147 =>B148

Coming from Passau:
*via the A3 => B12 via Simbach
*via A3 via Simbach on the B143 => B148

Coming from Wien/ Linz:
* Wels-Neumarkt Kallham-Braunau

Coming from Salzburg:
* Attnang Puchheim-Ried/Innkreis-Braunau
*Steindorf near Straßwalchen-Braunau
*Oberndorf near Salzburg-Braunau

Coming from Passau:
*Neumark Kallham-Braunau

The train station is almost in the centre of Braunau! There is a bus connection ("Citybus") every half an hour directly from the train station to the city centre.

Salzburg Airport - Braunau approx. 60 km (37 miles)
Linz Airport - Braunau approx. 120 km (75 miles)
Munich Airport - Braunau approx. 120 km (75 miles)

Travelling by public transport
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Braunau am Inn
Tourismusverband Entdeckerviertel
Stadtplatz 2
5280 Braunau am Inn

Phone +43 7722 62644
Fax machine +43 7722 62644 - 14…

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