© Foto Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH/Robert Maybach: Schneeschuwandern im Mühlviertel in der Nähe von Bad Zell.


Regions, cities and places in Upper Austria

Where will your trip take you? To the Salzkammergut region, along the Danube or to the Mühlviertel region? Or perhaps to the state capital Linz or world-famous Hallstatt instead? It’s a tough decision, and we can’t make it for you. But let’s be honest, one of the best parts of going on holiday is the excitement and anticipation of choosing your destination ...

The regions in Upper Austria

You could choose the mountains and lakes of the Salzkammergut region in southern Upper Austria. Another option is the southeast area of the state surrounding the Pyhrn-Priel region and Kalkalpen National Park with its densely forested mountain ridges. The Danube Valley runs through the state from west to east, with the state capital Linz in between. And finally, the hilly landscapes of the Mühlviertel region lie to the river’s north.


Cities and places in Upper Austria

The state capital Linz is situated in the heart of Upper Austria and offers an exciting mix of culture, nature and industry. Our state is dotted with fascinating cities and places from end to end. The city of Steyr was historically known for its role in the iron trade, while Wels was actually the capital of an entire province during the Roman period. The cities in the Salzkammergut region offer postcard-perfect views. And just about everyone is familiar with the picturesque backdrop of the UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Landscape of Hallstatt ...