- Inhabitants: 4.193
- Area: 36 km²
- Altitude (from): 593m ASL
- Altitude (to): 593m ASL
- Type of community: Town municipality
- Longitude: 14,3488
- Latitude: 48,3731
Nestled on hill above Linz, the charming town of Altenberg (539m) is often nicknamed “the balcony of Linz”, and is a popular destination for day-trippers.
Altenberg affords sweeping panorama views of Mühlviertel, the city of Linz and all the way to central Upper Austria and the foothills of the Northern Limestones.
Altenberg is conveniently located near Upper Austria’s capital (approx. 8km), yet far enough away to offer that charming rural feeling so essential to restful and enjoyable holidays. Guests who stay in Altenberg get the best of both worlds: the great nature of rural Upper Austria and the diverse sights and attractions of a city.
Altenberg is a great place for guests in search of peaceful relaxation and great natural beauty. The Mühlviertel’s gently rolling hills are best explored on foot or by bike. The region has kilometers of beautiful trails, including the one from Linz to Altenberg along old horse-train tracks, or through picturesque Mirellental to Gallneukirchen.
Altenberg is in a beautiful nature setting amid the southern foothills of Mühlviertel’s highlands. Nestled on hill above Linz, the charming town of Altenberg (539m) is often nicknamed “the balcony of Linz”, and is a popular destination for day-trippers. Altenberg affords...