Best season: April - October cultural, historical technique: DirectionsFrom the starting point you have a very beautiful view of the Linz Culture Mile on the Danube: The Ars Electronica Center, the Lentos Art Museum Linz, the Brucknerhaus and the Linz Castle with the new south wing. Walk along the AEC under the bridge, past the New Town Hall and you will reach Oberen Donaustraße. Via the Talgasse and the Berggasse you reach a point where you cross the route of the Pöstlingbergbahn. From Hohe Straße turn left into Schablederweg, mostly next to the Pöstlingbergbahn tracks. After approx. 200 metres turn left into Hohe Straße, where you will find the Linzer Tiergarten. Stay on Schablederweg and you will reach Pöstlingberg (537 m). The "Erlebniswelt Pöstlingberg" includes the Tiergarten, the Pöstlingbergbahn, the Grottenbahn with its unique fairytale world, the baroque pilgrimage basilica and the Rosengarten. In clear weather, the view from the panorama plateau of the city of Linz extends as far as the foothills of the Alps. Via the steep Way of the Cross you reach the Collegium Petrinum. The Bischöfliche Gymnasium was built at the end of the 19th century. Continue along Leisenhofstraße, Doppelbauerweg and Rosenauerstraße into Hauptstraße, which takes you back to the rest area in front of the Ars Electronica Center. From here you can also explore the main square and the old town of Linz directly over the Nibelungen Bridge.

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INTERESTING POINTS ON THE WAY:Barocker Linzer Hauptplatz und sehenswerte AltstadtNeuer DomAlter DomArs Electronica Center - Museum of the FutureSchlossmuseumLentos KunstmuseumNORDICO StadtmuseumBrucknerhaus LinzLandestheater Linzvoestalpine Stahlwelt, daily city tourLinz City ExpressPöstlingbergbahn - steepest adhesion railway in EuropeSPIRITUAL HIKES ON THE DONAUSTEIG:Linz is located on the Jakobsweg Upper Austria.

The beginnings of the Pöstlingbergkirche go back to the year 1716 and in the following years it developed into a popular pilgrimage and pilgrimage site.

Today the church is looked after by the Order of Oblate Sisters of St.

Francis of Sales (they see their work as a service to others and dedicate themselves above all to youth education, such as girls' homes, schools, kindergartens, religious education at public schools and in the missions, and also as nurses).Already in prehistoric times people pilgrimaged to the Pöstlingberg - however to a stone chasm, which is on the hiking trail starting from the Collegium Petrinum (parallel to today's Way of the Cross) in the forest on approx.

3/4 height from the Pöstlingberg.

In all seasons you can meet people who are looking for peace and quiet or strength.

Particularly at night, when many candles light up the stone gorge with a Madonna and the surrounding forest, this place radiates a special mysticism.

If you are looking for a healing place close to the turbulent city life, this is the right place for you!