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Family trip to Linz with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Der Linzer Mariendom In Linz, vacationers with children will be interested in visiting the zoo Linzer Tiergarten. Everyone can take a walk along this zoo for free. There are many wild animals in the zoo including Australian kangaroos and meerkats, wild boars and crocodiles. Also, you can see very nice goats which children can feed. Young visitors will like the aviary with colorful parrots. This zoo also has a large terrarium which contains rare species of frogs and snakes. A notable feature of the zoo is the ancient palace located on its territory. You can take a walk in the palace, or rent it for a festive event.
The main attraction of Linz is the ancient castle built in the 13th century. First fortifications had existed for only 200 years; in 1477 by the order of Frederick III the castle was … Open
In Linz, there is a well-known amusement park – Grottenbahn which children will also be delighted to visit. Here, besides regular rides and carousels, a lot of interesting things are available for kids. Children can ride through a frightful tunnel, take a walk through the fairy-tale city, and take pictures with sculptures of their favorite fairy-tale characters. There is also a café in the amusement park. Interesting entertaining events and theatrical performances are often organized for leisure travelers.
Wellnessoase Hummelhof will be a perfect leisure center for family holidays as well. It makes available for its visitors beautiful pools including a large outdoor pool that functions in the warmer months. The center is located in the territory of a vast park. In summer, visitors can sunbathe directly on a green lawn. This center is most interesting to visit with children in summer; they will definitely enjoy playing in the well-groomed park. Copyright
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The most interesting and original museum in Linz that is worth visiting with children is the Ars Electronica Center. This modern scientific museum presents an interesting collection of interactive exhibits which you can touch. During the excursion, visitors can learn a lot of interesting information about the surrounding world, outer space and the subtleties of the human body. There are halls in the museum dedicated to man, the latest technical achievements, and robotics. The study of the entire extensive collection of this museum will take several hours. Fascinating excursions that will be interesting to visit even with children of preschool age are conducted in this museum.
ars electronica Nature enthusiasts also do not have to search long for a spot for an interesting leisure. They will definitely like the Botanischer Garten. Part of the collection of this botanical garden is hidden in a glass pavilion. You can admire the beautiful orchids and other exotic flowers, as well as appreciate the rich collection of cacti in the museum. In the warm season, visitors can enjoy a stroll through the surrounding garden. Many beautiful trees and ornamental plants which will please both children and adults grow here. Another interesting feature of the garden is the diversity of frogs and butterflies that inhabit it. Watching them can turn into an exciting event.
1. Gourmets should definitely order the Linzer cake in one of local ethnic restaurants. The recipe of this unique dessert was created over 300 years ago, and now chefs prepare the cake in … Open
Among the city parks suitable for walking with children, it is worth noting the Donau Park. Located on the banks of the Danube, this park is very large and beautiful. Locals come here for walks and to ride bicycles. The park is equipped with several playgrounds for children, and more than enough free space for active games. In summer, you can sunbathe and have a family picnic in the park.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Linz and surroundings

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Amusement parks near Linz
♥   Amusement park 'Jagdmärchenpark Hirschalm' Unterweißenbach, 39.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Erlebnispark Strasswalchen' Strasswalchen, 83.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Wild und Erlebnispark' Mautern in Steiermark, 108.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Linz
♥   Water park 'Vodní ráj Jihlava' , 154.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Linz
♥   Zoo 'Tiergarten Walding' Walding, Upper Austria, 13.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Schmiding Zoo' Krenglbach near Wels, 28.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Dvorec Zoo' Dvorec u Borovan, 68.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Hluboká nad Vltavou Zoo' Hluboká nad Vltavou, 83 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Salzburg Zoo' Salzburg, 109.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Linz - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Linz, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Linz for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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