Take the Pöstlingbergbahn mountain railway and discover a scenic wonderland of dwarves and magic - Pöstlingberg. See the Bergstation, Pöstlingbergkirche, Grottenbahn and enjoy a walking tour of Linz Old Town highlights with a Local Guide.

  • Take the famous Pöstlingbergbahn railway from Linz Hauptplatz to Pöstlingberg with a 5-Stars Private Guide
  • Enjoy a mountain excursion with a breeze of fresh air and amazing views over Linz
  • See the Bergstation, Aussichtsplattform, and Pöstlingbergkirche
  • Visit the realm of fairy tales and dwarves – the Grottenbahn
  • Explore the highlights of Linz Old Town: Old Cathedral, Hauptplatz, New Cathedral and more

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  • 2 - 6 hours
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  • Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish
  • Walking tour with public transport
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Add a touch of adventure to your stay in Linz and go on a mountain excursion to the magical Pöstlingberg Hill. Take the iconic Pöstlingbergbahn railway and see the amazing views over Linz city. Enjoy the best of nature and sightsee the most important landmarks.

For the 3-hours trip to Pöstlingberg, you will meet with your Private Guide at the Hauptplatz square and hop on the famous Pöstlingbergbahn railway. It takes only 20 minutes to get to the top of the hill on this steepest adhesion railway in Europe and the ride will be enjoyable. Admire the wonderful woodlands and nature as you reach the Bergstation at the top. You will walk to the Aussichtsplattform observation deck to get a sensational view over the whole of Linz, green forest landscapes and distant mountains.

You will also visit Pöstlingbergkirche, the beautiful late Baroque style church that has been attracting pilgrims to Pöstlingberg since the middle 18th-century. Inside of this pilgrimage basilica you will see a lush decor, choir, altar and the real treasure – the miraculous figure of Maria Pöstlingberg. This beautiful place is definitely worth the trip up the mountains. Soak up the glorious atmosphere of this place and the splendid nature around you before getting on Pöstlingbergbahn and back to Linz.

Choose the 5-hours option to sightsee the Linz Old Town after your short trip to Pöstlingberg. You will explore the most historically relevant and architecturally interesting buildings in the heart of the city. You will stroll through the iconic main square and see the Holy Trinity Column, Old Town Hall and other monuments, such as the Old Cathedral. Enjoy the pleasant Castle Park and pass by the Landhaus to finally reach the monolithic New Cathedral. Throughout this tour you will be captivated by Linz’s history, culture and charm.

Join the 6-hours tour to enhance your Pöstlingberg experience with a ride on the Grottenbahn, an underground dragon-express through the world of dwarves, animals and fairy tales. This is the most magical adventure, perfect for families and children. Enjoy a colorful journey through one of the seven fortresses towers built in the 19th-century and see the miniature world of magical creatures and fairy-tale characters.

  • Private Trip to Pöstlingberg by Pöstlingbergbahn, with a ride on the Grottenbahn and a Walking Tour of Linz
  • 5-Stars Guide with Official Linz License speaking fluently in chosen language
  • Both way tickets for the Pöstlingbergbahn  (in 2, 5 and 6-hours options)
  • Informative and personal walking tour of Old Town highlights (in 5 and 6-hours options)
  • Tickets for the Grottenbahn (in 6-hours options)

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Meeting point

In front of the Hotel Motel One Linz-Hauptplatz, Hauptpl. 10-11, 4020 Linz, Austria. Please DO NOT ENTER the hotel, it is only a meeting point. Open in Google Maps

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