Discover the life and works of the famous "son of the Bohemian Forest" Adalbert Stifter. Learn about Upper Austria’s literary history at the Adalbert Stifter Institute of language and literature. Get the best experience with a Literature Expert Guide.    

Highlights
  • Visit the Adalbert Stifler Institute with a 5-Stars Private Guide
  • Immerse yourself in the life and work of the famous writer Adalbert Stifler
  • See Stifler’s original works, paintings and personal items
  • Enjoy exhibitions commemorating Upper Austria’s history of literature
  • Learn about famous Austrian writers from a Literature Expert Guide

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This tour is a must-go for the fans of the popular Austrian writer, poet painter and pedagog – Adalbert Stifter. You will visit Stifter Haus – Adalbert Stifter Institute to see a permanent exhibition dedicated to the author’s personal life and literary legacy. Enjoy exploring memorial rooms dedicated to the pride of Upper Austria’s literature.

You will meet with your Private Guide in Linz main square and take a short walk to the Adalbert Stifter Institute. The museum was established in 1993 in the author’s former Linz apartment. All of the rooms house Stifler’s original furniture, including his marriage bed and death sofa. There are also paintings by him and other artists, including Shifter’s “Moon Landscape” and “Landscape Study with Group of Houses and Stream.”

During your visit, you will receive a detailed overview of Stifter’s life and his literary and pictorial work, but also familiarize yourself with selected examples of other Upper Austrian writers. There are 5 individual rooms in the museum, each commemorating a different time period and theme in literature. The kitchen is dedicated to Middle Ages, with a theme of “love”; dining room addresses 18th century, “fighting”; bedroom – 19th century, “walking”; salon – 20th century “remembering”; and finally, the study room presents the works of Stifter with a theme of “writing.” You will get the best experience on this exclusive tour with a Private Guide who is an expert in Austrian literature.

Includes
  • Private Tour of Adalbert Stifter Institute in Linz
  • 5-Stars Guide with Official Museum License speaking fluently in chosen language
  • Entry to the Adalbert Stifter Institute
  • Facts and anecdotes about the life and work of Stifter
  • Exhibitions devoted to the Upper Austria’s history of literature

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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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