Wels is close to many of Hausruckviertel’s well-known sights. Two of the most popular attractions here are the fabulous Kremsmunster Abbey and the incredible Martinskirche. Also, be sure to check out Neuer Dom and Linzer Schloss.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a unique vacation destination. Explore, learn and become intrigued in the various museums such as the Ars Electronica Center in Linz, Nordico Museum and Landesgalerie. Visit the Lentos Art Museum in Linz, to get your fill of art.
Get your body moving in nature at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Pack sunscreen and a hat and your gear and spend some time on the water at Pleschinger Lake in Linz.
Some of Hausruckviertel's best-loved attractions are in and around the Wels area, such as Wallfahrtskirche in Linz, Poestlingberg and Hauptplatz. Start your tour of nearby historic attractions at Schloss Starnstein in Gmunden.
This area is the home ground of the LASK Linz soccer team in winter and FC Blau-Weiß Linz. Both teams play regular matches at Linzer Stadium, Linz. This stadium is also a first class live performance venue, so be sure to browse the schedule of events to see what’s on during your stay.
At the end of a long day enjoying the charms of Wels, recharge your batteries in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Steigenberger Hotel Linz, the Park Inn by Radisson Linz and the Arcotel Nike, Linz are just three of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.