Addresses and Overviews January 3, 2010

HOFER Grocery Stores in Linz (Map-Overeview)

Map overview of Hofer grocery stores in the metropolitan area of Linz, with optional location indicator and route (map directions) to the individual branches. …read more

News, Sport January 1, 2010

Tips Arena (Intersport Arena) Linz – EC Matches:
European Championship Handball 2010 (Men)

Tips Arena Eingang mit neuem Logo (ehemalige Intersport Arena)

”Tips Arena” is the new name of the “Intersport Arena” in Linz. And just in January the Handball EC 2010 (European Championship Men) will be held there with the group matches as a sporting highlight.

From 19th to 23th of January 2010 in Linz we can watch the European Championship games of the Austrian national team in their Group B. Rivals of the Austrians are Denmark (EM-holders), Iceland and Serbia. The first three teams in the Men’s Handball European Championship 2010 are then qualified to the Handball World Championship 2011 in Sweden.

Already on the first day of the tournament (January 19th, 2010, 18:00) the Austrian national team expects a hard work with their European Championship group match against the defending champion Denmark. …read more

News December 29, 2009

New Year’s Eve in Linz – Opening Times of Shops

On New Year’s Eve the shops in the metropolitan area of Linz will close in the afternoon. While the majority of the grocery stores keep open until 15:00, many other shops in the inner city of Linz close at 13:00.

Here are some opening times: …read more

Winter Sports (Ski, Snowboard)

The Alps are only an one-hour’s drive away from Linz. Accordingly, it attracts many people from Linz for skiing and snowboarding in the Alps. But the “Muehlviertel” offers some ski areas as well. The ski slopes of “Kirchschlag” can even be reached directly by bus (departing Central Station bus terminal).

Here is the summary table of the nearby ski areas around Linz: …read more

Events December 27, 2009

New Year’s Eve/New Year’s Day 2009/2010 Events in Linz

In addition to the big New Year’s party at the “Hauptplatz” (main square) Linz offers a few more events on New Year’s Eve and on New Year’s Day 2009/2010: …read more