Sternstein - Things to Know Before Visiting
Sternstein, 4191 Vorderweißenbach, Austria
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The Sternstein Mountain is situated in the north of Upper Austria, Austria in the districts of Bad Leonfelden and Vorderweißenbach. On its north flank it also reaches into the Czech Republic. As measured by the height above sea level of its summit it is 1125 meters high. There are four kilometers of slopes on the east flank of the mountain and the Sternstein GmbH operates a combined funicular and chair lift with a capacity of 2850 persons/hour to get to the top of the mountain.
Attractions Near Sternstein
Pöstlingbergbahn is the steepest adhesion railway in Europe, creates a harmonious combination of nostalgia and modernity through its design. In only 20 minutes, starting from Hauptplatz, its climbs Linz's local mountain. Opened in 1898, for 110 years the metre-gauge railway ran from a terminal station in Linz's Urfahr neighbourhood, located across from the terminus of urban tram route 3, to Pöstlingberg.
The Linzer Grottenbahn is a touristic fairytale world on the Pöstlingberg in one of the fortification towers of the Maximilian fortification ring of the city. An electrically powered train in the shape of a dragon called Lenzibald travels on a circular path through the outer ring of the historic fortified tower. During two tours, the niches on the left and the right are illuminated, in which adventures from the dwarf kingdom are depicted. A final passage takes place with festival lighting.
A beautiful hill which was on the left bank of the Danube in the city of Linz, Austria. It is a popular tourist destination, with a viewing platform over the city, and is the site of the Pöstlingberg pilgrimage church, and the Linz Grottenbahn. A good trekking destination and also it offers various opportunities to explore this hill.
Ciclabile del Danubio is a long-distance cycle path that starts from the source of the Danube and reaches its mouth in the Black Sea . The Danube cycle path runs for the most part on both banks of the river, although in part it is present on only one bank, so that during the journey it is necessary to cross the Danube several times. The cycle path follows an ancient Roman roadalong the Danube limes which connected the stations, castles and fortifications up to the Danube Delta .
Over 600 animals await you on your visit to the local and exotic fauna. Over 600 animals await you on your visit to the local and exotic fauna.There are cuddly animals to hold, a selected collection of mammals , a variety of birds and reptiles. They are all to be found at the zoo, which is located half-way up the Pöstlingberg. As an excursion destination the children´s zoo is always popular with the little ones.
Ars Electronica Linz GmbH is an Austrian cultural, educational and scientific institute active in the field of new media art, founded in Linz in 1979. It is based at the Ars Electronica Center, which houses the Museum of the Future, in the city of Linz. Ars Electronica's activities focus on the interlinkages between art, technology and society. It runs an annual festival, and manages a multidisciplinary media arts R&D facility known as the Futurelab.
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Upper Austria is Austria's leading industrial region. As of 2009, it accounted for approximately a quarter of the country's exports.