Lienz in the beautiful alpine region of East Tyrol in Austria (where AdventureAustria are based) has a surprising large amount of sights and attractions. For those wanting to break up their schedule of activities, or for those that are interested in sightseeing, we are able to recommend a number of local sights and attractions well worth visiting. Sights can be visited in your own time or we can make the arrangements including transport for you or your group as part of your package. The following is a list of the most popular attractions and sights in Lienz. If you are interested in more, please contact us and we would be happy to recommend further sights and attractions for you.
Schloss Bruck (Bruck Castle in English) is one of the main attractions in Lienz. The castle which overlooks Lienz dates back to the 13th century and contains artefacts and paintings from Tyrolean artists including Albin Egger-Lienz.
Lienz main square and Liebburg town hall
Lienz main square with its cafes, bars, shops etc is the main setting for all events, concerts, shows, markets and sporting events. You can be sure to find something going on here during your stay.
The town museum which is set in the castle Schloss Bruck, is home to the works from Albin Egger-Lienz, as well as other popular artists from East Tyrol. Pleasant views with a restaurant overlooking the town.
Lienz old town
The ‘Altstadt‘ is located in the west of Lienz. The ‘old town’ now homes dozens of high quality independent shops. Many of the old buildings, city walls and narrow streets can still be seen and appreciated. The old town is also the location of the town market.
Lienz town market
Lienz town market takes place every Friday (2pm – 6pm) and Saturday (8.30am – 2pm) and is located in the old town in Lienz. Local producers of home-grown products such as meats, cheeses, bread, schnapps, honey and handmade gifts display their wares in this lively, local market. Visit website: www.stadtmarkt-lienz.at
Aguntum Roman village
A newly built viewing tower at the Aguntum Roman village offers excellent views of this working excavation site. The works has so far revealed the city walls, an atrium house, a trading quarter, a large bath house and an early Christian burial church. A modern museum displays many of the artefacts found at the site. Visit website: www.aguntum.info