Lienz in the beautiful alpine region of East Tyrol in Austria (where AdventureAustria is based) has a surprisingly 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 artifacts and paintings from Tyrolean artists including Albin Egger-Lienz.
A charming small town, flanked by wooded ridges and the bizarre summit formations of the Lienz Dolomites. A place of high quality of life, where “the South begins”. An urban and yet close-to-nature paradise where the sun frequently shines. All in all, simply a small town called Lienz, home of around 12,000 citizens.
Lienz is appreciated and loved by Osttiroleans and holidaymakers likewise. Especially in summer, the beautiful town stands out by its Mediterranean flair. Here, life can still be enjoyed to the fullest, even the locals often feel like being on vacation.
In the holiday region Lienz Dolomites you stand on historical ground, as already the Romans settled in this region. Later on, the counts of Gorizia resided at Bruck Castle and built a fortified city wall, which is still partly preserved. But they also brought the Italian way of life and the southern flair to Lienz. Today, the city has about 12,000 inhabitants.
The small town at the foot of the Lienz Dolomites has its own charm. Historic buildings, small alleyways with colorful facades, and attractively designed squares provide the setting for numerous sports and cultural events with international participants and audiences.