Population: 204,846

Living in Linz, Austria:
Tips for Moving and Visiting

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If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit Linz, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked one person living in Linz what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:

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Linz is an often-forgotten gem along the Danube River. If one moves to Linz, there are a few key factors they should first consider. One of the most defining features of Linz is its long, wet, and dark winters. Therefore, a heavy winter coat and an umbrella are a must. Excellent German skills are also highly recommended, and one should learn a little bit of Upper Austrian dialect–although Linz is the third-largest city in Austria and has a large population of immigrants, English is not widely spoken. As a final tip, do not bring a car! Public transportation is well-funded and easily accessible, and limited parking means that owning a car is unnecessary. Follow these guidelines and this beautiful city is sure to reward any newcomer.

Tamara, says: 2020

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