Things to see and do - Wels
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Wels Travel guide
Wels : Michelin's recommendations
Situated at the junction of ancient trade routes, the small Celtic settlement of Vilabis later became Roman Ovilana. Thus, the local museum offers a rich collection of ancient artefacts, whose main exhibits are the magnificent Wels Venus and Spirit. Though no Roman remains are left in the old town, the quality and variety of the Stadtplatz district's old buildings make it one of the most characteristic urban areas in Upper-Austria.
Tourist attractions Wels : Things to see and do
Burggasse 13 A - 4600 Wels
Emperor Maximilian I, The "last knight", died here in 1519. Today, the restored fortified castle houses various museums. One relates the town's history, with an outstanding Biedermeier collection, the Agriculture Museum (Landwirtschaftmuseu..
Pfarrgasse A - 4600 Wels
The parish church has a beautiful 12C Romanesque porch, which has been rebuilt, under the tower. Behind the high altar, its Gothic chancel has retained beautiful 14C stained-glass windows.
Kaiser-Josef-Platz 50-51 A - 4600 Wels
In a historic building dating from 1561 that also houses the city theatre, this hotel in the centre of Wels is a 10-minute walk from Wels Train Station. Guests can enjoy snacks in the café and benefit from free WiFi in public areas. All rooms at Hot..
Kaiser-Josef-Platz 27 A - 4600 Wels
Located in the city of Wels, in the heart of Upper Austria, the romantic Hotel Gösser Bräu offers tourists and business travellers alike a small, but exclusive 3-star accommodation. Here, in one of Austria’s oldest cities, an emphasis has been put o..
Kaiser-Josef-Platz 21 A - 4600 Wels
Hotel Ploberger offers a quiet location in the centre of Wels, only a short walk away from the exhibition centre. Free wired internet access is available in the rooms. The Ploberger’s non-smoking rooms feature a flat-screen cable TV, a bathroom with..