Tourist Attractions in Lienz
High above Lienz with super views across the Isel Valley you will find the former castle of the Gorizia counts, built in 1252. Today the castle is home to the "Museum of Lienz" with its gallery of famous East Tyrolean artists such as Albin Egger and various special exhibitions. To the Website
Lienz Town Square and Town Hall:
The main town square is the heart of Lienz. It was here that the Gorizia counts built a castle in the 12th century and held weekly markets and knights tournaments. The Liebburg is a prestigious building (built by the barons of Wolkenstein-Rodenegg) which was converted into the town hall in 1980.
The current Romans Museum is located approximately 4 km east from Lienz. Aguntum was once an important Roman settlement. Under Emperor Claudius (41-54 AD) the town had its heyday and became an autonomous town. the museum concentrates on this period and gives an interesting insight into the Roman culture. To the Website
Parish Church of St. Andrä:
St. Andrä is the oldest church in the town and is home to the grave of the last Gorizia Count, Leonhard. The origins of the church reach back to the 5th century. In the 15th century the church was renovated into a three-aisled, gothic basilica by the Gorizia Count.
Upper Old-Town Lienz:
The most beautiful shopping street in East Tyrol, the newly designed upper old-town around Rosengasse and Johannesplatz invites you to take a wander and do some people watching. The Mediterranean flair and the top quality specialist shops give a very special shopping experience.