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My summer in Wels

Take a look at your personal summer bucket list with more than 100 special summer tipps!

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Culture & events

Art, culture, trade fairs, pop, rock, theater, concerts, exhibitions or folk festivals - the calendar of events is full again.

Silent cinema

Be there at the Silent Cinema in the town square. The largest Silent Cinema Open Air Tour makes 3 (01.07 / 25.07 / 26.08.) stops in Wels. Thanks to the wireless headphones, the volume and language of the film can be individually selected.

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Schl8hof

Visit an event at the Schl8hof, a free and open cultural space, in which a connection and a lively exchange of projects from art and culture is promoted.

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City Museum - Wels Castle

In addition to attractive permanent exhibitions on the history of the city and agriculture, the castle also offers the Austrian Pastry Museum, the Museum of Expellees and a varied special exhibition program.

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Car Cinema - the drive-in cinema

Blockbusters, current films and classics with retro and 50`s feeling in the Auto Open Air cinema (09.07.-29.08.) in the Wels trade fair. In addition to selected film days with Tarantino, there will also be cult films such as Big Lebowsky and Back to the Future.

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House of the Salome Alt

Visit the Hoffmannsche Freihaus, better known as "Haus der Salome Alt", which is one of the most remarkable buildings on the town square.

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Wels in the Middle Ages

Discover the old city walls - on a journey into the past, into the Middle Ages! The center of Wels has many well-preserved medieval remains to admire.

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Guided tour of the city museum

Organize a tour in a city museum for your family. In the 3 city museums in Wels with their wide-ranging exhibitions, young and old, thirsty for knowledge, will find everything their hearts desire.

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Summer culture 2020

Attend a reading at the Summer Culture 2020 in Wels. A promising and varied program is waiting for you.

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Art project "Collaterals"

From July 3rd to 18th, 30 artists will be performing in the center of Wels. An art project by DIE FORUM in cooperation with Stadt Wels & Wirtschaftsservice Wels.

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Church Stadtpfarrkirche

Visit the oldest church in the city, Stadtpfarrkirche, which was first mentioned in 888. Built as a Romanesque basilica, the church is now predominantly in the Gothic style.

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Kornspeicher

Linger in the inner courtyard of the Kornspeicher and immerse yourself in the world of the rich Wels merchants, who used to live in their representative town houses, mostly with arcaded courtyards and gardens or small parks.

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Austria Comic Con

Visit Austria Comic Con (05.09.-06.09.2020), the Austrian pop culture event will present some outstanding Comic Con highlights that have never been seen before in Austria!

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City Museum - Minorites

Bad weather program: culture in the former minorite monastery. An exhibition on the early history of the city of Wels from the Neolithic to the Bavarian period can be visited. Particular attention is paid to the Roman period, which is so important for Wels.

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Library

Browse through the library and discover books from then and now, magazines, CDs, DVDs and audio books.

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City Museum - Kaiserpanorama

Visit the Kaiserpanorama in the Medien Kultur Haus, which is one of the few stereoscopic circular panoramas still preserved in the world - it is the only one in Austria. It shows colored stereo photographs on glass that create a three-dimensional visual impression.

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Church Heilige Familie

Discover the Church Heilige Familie in Vogelweide. The basilica nave with Romanesque elements is structurally reminiscent of the Church Friedenskirche in Linz.

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Dragoons Museum

Visit to the Dragoon Museum in the Westhof in the former Dragoon barracks. The museum illustrates the history of the regiment and shows uniforms and equipment.

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Darstellung des Museums Angerlehner von der Ascheter Straße aus

Angerlehner Museum

Cultural enjoyment over the bridge in the Angerlehner Museum, with an Angerlehner collection of around 3,000 works of art that has been built up in around 35 years. A particular focus of the collection has been on Austrian painting in its development over the past 50 years.

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Doll and bear museum

Off to the doll and bear museum, the collection of Monika Parzer consists of over 800 dolls and an equal number of Steiff bears.
 

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Classic Austria
Marvel at young and oldtimers at the Classic Austria from 11.09.-13.09.2020. Exceptional vehicles and special shows as well as an excellent supporting program delights visitors from all over Austria.

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WAKS

Visit a performance of the WAKS (30.07.-21.08.2020) in the wonderful atmosphere of arcade courtyards in the heart of Wels with theater, dance, music, film & literature and regional art.

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Night watchman tour

Experience ghostly stories from then and now on a night watchman tour through the center of Wels.

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Horse railway path

Discover the horse railway path and learn more about the history of the city. As early as the 19th century, the horse-drawn railway "Budweis-Gmunden" led straight through Wels.

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Hearonymus app - Wels city tour

Download the free app Hearonymus for a city tour in Wels, past sights and charming places
 

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Monastery tour - Kremsmünster Abbey

Visit the Kremsmünster Abbey as part of a guided tour, which is one of the largest, most important and oldest monastery complexes in Austria. The tour leads through the highlights of the monastery.

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Säulenarkadenhof

Marvel at the wonderful arcade courtyard “Säulenarkadenhof“ with its covered courtyard, Renaissance ambience and floral decorations in the arcades.

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Wels folk festival

Whether in a traditional dirndl or in traditional lederhosen, whether it is a chunky or casual, young or old: the Wels folk festival from 03.09.-06.09.2020 / 10.09.-13.09.2020 offers something for everyone.

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Flowering garden party “Blühendes Gartenfest“

Get tips on garden planning at the "Blühendes Gartenfest", Austria's most beautiful garden fair, from 11.09.-13.09.2020. Expert lectures, show gardens, plants and rare plants, decoration, pools and practical garden technology - nothing is left to be desired here.

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City tour

Get to know the city and take a guided tour with the team of Wels guides, who look at Wels from different historical perspectives and offer entertaining themed tours.

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Gradierwerk

Visit the Gradierwerk for relaxation for body, mind and soul! Due to the dripping brine, the air has a positive effect similar to sea air, for example, for pollen allergy sufferers and asthmatics.
 

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Church Herz-Jesu-Kirche

Discover the church Herz-Jesu-Kirche, an east-Romanesque Roman Catholic parish church in the Neustadt district of Wels.

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welser.kultur.vielfalt.burggarten

 

Enjoy a concert at welser.kultur.vielfalt.burggarten starting on July 7th, on eight Tuesdays, from 8:00 p.m. As always, there is free admission to the appearances of the Wels clubs, groups and artists.

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Heroes of the Roman app

Experience in a playfully prepared way a digital foray through the Roman history of the city of Wels at nine locations in the city center.

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Media culture house

Visit a workshop in the Medien Kultur Haus, a multifunctional cultural center with a focus on new media.

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Online events calendar

Find out about current events and dates in Wels, Sattledt and Kremsmünster in the event calendar.

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Hidden rooms in the minorites monastery

Discover secrets and hidden spaces in the former minorites monastery with the Austria Guides (24.07.2020).

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Wissensbus

Visit the Wissensbus and borrow a book. As a mobile citizen service center, the Wissensbus offers a contact point for borrowing books and other media.

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Hidden courtyards & churches

Discover hidden courtyards & churches (07.08.2020 / 09.10.2020) on a tour of the city center and learn more about the history.

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Your most original photo – of Wels

Send us your most original photo of Wels on Facebook (Wels Info or Stadt Wels).

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Galleries

Visit a gallery in Wels and discover paintings, drawings, photographs and objects of art of new contemporary art.

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Sports

Keep fit in the tourist region of Wels! From tennis, golf and baseball to cycling, racing cycling and rowing - everyone will find what they are looking for.

Rowing course - Wels round club

Attend a rowing course for beginners at the rowing club Wels (July 14th / July 28th / August 11th), exercise all muscle groups and train endurance and coordination at the same time.

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Billards

Play a game  with your friends and spend an exuberant evening at Ninersbillard.

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Bicycle tour around Wels

Explore the area by bike along low-traffic and well-developed secondary roads. The bike tour lasts about 10 kilometres and leads from Pucherg Castle over slightly hilly agricultural landscapes through the villages of Niederlaab, Mitterlaab and Roithen.

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Trial course - climbing hall Wels

Climbing in the middle of the city of Wels (September 14th, beginners, adults). Take part in a climbing course at the climbing hall Wels and climb a 15 meter high wall.

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Skateboard hall

Practice tricks on various ramps and obstacles and put your skills to the test.

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Slackline park

Set your personal slacklining record. The slackline park on the corner of Noitzmühlstraße / Lichtenegger Straße invites everyone to do exciting balancing exercises. The park is open at all times and is freely accessible.

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Reinberg fitness trail

Off to the Reinberg via the fitness trail. At six stations, a variety of exercises with different levels of difficulty are offered in the state-of-the-art fitness course.

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Tennis

Play tennis at one of the numerous tennis courts in Wels and let your tennis heart beat faster.

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Circuit training

Take part in the functional circuit training every Thursday from July 2nd to September 3rd, 2020. The functional circuit training includes stations for strength, endurance, speed, coordination and stability using various devices.

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Trial Training Baseball - Jumpin`Chickens Wels

Take part in a training session for baseball and get your first home run at the Jumpin`Chickens Wels baseball club at the Wels - Wimpassing sports facility.

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Road bike region Wels - tours

Follow one of the numerous routes in the cycling region. Looking for inspiration for your next road bike tour? - With more than 25 tours, the Wels racing bike region offers a racing bike paradise for amateur athletes and road bike professionals.

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Laufdorado Wels

Run along the Traun along the idyllic stairway. The Laufdorado Wels offers running fans four different running routes, from three to ten kilometres.

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Badminton

Play badminton with friends in the park and attend a training session at the ASKÖ Badminton Club Wels in the gym of the elementary school in Pernau.

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Calisthenics course

Keep fit on the Calisthenics parcour on the Traun. Sports enthusiasts can let off steam and exercise on almost 200 m2 - in a fantastic location right next to the Traun.

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Trabrennbahn

Visit a race on the Wels Trabrennbahn. Horse racing is one of the oldest sports and has always fascinated actors and viewers.

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Trial course - Disc Golf-Parcours Albrechtgrube

 

Try a trail course for disc golf and throw the special Frisbee disc into the chain catcher with as few attempts as possible.

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Archery facility Schicklberg

Test your archery skills at the archery facility Schicklberg, with a spacious practice range and a 25-goal 3D course.

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Go where the Locals go

Discover the training ground of local racing bike professionals. Our locals travel in groups several days a week and are happy to take guests with them!

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Dance class

Swing your legs and take a dance class. The dance schools in the region have a lot to offer, from basic courses to master classes, from rock'n roll to tango argentino, from ballet to hip-hop.

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Golf green fee

Take a golf course and get trained from a trainer in ideal training conditions.

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Asian sport

Take a beginner course in Asian sports and walk in the footsteps of Shaolin monks.

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SmoveyFIT - back training

Take part in the SmoveyFIT back training every Tuesday from June 23rd to September 8th. The movement training trains the entire musculature and improves your own endurance, strength and flexibility.

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Beachvolleyball at Maxlbeach

Maxlbeach with its three beachvolleyball courts guarantees a lot of fun for hobby players, teams and companies.

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leisure

The Tourist Office Region Wels offers plenty of space for entertainment. There is a lot to discover in the city.

Cinema night in the Star Movie

Spend a movie night with your boyfriend / girlfriend in the Star Movie. The first-class cinema offers the Star Movie film experience with premium cinema halls and culinary diversity in the OX restaurant.

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Wels zoo

Feed animals in the Welser Tiergarten, observe monkeys and stroll together through the park or relax at the pond. Free entry!

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Welldorado outdoor pool

Jump from the new diving tower and whiz down the 100 slide - Welldorado outdoor pool makes it possible.

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Welios Science Center

Program a bee robot in the Welios Science Center and visit the exhibition with around 150 hands-on exhibits.

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Mini golf course Wels

Mini golf is always a good idea. The course guarantees fun and excitement on various tracks with different levels of difficulty.

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Brain Cave - Live Escape Game

Friends solve adventures in a team, put together puzzle pieces and crack codes in a live escape game in the Brain Cave

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Führung durch die Werkshalle von Fronius International.

Fronius company tour

A look behind the scenes at Fronius (04.09.2020) and experience the company up close during a company tour.

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Guided tour „Spürnasenführung“

Little sniffers wander through Wels, solve tasks and learn a lot of interesting facts about the city of Wels (24.07.2020 / 21.08.2020).

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Go-Kart at the Welser Kartbahn

Experience pure racing driver feeling with 6.5-hp karts on more than 3,000 m2 at the Welser Kartbahn.

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Welldorado indoor pool

Dive into the cool water - off to the Welldorado. The water park offers slides, school, sport, family and children's pools at pleasant water temperatures.

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Riding lessons - Reiterbund Wels

Off to the horse - the luck of the earth lies on the back of the horse! On 10 riding school horses, riding lessons are offered on weekdays and Saturdays at the Wels Riding Federation

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Glider pilot - Weiße Möwe Wels

Be a glider pilot for a day and see wels from above at the flying club Weiße Möwe Wels

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Tandem parachute jump - Weiße Möwe Wels

Take a tandem parachute jump and enjoy the view of Wels.

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Write a postcard

Back to the roots… write a postcard (available in the Wels Info) to a friend who doesn't live close to you.

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Planet theme trail

Explore the Planet Thematic Trail on the Traun and learn a lot of interesting facts about the unimaginable distances and proportions in our solar system.

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 „Grätzl“ in Wels

Explore a new "Grätzl" in Wels and discover historical buildings in the city center.

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Trauunfer

Swimming, resting and enjoying at the Traun and the numerous seating options on the Traun.

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playgrounds

Discover the numerous playgrounds in Wels and experience an adventure for the whole family.

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Vacation program

Take part in the holiday program and experience lots of action, fun and excitement in numerous activities.

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Water features on the town square

Run through the fountains on the town square and treat yourself to a wonderful cool-down.

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Program cinema Wels

Spend a nice evening in the program cinema and watch a film away from the mainstream.

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nature

Experience the beauty of the tourist region of Wels! Walk, hike or run - depending on time resources and condition, the region is perfect for those seeking relaxation and outdoor enthusiasts.

Welser orchard

Snacking fruit in the Wels orchard in the city of Wels. Around 70 old types of fruit such as apples, cherries, plums, peaches, apricots, medlars, wine and wild fruit varieties were planted on an area of ​​2,587 square meters.

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Bee adventure trail

Find out interesting things on the freely accessible Bee Experience Trail. Seven information boards explain a lot of interesting facts about the bee.

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Picnic areas

The numerous parks and public green spaces in the city invite you to picnic and linger.

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Am Zwinger

Relax on the sun lounger on the Zwinger. In the middle of the city center, the oasis of peace on the Zwinger offers pure relaxation with old trees along the way and the traffic-free, slow tranquility on the water.

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Local recreation area  - Welser Traunauen

Explore the Welser Traunauen on a walk. From Wels, winding paths lead along the Traun to the Welser Traunauen recreation area. With its unique flora and fauna, the Traunauen are a recreation area for people and nature.

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Puchberg Castle

Watch the sunrise at Puchberg Castle and then take a relaxing walk in the beautiful park. In addition to the special scenic atmosphere, Puchberg Castle offers its own educational program with various seminars, conferences and events.

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Gastronomy & enjoyment

The gastronomies in Wels have committed themselves to the use of regional products and adjust their menus according to the availability of seasonal products. In addition to the freshness and quality of the products, the origin also counts. Relationships with small producers and suppliers from the region are cultivated. The selection is large, from vegan to vegetarian to home-style cuisine made from regional specialties.

Wels weekly market

Enjoy fresh regional products at the weekly market in Wels (Zentralmarktgelände), every Wednesday and Saturday from 6 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

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Online Lunch Menu

Enjoy a lunch menu in a restaurant in Wels. You don’t like to cook? Many Wels restaurants offer freshly cooked and inexpensive lunch menus. You will find a clear summary of the current lunch menus at the Wels lunch table.

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Welser ice cream parlors

Try delicious ice creams of the Wels ice cream parlors and let the ice melt on your tongue.

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Loyalty pass meal & cheers

Visit 9 x favorite restaurant - enjoy 10 x. Get your loyalty pass for numerous offers by the Welser gastronomy.

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Café & pastry shops

Treat yourself to a little break in the afternoon with a coffee and a homemade cake in a Wels café.

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Largest outdoor dining area in Austria

Chill out in Austria's largest outdoor dining area. The summer season is here and where is the best place to enjoy it, with a cool drink in the shady garden. In the city center of Wels this year with even more space for gossiping, chilling and relaxing.

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Weekly market Vogelweide

Get your favorite summer fruit at the weekly market on Vogelweiderplatz, every Wednesday and Saturday from 6 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

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Wels nightlife

Celebrate with your friends and take a stroll through trendy bars in Wels.

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Wels town market

Cook for your friends with regional products from the Wels town market on Kaiser-Josef-Platz, every Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Dinner-Night

Dinner night - spend an evening for two in one of the numerous restaurants in Wels. From regional or mediterranean dishes, from rustic taverns to fine restaurants, Welser Gastronomy offers a large selection of delicious dishes.

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Dachgeflüster - the cocktail bar

Enjoy a cocktail in the rooftop Bar -  Dackgeflüster. Just the right bar for after-work drinks with colleagues and cool lounge music.

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Wels farmers market

Get your delicacies at the Wels farmers market in Rennbahnstraße 15, every Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and at the farmers market Welas Park, every Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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European Street Food Festival

Try delicacies from all over the world at the European Street Food Festival from 25.07. until 26.07.2020.

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Brunch time

Meet up with friends for brunch and start your day in a cozy atmosphere in a Welser restaurant.

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Pizzeria

Enjoy your meal - find the biggest pizza in town. The Welser pizzerias spoil you with delicious Italian dishes.

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Food markets

Bring home France and Italy with specialties from the market (August). In Wels you can also enjoy gastronomic "holiday highlights". In addition to live music, Italian markets and markets from Provence visit the town square in the city.

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Shopping

On a gentle ramble through the shopping streets and malls of Wels, you are sure to come across some insider tips. Stroll and wander as you take in the ambience of the historic city centre and discover top-quality products. Numerous owner-managed businesses, exclusive boutiques, but also well-known chain stores ensure an exquisite mix of retail options in Wels.

ShoppingNight

Spend a girls evening at the ShoppingNight (09/18/2020). Exclusive fashion shows, great specials in the shops and live music entice you to stroll and shop in the city center.

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Wels Card

Go shopping with your Wels card. With currently over 230 partners from all branches of retail, gastronomy, service providers, ticket centers, travel agencies and leisure areas, attractive redemption options are guaranteed.

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Online buying guide

Don't klick away. Buy locally - find your store in the online shopping guide. Simply go to wels.at/shoppen to find out all the important contact details and opening times of the shops.

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Summer outlet - the fashion market in the minority monastery

Get top brands at top prices at the summer outlet - the fashion market in the minority monastery from 16.07.-18.07.2020. Top labels from the well-known stores in Wels City are offered at an affordable price.

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Florists

Make yourself or others happy with a bouquet of flowers. Whether a bouquet of roses or a colourful bouquet of flowers, the Welser flower shops truly create floral works of art.

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Bargain market

Make your summer bargain at the bargain market on August 1st, 2020. A huge selection of super bargains at unbeatable prices is offered at countless market stalls in Fuzo, Kaiser Josef Platz, Stadtplatz and Pfarrgasse-Süd.

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Shopping in Wels

Visit one of over 130 clothing, sports and shoe shops in Wels and discover high quality products.

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Wellness treatment

Do a wellness treatment and let yourself be pampered in one of the Wels service companies.

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222 owner-managed businesses

Get advice - in one of 222 owner-managed shops. A stroll through the shopping streets and shopping centers in Wels brings out an insider tip.

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