Exploring the Trade Fair and Wels
The visit of the Caravan Salon Austria is an uncomplicated trip due to the trade fair city Wels’ central position and a very good connection to the main traffic system. Apart from the trade fair’s extensive exhibition programme, the city Wels itself and the surrounding villages invite to discover their touristic and gastronomic offers.
Welios® Science Center
The Welios® Science Center is an interactive exhibition on the topic of renewable energy unique in Austria. TIP: Special exhibition “weightless – Space Adventure” since 11th February, 2016. Further information at www.welios.at
Discovering Ovilava – the Roman Wels
The Roman settlement presumably was formed in the second half of the 1st century AD at the left side of the river Traun in the area where the town Traun is situated nowadays. Emperor Hadrian (117–138 AD) promoted Ovilava to a municipium, an autonomous town. The Roman path offers the unique opportunity to experience Roman history in the city. Currently the network consists of 27 stations. The Roman path can be explored individually at any time or walked by sections together with a city guide after having made an appointment. More information at www.roemerweg.at
Museum Angerlehner – Where Art Gathers.
The privately run Museum Angerlehner in Thalheim near Wels was opened on the 14th September, 2013. Kommerzialrat Heinz J. Angerlehner has been collecting contemporary art for more than thirty years from renowned as well as young, up and coming artists from Austria and abroad. The museum is reachable via a bridge over the river Traun in only a few minutes’ walk directly from the exhibition grounds. Open Thursday - Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm. Information at www.museum-angerlehner.at
Playing Golf in and Around Wels
Wels is the ideal starting point of a golf and pleasure tour. There are eight golf courses around Wels in a radius of 40 km. This offers the opportunity to experience golf on Upper Austria’s most beautiful courses. Furthermore, the city Wels also has a varied offer. More details can be found at www.wels-info.at
Zoo and Aquazoo Schmiding
Giraffes, tigers, rhinos, and gorillas, crocodiles, flamingos or reef sharks –a total number of approx. 2000 animals can be found in the Zoo and Aquazoo Schmiding. Exciting adventure playgrounds and dining facilities to relax complement the experience. Information at www.zooschmiding.at
Family Park Agrarium
Gardens, animals, and action on 100,000 m². Conquer Austria‘s longest balancing path in the adventure obstacle course, feed and pet old pet races, sniff out plants at the fragrance organ, explore the game castle, and much more. Information at www.agrarium.at. Attention: Agrarium is on winter break from 27th October.