Sights in and around Wels
Schmiding ZOODistance from hotel 8,5 km
Encounter 2000 fascinating animals in an area of 14ha. These include Austria’s only gorillas, Siberian tigers, rhinos, red pandas, giraffes, crocodiles, sloths and numerous exotic birds. Looking giraffes directly in the eye from a viewing platform is certainly an unforgettable experience.
WELIOS Science CenterDistance from hotel 0,9 km
The Welios is Austria’s first science centre on an area 3,000 m² in size
This science centre is a participatory museum with over 120 stations where you can take part and provides exhibitions on the themes of science and technology.
LedererturmDistance from hotel 0,8 km
The Ledererturm tower was built in the 13th century, first mentioned in documents in 1326 and converted in 1619. The current shape of the tower goes back to this time. The tanners‘ guild which is based in the west of the city periphery in the direct vicinity of the tower gave the tower its name.
Wels FortressDistance from hotel 0,3 km
The Bavarian dukes of the Agilolfing dynasty built Wels Fortress, the date of origin of which is unknown, to protect the Traun crossing. This fortress in the south-eastern corner of the walled medieval city is first documented in connection with the settlement of Wels in 776.
Stadl Paura Equestrian CentreDistance from hotel 16 km
It is in the overall interests of the state to co-ordinate and promote horse breeding, equestrian sport and equestrianism at a national level. For this reason, an operating company to maintain and further develop the Austrian Stadl-Paura Equestrian Centre was founded in 1998 with the support of almost all major Austrian horse-breeding organisations. The Austrian Equestrian Sports Association also joined as a major stakeholder in 2008.
AgrariumDistance from hotel 16 km
Plants, animals and action make the 100,000 m² of the horticultural show an enjoyable experience for the whole family. One day is not enough to try and discover everything. The varied adventure course along the 2 km long circuit is a real magnet.
Important companies nearby
Fronius InternationalDistance from hotel 1,2 km
Fronius International GmbH is the global market leader for robot welding and worldwide technology leader for electric arc and resistance spot welding. Further business includes photovoltaics and battery charging technology.
TGW Logistic GroupDistance from hotel 2,5 km
The TGW Logistics Group is a globally leading system provider of highly dynamic, automated and ready-to-use logistics solutions. The company has enjoyed international success with a large number of internal logistics solutions from small conveyor technology applications to complex logistics centres since 1969.
ROTAX BRPDistance from hotel 8,5 km
BRP-Rotax Gunskirchen in Upper Austria specialises in the development and production of innovative drive systems for products in the power sport sector. As a subsidiary of BRP Inc., the global market leader in the development, manufacture, sale and marketing of motorised leisure vehicles, Rotax is responsible for the global development and production of Rotax engines.