Lakes, peaks and city streets
The magnificent mountainside city of Innsbruck is abundant with history, alpine glow, thrilling activities and captivating culture. Venture to a land of tranquillity and dramatic landscape, to explore urban city life and great outdoor adventures.
Renowned for its setting in the Alps, Innsbruck is a hub for winter sports. There are plenty of ski resorts in the surrounding areas and wooden alpine restaurants with log fires to enjoy. Make no mistake, Innsbruck is a wondrous place to find yourself during the summertime too. Experience a city of rich traditions, lively pubs and scenic hot spots. Embrace the outdoor lifestyle and enjoy unforgettably epic activities. Come winter or summer, Innsbruck will keep you on your toes.
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From the incredible summer biking and hiking trails, to flying off the mountainside on a paragliding experience, Innsbruck’s activities are amazing. Enjoy the pristine lakes and go for a dip or take to wakeboarding. Come winter, Innsbruck is the city at the heart of the mountains. Ski down the slopes of Nordpark or head further afield. Go cross-country skiing or try out snowshoeing in a winter wonderland. Discover the magic of Innsbruck in summer and winter.
The city offers an abundance of shopping options. Ranging from Kaufhaus Tyrol, a shoppers paradise on six levels that boasts stunning architecture to Spezialitaten aus der Stiftsgasse, an Aladdin’s cave of homemade goodies. Tiroler Heimatwerk is great for traditional gifts while Swarovski’s flagship store is crammed with sparkling crystal trinkets, ornaments and jewellery.
Innsbruck is brimming with architectural gems that include imperial monuments and contemporary design. Schloss Ambras is a ‘must see’ attraction which was transformed from a fortress into a palace. See the empty sarcophagus of Emperor Maximilian I at Hofkirche or learn about Tirol’s turbulent history at Tirol Panorama.
Modern art has revived 200-year-old Café Munding – enjoy delicious cakes, home-roasted coffee and preserves made from local produce. Papa Joe’s will entice you with the spirit of Mexico, whilst elegant Lichtblick boasts panoramic views over Innsbruck. Stop at Italian deli Panino & Co where you can grab a Panini and espresso to go.
Enjoy floor to ceiling views of the city at Bar 360 – it’s magical in Winter when the mountains glisten with snow. Or stop at Hofgarten Café, a trendy café-come-bar where you can sip cocktails beneath the stars. Krahvogel is an industrial-style pub with live bands, while Theresienbrau is a lively microbrewery with an impressive beer garden.