Your holiday in Innsbruck

Down Town Tyrol

The heart of Tyrol, the capital of the Alps is cosmopolitan, historic and colourful. A few decades ago it was even the venue for the Winter Olympics; known for struggles for freedom and imperial residences, it has become a vibrant hub, set in the midst of the inspiring mountains of the Eastern Alps.

The contemporary and the tradition are not in contrast here – rather they complement one another and are a reflection of the outlook of the North Tyrolean people, who are known for their welcoming nature and for their hospitality.

On many occasions Innsbruck has been cited as being one of the cities which has the highest quality of life. Holiday-makers the world over appreciate this town, safely nestling between the impressive Nordkette mountains and the Patscherkofel; combine a stroll through the town with conquering summits and going to exciting traditional events.

Make the most of the benefits offered by the Innsbruck Card, which makes the town’s hotspots accessible and unlimited trips on all the cable cars and public transport.

The best thing to do would be to start your sightseeing tour in Innsbruck’s Old Town area. Beneath the Golden Roof, Innsbruck’s landmark, which is great for a stroll. Enjoy a dander through the winding streets which have charming little shops, boutiques, cafés and restaurants.

Explore the historically significant Maria Maria Theresien Street, take a moment to pause for thought and let the direct view to the silhouette of the Nordkette mountains take effect on you.

Get to know one of the loveliest towns in Europe – there is so much to discover and experience.

Discover North Tyrol’s fantastic sights while on holiday in Innsbruck

Barely a two hour drive from our hotels in South Tyrol is picturesque Innsbruck. Park directly in the Imperial Palace conference centre and explore the state rooms which reveal so much about the 18th century era.

Precious frescoes, marble and wood adorns the rooms which have been lived in by Maria Theresia, Empress of Austria. The huge impact the Habsburgs had on the development of the town is something you can sense beyond the walls of the Hofburg.

Interested in Tyrol’s history? Then you will certainly have heard tell of the freedom fighters and about Tyrol legend Andreas Hofer, who singlehandedly lead the mountain farmers and suppressed the French army. At the Bergisel you will find the famous Cyclorama, at which the battle of the year 1809 has been depicted in art form.

Innsbruck’s museums are worth a visit at any time, irrespective of the weather - in Tyrol’s state museum, the Ferdinandeum you will find an extensive collection of cultural and historic objects from the region. Ambras Castle sits splendidly enthroned to the south of the city. This gem has been characterised by the Renaissance era and with its grand interior and rooms with verge on the ostentatious, is one of the most popular sights in Innsbruck.

When evening comes we recommend a visit to Casino Innsbruck, a hotspot for fun and games and stylish entertainment.

Culture in a special format is also on offer at one of the many events based around music, theatre and literature – we would be delighted to take care of your tickets for you, so you get to enjoy a relaxing excursion.

Precious, variety-packed and adventure-filled – your holiday in Innsbruck.