Innsbruck Tourist Attractions
Innsbruck Airport is located approximately 2.5 miles/4 km from the city center of Innsbruck, Austria. Therefore, all passengers that arrive at Innsbruck Airport can easily get to the City Center within a 5-10 minute drive from the airport.
In the heart of Innsbruck, you will find yourself surrounded by stunning nature and a cozy city atmosphere. At this location, you will have the chance to see and explore so many diverse sites and attractions in the city.
Below you will find inspiration for some fun, interesting, memorable and exciting tours you can enjoy together with your travel companion(s).
If you are new to the city, we highly recommend you to go on this Innsbruck: Classic City Highlights Tour. Here you can experience the most important sights of Innsbruck with an experienced and knowledgeable guide. You will get to discover the beautiful old architecture, explore the Imperial Court Church, and learn about the city’s history.
The tour will start at the Burggraben, which is a historic street at the entrance to the old town. From here, you will find the way to the Gothic city center. Following you will pass by the impressive golden roof of the Goldene Dachl that has amazing Gothic balconies. Your guide will then bring you to the Imperial Court Church, the Imperial Palace, the City Tower, and Innsbruck Cathedral.
Before the tour ends, you will stroll through the Baroque Maria-Theresien-Straße and see the Triumphal Arch. This classic Innsbruck tour can be conducted in several languages including German, English, Italian, French, Spanish, Russian and the duration is 1.5 hours.
If you want a chance to escape the hustle of the Innsbruck City Center you can go on this Innsbruck: Patscherkofel Mountain Winter Hike. Here you can enjoy an easily available hike through the breathtaking peaks of the Patscherkofel Mountain.
Austria is well known for the Alps and once you get to discover this incredible nature you will understand why. Located just 10 minutes from Innsbruck city center you can get on a cable car ride that will bring you up to the Patscherkofel lookout in the Austrian Alps. This is known locally as the "house mountain". Here you can experience breathtaking panoramic views of more than 400 peaks, as well as various valleys in the area.
Once you get to the mountain station, you should start exploring some of the countless hiking trails. The trails will bring you from alp to alp. You will be able to see for miles over the mountain peaks of the Alps.
You can choose your own hikes. There is a broad selection to choose from so there will be paths for everyone no matter your level of experience - from experienced to beginner-level hikers and children.
On the Alps you can also embrace stunning views of the entire Inn Valley. If at some point you get tired and hungry, you can make a stop at one of the lodges. Here you can replenish your energy before riding the cable car down to finish your experience.
Another way to experience this winter-sport location is with this Innsbruck: Bergisel Olympia Ski Jump Arena Ticket. This ticket provides you access to the Bergisel ski jump area, which is a year-round visitor highlight in Tyrol. Discover the wonderful architecture of the ski-jumping tower, the panoramic restaurant Bergisel SKY, and the historic mountain terrain.
This Bergisel Olympia Ski Jump Arena sightseeing point offers breathtaking 360 views of Innsbruck and the Nordkette. From the top, you can take in panoramic views of Innsbruck and the Alps from the observation deck. This place is a ski jumping facility with an Olympic past and modern architecture. In the gallery, you will be able to learn about Olympic history and the world of ski jumping. This Olympic ski jump of 1964 and 1976 is a favorite among the locals as well.
If you are fit, enough you can master the 455 steps from the eastern stadium entrance to the Schanzenturm on foot. Alternatively, you can choose to take the driveway with an inclined lift. This is a faster and more comfortable solution. The ski jumping tower was designed by the architect Zaha Hadid. It includes a panoramic restaurant named Bergisel SKY. Furthermore, visitors can find a viewing terrace 143 feet / 44 meters above the ground. This is easily accessed in a few minutes by two lifts.
Get on this tour if you want to feel the adrenaline of a ski jumper by standing on the top of the ski jump arena, and marvel at the stadium that can hold up to 26,000 people. This is a tour not to miss!
Have you ever wished to explore some real crystals? If so, you should definitely get on this Innsbruck Swarovski Crystal Worlds Ticket and Transfer tour. Here you will get the chance to explore crystal in all its facets at the Swarovski Crystal Worlds museum in Wattens. This is a true fantasy world that has amazed millions of visitors over the years. You can also enjoy the gardens of the “Giant".
You will start the tour from Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) in Innsbruck, where a shared shuttle bus will pick you up. The shuttle will bring you to Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Wattens. Now you can start exploring the many exhibits and attractions such as the “Crystal Cloud” of some 800,000 hand-mounted crystals.
Do not miss the “Chambers of Wonder” where you can experience the magic of crystal in a dimension that has never been seen before. At the garden of the “Giant”, explore beautiful and unique art installations. Also, make sure to find your way to the play-tower and an innovative outdoor playground for children of all ages. Here there will be plenty of space to play and climb.
You can make a stop at the café and restaurant by the gardens to get a refreshment. Once there, you can explore the amazing views of the surrounding landscape.
There will be audio guides available in 10 languages at an extra cost of 2 € per person.
Do not pass the chance to see millions of crystals in one, unique location.
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