Innsbruck as the city of skiers and food lovers

Innsbruck as the city of skiers and food lovers

Innsbruck is a beautiful town in the middle of Tyrol that awaits you with open arms. Innsbruck is both a cultural city and a sports paradise. No matter what your hobbies are, you will surely find something to do in Innsbruck. Besides the cultural beauty that you can enjoy in Innsbruck, do not forget that this city is the capital of skiing in Tirol. The Olimpia Skiworld hosted two times the Winter Olympics, in the year 1964 and in the year 1976. The Olimpia Skiworld is an area with 295 km ... [ read more ]

The Ambras Castle in Innsbruck

The Ambras Castle in Innsbruck

The capital of the Austrian province of Tyrol, Innsbruck occupies a narrow area in the valley of the river Inn, bordered by the Alps to the north and south as the river flows from west to east. The link between Innsbruck and the winter games hides the true history of the city and its association with the Habsburgs, particularly with Emperor Maximilian. The Ambras Castle (Schloss Ambras in German) is one of the most popular cultural sites in the provincial capital of Tyrol, Innsbruck and i... [ read more ]

5 architectural masterpieces in Innsbruck

5 architectural masterpieces in Innsbruck

Innsbruck, with its picturesque old town and the church towers on the impressive background of the snowy tops of the Alps is the capital of Tyrol, the province that receives the most visitors. Capital Tyrol is definitely one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Some architects have ensured the beauty of the city trying to harmonize the new buildings with the old ones built in Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance style. Today we present 5 architectural masterpieces in Innsbruck including the... [ read more ]

Top 3 Baroque Churches in Innsbruck

Top 3 Baroque Churches in Innsbruck

When you say Innsbruck, your mind flies to an Alpine ski resort. It can be an other reason of your delight when visiting the town, which will surely enchant you. All of Tyrol is beautiful and Innsbruck confirms this truth once again. Today we present the top 3 Baroque churches in Innsbruck. In the south-eastern suburb of the town lies the splendid Wilten basilica built on the foundations of a former chapel. The Hofkirche was built as a mausoleum for Maximilian I and then rebuilt in the Ba... [ read more ]

The most important tourist attractions in Innsbruck

The most important tourist attractions in Innsbruck

Innsbruck is a wonderful city adored by locals and tourists who come from around the world and an important place for winter sports enthusiasts. It hosted the Winter Olympics for two years, owning five ski runs at Olympic standards. At about 40 km from Innsbruck is the Stubai glacier where you can ski all year round. We present the main tourist attractions in Innsbruck. The most important symbols of the city include the Golden Roof, the Hofburg Imperial Palace, the Ambras Castle, the Berg... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Innsbruck

Tourist guide to Innsbruck

Innsbruck is a city in the southwest of Austria and is the provincial capital of Tyrol, The city is situated on the Inn River, at 150 km from Vienna, the capital of Austria. It is not only the Tyrolean capital, but is also the heart of the Alps.  In translation, Innsbruck means "bridge over the river Inn". The first document of Innsbruck dates before 1187 and the city became the provincial capital of Tyrol in 1429. Later in the fifteenth century the city became the political and cultural... [ read more ]

Ski Circus and the Alpine Highway

Ski Circus and the Alpine Highway

If you haven't seen the Ski Circus, Kitzhuhel has something to offer. The areas that are best in Austria with the must ski places are namely: Flachau, Gerlos, Lech am Arlberg, Neustift, Saalbach, Solden, St Anton am Arlberg, Stuben am Arlberg and last but not least, Zauchensee. High and Ski-in, Ski-out For intermediates, the south of Salzburg is where you can find the highest ski holiday resorts. Venture into the Ski Amade ski region that links into Flauchauwinkl, Flachau and Wagrain St Jo... [ read more ]

Adventure in Austria

Adventure in Austria

It is really easy to get up close to the nature when you are in Austria. It is also a wonderful way to get to know the beautiful traditions of Austria when you choose Austria as your travel destination. There are varied landscapes and many different choices of places to choose from. Some activities includes walking through the Austrian Alps and biking along the majestic Austrian rivers. Whenever you want, you can always stop to go to the historic city centers or choose to attend the cultural e... [ read more ]

Cultural Treasures of Tyrol

Cultural Treasures of Tyrol

The cultural gem in Tyrol is the Tyrolean Provincial Theatre or "Tiroler Landestheater" which can be found near the historic Old Town in Innsbruck. It is surrounded by the Imperial Palace, the Hofgarten and the SOWI Faculty of Innsbruck University. It offers a diverse program for people with different tastes and interests in the arts scene. Quite a large house as it has a capacity of 800. Designed by Karl Probst from Munich, the theatre has repertoire that includes opera, drama, musicals, danc... [ read more ]

Romantic City Tower, Casino & Cathedral

Romantic City Tower, Casino & Cathedral

Climb the City Tower that is dated back to 1450 as it offers fantastic view of the Nordkette mountain range and Old Town. Though it was once a prison, it is a romantic place surprisingly as a wonderful landscape over the city centre on top of the tower awaits you and your loved one. There are beautiful houses on the river Inn. To do the climbing, be prepared there are 148 stairs before getting to the top. From October to May, it is open from 10am to 5pm. As from June to September, it opens fro... [ read more ]