Innsbruck

Olympic City, Alpine City, City of Culture - Innsbruck, the town at the Inn river and the capital of the State Tyrol, has got many names.

Altitude: 575 m a.s.l.

"Innsbruck, wonderful Alpine City" - its beneficial location and the possibility to cross the Alps was already appreciated by the Romans, who built the important commercial road Verona-Brennero-Augsburg in the 4th century AD. Nowadays, Innsbruck - featuring about 130,000 inhabitants - is the fifth largest city of Austria and stretches at the foot of the Nordkette mountain chain, with the Karwendel Mountains in the north and Mt. Patscherkofel in the south. In winter, the mountains turn into stunning skiing areas with highlights such as the only Incity Snow Park worldwide.

In the heart of the old town rises the Goldenes Dachl, the world-famous Golden Roof with many shopping possibilities and restaurants in the surroundings. If you are interested in culture, than the Tyrolean State Theatre in the Rennweg road and the Tyrolean State Museums invite to a visit. All of them are situated in Innsbruck - among them there are the Museum of Tyrolean Regional Heritage as well as the "Black Men" in the Court Church Innsbruck. Slightly further away, on the outskirts, you can find highlights such as Castel Ambras, the Alpine Zoo and the Bergisel Ski Jump.

Also several events take place in the course of the year in the Alpine City, which already hosted the Olymic Winter Games 1964 and 1976. They are dedicated to sports, including the Four Hills Tournament in January, to the unique atmosphere here, e. g. the idyllic Christmas Market, taking place on several squares of the town, and to music and dance, including the Easter Festival Tyrol and the Innsbruck Dance Summer. Also some parties in Innsbruck leave unforgettable memories...

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