Innsbruck at the heart of the Alps
Innsbruck, the undisputed Alpine capital, is synonymous with unforgettable holidays amidst the unique mountain scenery. Active vacationers are spoilt for choice: endless mountain biking trails, hiking routes, varied via ferrata tours, peak conquests beyond 3000 meters plus unrivaled slope and ski mountains. This Alpine tourism center also attracts visitors from around the world with architectural masterpieces and culture treasures like the Bergisel ski jump or the Hofburg Imperial Palace. Art museums, historical collections and places worth seeing go hand in hand with unlimited sports and activities. The cable car takes you up to Hungerburg & Nordkette right from the old town within only 10 minutes. At some 2000 meters altitude you enjoy awe-inspiring panoramic views of the Alpine town and its summits.
The unrivaled Alpine winter wonderland
Innsbruck nestles right at the heart of the picture-book Alpine scenery, encircled by the Nordkette massif and Hafelekar ridge in the north and by the Olympic Patscherkofel mountain in the south. Memorable winter holidays with absolute snow reliability await you. Olympia SkiWord Innsbruck makes a real paradise for skiers, snowboarders, cross-country skiers and off-piste riders since a single skipass gives access to 9 ski areas in the surroundings of Innsbruck – among them renowned slopes like Axamer Lizum, Kühtai or Patscherkofel. 90 mountain lifts take winter sport aficionados to some 300 slope kilometers in the nearby ski areas. Freeride and snowboard parks promise endless fun for artistic performances in the snow while professional ski schools take care of the youngest guests who learn skiing in a playful way.
Enjoy winter sports until late spring in Innsbruck's surroundings thanks to loads of snow and state-of-the-art snow-making systems. Great deal for families: free ski and cross-country shuttle buses from Innsbruck towards the western and eastern ski mountains and Nordic tracks. Further activities in Innsbruck and its surrounding Holiday Villages include fun-filled tobogganing, ice skating & curling, romantic horse carriage rides and endless winter walking. A winter highlight not to be missed are Innsbruck's atmospheric Christmas Markets.