Innsbruck – the lively city in the heart of the Alps
The blend of lifestyle, sport, culture and its Olympic heritage makes the city truly unique
Sports city with Olympic heritage
It’s the unique location of Innsbruck, between the river Inn and the mountain ranges of the Nordkette, that make it so special. Within about 40 minutes you go from the historical city center (575 meters above sea level) and take the Nordkettenbahn up to the Hafelekar, at an altitude of 2.330 meters you will be rewarded with a spectacular view.
As host of the winter Olympics, not once but twice, Innsbruck leaves a lasting impression with visitors from around the globe. The world famous ski-jump Bergisel, the Olympic bob-sled runs in Igls and the greatest ski-slopes in the history of sports send a clear signal of the city’s.
Innsbruck – it´s culture and historical meaning
Many preserved historical sites, like the Golden Roof, the Hofburg, Medieval Churches and Castle Ambras show the cities meaningful historical past.
The city also offers lifestyle-experiences and great shopping
In the old-town and Maria-Theresien pedestrian zone you will find a large selection of cafés, bars and restaurants where you can simply have fun and enjoy your time in a traditional Tyrolean ambience. There are limitless shopping possibilities in many large shopping centers (Kaufhaus Tyrol, Sillpark) in and around the city (DEZ, Cyta Center). If you prefer smaller stores you will find them scattered in the old-town and pedestrian zone. Innsbruck is also a university city with a sporty flair.
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