Situated between Munich and Northern Italy, the Austrian city of Innsbruck is truly a must see Alpine destination with its phenomenal scenery and world class skiing facilities. Innsbruck has something special to offer its visitors all year round from its abundance of heritage within the city to its fantastic surroundings.
If you are a fan of winter sports then you probably already know that Innsbruck is one of Europe’s top skiing destinations and with ski resorts within 30 minutes of the airport, you can be enjoying these superb slopes in no time. There are countless outstanding ski villages including the ultra-stylish Kitzbühel with its medieval quarter, modern boutiques and snow perfect for the more experienced skier. Or perhaps, the popular St Anton resort great for all abilities and with everything from five star hotels to hostels; it can suit every budget too.
If it’s a city break you are looking for, then Innsbruck also has something special to offer. Explore the charming Old Town bursting with cultural treasures from its unique Golden Roof to the impressive Town Tower. Visit the Imperial Palace, one of Austria’s most important cultural landmarks and get a glimpse into the lavish lifestyles of its previous rulers as well as visit its fantastic exhibits. What’s more while unearthing the wonders of this city, be sure to indulge in some of the city’s delicious coffee and cake that is on offer.
Innsbruck isn’t just a winter destination, in the summer tourists are treated to world class hiking and mountain biking routes which allow you to explore the Alps without a set of skis. If you are a fan of all things that sparkle then perhaps a trip outside the city to the giant art installation, the Swarovski Crystal world may be right up your street.