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About Innsbruck

Where urban meets alpine: nestled among soaring mountaintops, Innsbruck is an attractive city where everything is in easy reach. In a world of ever-changing possibilities, the capital of Tyrol has established itself as a landmark city with an abundance of recreational activities to choose from.

At the heart of the Alps
Located the at the heart of the Alps, the Tyrolean capital has a very special charm about it. It is famous the world over for its tradition, culture and sport. That’s why Innsbruck rarely fails to capture the hearts of the hundreds of thousands of visitors it attracts every year, who stroll through the historic streets of the picturesque old town and enjoy the view of the breathtaking mountain landscape.


The fascinating mix of mountains and valleys, nature and city life, culture and sport, make Innsbruck a truly captivating place. Get the best of both worlds: experience the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the peace and quiet in the mountains. Tucked away in the many narrow streets of the old town, sights such as the Golden Roof, the Imperial Palace and the City Tower tell the moving stories of Innsbruck. All attractions within the city and the surrounding area are in easy reach.

High above the city’s rooftops

You can gaze over this unique alpine city from two stunning vantage points: From the city, it takes 35 minutes on the Patscherkofelbahn cable car to reach the 1,965-metre summit of Innsbruck’s southern mountain. To the north of the city, you have Hafelekar, whose peak is situated at almost 2,300 metres above sea level and takes just under 20 minutes to reach on the Nordkette funicular. Located at the heart of Innsbruck, the city’s playground for culture vultures Haus der Musik Innsbruck is home to cultural institutions and music schools.