How to Make the Most of Your Innsbruck Vacations

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Surrounded by breathtaking Alps from all sides, Innsbruck the Tyrolean capital is the perfect fusion of urban and outdoor. With an impressive heritage, vibrant culture and thrilling adventure options, Innsbruck has emerged as a darling destination in Austria. In short, it is one of the few places on the planet earth that offers something for everyone. The city is one of the most admired ski resorts in the country that attracts tourists from different parts of the world. But Innsbruck’s tourism appeal is not confined to skiing only as it entertains tourists with different inclinations. Here we are suggesting ways to make most of Innsbruck tours.

 

Olympic Bobsled

There is a word of caution. The Olympic Bobsled is not a destination for the faint hearted. The level of adventure involved can be estimated by the fact that the whole run of 1270 metres takes just one minute to complete. Despite the risk involved, thousands of tourists gives it a try. Situated in the south of Innsbruck itself one can take a bus from the city centre to reach there.

The Tyrolean capital is well known for its impressive heritage and perhaps that is why people want to visit this city as soon as they get off from their Innsbruck bound flights. The old town with a history of more than 800 years is home to several heritage buildings. Golden Roof, also referred to as the Goldenes Dachl was built on the behalf of Emperor Maximilian. The Golden Roof is not made from Gold but from copper. The old city is teeming with tourist attractions. Annasäule or St. Anna Column is another tourist attraction. The columns are made of Tyrolean marble and built in 1706 to commemorate the return of Bavarian troops.

 

In addition to this, the city of Innsbruck is also home of several museums, where one can catch a glimpse of city’s impressive history and culture. To make your visit convenient and cost effective, one can buy a combined ticket for the Tyrolean Sate Museums that offers entry to The Ferdinand, Hofkirche, Volkskunst, Zeughaus and Das Tiroler Panorama Museums

 

Besides its regular attractions, the city is also a place for tourists with diverse inclinations. For lovers of gems, the Swarovski store in Old Town is the place to go to. This is one of the biggest stores of its kind in the world and has a large number of admirers who keep flocking to it frequently.

The city also caters to lovers of flora and fauna with its many parks and zoos in Innsbruck.

The city has a number of resorts and accommodations of varying budgets. Innsbruck also gets admiration for its restaurants and bars. In short, the city has everything to pamper tourists. So book a low cost Innsbruck flight from London or all around the world and explore this Austrian city to the fullest.