The Mecca of winter sports

The best of Innsbruck

  • Innsbrucker Cableway
  • Ambras Castle
  • The Golden Roof
  • The Tyrolean State Museum

INNSBRUCK – “The Mecca of winter sports”

Innsbruck, located in the heart of the Alps, is a world-famous winter sports destination and has twice hosted the Winter Olympics. With its historical buildings, breathtaking scenery and snow-capped mountains, Tyrol’s capital is an exciting place to visit. The name Innsbruck is derived from the River Inn and the word “bruck” and means “the bridge over the River Inn”. 

Innsbruck is famous not only for its idyllic landscapes but also as cultural capital of the Tyrol region. The famous Golden Roof and the Imperial Palace in particular are attractions not to be missed. 

Innsbruck is famous for its scenery and as the cultural capital of the Tyrol region.

Innsbruck is home to world-class art collections, museums, churches, galleries and boutiques. Besides being a cultural city, Innsbruck is also an ideal place for all kinds of sports the whole year round. Numerous ski resorts close to the capital attract locals as well as tourists. Winter activities include alpine touring, cross-country-skiing, sledding and ice skating. In the summer, Innsbruck and its surroundings become a paradise for hikers, climbers, mountain bikers and golfers.