Innsbruck - Capital of the Alps

Innsbruck – Capital of the Alps

Innsbruck, Tyrol’s state capital, with its 132,000 inhabitants, is situated at 575 m above sea level surrounded by impressive mountain peaks. Innsbruck is one of the most beautiful cities in the Alps. This is mainly due to the townscape, characterized by the Innsbruck Old Town with its arcades, the City Tower and the Golden Roof. The city’s location as a bridge between north and south, between east and west and its one century-long tradition as a university town lend Innsbruck a political, economical and cultural significance.

City adventures and mountain encounters. New heights and special experiences. Cultural treasures and natural wonders. Innsbruck, the Capital of the Alps, delights with its unique wealth of wonderful attractions between 574 and 2,350 metres above sea level.

Alpine-urban, sporty, dynamic and cosmopolitan yet charming, strong and traditional – Innsbruck is a city with exceptional appeal. Innsbruck offers diverse cultural events, world-famous attractions, exciting city tours, great highlights in the centre and surrounding mountains, genuine hospitality, modern lifestyle and sporting flair.

Experience the real Tyrol in a place where the Alps are close enough to touch. An exceptional setting where city, culture and nature come together to delight anyone who wants to explore, enjoy and be inspired. Nowhere else are alpine experiences and urban joie de vivre so closely connected.

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