The best of all Christmas markets in Innsbruck is the one in front of the Golden Roof in the old town.
Innsbruck

The Best Christmas Markets in Innsbruck

There is something special about a mountain view Christmas market. That’s why the Christmas markets in Innsbruck are great spots from where to wrap your hands around a warm cup of glühwein (mulled wine) while […]

Hungerburgbahn Innsbruck.
Innsbruck

Practical Guide to the Innsbruck Cable Car

If Innsbruck is the capital of the Alps, then the Nordkette mountain is the jewel of the Alps. And with the Innsbruck cable car, called the Nordkettenbahnen, you can stand on one of its peaks […]

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Summer Solstice on the Nordkette

The Nordkette summer solstice means the mountains above Innsbruck will be “on fire” this Saturday evening in celebration of the summer solstice and the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. From 16:00 there will […]

Lamb chops from Posidonas Greek restaurant in Innsbruck.
Eat & Drink

5 Favourite Innsbruck Restaurants for Families

Innsbruck Restaurants have changed quite a bit since we arrived in 2010. As meat-eating South Africans, we often crave a good hamburger but they were weirdly absent from restaurant menus. Thank goodness, the humble meat […]

Swarovski Crystal Worlds' Giant.
Attractions

Be dazzled by Swarovski Crystal Worlds

To find the Swarovski Crystal Worlds (Kristallwelten) at our front door was one of the biggest surprises when we arrived in Tyrol seven years ago. I never knew Swarovski crystals came from Austria, never mind […]

Travel just about anywhere in Europe from the main train station in Innsbruck.
Train Travel

Trains to Innsbruck – a complete guide

Regular trains to Innsbruck depart from Germany, Italy, Switzerland and other Austrian cities such as Salzburg and Vienna. Innsbruck is centrally located in Europe, making it a railway hub with 450 trains passing through daily. […]

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