Innsbruck

  • capital city of Tyrol in western Austria and the name translates as Inn Bridge
  • Innsbrucker Nordkette is a cable car ride that takes you up to Nordkette, which is part of Austria’s largest natural park
  • Ambras castle is the famous Spanish Hall, which is an intricately decorated hall that now hosts classical music concerts
  • Innsbruck hosted the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics as well as the 1984 and 1988 Winter Paralympics
  • see striking roof canopy is made up of 2,738 gilded copper tiles while the lower balconies bear coast of arms relating to the Emperors historical territories
  • visit Old town Innsbruck, Imperial Palace Hofburg, Hungerburg Funicular, Bergisel Ski Jump, Andreas Hofer’s tomb, St. James’ Cathedral, Swarovski Kristallwelten, Jesuit Church, Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, Kaiserjäger Museum, Büchsenhausen Castle, Maria-Theresien Strasse, Alpine Zoo or Tirol Panorama