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Our top tips for summer in Innsbruck

Fabulous hikes, culinary voyages of discovery and historical forays through the city: there’s all sorts to experience in the Innsbruck region in summer. Here are our recommendations.

  • Goldenes Dachl
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    The Golden Roof is Innsbruck’s most famous landmark and a real eye-catcher – especially in summer, when the sun makes the gilded copper shingles really shine.
  • E-Bike-Tour Nordkette
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    Fancy a change of perspective? You can get from the centre of the city to high up in the mountains in just 20 minutes on Innsbruck’s Nordkettenbahnen lifts and cable cars.
  • Fahrradtour Mieminger Plateau
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    There’s a lot to discover on the Cycle & Savour bike path on the Mieming Plateau: many of the guesthouses and direct sellers along the way offer local specialities.
  • Alpenzoo
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    At the Alpine Zoo in Innsbruck, visitors can marvel at around 2,000 animals from the Alps. You can see it all, from eagles and vultures to wolves and bears.
  • geführte Hike Tour - Freundinnen
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    The Summer Active Programme, which is included with the free Welcome Card, offers hikes and e-bike tours to suit every taste.
  • Kaiserliche Hofburg
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    Walk in the Habsburgs’ footsteps on a tour of the same name, which takes you past the most impressive buildings from this noble dynasty.
  • Swarovski Kristallwelten Der Riese
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    Numerous chambers of wonder, a garden full of surprises and countless crystals: Swarovski Crystal Worlds never ceases to amaze.
  • Wandern am Zirbenweg
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    The Zirbenweg trail runs from Patscherkofel to Glungezer at an altitude of around 2,000 metres above sea level and passes through one of the oldest stone pine forests in Europe along the way.

More tips for your summer in Innsbruck

Badesee Mieming

Dive in!

Outdoor pools and lakes: there’s nothing better than a cool dip on hot summer days. Click here for a few tips.
E-Bike-Tour Patscherkofel

Haute cuisine

Foodies and gourmets have a lot to look forward to in the Innsbruck region: the range of restaurants is excellent and quality is high.
Sightseeing Stadt - Familie

Experience Innsbruck in 48 hours

Don’t have much time? No problem, you can experience a lot of Innsbruck even if you only have 48 hours. Check out our must-sees.

Flexible transport

The Sightseer hop-on hop-off bus stops at Innsbruck’s most important landmarks – just hop on wherever you like.
Golden Roof Challenge Innsbruck

Lots to experience

There’s always something going on in Innsbruck. See for yourself by taking a look at our event highlights.

Towns and villages in the Innsbruck region

The Innsbruck region is more than just a city: it has everything from charming villages to idyllic rural settings. Click here for an overview.

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Welcome Card

Welcome Card

The Welcome Card is available free of charge from our partner establishments with a stay of at least two nights. It includes offers and discounts on a variety of attractions, as well as free use of public transport in the Innsbruck region.
Innsbruck Card

Innsbruck Card

The Innsbruck Card is a city card that can be purchased for 24, 48 or 72 hours. It includes numerous sights and mountain lifts, as well as free use of public transport within the city of Innsbruck.
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