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-1°C/30°F
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Wednesday
3°C/37°F
60% Fineweather
1100m
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Thursday
5°C/41°F
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1300m
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Forecast

Air masses keep pushing in, at times they are humid, at other times they are dry. Today, dry air is influencing our weather with variable amounts of cloud but also clear spells and no precipitation. Temperatures will remain relatively cool.

Tendency

On Wednesday the weather will remain cloudy and changeable. From Thursday, low pressure will return to Central Europe. The airflow will swing to the south and under the influence of foehn winds, the weather will be quite nice and relatively warm for the time of year.

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morning
-1°C/30°F
50% Fineweather
400m
Frostborder

Wednesday

Wednesday
3°C/37°F
60% Fineweather
1100m
Frostborder

Thursday

Thursday
5°C/41°F
60% Fineweather
1300m
Frostborder

Forecast

Air masses keep pushing in, at times they are humid, at other times they are dry. Today, dry air is influencing our weather with variable amounts of cloud but also clear spells and no precipitation. Temperatures will remain relatively cool.

Tendency

On Wednesday the weather will remain cloudy and changeable. From Thursday, low pressure will return to Central Europe. The airflow will swing to the south and under the influence of foehn winds, the weather will be quite nice and relatively warm for the time of year.

Need help? Contact us!

Innsbruck Tourism


Mon - Fri: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm

Hotel- and group reservations


Mon - Fri: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Tourist info


Mo - Fr: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Surrounded by nature in winter

Discover nature in a whole new way

Be it inhaling the scent of freshly fallen snow or seeing your own breath rising into the crystal-clear air, winter nature has the ability to awaken all of our senses. Even a brief jaunt in the great outdoors is the perfect way to strengthen the body – and above all the mind and soul – and feel a new burst of energy.

 

The Innsbruck region features a multitude of unspoiled natural retreats and idyllic alpine meadows – from the sunny Mieming Plateau right through to the southern mountains. Let certified guides show you the way on one of the region's free winter hikes or embark on your own independent journey of discovery. Nature offers us the perfect opportunity to switch off and recharge our batteries.

The active programme

Join our free guided active programme with certified mountain guides and breathe in the fresh air of a snowy winter landscape. Whether on wonderful winter hikes and fabulous snowshoe tours or during a taster session for cross-country skiing – with the Welcome Card, you can enjoy all this true to the motto: Free and healthy!

Discover nature by yourself

Get "back to the roots" in the truest sense of the word and explore unspoiled winter landscapes in the most natural way possible: on your own two feet. Regardless of whether you choose to follow picturesque paths or well-signposted winter hiking routes, your legs will carry you wherever you want to go. Feeling the forest floor beneath your feet is the perfect opportunity for you to re-stabilise both your body and mind.

Be it enjoying breathtaking views from the "Drachenfelsen" observation deck on Bergisel hill, stopping off for culinary delicacies during a mountain hut tour or letting your mind run free on the Path of Reflection in Ranggen, winter hiking in the Innsbruck region boasts a wide range of highlights.

 

Or take the forest tram from Innsbruck to Igls – discover new views and stunning scenery after every turn. At the weekend it runs every hour.

A more active approach to enjoying nature

Are you looking for winter fun with plenty of entertainment? If so, you're sure to find the ideal solution in our wide variety of sports activities. Release your inner child and have the time of your life racing down snow-covered toboggan runs, gliding across glistening ice rinks or exploring immaculately groomed cross-country ski trails. If you want to take a short break from the action, simply pop into one of the local mountain huts or guesthouses for a change of scenery and enjoy a mug of hot chocolate with your fellow winter sports enthusiasts.

Tobogganing fun with no climb to the top

We all love a bit of sport, but there's no need to overdo it, so why not take a cable car up to the top of the slopes and let the speedy ride back down into the valley take your breath away instead? You don't have a toboggan? No worries! Our toboggan hire shops will happily kit you out.

Ice skating

Ice skating has always been a popular activity for fun-lovers and romantics alike. Our tip: If it's cold enough, you can go ice-skating where people swim in summer – the idyllic Lansersee lake is simply stunning and a top tip whatever the time of year.

Cross-country skiing

The Mieming region and the Sellrain valley offer the ideal terrain for both beginners and accomplished cross-country skiers who want to enjoy this Nordic pastime on classic or skating trails.

Nature: more than just forests and fields

Have you ever stared a wildcat directly in the eye? If not, head to Europe's highest zoo and tick this unique experience off your bucket list. The Alpine Zoo in Innsbruck is not only home to lynx but also contains a multitude of other fascinating creatures. What's more, you can visit it for free with the Innsbruck Card. In Praxmar, you can experience red deer up close as they enjoy one of their daily feeds. If you want to get even closer to animals, why not take a llama out on a hike? When was the last time you looked down on the world from above? When winter covers the land in its beautiful white blanket and the treetops are adorned with snow, it's the perfect time to soar high above the Alps in a hot-air balloon. Enjoy unbeatable views without a strenuous climb.

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