Innsbruck Region


Walks to explore

Get to know Innsbruck your way

Sightseeing classics and insider tips off the beaten track: our tours have it all. So you can explore Innsbruck independently and on your own schedule. Go on a journey of discovery through the oldest parts of the city, take a look at modern Innsbruck or walk in the footsteps of the famous Habsburg imperial dynasty. If you don't have very long, we can even tell you how to get to know Innsbruck in one hour, one day or three days. 

Guided city tours are, of course, also available if you would rather visit Innsbruck's sights with a guide. Click here for more information about the guided tours.

Treasure hunters and puzzle fans explore Walks 4 and 7 on the GO Innsbruck scavenger hunt.

Walk 2: Huge tower and deep ravines – Innsbruck Region
Walk 2: Huge tower and deep ravines
Max. route length
6 KM
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Highs and lows! This walk takes in not only the tower of the spectacular Bergisel Ski Jump, but also the Sill Gorge, Innsbruck's very own "canyon". 

It bears the name Sill after the River Inn’s "little sister", and takes hikers and walkers off into the untamed, romantic landscape of a Tyrolean mountain river. It’s hard to believe you’re in the very heart of the urban area! 

You can admire the fascinating river landscape, enjoy the lovely views and get an intimate sense of the remarkable proximity of city and nature.

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Route description:

  • Start at the Triumphal Arch (Triumphpforte)
  • Go straight on heading south along Leopoldstrasse and Brennerstrasse go past Wilten Basilica and Wilten Abbey to the Bergisel
  • The start of the so-called “Panoramarunde” circular trail starts at the Tirol Panorama car park
  • G past the "Drachenfelsen", at the "Sonnendeck" (sun deck) either follow the panorama path or go down to the Sill Gorge
  • Due to a Brenner Base Tunnel construction site, the Sill Gorge is currently only accessible between the two pedestrian bridges and is an ideal destination on hot summer days
  • Return the same way from the Sill Gorge and continue following the “Panoramarunde” circular trail to the left
  • When you come to the Brennerstrasse, follow the Pierre-de-Coubertin trail to the right for about 100 metres until a short path leads through the forest onto the Bergiselweg trail
  • Walk past the houses on the Bergisel back to the Bergisel ski jump with access to the ski jump tower
  • Return past Wilten Abbey via Brennerstrasse and Leopoldstrasse to the Triumphal Arch.
  • Tip: if you want to shorten the walk, you can take the tram from the Bergisel stop, opposite Wilten Abbey, back to the city centre.

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After a thundery night, the morning will still see a few showers and short thunderstorms. These disturbances passed over our region already allowing an improvement in the weather. From midday onwards, it will remain dry and the clouds will dissipate. The day will end bright and clear. Highs will be around the seasonal average.


The next thunderstorms will occur on Sunday and on Monday.

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