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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 6: Explore moderne Innsbruck – Innsbruck Region
Walk 6: Explore moderne Innsbruck
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Magnificent Baroque splendor meets the boldly curved clarity of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. It’s impossible to be anything other than enchanted by the charming interplay of historic and contemporary buildings between the Nordkette and Patscherkofel mountains.

Innsbruck's cityscape has changed dramatically, especially in the 1990s - international tenders and a focus on new architecture have influenced lots of buildings and attracted many big names to the city.

This walk gives you the perfect opportunity to explore Innsbruck as a cosmopolitan and important location for modern architecture.

 


Route description:

 

  • Start at the Congress
  • Head south along the Rennweg to the House of Music
  • Go through the passage across Franziskanerplatz into Museumstrasse and further south along Erlerstrasse to the Sparkassenplatz or BTV Stadtforum
  • Continue south along Gilmstrasse and Wilhelm-Greil-Strasse past the Neues Landhaus
  • Head for the IKB building and the Umspannwerk Mitte
  • Cross Eduard-Wallnöfer-Platz and head west along Welsergasse to Maria-Theresien-Strasse
  • Head north past the Taxispalais Kunsthalle Tirol and Kaufhaus Tyrol
  • Head west along Anichstrasse onto Fallmerayerstrasse and past Adolf-Pichler-Platz
  • Go through the Rathausgalerien into Maria-Theresien-Strasse and north to Tourist Information Innsbruck on the Burggraben street.


In the surrounding area



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Elevation profile

morning
19°C/66°F
40% Fineweather
3800m
Frostborder

Thursday

Thursday
27°C/81°F
70% Fineweather
4000m
Frostborder

Friday

Friday
31°C/88°F
90% Fineweather
4500m
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Forecast

The current area of low pressure will leave us on Wednesday! Clouds will clear during the morning and we will get a few hours of bright weather. Already by the afternoon, new clouds will build and produce showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures will be around the seasonal average.

Tendency

On Thursday the weather will become stable. The sun will be seen more often and showers and thunderstorms will become less frequent. From Friday we can look forward to perfect weather: it will be sunny and dry with temperatures still rising.

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