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Forecast

Today’s weather forecast starts with really good news: Central Europe will fall under the influence of the Azores High today! However, this process will take a bit of time as it is a very large area of high pressure we are dealing with here. We should therefore not expect a cloudless or particularly warm day.

Tendency

The new area of high pressure is building directly over the Alps and will not move anywhere for quite a long time.

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today

morning
5°C/41°F
10% Fineweather
1600mm
Frostborder

Saturday

Saturday
15°C/59°F
80% Fineweather
3400mm
Frostborder

Sunday

Sunday
18°C/64°F
90% Fineweather
3500mm
Frostborder

Forecast

Today’s weather forecast starts with really good news: Central Europe will fall under the influence of the Azores High today! However, this process will take a bit of time as it is a very large area of high pressure we are dealing with here. We should therefore not expect a cloudless or particularly warm day.

Tendency

The new area of high pressure is building directly over the Alps and will not move anywhere for quite a long time.

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Innsbruck Tourism


Mon - Fri: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm

Hotel- and group reservations


Mon - Fri: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Tourist info


Mon - Sat: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

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 > Ambras Castle Innsbruck

Ambras Castle Innsbruck

Schloss Ambras Innsbruck
Schlossstraße 20, 6020  Innsbruck
+43 1 / 52 52 44 802
info@schlossambras-innsbruck.at
http://www.schlossambras-innsbruck.at

Opening Hours

Monday - Sunday: 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Admission until half an hour before closing time.
Closed in November.

Ambras Castle Innsbruck is one of the main attractions in Innsbruck, the capital of the Alps. Its cultural and historic significance is inseparable from the personality of Archduke Ferdinand II (1529-1595), who promoted the arts and sciences as a true Renaissance prince. He established the magnificent Ambras collections and had a museum facility built in the lower castle to house them, designed according to modern criteria from the time.

The exhibition attempts to reconstruct the Archduke’s chamber of art & curiosities, his armoury, his collection of armour from famous heroes and his collection of antiquities. In Ferdinand’s time, the living quarters were located in the upper castle.
Today, the upper castle is home to the Habsburg Portrait Gallery, which features portraits from Albert III (1349-1395) to Emperor Francis I (1768-1835) over three storeys. The collection contains over 200 portraits, including valuable works by famous artists, such as Lukas Cranach, Anton Mor, Tizian, van Dyck and Diego Velásquez.
The ground floor of the upper castle houses a collection of late medieval sculptures and the centrepiece is the St George’s altar that belonged to Emperor Maximilian I.

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