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afternoon
22°C/72°F
100% Fineweather
4100mm
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Thursday

Thursday
21°C/70°F
70% Fineweather
3800mm
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Friday

Friday
19°C/66°F
70% Fineweather
3600mm
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Forecast

Just like Tuesday, Wednesday will bring us sunshine and nice values.

The morning will still be cool with maybe a few patches of ground mist. During the day, however, nothing will indicate that we are already in October: It will be bright and warm with summer-like temperatures.

Tendency

The next few days will bring nice and dry weather with a few bands of clouds passing over our region at times. Temperatures will remain warm.

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today

afternoon
22°C/72°F
100% Fineweather
4100mm
Frostborder

Thursday

Thursday
21°C/70°F
70% Fineweather
3800mm
Frostborder

Friday

Friday
19°C/66°F
70% Fineweather
3600mm
Frostborder

Forecast

Just like Tuesday, Wednesday will bring us sunshine and nice values.

The morning will still be cool with maybe a few patches of ground mist. During the day, however, nothing will indicate that we are already in October: It will be bright and warm with summer-like temperatures.

Tendency

The next few days will bring nice and dry weather with a few bands of clouds passing over our region at times. Temperatures will remain warm.

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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

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As the devout St. James pilgrims coming from Brenner reach Ellbögen, they are welcomed by panoramic views that are truly overwhelming even by Tyrolean standards. The Nordkette mountain range appears like a wall, as if it is trying to protect the city of Innsbruck, home to St. James' Cathedral, in the valley below.

The Tyrolean section of The Way of St. James leads from Ellbögen to Innsbruck and partially follows the route of the old Roman road. At the primary school in Patsch, traces of Roman wagons can even still be seen engraved deep into the street. The zealous pilgrims continue past Igls and Vill before reaching the edge of the alpine plateau above Innsbruck, with the city spread out in the valley below. What a sight! You would struggle to find a view of any other state capital that compares to that of the view of Innsbruck from The Way of St. James.

The descent down into the city is a pure delight and leads via the Cistercian abbey in Wilten to St. James' Cathedral in the centre of Innsbruck. If you take a closer look at the frescoes in the cathedral, you will see various representations of St James, for example in the form of a silver bust. 

A description of this stage can be found here
Tourismus Information Igls
Hilberstraße 15
6080 Igls
Altitude up 508 m
Altitude down 988 m
Highest Point 1214 m
Route length 17.2 km
Total duration 5h
Starting point Ellbögen/Erlach 1.030 m
Endpoint Igls/Vill 817 m
Best season April - octobre
City Igls
Trail surface partly asphalt, partly gravel, partly wood trail
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The Way of St. James: Ellbögen – Igls/Vill
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