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5 Things to Do on Your First Visit to Innsbruck Austria

Are you planning your first trip to the heart of Alps? Are you short on time and you don't know what places you simply cannot miss?

Innsbruck is my favourite city and I have been visiting it every year for extended periods of time. I have even lived there in the past. I share with you my top 5 Must Visit spots you simply can't miss on your first visit to Innsbruck.


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  • Bergisel

Visit my favourite - Bergisel. Bergisel is a ski jumping hill that also serves as an observation deck and a restaurant. The hill offers one of the best views of the city.

You can read my tips for visiting Bergisel here.

  • Nordkette

Take a cable car ride to the top of the mountains! Be it winter or summer - the view is simply stunning!

Where to go for the best views of Innsbruck.

  • Alpenzoo

This Alpine zoo will bring you face to face with a brown bear, you will learn about the alpine Animals whilst enjoying beautiful views of Innsbruck at the same time.

  • Altstadt

Explore the old city centre with golden roof, colourful houses and some of the best Konditoreis and cafes.

  • Eat traditional Tyrolean food

Austrian / Tyrolean cuisine is my favourite! Schnitzel, Apfelstrudel, Tiroler Speckknödel and more - discover my 7 favourite foods and where to try them in Innsbruck here.

  • +Swarovski shop/museum Wattens

Visit home of Swarovski crystals! Wattens is located a short ride away from Innsbruck. It is a home to a giant head that guards the entrance to the state of art World of Swarovski. Explore the world of crystals and soak in the sparkles.


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