Innsbruck Lake & Mountain Holidays
The state capital of Tyrol and host of the Winter Olympics in 1964 and 1976 has a history of over 800 years. The city offers art and cultural treasures as well as beautiful historic architecture like the Golden Roof, the Imperial Court Palace and the Ambras Castle. Innsbruck harmoniously combines tradition and modernity. Amid the charming Old Town, you will find Innsbruck's greatest tourist attractions. Lovers of modern art will find plenty of galleries and special exhibitions to satisfy their cultural thirst.
The list of excellent Innsbruck hotels below will help you to choose a great place to stay, but if you are looking to discover a different area of Austria, we can still help you plan your trip. Take a look at our Graz city breaks and hotels in Linz for more great holidays.
- Flight time from London: 2 hours
- Innsbruck Airport: 5km from the city centre; transfer time about 18 min
- Currency: Euro
Grand Hotel Europa
The only 5* hotel in the city, the Grand Europa offers a luxury stay like no other. From the 200-year-old wood four-poster beds, to the listed Baroque Hall, there is as much to see inside the hotel as there is outside.
Hotel Goldener Adler
The historic hotel is centrally located, making it ideal for you to explore the city's many sights. Plus, with past guests such as Mozart, Wagner and Goethe, it cannot come any more highly recommended.
The Penz Hotel
A rare modern option in a city brimming with history, the Penz Hotel is part of the glass town hall and includes a lively bar on the fifth floor.
Possibly the most famous symbol of he city, the Goldenes Dachl is located in the Old Town part of Innsbruck.
Perched in the hills above the city is the Renaissance masterpiece of Ambras Castle. An impressive 587 metres above sea level, the castle is one of the most popular attractions in the state of Tyrol and is home to a prominent collection of art.
While in Innsbruck, a must-see is this unique zoo experience located in the Austrian mountains. Alpenzoo is also one of the highest located zoos in the whole of Europe. Expect to see endangered species like bearded vulture, Alpine ibex, and northern bald ibis.