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Where is Innsbruck?

Innsbruck, the provincial capital of Tyrol , is home to about 130,585 people. It is the fifth largest city of Austria - ( Vienna, Graz, Linz and Salzburg are bigger). The Tyrolean town lies at an altitude of 574 m asl and covers an area of 104,91 km². Innsbruck is named after the bridge ('Brücke') that crosses the river Inn that flows through the town form west to east. "Goldenes Dachl" (Golden Roof) is the town's landmark and a must-see for visitors.

Activities and Places of Interest in Innsbruck

The provincial capital of Tyrol offers something for every taste! Take a sightseeing tour through the historic city of Innsbruck, find relief from the heat at swimming lake Roßau or take the cable car up to the Nordkette to see the charming city form above. Innsbruck webcams show you the current weather situation at the top station.

The capital of the Alps has gained international acclaim as one of the host cities of the yearly Four Hills Tournament at the Bergisel Ski Jump. The ski jump at Bergisel offers a breathtaking view of the city and is an architectural masterpiece designed by Zaha Hadid.

Innsbruck is the perfect destination for families in the summer as well as in the winter. The city offers a wide range of attractions for young and old: adventurous hikes, the famous Innsbuck Alpine Zoo showcasing more than 100 species or Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Wattens.

Do not miss to explore the surrounding towns and villages such as Telfs, Schwaz, Hall in Tirol.


The 800 year-old historic centre in midst of the fantastic alpine scenery attracts thousands of international visitors every year. They come to see the Golden Roof, which was built by Emperor Maximilian. The famous landmark is adorned with 2,657 fire-gilt copper tiles and is the eye-catcher in Herzog-Friedrich-Street.

Further highlights are the Triumphal Arch located at the end of Maria-Theresien-Street, the Imperial Palace with its court church and the medieval city tower overlooking the historic old town. 133 steps lead you to the top of the 31 metre-high tower from where you enjoy marvellous views of the city, Bergisel, Nordkette, the river Inn and the Patscherkofel. Do not miss to see St. Anne's Column, another important landmark of Innsbruck located at Maria-Theresien-Street - named after Empress Maria Theresia. Innsbruck Cathedral (called Dom zu St. Jakob) is also worth visiting. 

You want to travel in time? No problem. The 450 year-old Ambras Castle is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed in November). It is the world's oldest museum and surrounded by a wonderful park.


After a pleasant walk through the old town many tourists want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city in order to discover the mountains around Innsbruck. The Nordkette is located north of Innsbruck and can be reached directly from the city centre in a few minutes. Experience an exciting trip with the Hungerburg funicular which starts near the Golden Roof at Congress station. There is also a station at the Alpine Zoo. The first trip ends at Hungerburg just stay here and enjoy the wonderful panoramic view or take the cable car to Seegrube located at 1,905 m asl. Relax on the highest sun terrace with stunning views of the city. If this is not high enough, take the Hafelekar cable car, which will take you up to the Hafelekar (2,256 m asl) offering the most spectacular viewing experience: the summits of Karwendel Nature Park and Innsbruck. Before starting your trip, checkout our webcams to see if there is rain, snow or sunshine.

Use our webcams to get first impressions of the Hafelekar, Seegrube and Hungerburg.


When the weather is bad or the webcam weather forecast indicates rain there is still a wide range of activities you can undertake. Innsbruck museums will help you to forget the bad weather: such as Ferdinandeum Tyrolean State Museum, Ambras Castle as mentioned above, Grassmayr Bell foundry. Audioversum ScienceCentre is recommended for the whole family. Further museums are the Museum of Tyrolean Regional Heritage, City Museum and the Visual Museum displaying optical illusions and more.

Winterurlaub in Innsbruck - die Nordkette und mehr

Mit der Nordkettenbahn gelangt man direkt ins Skigebiet Nordkette. Es gibt in der Region aber insgesamt 13 abwechslungsreiche Skigebiete, die von einfachen Abfahrten bis hin zu Freeride-Erlebnissen reichen. In weniger als einer halben Stunde erreicht man von der Innenstadt aus die Seegrube mit Skipisten rundherum. Sehr anspruchsvoll ist die Karrinne mit 70 % Gefälle. Für Kinder stehen weitere familienfreundliche Hänge wie der Muttereralmpark oder das Rangger Köpfl in Oberperfuss zur Verfügung. Auch der Hausberg – der Patscherkofel – lädt zum Skispaß ein und ist mit den öffentlichen Verkehrsmitteln gut erreichbar. Winterspaß wartet auch auf dem größten Gletscherskigebiet von Österreich: dem 3.210 m hohen Stubaier Gletscher. Besonders für Freerider ist das Skigebiet Axamer Lizum (auch benannt als das „Weiße Dachl“), welches das größte in der Nähe von Innsbruck ist.

Für jedermann bietet sich hingegen der gesicherte und präparierte Winterwanderweg am Hafelekar an.

Im Winter verzaubert auch die Bergweihnacht Innsbruck mit fünf Christkindlmärkten seine Gäste: einer in der Altstadt, einer in der Maria-Theresien-Straße, einer am Marktplatz, der bei Kindern sehr beliebt ist, einer im Stadtteil St. Nikolaus und der Panorama Christkindlmarkt auf der Hungerburg.

Weather in Innsbruck – Weather Forecast and Webcam

The temperate alpine climate makes sure that there are many sunny days in the summer and much snow in the winter. But spring and autumn are good travel seasons, too.

July and August are the hottest months with an average temperature of 18,1°C and 17,4°C respectively. The coldest months are December and January seeing temperatures of -1,1°C and -2,8°C. Most of the rain falls in June.

Our Nordkette cable car live webcams show you the weather situation in Innsbruck and our weather forecast.