Innsbruck Local Customs

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  • 1. Food and Drink

    Think of Austria - Think of Apple Strudel! Apple strudel is considered to be the national dish of Austria along with Wiener Schnitzel. Apple strudel is a traditional Viennese strudel, a popular...

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  • 2. Old Town

    Innsbruck was where the Tyrolean sovereigns lived from 1420 until 1665, so the first fountain was built in 1485 in-front of the Golden roof. Probably the oldest preserved Innsbruck fountain is in the...

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  • 3. Music

    While we were in the Tourist information centre, we booked for a Tyrolean evening. We didn't go on a tour, but on our own. When we arrived at the establishment, the parking area was full of coaches...

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  • 4. People

    I came across the plaque on the wall of the Goldener Adler Hotel. I took the photo and wondered who was this person? - must be some one important! Andreas Hofer, was born in Tirol in 1767. During his...

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  • 5. Innsbruck Card

    Innsbruck Card includes free travel on public transport facilities, access to 21 sightseeing attractions and a return trip to the top of 'Nordkette' (7658 ft.), the Olympic 'Patscherkofl' (7372 ft.)...

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  • 6. Seasons

    The summer high season is in July and August, when crowds will be bigger and prices higher. The heat can be very uncomfortable during the summers in the cities. Some institutions also will close down...

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  • 7. Events

    If you have the opportunity to travel to Innsbruck at the end of November until some days before the 24th of December, you can enjoy the Christmas market. There is one in the Old Town at the Golden...

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  • 8. Traditions

    Fiaker is the name used in Austria for a horse & carriage ride. This is a very old tradition probably going back to when Emperor Maximilian 1st, founded the first European postal service connecting...

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  • 9. Traffic

    Austria requires Toll stickers on all vehicles travelling on their motorways and highways. You can purchase these stickers from post offices and petrol stations or the Austrian Automobile Clubs....

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  • 11. Put your money where your car is...

    People in Innsbruck seem to think the car is a safe place to store luggage or money. I went out with people who withdrew 1000 euros and then put 900 in their...

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  • 12. When using a WC in Austria and...

    When using a WC in Austria and you see the toilet seat spinning, it may not be because you've had too much of the local spirits. The seat really is spinning for...

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  • 13. So much to offer:...

    Innsbruck has a lot to offer: The theatre next to the Hofgarten offers all kinds up to musicals, operette, opera, etc. The Hof offers a museum and also in the...

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  • 14. Chess, especially the lifesize...

    Chess, especially the lifesize kind, appears to be the great European equalizer, and is certainly a spectator sport!. Have a seat on a bench in the park, eat...

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  • 15. Austrian Spice Girls - circa. 1870

    This picture is of some of my relatives from my mother's side from the c.19th century. They are not from Innsbruck, but from Grosses Walserthal in Vorarlberg.

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  • 16. We were not the only Dutch...

    We were not the only Dutch people in Fügen! Almost 40 percent of the guests is, an other 40 percent is German. The rest is a mixture comming from almost every...

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  • 17. Please check my 'VIENNA'...

    Please check my 'VIENNA' travel page for Cultural Tips....Photo Below: The Tyrolean Alps...

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