Innsbruck Off The Beaten Path

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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Innsbruck

  • 1. Outside Innsbruck

    Rattenberg is a peacefull and carfree town, with only about 900 inhabitants. Only some local people are allowed to drive to their own houses in the towncentre of Rattenberg, so walking and exploring...

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  • 2. Mountains around Innsbruck

    The Austrian Alps is also called the Central Alps and in the Western Part of Austria, the famous Sections are the Klostertal - Arlberg - Inn areas, between the States of Voralberg and Tyrol about 100...

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  • 3. Schloss Ambras

    and is definitely worth a visit. The park is quite big and in excellent condition. There is a pond with ducks and black swans, a children playground, mase, bakkhus cave, fountains waterfalls,...

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  • 4. Dom zu St. Jakob

    In the rest of the 'off-the-beaten-path' tips I want to give you an impression of the beautiful interior of this cathedral. In this picture you can see the altar of the Dom zu St. Jakob.

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  • 5. Mariahilfkirche

    We sat dining al fresco with the church behind and, even after seeing what Italy had to offer, I still went in and had a peek. I've never been disappointed doing that in Europe; from Mainz to...

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  • 6. Outside Austria even

    If you are staying in Innsbruck for a long time, you could take a trip over to Italy. It's just a few hours drive on the autobahn, and there are lots of great places to explore in the north of Italy....

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  • 7. Graveyards

    As we came down from the mountain we came into a suburb called Hotting. There was a nice church here that had the most amazing graveyard we'd ever seen. OK, maybe graveyards aren't to everyone's...

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  • 8. a great building in Maria Theresienstrasse 16

    When you click on my picture you will see a great building in Maria Theresienstrasse 16, on the very left of my picture ! It is a shopping-house with some...

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  • 9. Horse Carriage Ride

    like in other major tourist destinations around Europe, Innsbruck has horse carriage rides that offer tourists the opportunity to go around the famous...

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  • 10. BERGISEL PARK

    As I have mentioned in a previous review, this is where the four famous Battles of Bergisel took place under peasant leader Andreas Hofer against the Bavarian...

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  • 11. INTERIOR OF WILTEN COLLEGIATE CHURCH

    Walking past the statues of the two giants at the entrance, I entered the lobby to find another statue of Giant Haymon holding the tongue of the dragon. The...

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  • 12. WILTEN COLLEGIATE CHURCH & MONASTERY

    Close together in Wilten are two magnificent churches - Wilten Basilica and Wilten collegiate Church and Monastery, both MUST SEES in my opinion.The Monastery...

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  • 13. BASILICA OF OUR LADY UNDER THE 4 PILLARS- EXTERIOR

    This area was settled as early as 1000 BC. On this site, was the former village church of Wilten which until 1653 was officially the City Parish Church of...

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  • 14. BASILICA OF OUR LADY UNDER THE 4 PILLARS- INTERIOR

    This was one of those Churches where I stood and thought wow! this is beautiful! How lucky was I that the door was unlocked!Where to start - At the ceilingThe...

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  • 15. THE ALPENZOO

    The Alpenzoo is located the sunny slopes of the Hungerburg mountainside in Innsbruck. I had read this was an Alpine zoo, dedicated to Alpine animals and not the...

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  • 16. CASTLE WEIHERBURG

    I was quite surprised to see this historic castle adjoining the Alpen zoo. It is nothing to do with zoo!This late gothic castle was situated next to a fish...

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  • 17. HUNGERBURG

    Hungerburg is a district of Innsbruck that is connected by the Hungerburg funicular. The district is situated on the side of the Mountain and has wonderful...

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  • 18. Adult Education Center (VHS)

    Like most cities in Austria, Germany and Switzerland, Innsbruck has a large Volkshochschule or Adult Education Center which offers daytime and evening courses...

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  • 19. Stams - a great monastery

    The baroque monastery of Stams is another great stop-over, when you are driving along the highway in the west of Innsbruck. Stams is a small village in a...

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  • 20. Spare 15 min for a great church in Tirol

    This is a very special church and it will take you only 15 extra minutes for a stop-over on a tiny carparking when you drive on the highway from Innsbruck in...

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  • 21. Burg Tratzberg in Stans / Tirol

    Burg Tratzberg in Stans is in a distance of just a few km from Wattens and you will see it also when driving on the highway from Innsbruck towards Kufstein. The...

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  • 22. The Alpine zoo

    The apline zoo is acessed either by public transport, or by furnicular , half way to Hungerburg. It hosts animals that are specific for cold and alpine regions...

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  • 23. Innsbruck's second river

    Innsbruck, as the name implies, is located on the Inn River. But it also has a second river, the Sill, which originates in the Alps east of the Brenner Pass and...

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  • 24. Winklerhaus - great ornaments & decorations

    The "Winklerhaus" dates back to the year 1903 and is a beautifully decorated building in Leopoldstraße 4, next to the famous Triumphpforte. From both sides it...

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  • 25. Karlskirche in Volders

    Karlskirche in Volders is just about 1 km from Wattens and it is directely situated next to the highway to Innsbruck. The church dates back to the year 1620 and...

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