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Innsbruck: City Highlights Private Guided Tour

Innsbruck: City Highlights Private Guided Tour

Explore Innsbruck and discover the historic parts of the city with a private licensed guide. Your tour will start at the arranged meeting point in the center of Innsbruck. First you will enjoy the Imperial Garden, and walk past the Imperial Palace to the Court Church with the funeral monument of Emperor Maximilian and his bronze "Black Men" (Schwarze Mander). Also, worth a visit is the baroque Cathedral of St. James. Its interior contains the famous painting Mariahilf (Mary of Succor) by Lucas Cranach the Elder. The admission to the cathedral is free, visits are only possible outside of church services. Afterwards, you will stroll through the historic city center to the former magnificent alcove balcony of Emperor Maximilian, the Golden Roof, the most photographed monument in Innsbruck. Through narrow alleys past colorful historic town houses you will reach the Inn bridge. Here you will enjoy the view of the colorful house facades with the breathtaking mountain scenery of the Nordkette in the background. Are you interested in modern architecture? There is also something to discover in Innsbruck, including Zaha Hadid's futuristic-looking stations of the Hungerburg funicular, the new House of Music, David Chipperfield's Kaufhaus Tyrol or the town hall galleries by Dominique Perrault. The tour ends on Maria Theresien Street with its magnificent buildings in baroque style, the St. Anne's column and the Triumphal Arch as a crowning finale. The tour can also end at your hotel in the center of Innsbruck.

Innsbruck: Food Walking Tour with a Licensed Guide

Innsbruck: Food Walking Tour with a Licensed Guide

On this entertaining guided tour, you will learn about Innsbruck’s history, its architecture, its culture and its inhabitants while tasting culinary delicacies. During our leisurely city walk, we will explore Innsbruck's old town with its many sights. Stroll with us through narrow alleys past colourful houses and enjoy the view from the Inn Bridge. See the breath-taking mountain backdrop of the Nordkette. We will also look behind the facades, where there are unexpected cultural and culinary treasures to discover! Not to be missed is Innsbruck's landmark, the Golden Roof, whose 2.657 fire-gilded shingles inspired a master confectioner for a sweet creation. Golden Roof shingles with honey-roasted almonds, pistachio marzipan, almond nougat and dark chocolate - a real delight!! On our tour, you will sample a selection of delicious and hearty Tyrolean specialities served with amusing stories and anecdotes about Tyrolean Inn and Eating Culture of times gone by. Sweet delicacies round off the tour. Enjoy the ambience of one of the traditional cafés/confectioneries and take in the flair of Innsbruck's old town.

Innsbruck: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Innsbruck: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Welcome to the enchanting city of Innsbruck, where history, culture, and myth intertwine amidst breathtaking alpine scenery. Embark on a journey through time and explore the rich tapestry of this Austrian gem with our Innsbruck Self-Guided Audio Tour. Nestled in the heart of the Alps, Innsbruck boasts a history dating back centuries. Once a bustling trading post along the Via Claudia Augusta, it evolved into a vibrant hub of culture and commerce. From its humble beginnings as a small settlement to its rise as the capital of Tyrol, Innsbruck has witnessed the ebb and flow of empires, leaving behind a legacy that is as diverse as it is captivating. As you wander through the cobblestone streets, let the tales of emperors and nobles, artisans and adventurers, come to life through our audio guide. Discover the myths and legends that shroud the city, from the mysterious stories of the Golden Roof to the legendary figures of Tyrolean folklore. Innsbruck's architecture is a testament to its storied past, with Gothic cathedrals, Baroque palaces, and medieval townhouses adorning its skyline. Marvel at the intricate details of the St. James's Cathedral, with its stunning facade and ornate interior. Admire the imperial splendor of the Hofburg Palace, once the seat of Tyrolean rulers, and stroll through the charming streets of the Old Town, where every corner reveals a new architectural wonder. But our tour isn't just about history and architecture; it's about experiencing Innsbruck on your own terms. With our self-guided audio tour, you have the freedom and flexibility to explore at your own pace, pausing to take in the sights that captivate you and delving deeper into the stories that intrigue you most. Whether you're a history buff, a culture vulture, or simply a curious traveler, our tour is designed to cater to your preferences and interests. Learn more about the top 11 tourist attractions in Innsbruck. Its history, culture, myths, architecture, and other important facts are in this audio commentary which starts from the city's central station then the itinerary gradually moves one by one 1. Innsbruck Hauptbahnhof 2. Maria-Theresien-Straße 3. Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum 4. Hofkirche mit Silberner Kapelle (Court Church), 5. Altstadt Innsbruck, 6. Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) 7. Stadtturm 8. Dom zu St. Jakob (St. James' Cathedral) 9. Nordkette Cable Car 10. Bergisel Ski Jump 11. Ambras Castle So, grab your headphones, lace up your walking shoes, and get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through the streets of Innsbruck. Let the past come alive as you immerse yourself in the history, culture, and myths of this remarkable city.

Innsbruck: Christmas Tour with a licensed guide

Innsbruck: Christmas Tour with a licensed guide

Experience the magic of festive Innsbruck Start your walking tour in the lobby of your hotel in the city centre or at the car/bus parking or train station Stroll through the old town accompanied by the scent of mulled wine, roasted Almonds, fried dough pastry... Experience Innsbruck´s oldest Christmas market and the Golden Roof Visit the Tyrolean Nativity Scenes Museum & Court Church Admire the Swarovski crystal tree and the mechanical Jaufenthaler nativity scene Discover the Christmas Market in Maria-Theresien-Straße with sparkling light trees and modern lightning design

Innsbruck: Old Town Private Walking Tour

Innsbruck: Old Town Private Walking Tour

Start your tour by a visit to the Stadtturm, also known as the Innsbruck City Tower. It stands 51 meters high and was previously also used as a part of the Town Hall for important meetings. A viewing deck is about 31 meters high from where you will see beautiful views of the city. The Medieval tower dates back to the 14th century along with the Old Rathaus (The Old Town Hall) which adjoins it. You will see one of the most famous landmarks of Innsbruck, the Goldenes Dachl (Golden Roof) located in the Old Town of Innsbruck. Its roof is made up of 2657 gold plated copper tiles. It was built to mark the wedding of the Emperor Emperor Maximilian I to Bianca Maria Sforza and used to watch events in the square below. Admire the architecture of the Hofburg (The Imperial Palace). It was a royal palace that was built between the 15th and 16th centuries and further remodeled in the 18th century to Baroque and Rococo styles. It is currently a museum and houses portraits of the royal family. It is amongst the topmost important historical and cultural monuments in Austria. It took 15 years of work to restore it to what it would have looked like. The rooms of especially Maria Theresa and the Empress Elizabeth are worth a visit. Visit the Hofkirche (the Court Church) which has a Gothic and Renaissance style. It was built in 1553 by the Emperor Ferdinand I. Here you will see the tomb of the Emperor Maximilian I along with 28 bronze statues of the emperor's ancestors and close aides. You will have a chance to see the Dom zu St. Jakob (the Cathedral of Saint James) which is also known as the Innsbruck Cathedral. Although the Cathedral dates back to the 18th century, a Church already existed on its site as early as the 12th century. Here you will see the famous painting known as the Maria Hilf by the German artist Lucas Cranach the Elder. Stroll on the Maria Theresia street where you will see houses dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries. Here you will find many shops offering souvenirs. You will see beautiful mountain views towards the north of the street. As you continue to stroll, famous landmarks such as the St. Anne's Column and the Triumphal Arch will be seen along the way. Finish your tour at the Triumphpforte (The triumphal Arch) located towards the Southern end of the Maria Theresa street. It was built in August 1765 to mark the wedding of Archduke Leopold to Maria Luisa, the Spanish princess. He was the second son of Empress Maria Theresa and Francis Stephen of Lorraine. Francis Stephen died shortly after the wedding in a span of 13 days. The northern facade of the arch depicts the mourning of the emperor while the southern facade depicts the wedding.

Innsbruck’s Imperial Charms: A Royal Journey

Innsbruck’s Imperial Charms: A Royal Journey

Embark on this tour, where YOU become the explorer of a city where history whispers through the streets, and architecture tells tales of glory and art. Wander through the heart of Innsbruck, from the majestic Leopoldsbrunnen to the iconic Golden Roof, each step on this tour unravels the rich tapestry that makes Innsbruck a jewel of the Alps. Admire the grandeur of the Imperial Palace, feel the spiritual presence at St. Jakob Dom, and lose yourself in the vibrant Marktplatz. With each location handpicked to showcase the best of Innsbruck’s cultural and historical significance, this tour promises not just a journey through the city, but a voyage back in time. Let your curiosity lead the way as you make unforgettable memories on this exquisite walking tour. Join us, and let Innsbruck reveal its imperial charms to you.

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