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City Quest Innsbruck: Discover the Secrets of the City!

1. City Quest Innsbruck: Discover the Secrets of the City!

Get ready for an amazing adventure with our City Quest! It's like a treasure hunt and a fun Innsbruck self-guided tour all rolled into one, and you're in charge with your trusty smartphone as your guide. You'll discover the wonders of the city, solve cool puzzles, unlock secret codes, and learn interesting and fun staff about the history of the city - all while enjoying a walk through the charming streets of Innsbruck Just arrive at the starting point and begin the City Quest immediately with your phone. As you start your self-guided walking tour, you'll decode clues that lead you to different checkpoints throughout the city. At each checkpoint, you'll tackle puzzles, unlock codes, and uncover fascinating facts about the city's history and famous spots. Your City Quest concludes with a sense of achievement as you solve the final puzzle. After the adventure, you'll receive a detailed summary of your journey, including your accomplishments and how long it took. Once your City Quest ends, you'll be perfectly positioned to explore more of the city on your own. You can continue your day, maybe revisiting some of the sites you discovered during the quest or exploring new parts of this wonderful city. Specially for that we designed GOOGLE MAPS, where we add all the best spots of the City! We provide City Quests in various languages. If you have a language preference, please mention it in the comments. By default, we'll send the quest in English, but you can switch to another language during the quest.

Innsbruck's Art and Culture revealed by a Local

2. Innsbruck's Art and Culture revealed by a Local

This experience is provided by an independent Local. You will be part of a small, 2 to 6 people group. Find out the different cultural and artistic characteristics that make this city unique, and enjoy the buzzing community and city ambience! Whether you are visiting Innsbruck as a returning tourist who wants to get to know the city a bit better, or if this is your first time, this Experience is for you! While walking the streets of Innsbruck and looking at the amazing St. Jacob cathedral or getting to know more about the city’s galleries and museums, you will hear about street-art artists as well as contemporary artists and their close connection to Innsbruck. I will share with you the art and cultural world of my city, where you will see, hear, and experience how colourful and multifaceted Innsbruck is! Who is a Local? A Local is someone who is passionate about sharing authentic experiences based on their interests. As LocalBini, we bring together passionate people from all over the world by giving them the opportunity to offer unique experiences via our marketplace.

Innsbruck: Old Town Private Walking Tour

3. 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.

Salzburg: Private Day Trip to Innsbruck

4. Salzburg: Private Day Trip to Innsbruck

Travel from Salzburg to Innsbruck in a private vehicle and explore the charming Alpine town with a 5-Star Local Guide. Immerse yourself in stories of the Imperial House of Habsburgs, learn about the bombing of Innsbruck in World War II, and admire the medieval and Baroque remains in the picturesque Alpine setting. Let us take you on a full-day adventure in Innsbruck! Choose the 9-hour option to see the best of Innsbruck. Early in the morning, your private driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Salzburg in a clean, air-conditioned vehicle and drive you straight to the capital of Tyrol in the heart of Wipp Valley. Your Private Guide will meet you in Innsbruck and take you on a walking tour of the Old Town. Attractions include a visit to 2 historic churches. Inside the Baroque Cathedral of St. Jacob you will discover one of the most venerated Marian images in Christendom, Maria Hilf (Mary of Succor) by Lucas Cranach the Elder. Inside Hofkirche you will explore galleries filled with art and statues, Emperor Maximilian's cenotaph and the tomb of Andreas Hofer, Tyrol's national hero. Other places of interest include the Hofburg Palace, Golden Roof, St. Ann’s Column and Triumphal Arch. After the guided tour the driver will take you to the Bergisel Ski Jump Observation Deck. The viewing terrace of the Bergisel Tower offers panoramic views of the whole city surrounded by Alps. Tickets include elevator access. In addition to admiring the amazing views, you can stop for lunch at the restaurant „Bergisel Sky”, which is located at an altitude of 40 meters. After free time for lunch and souvenir shopping, the driver will take you back to your accommodation in Salzburg. Choose the 12-hour option to see the best of Innsbruck and visit the magnificent Ambras Castle, one of the oldest museums in the world. This extended tour includes skip-the-line tickets, so you will not have to wait in lines at the ticket office. Explore the Renaissance castle with an audio-guide to discover the famous Spanish Hall, the extensive Habsburg Portrait gallery, and the collection of armory, weapons, Chinese woodwork, Persian art and other objects collected by Archduke Ferdinand II. It’s a cultural experience not to be missed!

Innsbruck: Capture the most Photogenic Spots with a Local

5. Innsbruck: Capture the most Photogenic Spots with a Local

Experience Innsbruck through the lens of a local, capturing both the iconic views and the photogenic charm of hidden corners. Navigate from the iconic Annasäule capturing its intricate baroque sculpture and golden accents, to the emblematic Colourful Town of Innsbruck renowned for its vibrant, multicoloured buildings and mountain backdrop. Uncover their unique roles in the daily life of locals, from being a beloved meeting point to a scene straight out of a postcard. Experience Innsbruck intimately, as your Local reveals the stories behind famed postcard scenes, blending photogenic imagery with personal anecdotes. This experience offers a distinctive view of Innsbruck, combining picturesque highlights with authentic cultural insights, making it a can't-miss experience for any visitor.

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