To experience the symphony of glass and taste of a truly outstanding wine get a behind the scenes look at the Riedel factory in Kufstein/Tirol, where these exquisite glasses are made. Explore an amazing range of glasses from the narrow-mouthed port glass, to the balloon-shaped Burgundy glass, capable of holding an entire bottle of wine, and don’t forget to take some of these wine jewels home.Learn more about Riedel glasses
For nearly a century, a funicular system offered passage around the hills of Innsbruck. In 2007 the system was retired, and replaced with something so architecturally stunning that it became a tourist destination in its own right. The journey is what matters on the Hungerburgbahn, and it happens in futuristic style.Learn more about Hungerburg Funicular in Innsbruck
Travel back in time strolling through the 800 year old city center of Innsbruck. A classic Austrian hybrid of Gothic and Baroque, the Old Town exudes a special charm and sophistication that is unique in the Alps.Learn more about the historic town of Innsbruck...
Innsbruck’s Imperial history is a story all by itself. A glorious city deep in the alpine mountains, the Habsburgs loved Innsbruck, the rougher surroundings, and the distinct Tyrolean culture. Visit Innsbruck’s shining example of this fascinating stretch of time and discover how the Habsburgs made Innsbruck their home.
In the Tyrolean capital, the Grand Hotel Europa is home to a grand dining experience, renowned throughout the country. Europa Stüberl combines gourmet excellence and a strong wine list with a classic Tyrolean layout that will stay with you long after your visit. Innsbruck wouldn't be the same without this institution.
The best way to climb Innsbruck’s majestic Nordkette mountain range: Step on board the Nordkette cable car designed by star-architect Zaha Hadid and rise to new heights with fantastic views – and all in just twenty minutes from Innsbruck’s old town. Now this we call unique!Take a ride up the mountain...
Discover the birth place of the modern-day Dollar. In the historic town of Hall in Tirol, the ancient Mint Tower is an impressive reminder of a time when currency was literally as hard as the material it was produced from. Have fun exploring the history of money and mint your own coin as a souvenir.
Feel the atmosphere of 500-year Tirolean history in the landmarked Romantic Hotel Schwarzer Adler in Innsbruck. The combination of history and style easily fulfills the high expectations of any traveler today and invites for a stay in one of the world’s most romantic cities in midst the Alps.Stay at the Hotel Schwarzer Adler...
Almost five hundred years ago, construction began on a church that would inspire awe throughout the country, and generation after generation of amazed visitors. The man behind the Hofkirche Innsbruck? Ferdinand I, and his undertaking would serve as a staggeringly ambitious memorial to the Holy Roman Emperor who shared his blood.
One of the most dramatic hikes to take in the Austrian Alps happens to be one of the easiest, and most accessible. All ages will enjoy the jaw-dropping views and contemplative pace of the Zirbenweg Trail. Approachable from multiple directions, it offers enough variety to bring hikers back again and again.
For skiers, the Hahnenkamm mountain in Kitzbuehel is the holy grail of ski racing, home to the world’s most famous and most challenging downhill course, the Streif. You will likely never have the chance, or possibly the desire, to ski down the celebrated race course, but during the summer season, a marvelous hike down the course will be an exhilarating experience.
At this *****Arlberg hotel you reside at 5900 feet above sea level right next to the slopes. Located partially in the historic former residence of the brotherhood of St. Christoph, which was founded in 1386, the Arlberg Hospiz is the perfect example of consciously lived hospitality.