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      Nordkette - Jewel of the Alps

    Nordkette - Jewel of the Alps

    The mountain in the city. The Nordkette is part of Austria’s largest nature park, the Karwendel Nature Park, and can be reached directly from Innsbruck's city centre in just a few minutes!

    Nordkette - Jewel of the Alps

    The breathtaking 360° view leaves a lasting impression, with the capital of the Alps on one side and Tyrol’s most extensive conservation area on the other. The Hungerburg funicular’s stations, designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid, have become an integral part of Innsbruck’s cityscape and represent the most modern architecture in the alpine region. The funicular enables visitors to reach the Hungerburg in just 8 minutes. There are several stops along the way including the Alpine Zoo, which is a favourite among families. After reaching the Hungerburg station, a short walk across Hermann Buhl Square, named after the world-famous Austrian mountaineer, leads visitors to the cable car station.

    The Seegrube, at an altitude of 6,250 ft and surrounded by the beauty of Austria’s largest national park, invites visitors and locals alike to relax, unwind and take in nature at its very best. Whether summer or winter, visitors can watch in awe as local daredevils race down Europe’s steepest ski route or do their best on the trickiest downhill trail. The rocky face of the Karwendel has always lured climbing enthusiasts, and is also where Hermann Buhl trained before his first ascents of the 26,246 ft Nanga Parbat and Broad Peak summits. Lying at an impressive 7,401 ft, the Hafelekar offers the most spectacular viewing experience. Thanks to a direct connection from the city, everybody can enjoy this unique experience within minutes. The nature park, which borders Hafelekar, has over 3,000 species of wildlife and more than 1,305 species of plants and fauna and is an absolute must for nature lovers. Visitors can often catch a glimpse of the normally shy wildlife, but the real highlight is the unique panorama of city and mountains which leaves nothing to be desired for!

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      Four absolute must sees at Nordkette mountain Four absolute must sees at Nordkette mountain

      The highest city stroll in the Alps: The lift ride up to the top of Innsbruck's local mountain takes you on a journey high above the River Inn, spruce forests and jagged rock formations, up to the home of the alpine ibex.

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    Contact Nordkette - Jewel of the Alps

    Nordkette Cable Car

    Rennweg 3

    6020 Innsbruck

    Austria

    Telephone:
    +43 512 293 344

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