Innsbruck is city in the western part of Austria, it is the capital of the state Tirol. This beautiful city is situated between high mountains in the Inn Valley in the largest ski resort in the alps (two times Winter Olympic organizers). Because of its good wheather this area is very popular in the winter and summer. It is the perfect place for action, nature and history lovers The ski area is used for mountain biking, hiking, climbing and bird/animal watching in the summer.
Innsbruck has many shops, restaurants, bars, museums, historical buildings and monuments. Walking the cobbled streets makes you feel you are in another time.
Innsbruck has many hostels, budget, mid range and luxury hotels. A small selection of the hotels in Innsbruck is: Grand Hotel Europa five stars, Hilton Innsbruck four stars, Hotel Grauer Bär four stars, The Penz Hotel four stars, Hotel Altpradl three stars and the Nala Individuellhotel.
Historical buildings and monuments: Imperial Hofburg (Kaiserliche Hofburg, Goldenes Dachl, Alte Innbrücke, Ambras Castle, Andreas Hofer's tomb, Annasäule (Anna Pillar), Bergiselschanze, Büchsenhausen Castle, Canisianum, Casino Innsbruck, City Hall, Helblinghaus, Hofburg Imperial Palace, Hungerburgbahn, Leopold Brunnen, Maria-Theresien-Straße, Maximilian's Cenotaph and the Black Men, and Old Federal State Parliament (Altes Landhaus).
Museum tips: Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, Alpine Club Museum, Ambras Castle, Armoury, Kaiserjäger Museum, Riesenrundgemälde, Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, Tyrolean State Museum and Tyrolean Museum Railways.