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Top Choice Palace in Innsbruck


Grabbing attention with its pearly white facade and cupolas, the Hofburg was built as a castle for Archduke Sigmund the Rich in the 15th century, expanded by Emperor Maximilian I in the 16th century and given a baro…
Top Choice Museum in Innsbruck

Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum

This treasure-trove of Tyrolean history and art moves from Bronze Age artefacts to the original reliefs used to design the Goldenes Dachl. Alongside brooding Dutch masterpieces of the Rembrandt ilk, the gallery disp…
Top Choice Palace in Innsbruck

Schloss Ambras

Picturesquely perched on a hill and set among beautiful gardens, this Renaissance pile was acquired in 1564 by Archduke Ferdinand II, then ruler of Tyrol, who transformed it from a fortress into a palace. Don't miss…
Top Choice Museum in Innsbruck

Goldenes Dachl Museum

Innsbruck's golden wonder and most distinctive landmark is this Gothic oriel, built for Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I (1459–1519), lavishly festooned with murals and glittering with 2657 fire-gilt copper tiles. It…
Top Choice Church in Innsbruck


Innsbruck’s pride and joy is the Gothic Hofkirche, one of Europe’s finest royal court churches. It was commissioned in 1553 by Ferdinand I, who enlisted top artists of the age such as Albrecht Dürer, Alexander Colin…
Top Choice Austrian in Innsbruck

Die Wilderin

Take a gastronomic walk on the wild side at this modern-day hunter-gatherer of a restaurant, where chefs take pride in local sourcing and using top-notch farm-fresh and foraged ingredients. The menu sings of the sea…
Cafe in Innsbruck

Cafe Central

Little has changed since this old-world, Viennese-style cafe opened in 1877. Come to lunch on schnitzel or goulash or to browse the daily papers over a slice of torte. There’s live piano music on Sunday evenings in …
Cafe in Innsbruck

Cafe Munding

Stop by this 200-year-old cafe for delicious cakes – try the moist chocolate raspberry Haustorte or the chocolate-marzipan Mozarttorte – and freshly roasted coffee.
Bakery in Innsbruck


Forget plain apple, this hole-in-the-wall cafe’s strudels include rhubarb, poppy, feta and plum. The fresh juices pack a vitamin punch.
International in Innsbruck


On the 7th floor of the Rathaus Galerien, this chic glass-walled restaurant has sweeping views over Innsbruck to the Alps beyond. Backlighting and minimalist design create a sleek backdrop for Mediterranean-inspired…