Nestling in the eastern Alps, the city of Innsbruck is strategically located at the crossroads of northern Italy, Bavaria and to the west Switzerland. The city is in the Inn valley overlooked by steep mountain ranges.
Innsbruck is a university town, capital of Tirol and hosted the winter Olympics twice in the last thirty years or so. Gateway to many of the top ski resorts in the Tirol.
Visit the Hofburg - the Royal Palace, go to concerts, find out why the Austrian monarchs loved it here, explore the nearby mountains winter or summer, find great restaurants and places of interest in the Altstadt - the Old City. Great Christmas Market from November.
Tip: Best gateway to dozens of Tylorian ski resorts, good city breaks, hiking to nearby villages, sledging, thriving Christmas market