Travel Blogs from Innsbruck
... trap, no doubt, but I've wanted to visit it. I had no idea that Germany and Austria were so devout in the Catholic religion. We saw wood carved crucifixes along the roadside and here and there on mountain sides. Our guide told us it was not a marking for accidents or anything tragic, it was just a place for hunters or woodsman to go and pray when they were away from the village.
Our final destination for the evening was Innsbruck, a lovely city with a ...
... than the tunnels the trip was uneventful til we got to Innsbruck. The Altstadt (old town) christmasmarket had started on the weekend. Our hotel was on the christmasmarket street. After a couple of misses and drive bys we finally pulled into the market, found the hotel and the receptionist told John where the parking was and that he needed to do a U turn and get off the street right away! The car is parked until we leave on Thursday.
... about 20 or so minutes just taking in this beauty I decided I was
going to stay here for the night and so went in search of a hotel.
This search for a hotel proved to be a hard job as there was simply nothing
open. Only after a few trips through the town did I find a small place that
rented out rooms which it was to be.
This little hotel was situated right under these massive Dolomites and the
photo opportunities were just magical.
Its now 1am in ...
... into the city where Bern gave as a short orientation and we were free for the next 3 hours to explore. Innsbruck is the home of Swarovski Crystal and there were many of their shopping bags back on the coach :) We arrived at our hotel at around 6:00, settled in and had our included Schnitzel dinner at 7;00. Most of us turned in for an early night, as we have a 7:00 start tomorrow as we head to Venice via Verona to see Juliet's ...
... one of the station restaurants.
We returned to Lans and had a short walk around before dinner back at the gasthof. Rejecting the awful beer, I instead discovered the very nice local white wine, Gruner Veltliner, and had a couple of glasses with our lovely dinner.
Overnight, the winds picked up and brought more bad weather for our trip to Neuschwanstein Castle. It was drizzling as we left Lans and raining properly as we boarded our coach. At first ...
Other places to stay in Innsbruck
Salurner Strasse 15, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- Great for views
- Average hotel
- Average accomondation
Universitasstrasse 5-7, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $170
- Great Grauer Baer Experience
- Grauer Bar a lovely, typically European hotel
- Grauer Baer makes 1st Austrian trip memorable
Innrain 3, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $143
- A good Hotel!
- Good location-Clean
- It was wonderful
Sudtiroler Platz 2, Innsbruck | 5 star hotelfrom $168
Bernhard-Hoefel-Strasse 16, Innsbruck | 3 star hotelfrom $121
Rennweg 12a, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $122
Adolf-Pichler-Platz 3, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $175
- Best location, Modern Hotel
- Modern hotel, but missing many amenities, like room service and laundry!
- Boutique Hotel-perfect location!
Gilmstrasse 5, Innsbruck | 3 star hotelfrom $140
Adamgasse 8, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $139
Furstenweg 183, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $131
Pradlerstrasse 8, Innsbruck | 3 star hotelfrom $113
Pradlerstrasse 28, Innsbruck | 2 star hotelfrom $121
Beda-Weber-Gasse 29, Innsbruck | Hotelfrom $80
Sterzinger Strasse 1, Innsbruck | 3 star hotelfrom $124
- Good location
- Great value and service
- Excellent !!
Defreggerstrasse 13, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $146
- Loved Innsbruck
- We liked this hotel
- Had a wonderful stay
Maximilianstrasse 15, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $176
Centro Historico, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $158
Dr. Glatzstrasse 20, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $93
Bichlweg 2, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $134
Judenstein 23, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $135
Philippine-Welser-Strasse 96, Innsbruck | 3 star hotelfrom $136
Kaiserjaegerstrasse 2, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $150
- Wundervolle Wahl
- Scelta meravigliosa
- Wonderful Choice
Maria-Theresien Strasse 46, Innsbruck | 3 star hotelfrom $111
Dorf 1, Innsbruck | 3 star hotelfrom $118
Herzog - Friedrich - Strasse 6, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $162
- My daughter cries for this hotel 3 weeks later
- Excellent Location - Great Staff
- Happy With Selection
Mariahilfstrasse 6, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $147
- A pleasant, historic place with great views.
- Very nice hotel
- We loved the Mondschein