Travel Blogs from Innsbruck
... minute stop here and we were off again, towards Innsbruck. This drive was through a lot of tunnels through mountains , one of them was 11kms long, during this time Bern took the time to explain all our optional extras. Our lunch stop was at an enormous service centre. There were loads of trucks parked there because in Europe, truckies are not allowed to be on the road between 10:00pm Saturday night and 10:00pm Sunday night. So they ...
... The free WIFI at the waiting room saved us from the boring wait. We got to our hotel in Garmisch (MERCURE) at 5:30pm. Dinner was served at 6pm. I fell asleep on the bus on the way to the hotel. I must have been tired.
Dinner: Ball ball soup; cream chicken rice with broccoli (chicken was tough and cream was alright). Dessert was berries with cream.
... them. In 1935, Hitler forced the two towns to combine in order to host the 1936 Olympic Winter Games and they have remained together ever since. Our goal was Zugspitz, a look-out built at the peak of Wetterstein mountain, 2962m above sea level. This is the highest point in Germany. We drove to the Zugspitzbahn, a train station which would ferry us most of the way up the mountain. After buying tickets, we grabbed a lunch of apples, grapes, water and flammenkeutchen (bread ...
... and His girlfriend came to pick us up around lunch time and we went to go up the alps. We took a very fast cable car up the mountain. In the winter this is a big place to ski/snowboard and the Olympics were here at one time. During the summer you can see people walking and biking up/down the mountain. We stopped midway up and had lunch at a restaurant overlooking the whole city. It was beautiful, but starting to ...
... the hikers and mountain bikers down below us. Thanks but no thanks. It was straight up the hillside. No idea how they did it.
At Seegrube we changed trams again for the quick 300 metre trip up to Hafelekar high above the tree line (and the fog line). Fortunately for us, the clouds cleared somewhat and we were left with a magnificent view of Innsbruck far below. We had to hike another 10 minutes up hill to reach the peak of Hafelekarspitze at 2,334 metres marked by ...
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