Travel Blogs from Innsbruck
... the course of a few hours on Friday morning the whole town was transformed into the snow village we had imagine. We played in it like kids, having snow ball fights, stomping in the high piles, holding our hands out to see how many snow flakes we could catch and attempting to make a snowman. It was magical to
watch the town transform into a village that was now unrecognisable, beautiful.
Today Dan and I had our very first ski lesson and learnt to ski. As per usual Dan was a pro and I fell **** over head first go haha. Good to see that not much has changed in the last 12 months.
We got picked up by the ski school's car and taken to the ski rental school where we got kitted out in ski boots, skis, poles and pants. We decided our down jackets would suffice and sunglasses would prevent the snow for getting into eyes. Note to self the poles ...
... snow village we imagined we would get to see. It's just beautiful.
We've played like kids in the snow, had snow ball fights, built a snow man (sort of), jumped in it, fell in it, and thoroughly looked like deadset tourists haha. I love snow!
... a shop was open or a sole in sight. Mum, Dad and I roamed the streets for a while, walking past the night club strip the railways, a cemetery and a hospital, before ending up at Hocus Pocus – apparently they don’t rest over the festive season.
This evening we celebrated Christmas day in a very different kind of way. We piled our Christmas presents, which were wrapped in newspaper, around a ...
... filled with icing sugar, sauerkraut along with other things.
Unfortunately when I visited Innsbruck they had the worst snowfall for years; typical! Normally there are several ski resorts open just minutes from Innsbruck which cost approximately €17 euros for a ski pass. However, I had to travel to the Stubai Glacier which is approximately 1.5 hours drive from Innsbruck and costs around €10 by bus. The Stubai Glacier costs €45 for a ski pass for ...
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