Sights outside of Zillertal
Imperial Palace or architectural marvels? Mountain adventure or cultural pleasures? Hiking boots or high heels?
With a holiday in Innsbruck and the surrounding holiday villages, you are guaranteed unique experiences in BOTH the city and the mountains alike.Where else can you go from a fascinating medieval city centre up to the sunny terrace of a mountain restaurant at an altitude of 2,000 meters in barely 30 minutes? As you take a leisurely stroll through Innsbruck’s old town, don't forget to stop by in one of the many picturesque street cafés before you continue to explore the quaint alleys and medieval arcades with their unique shops full of charming, extravagant and often typical Tyrolean products. From there, head to the beautifully redesigned Maria-Theresien-Strasse and its splendid baroque buildings, and the striking Kaufhaus Tyrol shopping mall designed by star architect David Chipperfield and the Rathausgalerien by Dominique Perrault. Feeling suitably refreshed, why not take a stroll through Innsbruck's museums - or attend one of the town’s annual festival events.
A popular destination for over 800 years.
For over 800 years, the fortress Festung Kufstein has been visited by people from all walks of life. During the first few centuries, the "visitors" were mainly enemy armies whose aim was to conquer the fortress. Nowadays, this impressive landmark is very popular among visitors from all over the world. In the old days, you had to fight a battle in order to gain entry. Today, many centuries later, we can offer you an exciting and interesting programme for visitors both young and old. We offer exciting tours of the fortress, and you can also visit our museums and exhibitions. You can even enjoy a meal fit for a lord in the fortress restaurant. Festung Kufstein is open daily, including all public holidays. Children's quiz rally – "Auf den Spuren von Kaiser Max" ("In the footsteps of Emperor Max"). When was Festung Kufstein built, where did the Kaiserturm get its name, how deep is the deep well and what has it all got ´to do with Emperor Maximilian? Young visitors can explore Festung Kufstein by taking part in an exciting quiz rally and even win great prizes!
A new era of wonder.
After its third and thus far largest expansion, the Swarovski Crystal Worlds spread out over 7.5 hectares and has several new facets to show. One of the highlights is the Crystal Cloud, consisting of some 800,000 hand-mounted crystals. Daniels. Café & Restaurant promises unforgettable culinary delights – no less for the delectable patisserie inside. The biggest attraction for our little visitors is hard to miss: The playtower offers four levels of fun for children and the whole family.
Krimml Worlds of Water
The fascinat ion of water takes center stage.
As a natural phenomenon, in the waterfall center, at the aquaszenarium and the aquapark – this interactive experience thrills guests of all ages with the inspiring power of water.
An ideal starting point for a visit to the Krimml Waterfalls is the modern Krimml Worlds of Water. This innovative adventure center is a combination of educational entertainment, sensory experience and active participation.
Cruising on Lake Achensee
Cruising on Lake Achensee – this is an easy source of enjoyment!
Enjoyment is the motto if you take a cruise on Lake Achensee. Our ships, the “Stadt Innsbruck” and the “Tirol”, pamper guests with their on-board catering. Of course, the ships also offer accessible travel so that nothing will dampen the fun. The enjoyment motto carries on in Gaisalm, the only alpine lodge which can only be reached by boat or on foot. Here, far away from the pressures of everyday life, it is easy to take a break and relax. The culinary delights served in Gaisalm transform this unique natural jewel into a paradise. We look forward to taking you on an interesting tour of the lake, packed full of surprises and new highlights. Welcome aboard!
Achenseeschiffahrt and Gaisalm
The Silver Mine Schwaz "The Mother of all Mines" celebrated its 25th anniversary as an "adventure museum" in 2015.
Take an extraordinary tour into a world with no daylight, which was created in the 15 hundreds. A breathtaking journey for adults and kids in "The Mother of all Mines". The exciting adventure starts with a 7 minute train ride deep into the heart of the mountain. Inside the mine your tour guide will introduce you to a mesmerizing almost forgotten world that provided 30,000 with a living and the world with 85% of its silver. A world that allows a glimpse back into stunning and incredible times past. 90 Minutes full of enchantment and excitement. Take a deep breath, the air in the mine is healthy and does you good. Immerse yourself and be astounded.
Alte Landstr. 3a
A cultural jewel with 500 years of history.
A majestic romantic fortress, Tratzberg Castle sits atop a massive rock ledge and commands a breathtaking view of the Inn valley. It has already servered Emperor Maximilian I. and the Fuggers as a hunting lodge and since 1848 it has been the private property of the Counts Enzenberg. The castle is considered one of the most beautiful Late-Gothic castles in Europe and the tour of the castle is not only historically fascinating, but unusual also in its richly entertaining character.
A refreshment option is the restaurant “Schlosswirt Tratzberg” with garden and play area.
Board the spaceship "Planetarium" and travel through the world of planets, stars and galaxies.
In different shows (programmes for adults and children), you can discover the workings of the world and the universe around us. The planetarium catches the stars for you or transports you to the edge of the universe, depending on the programme you choose.
Museum Tiroler Bauernhöfe
The Tyrolean Farmstead Museum Association was founded in autumn 1974 with the objective of illustrating the life and work of the farming community in the Tyrol in the pre-industrial period. Since then, fourteen farmhouses and numerous outbuildings have been saved from demolition in North, East and South Tyrol and moved to the grounds of the museum. A 90-minute walk will now show you what life on the farm was like in earlier centuries.
Jump - run - climb - romp” is the motto in Happyhopp!
Tirol´s indoor playground in Vomp near Schwaz, newly decorated and refurbished since autumn 2014. In an area of over 2,000 square metres you will find play equipment such as the super-cool Haifisch Schnappi bouncy castle, six trampolines, a really high climbing volcano with a slide for adventurers who aren't afraid of heights, a go-kart track with a tunnel, an indoor soccer field for keen kickers, a rodeo bull to be tamed and a huge 3D climbing frame with slides, a ball pool and a Funshooter. There's also a separate area for small children with giant building blocks, a ball pool, a slide and its own trampolines. After all this action, you can revive in the restaurant and parents can enjoy a chat over coffee. The motto at Happyhopp is "fun and action for kids" – in all weathers!
Happyhopp Kinderparadies Spielpark Betriebsges.m.b.H.