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Cultural Trips and places of interest

There are numerous places of interest, cable cars, day-trip destinations and activities on offer around the resort.
A visit to the former Olympic city of Innsbruck (30 mins) or to Swarovski Crystal Worlds (45 mins) is most definitely worth the trip. In addition, the Alpine Coaster, the longest roller coaster in the Alps, offers an adventure for the whole family.


Innsbruck – the capital of the Alps. Experience a unique Alpine/urban mix of mountains and valleys, countryside and city, with a range of cultural, culinary and shopping experiences.

Distance: 35 km (approx. 30 mins) – Innsbruck
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Covering an area of over 10 acres, the zoo houses around 2,000 Alpine animals of around 150 different species in enclosures, terrariums and aquariums that have been designed to imitate natural habitats. No other zoo in the world has such a complete collection of wild animals from the Alps.

Distance: 35 km (approx. 30 mins) – Innsbruck
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The Swarovski Crystal Worlds museum in Wattens has been enchanting millions of visitors since 1995. It is one of Austria’s most popular visitor attractions. You too can see the Giant, renovated in 2015, with its unique Chambers of Wonder and spacious gardens.

Distance: 50 km (approx. 40 mins) – Wattens
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Water fun, thrills and spills, climbing fun From rafting to KTM MX Freeride biking and the world’s highest high ropes course, Area 47 inspires thrill seekers of all ages.

Distance: 20 km (approx. 20 mins) – Ötztal station
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Tyrol’s highest glacier. Austria’s highest café. In Pitztal you can enjoy cakes from the café’s own bakery and unwind on the suspended terrace 3,440 m above sea level.

Distance: 65 km (approx. 60 mins) – St. Leonhard
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Start point: 1,500 m above sea level. Length: 3,535 m. Bumps, steep turns, fast bends and jumps with drops of up to six metres – this is the adventure awaiting anyone who speeds down into the valley on the Imst Alpine Coaster. 

Distance: 40 km (approx. 35 mins) – Imst
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Bavaria’s idyllically situated fairy tale castle invites visitors to see King Ludwig II’s state rooms. Interior furnishings and architecture combine to make the castle a major work of historical importance.

Distance: 70 km (approx. 65 mins) – Neuschwanstein
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Travel on the Zugspitze Railway to the top of the highest mountain in Germany. Climb 1,700 m in just 10 minutes and then enjoy a view of four countries, including the 2,000 m and 3,000 m peaks (and the only 4,000 m peak) of the Eastern Alps.

Distance: 40 km (approx. 45 mins) – Ehrwald
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With its World Heritage old town, Mozart’s birthplace and Hohensalzburg Castle, Salzburg is an inviting place to explore, enjoy and stroll around.

Distance: 220 km (approx. 120 mins) – Salzburg
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Guests who stay for at least one night in the Innsbruck area receive a free WELCOME CARD from participating accommodation providers. Detailed information about the card’s benefits can be found at:

  • On presentation of the WELCOME CARD you can use the listed VVT buses free of charge within the Innsbruck holiday region. This free service does not cover the city of Innsbruck itself (all city-centre transport). 
  • Further information about free transport can be found at or in the Tourist Information offices.