Insidertipps Innsbruck


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The Little Golden Roof. High mountains. Ski jump. That is the clichéd image of Innsbruck. In reality, however, it is the students who shape the face of the city. Urban cafés like the jungle-like Moustache. Cosmopolitan cultural locations. Tyrolean cuisine in a new light.

Innsbrooklyn is what the young ones call it. A city that is itself a little hipster and which in recent years has developed to become one of the coolest cities in the Alps. In spite of, or rather because of, the fact that in addition to the young energy, there is also plenty of room for tradition. 

Innsbruck for foodies

A look at the city's newest gourmet temples.  A visit to original cafés. Tiny restaurants like the Oscar kocht, where Oscar serves Mediterranean soul food for only eight people. Or the Sky above the Bergisel ski jump.

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Restaurants and cafés you must know in Innsbruck!

New hotspots, rustic inns, secret gourmet tips

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Four special places to shop

Fine Tyrolean craftsmanship instead of knick-knacks from a souvenir shop. A well-designed bookstore like in New York instead of a dusty antiquarian bookshop. We take you to five extraordinary shops in Innsbruck. 

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Fashion, design and handcrafts

Shopping to-dos in Innsbruck

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Outdoor adventure experiences in Innsbruck

Get out to where life is happening! To the students’ in-location directly by the River Inn. For a piece of strudel on a moutain summit. Or to the natural swimming lake on the outskirts of town. A look at Innsbruck's most beautiful outdoor locations!

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Mountains, river and bathing lake

Excursions and insider tips for outdoors

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Hip cultural and art spots

There is a lot of space for lateral thinkers and visionaries in Innsbruck. There are old bakeries, which provide dance floors for lavish tango evenings.  Galleries with top-class international art and fun creative spaces. A look at Innsbruck’s creative spots.

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Art and culture on the River Inn

Where the creative scene is at home

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hotels: Hotel Congress Innsbruck


Mei Lie Tjia

At the age of five Mei Lie Tja emigrated with her parents from Shanghai to Vienna. Since then she has been both fascinated and obsessed by Vienna. Mei  loves photo safaris in the chic, bohemian districts, discovering new cafés (espresso with lots of sugar) and writing short stories about magical Vienna.  Since she has become the mother of two children, she no longer has so much time for that – has however discovered a new side of Vienna. One which also has lots of surprises in store for families.

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