Mountains, river and bathing lake

Excursions and insider tips for outdoors

Innsbruck

©TVB Innsbruck Helga Andreatta
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    Sonnendeck

    "I'll be on the sundeck!" - that's what you may hear students shout in the summer after their lectures. When the sun shines, they set up their evening base camp directly at the Inn in front of the university. With beer tables, sound systems and holiday feeling. Just come there and groove with them into the evening!

    ©TVB Innsbruck / Mario Webhofer
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    Walk to the top of the Patscherkofel

    Yeah, it's a classic. But classics don't exist without a reason! If you start at the mountain railway station, the hike to the summit of Innsbruck's local mountain takes about 50 minutes. Then the amazing view from the top.  And the sun terrace of the Patscherkofel mountain shelter. And above all the best curd cheese, apple and poppy seed strudel in the Alps!

    ©TVB Innsbruck / W9 Studios
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    Hofgarten

    Since 2015 you can again relax on the grass in the beautiful park at the edge of the old town. Ideal for a picnic at the weekend. Or you can talk shop over a game of chess - the big wooden figures stand waiting in front of the pavilion!

    ©TVB Innsbruck / Stadt Innsbruck
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    Lanser Lake

    When it's warm and half of Innsbruck escapes to the quarry pond, we head off for the Lanser Lake! It is the alternative to the bathing mainstream, easy to reach on tram 6 and, because it is a moor lake, a bit more natural than its popular brother. Perfect for a quick cooling off in summer!

    ©TVB Innsbruck / Helga Andreatta

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