Innsbruck Event Tickets
Details of Innsbruck and the Ticket Luck value
Set against the backdrop of the Alps, Innsbruck is the beautiful capital city of Tyrol in western Austria. Because of its lovely town center's historical buildings, world class sports facilities and friendly atmosphere, Innsbruck is quite a popular tourist destination. In 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics were hosted here and it is reported that the 1st Winter Youth Olympics are also set to be hosted in Innsbruck in 2012. It is also a university city and so entertains quite a large student population. For typical post card Alpine scenery, Innsbruck is the place to see. A must see getaway for both adventurers and romantics! Innsbruck's airport is located around 3km to the west of the city and has scheduled air service from all major cities in Europe as well as other Austrian cities regularly. The main railway station, the Hauptbahnhof, S?dtiroler Platz also has regular trains from international railway links. There are taxi ranks as well as bus stops located in front of the airport building and the main train station. Buses run every 15 or 30 minutes and take around twenty - thirty minutes to the city centre. The Innsbruck Airport features offices of 6 major car rental firms offering a wide range of vehicles. These offices are located in the main hall and on the ground floor of the airport car park connected through an undercover walkway.
Money MattersBeing a European Union member, Austria is part of the Economic and Monetary Union too. Hence the EURO is the common currency. Since January 2002, following Euro-banknotes and coins are in circulation:? Banknotes: with face-values of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 Euro? Coins: of 1 and 2 Euro denominations as well as 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 centsThough credit cards are accepted in almost all the major hotels, restaurants and stores, for purchases in small shops and stores as well as cafes, these may not be used. But it is always to check before hand.
Attraction & ActivitiesSnuggled in the valley of the Inn River, surrounded by the northern Alps and the mountain range of Tuxer, Innsbruck offers a wide range of activities, attractions as well as stunning `scenery. Despite being a prosperous city with world class entertainment facilities, the city has maintained its cultural and historical characteristics and features. That makes it refreshing and its people quite friendly and unpretentious. With a number of museums, some eight year old historic center with its medieval and renaissance architecture, the famous Golden Roof, the Ambras Palace, the Imperial Palace, Black Men, mountain adventures, operas and music, shopping, Innsbruck has something for everyone. There are nine skiing resorts located around Innsbruck and can be easily accessed by bus. One of the highlights of skiing is having a view of Innsbruck while on the top of the Bergisel Ski Jump tower. During the summers, these resorts offer various other sporting opportunities like biking, and rock climbing. If you take a cable car to the mountain peaks, you would get to view the stunning panorama of the Austrian Alps and a bit to Germany and even Italy. Then there are around twenty five holiday villages around Innsbruck which are ideal for golfing, mountain biking, paragliding or simply walking.
Being a university city, the nightlife after is quite pulsating. After dark, the young crowds can be seen having sundowners at riverside lounge bars or the brewpubs, having coffee at cafes, dinning in chic restaurants, trying their luck in the casinos or just hanging out at beer gardens. For a more energetic and up-scale party atmosphere, hit the clubs in Viaduktbogen district. There are also evenings where one can enjoy brass bands, and folk dancing coupled with a drink or two. For those who are lovers of symphony orchestra, Innsbruck has its very own symphony music. Other recreational offerings include year round live theater performances, opera and ballet, and cinema which are one of the reasons for high Innsbruck tickets sales. There are indeed many sides to this wonderful city which charm visitors of all ages with their stunning impressions so that when they leave, they are already planning their next trip to Innsbruck!