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Innsbruck Daily Life (Self Guided), Innsbruck

Austrians are rather conservative as they prefer to live in accordance with old traditions and standards. For example, Austrians chose to drink only high quality beer, eat well, visit the local pastry, and enjoy the occasional theatre. They like the everyday style of life. If you too want to cherish the simple things in life, check out our daily guide.
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Innsbruck Daily Life Map

Guide Name: Innsbruck Daily Life
Guide Location: Austria » Innsbruck (See other walking tours in Innsbruck)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 Km or 1.9 Miles
Author: irenes
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Botanical Garden
  • M-Preis SuperMarket
  • Elferhaus
  • Margit Kröll
  • Tiroler Landestheater
  • HofGarten
  • Klosterkirche
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Botanical Garden

1) Botanical Garden (must see)

The Innsbruck University Botanic Garden (Botanischer Garten der Universität Innsbruck in German) is a two hectare botanical garden operated by the University of Innsbruck. The gardens are free of charge and the greenhouses are open on Thursday afternoons. The garden was established around 1911, replacing an earlier garden elsewhere. It was redesigned between the years of 1948-1965. The first greenhouse was constructed in 1909, with three additional greenhouses added between 1977-1979. Today, the garden contains more than 5,000 species.

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M-Preis SuperMarket

2) M-Preis SuperMarket

While exploring the city's streets and interacting with citizens, tourists will grow tired and hungry. The local supermarket, M-Preis, will satisfy your thirst or hunger. M-Preis is popular, especially on evenings and weekends. Fruits, vegetables, organic products for healthy nutrition, salmon, couscous, shrims, and several other delights are for sale.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 7:30 am - 7:30 pm; Saturday: 7:30 am - 6 pm
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Elferhaus

3) Elferhaus

Elferhaus, Deutch for the "eleventh house", is located on Herzog Friedrich Straße 11. Elferhaus is a typical local pub, where citizens spend their afternoons or evenings while drinking beer and chatting with friends. Traditional wooden benches make the atmosphere of this place so warm and friendly, that it's hard to leave.
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Margit Kröll

4) Margit Kröll

Margit Kröll is a favorite place among pastries lovers. The highly popular bakery features a wide range of baked croissants, fresh bread, and flavored pastries. Margit Kröll also serves English and Asian teas, selected coffee, and a piece of cake along with your beverage.
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Tiroler Landestheater

5) Tiroler Landestheater (must see)

Tiroler Landestheater Innsbruck is the State Theatre near the historic old town area, surrounded by Imperial Palace, the Hofgarten and SOWI Faculty of the University of Innsbruck. The man theatre has about 800 seats and the studio theatre in the basement has around 250. Plays, operas, operettas, musicals and dance theatre are performed at the theatre.

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HofGarten

6) HofGarten (must see)

The Hofgarten in Innsbruck is a protected park in Innsbruck. The park covers an area of 10 hectares (25 acres). During its 600 year existence this icon of garden styles that was originally a river meadow has been turned into a Renaissance garden, a French formal garden and, for the last 150 years or so, an English landscape garden. The Hofgarten management is responsible for taking care of the park. It is notable that there are still plants in the park that were planted personally by the Austrian Empress, Maria Theresa.

In the middle of the park is a pavilion dating to 1733, in which numerous events - mainly concerts - take place, whilst chess tournaments are fought on the outsize chess board there. There is a lawn for sunbathing in the Hofgarten with a children's playpark. Otherwise walking on the ornate lawns is not permitted because they are susceptible to excessive use. In the palm house is a comprehensive collection of about 1,700 species of plant, which may be viewed mostly on working days. During the temporary art and sculpture exhibitions in the summer season the palm house may also be visited at weekends.

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Klosterkirche

7) Klosterkirche

Klosterkirche is one of the most beautiful churches in town, wonderfully decorated inside and depicted outside with bright colors. Locals flock to Klosterkirche, seeking peace and time to gather their thoughts as they pray. Make sure you do not miss this once in a lifetime opportunity.

Walking Tours in Innsbruck, Austria

Create Your Own Walk in Innsbruck

Create Your Own Walk in Innsbruck

Creating your own self-guided walk in Innsbruck is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Popular Shopping Destinations in Innsbruck

Popular Shopping Destinations in Innsbruck

Innsbruck features a variety of boutiques, stores, and shopping centers throughout the old streets of this historic town. Visitors will find lots of interesting souvenirs, local products, including famous chocolate bars and sweets, Swarovski crystal-ware, dirndls, and folklore accessories.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 Km or 0.8 Miles
Innsbruck Museums

Innsbruck Museums

Innsbruck is an old city and the capital of Tyrol Province, Austria. Innsbruck is an amazing town with a rich history that is evident through the large number of museums and landmarks presented in the region. Experience the culture of Innsbruck with this guide of the city's museums.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 Km or 2.4 Miles
Acclaimed Churches of Innsbruck

Acclaimed Churches of Innsbruck

When you begin you religious experience at Innsbruck, you should first decide what you want to get out of the rare opportunity. Are you searching for a pleasant time, peace, serenity, and/or beautiful religious sights? If so, you have came to the right place.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 Km or 1.8 Miles
LGBT Nightwalk

LGBT Nightwalk

Innsbruck is a very conservative city, however there is a small market for people who prefer the same sex. Once you find one of these spots, you will discover that the people are very friendly, the staff is helpful, and the bars are top rate.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 Km or 1 Miles
Famous Architecture of Innsbruck

Famous Architecture of Innsbruck

Innsbruck is famous due to its memorable, largely Gothic styled architecture. The fantastic architecture characterizes the medieval period and includes such elements as pointed arches, flying buttress, and ribbed vaults. The majority of the local buildings are old, some of them even date back to the 12th century.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles
Innsbruck Nightlife

Innsbruck Nightlife

Traveling is fantastic, as people love to recollect upon the memories long after they are back home. The nightlife is one of the aspects that make vacations so memorable. If you're searching for that experience while in Innsbruck, then check out our guide to the city's nightlife.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 Km or 1.6 Miles