guided city walks in Innsbruck

Innsbruck - the historical tour

Walking through the old town centre, history will come to life in the stories of the Middle-Ages and modern times. We will visit all the highlights of Innsbruck.

Duration: 1 hour (short version) or 2 hours (extended version)

Maximilian I. - the emperor's tour

He shaped Innsbruck like no other Tyrolean sovereign ever has. His greatest concern was being forgotten after death. But that could never have happened, as he was a master of self-promotion leaving us so many works of art. We walk through the old town in search of his traces, the well-known and the hidden ones.

Duration: 2 hours (including visit of the court church)

Love and Death in Innsbruck - the Maria-Theresia tour

She was the most powerful woman of the eighteenth century and lived with her great family in Vienna. Why did she nevertheless play with the idea of permanently settling in Innsbruck? You will find out about this in our tour through the Old Town and the so called "newtown".

Duration: 2 hours (including visit of the imperial palace)

In the year 1809 - the Andreas Hofer tour

It looked like David against Goliath when Napoleon, the most powerful man in Europe, was challenged by a horse merchant and innkeeper from the south of Tyrol. How did this unequal fight end and why does Andreas Hofer continue to live on in the memory of the Tyrolean people?

Duration: 2 hours (including visit of the Tyrol Panorama )

Secret love at Ambras Castle - the Philippine and Ferdinand Tour
In the age of arranged marriages, this was absolutely taboo. And when the Emperor learned of it, they had to swear to keep their relationship secret forever. However everybody in Innsbruck knew that the Archduke was in love with a commoner. He gave her a castle and filled it with works of art, curiosities and armour.
Duration: 2 hours (including visit of Ambras Castle)

Romans and Rococo - the Wilten tour
Wilten, the most southern part of Innsbruck, has already experienced a great deal: there was a Roman supply camp, and the first monks settled here at the beginning of the 12th century. For a long time, Wilten had been wealthier and more powerful than Innsbruck, and even today it is worth visiting. Amongst other things because of the Wilten basilica, one of the most beautiful Rococo churches in Europe.

                                   Duration: 2 hours (including visit to the Bell Museum)

Modern Innsbruck - the present and not the past

We visit the modern Innsbruck, which looks into the future and not into the past. How do the inhabitants live today? What topics do they deal with? What events, people and buildings of the present day are important for the city?
                                   Duration: 1 hour (short version) or 2 hours (extended version)

Guided City Walks in tyrol

Hall in Tirol - salt mining and coin pressing

We stroll through the largest old town in Western Austria and visit the places that symbolize the former wealth of the city of Hall. Why was salt called  "white gold" and where does the dollar come from?
Duration: 2 hours