5. Salzburg: Private Day Trip to Innsbruck
Travel from Salzburg to Innsbruck in a private vehicle and explore the charming Alpine town with a 5-Star Local Guide. Immerse yourself in stories of the Imperial House of Habsburgs, learn about the bombing of Innsbruck in World War II, and admire the medieval and Baroque remains in the picturesque Alpine setting. Let us take you on a full-day adventure in Innsbruck!
Choose the 9-hour option to see the best of Innsbruck. Early in the morning, your private driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Salzburg in a clean, air-conditioned vehicle and drive you straight to the capital of Tyrol in the heart of Wipp Valley. Your Private Guide will meet you in Innsbruck and take you on a walking tour of the Old Town. Attractions include a visit to 2 historic churches. Inside the Baroque Cathedral of St. Jacob you will discover one of the most venerated Marian images in Christendom, Maria Hilf (Mary of Succor) by Lucas Cranach the Elder. Inside Hofkirche you will explore galleries filled with art and statues, Emperor Maximilian's cenotaph and the tomb of Andreas Hofer, Tyrol's national hero. Other places of interest include the Hofburg Palace, Golden Roof, St. Ann’s Column and Triumphal Arch.
After the guided tour the driver will take you to the Bergisel Ski Jump Observation Deck. The viewing terrace of the Bergisel Tower offers panoramic views of the whole city surrounded by Alps. Tickets include elevator access. In addition to admiring the amazing views, you can stop for lunch at the restaurant „Bergisel Sky”, which is located at an altitude of 40 meters. After free time for lunch and souvenir shopping, the driver will take you back to your accommodation in Salzburg.
Choose the 12-hour option to see the best of Innsbruck and visit the magnificent Ambras Castle, one of the oldest museums in the world. This extended tour includes skip-the-line tickets, so you will not have to wait in lines at the ticket office. Explore the Renaissance castle with an audio-guide to discover the famous Spanish Hall, the extensive Habsburg Portrait gallery, and the collection of armory, weapons, Chinese woodwork, Persian art and other objects collected by Archduke Ferdinand II. It’s a cultural experience not to be missed!