Innsbruck is nestled in a deep valley, surrounded on the other by the Alps. We are in the heart of Tyrol: Innsbruck, major city, serves almost unavoidable step before reaching the winter sports resorts renowned in the region. With its university and numerous conferences it hosts, Innsbruck is dynamic figure of town, which can only add interest to this exceptional mountain setting. Things to see and do in Innsbruck A visit to the charming historic center is obvious: besides the shops, restaurants and cafes, the focus is on some remarkable buildings, such as the Jesuit Church and the Holy Cathedral -Jacques for a nice overview of Baroque architecture or the finely worked Goldenes Dach (golden roof) ... in folklore, the folk Art museum Tyrolean worth seeing. Do not miss the Ambras Castle in the immediate vicinity of the city. Innsbruck also serves as an excellent starting point for exploring the mountains in summer (hiking, mountain biking, paragliding ...), and winter: Tyrol ski resorts are not far away! Or sleep ? Accommodation is easily displayed in the upscale Innsbruck: the proportion of 3 and 4 star far beyond cheap addresses! Allow a small budget hotel and book in advance, especially in winter. Alternatives? guest rooms and holiday apartments, a few hostels for tight budgets ... Climate and seasons At the bottom of a valley, the Innsbruck climate is unsurprisingly mountain: winter, he cold and snow, summer, the weather is sunny and the mercury rises, around 20 ° C on average. Identity Population: about 120,000 inhabitants Region: Tyrol Austria Links to Site