Singletrail mit Ausblick auf Innsbruck, Foto: The successful bid for the Road World Championships was the driving force for Innsbruck to further develop in the field of road biking. At the same time, the network of mountain biking trails in the bustling, self-styled Bike City Innsbruck is rising, with the potential to become the next Alpine hotspot of mountain biking. We went on the mission to check the Bike City Innsbruck out.
By bike[ edit ] Innsbruck can be reached on the Inntalradweg from Passau to St. Even in the city this bicycle trail is signposted with small green road signs. Get around[ edit ] Most one-day visitors don't use any transport: On foot[ edit ] The classic walk into old Innsbruck follows.
From the main station Hauptbahnhof to the city center is a relatively short and enjoyable 10 to 15 minute walk. Walk out of the Hauptbahnhof, cross Innsbruck singletrail street at the train station cross walk, turn to your right, and go down to the next street to your left.
Walk on this street until Maria-Theresien Strasse, then turn right toward the city center. Taking this street all the way leads to the pedestrian zone and the Golden Roof. By car[ edit ] Big parts of the downtown area are declared fee-based short-term parking zones. For longer visits, it is highly recommended to park off-site and use public transportation.
By public transport[ edit ] Public local traffic 4 tram-lines, and a dense network of buses is operated by Innsbruck singletrail Verkehrsbetriebe and a couple of private operators. All public services are organized in Verkehrsverbund Tirolwhich means that tickets are valid in every public transport line including buses, trams and trains.
All buses and trams are modern low-floor vehicles. Sometimes bus lines are split up into different destinations the bus line O, for exampleand so it's important to pay attention to the destination displays outside and inside and the spoken announcements.
Regardless of the door you enter, go to the driver and pay, exact change not necessary. They can also be purchased at the identically looking machines for short-term parking tickets. You must validate the ticket when you get on your first bus or tram.
See  for all available tickets. A route map is available via . However special fares apply for this line. If you don't plan to visit every museum it might be reasonably cheaper to use the normal 24 hour ticket without this bus.
Two tram lines lead to two villages in the neighborhood of Innsbruck.
The line passes the uplands with vast forests and gives some spectacular prospects for travelers either on Innsbruck or on the lovely landscape between Aldrans and Igls.
The terminus Igls lies within the city fare zone, so no additional ticket is needed. From there it is just a fine 10 Minutes walk to the Patscherkofel Ropeway. This tram provides also access to Bergisel Tirol Panorama at the station Sonneburgerhof. This station is also situated within die city fare zone.
In Mutters, Nockhofweg access to an easy skiing area, the Mutteralm, is provided 10 minutes walk. A beautiful hour's ride will take you at least the small town of Fulpmes. The new red liveried trams offer great scenic views on the journey.
It is recommended to make a trip around Halloween, when the larch-trees on the Telfer Wiesen have got their best autumn colour. Timetables and fares can be found at . By bike[ edit ] Cycling is common in Innsbruck and especially popular among students.
Innsbruck has some bicycle paths, but they are not very well interlinked within the city. Innsbruck offers short-term shared bike system Stadtrad. It is subject to compulsory registration via this page or machines standing next to the bikes, and requires a credit card number.
The locations are displayed on a map on this site. Map of Innsbruck Mariahilf quarter of Innsbruck The Innsbruck-Card offers free entrance to all of Innsbruck's sights, free use of public transportation including the TS line.Since the city of Innsbruck showed little interest in the construction of a transport connection, the tourism pioneer Sebastian Kandler and the builder Josef Riehl decided on private initiative to create a connection between the city and the Hungerburg.
Welcome to Innsbruck!
Discover the sights and attractions of this holiday destination and enjoy a unique mix of alpine urban experiences – in a place where the mountains meet the valley and the city is .
Enjoy a cappuccino in the old town and an hour later climb the legendary Nordkette Singletrail high above the rooftops. Enjoy a few action-packed descents in the bike park just outside the city limits, and be back in time for a nightcap.
Innsbruck has long made an international name for itself as the epicenter of riders seeking to fight. Singletrail mit Ausblick auf Innsbruck, Foto: MTB Downhill & Freeride Verein Innsbruck / Andreas Vigl Share Innsbruck has a new mission: Tirol’s capital will transform itself into the next big destination for bikers over the next few years.
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The Nordkette singletrail is a km monster that takes even the fastest pros around 10 minutes to get down. The trail is full of finicky, steep corners and narrow singletrack that will require delicate precision or leave you feeling like you’ve just taken your stabilisers off.