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Top of Innsbruck: Roundtrip Cable Car Ticket

1. Top of Innsbruck: Roundtrip Cable Car Ticket

Begin your journey 560 meters above sea level, not far from the heart of Innsbruck's old town with its historical buildings and the world-renowned "Goldenes Dachl" (Golden Roof). Planned and designed by star architect Zaha Hadid, the Hungerburg funicular is a unique architectural achievement. Hop aboard your panoramic cable car and begin your upward ascent. As you rise upwards, admire how the elegant modern design of the stations contrasts with the rugged mountain landscape. Continue along Seegrube and Hafelekar and notice how the picture changes: your attention will now be caught by the painstakingly renovated station building, which was designed by the Tyrolese architect Franz Baumann. Savor the peace and beauty of nature as your ascent continues and the bustle of the city gives way to the tranquillity of the mountain. All that remains is a spectacular view of Innsbruck. By day it seems so far away it looks like a toy city, at night it shimmers like a sea of lights. After reaching the upper station at 2,256 meters above sea level, you can enjoy the breathtaking view of the city of Innsbruck on the one side and the unforgettable vista of untouched, pristine nature on the other. A visit to the Nordkette, set between the mountain range and the town, promises to be an unforgettable experience. Here you can enjoy a unique combination of relaxation, the wonder of nature, and modern architecture.

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Innsbruck: Bergisel Olympia Ski Jump Arena Ticket

2. Innsbruck: Bergisel Olympia Ski Jump Arena Ticket

This sightseeing point offers breathtaking 360 views of Innsbruck and the Nordkette and the fascination of a ski jumping facility with an Olympic past and modern architecture. Learn about Olympic history and the world of ski jumping in the gallery. Sporty people master the 455 steps from the eastern stadium entrance to the Schanzenturm on foot. Alternatively, the driveway with an inclined lift is more comfortable and faster. The tower was designed by star architect Zaha Hadid plus features a panoramic restaurant Bergisel SKY and the viewing terrace 44 meters (143 feet) above the ground, which are easily accessed in a few minutes by two lifts. The Bergisel is one of the more important venues in the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup, annually hosting the third competition of the prestigious Four Hills Tournament. This Olympic ski jump of 1964 and 1976 is a favorite of the locals as well.

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Innsbruck: White River Rafting Experience

3. Innsbruck: White River Rafting Experience

Every rafter’s heart skips a beat at the sight of the imposing waves, impressive currents, and powerful stoppers of Europe's famous white river rafting section of the Imster Schlucht. The River Inn, with its abundance of water, is the ideal trip for rafting beginners and every outdoor sports enthusiast. This tour is more than an adventure; it is a nature experience of a very special kind. Your raft will provide a safe ride for all participants from the age of 10 (over 6 for children’s sections) up. Families and less adventurous souls can choose more relaxing trips, while those adventurers who are looking for the thrills and spills of white water rafting better get ready for the trip of a life time. Your 3-hour rafting experience will cover a distance of approximately 14 kilometers, tackling medium white water of a class III category. It doesn’t matter how or where, the experience will conjure up a smile on your face that will last right through the day.

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Ötztal: Via Ferrata Climbing at Stuibenfall with Swimming

4. Ötztal: Via Ferrata Climbing at Stuibenfall with Swimming

Take on a picturesque but not too difficult climbing route underneath the imposing Stuibenfall. Climb this well laid out route with many brackets, then celebrate completing it with a schnapps, a shower and a swim. Meet at the base, and hop in a minibus for your transfer to the via ferrata. Receive a detailed safety briefing before starting your adventure. Your guide will be equipped with a camera to photograph you as you go. Climb over steel rope bridges and cross a waterfall. Take in the scenery and feel the adrenaline as you climb on a 220 meter high rock face. Feel good knowing the route is well laid out, and features many brackets to help you on your climb. After completing the route, pose for a photo by your guide before heading back to the bus. Once back at base, enjoy a well-deserved schnapps and a hot shower, and relax with free entry to the outdoor swimming pool.

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Ötztal: Guided Cave Tour for Beginners

5. Ötztal: Guided Cave Tour for Beginners

See the mountains from a new perspective, and climb, crawl, and hike through a mountain cave. Learn about the history of the tunnels, and then reward yourself after with a drink and a swim. Start with a short drive by minibus to the the entrance of the cave. Learn from your guide about the tunnel system which spreads across the whole mountain. Encounter the tools and machines which can be found in the tunnel, all of which have their own history. Enjoy climbing and crawling over rocks, and exploring the caves. Take in sights of daylight shining from the Inn valley as you immerse yourself in the mystical cave mountain world of the Amberg. Reward yourself after your adventure with a complimentary drink back at the base. Take advantage of a hot shower and enjoy free use the outdoor swimming pool for the rest of the day.

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Vienna: Full-Day Vienna Woods Wine Tour

6. Vienna: Full-Day Vienna Woods Wine Tour

Lower Austria is the cradle of Austrian viticulture, and this is your chance to visit the area's beautiful forests and vineyards of the Thermal Region, just south of Vienna. Your tour meeting point is Vienna's main railway station, where once you've met your guides you'll board a train southwards for approximately 30 minutes to the heart of the Vienna Woods. Summer (April-October) Your summer tour will begin with a hike in the spa town of Baden, which was once a favorite country retreat of Beethoven. From there you will walk along forest trails towards a magnificent elevated viewpoint overlooking the Vienna Basin in all directions. This spot alone is a photographer's dream, and will be followed by you entering the neighboring vineyards, wandering through row upon row of lush green vines. As a reward, you'll take a break among the vines for an open-air wine tasting at a local producer. Winter (November-March) Your train will bring you directly to the vineyards of one of Austria’s oldest winemaking institutions, steeped in middle-age tradition and history. While there, learn about how the monastic orders became wine pioneers of their time. Sample a glass of local sekt to toast to your arrival in the Austrian wine country. The afternoon segment of both the winter and summer tours will be the same. You will continue to the picturesque wine village of Gumpoldskirchen for lunch at a traditional Austrian wine tavern. From there, your second tasting is led by a local winemaker to whom you can ask questions about how wine is produced and which challenges modern-day vintners face. Your tour later concludes with a short train ride back to the city center, just in time for your evening schedule.

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Ötztal: Intermediate Whitewater Rafting at Imster Canyon

7. Ötztal: Intermediate Whitewater Rafting at Imster Canyon

Embark on a whitewater rafting adventure for beginners in the picturesque Ötztal. Paddle through the rapids in Imster Canyon and feel the thrill of fighting through the big waves. Change into your whitewater equipment and go by minibus or taxi to launching point. Listen to a detailed safety talk from your guide before boarding your specialized rafting boat and setting off. Enjoy the calm stream and some swimming areas at the start and watch as the canyon turns into a rushing whitewater river. Fight through the waves as a team as your guides snap photos of your experience with waterproof cameras. At the end of the tour, toast to a successful day of rafting with a drink before heading back to the rafting base. Unwind with hot showers, spacious changing rooms, and an outdoor swimming area.

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Ötztal: Rafting at Imster Canyon for Beginners

8. Ötztal: Rafting at Imster Canyon for Beginners

Embark on a whitewater rafting adventure for beginners in the picturesque Ötztal. Paddle through the rapids in Imster Canyon and feel the thrill of fighting through the big waves. After changing into your whitewater equipment, go by minibus or taxi to the starting point. Listen to a detailed safety talk from your guide before getting into specialized rafting boats and setting off. Enjoy the calm stream and the swimming areas before the canyon turns into a rushing whitewater river. Fight through the waves as a team as your guides snap photos of your experience with waterproof cameras. At the end of the tour, toast to a successful day of rafting with a drink before heading back to the rafting base. Unwind with hot showers, spacious changing rooms, and an outdoor swimming area.

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What people are saying about Tyrol

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If you are in Innsbruck you cannot miss the top of the mountain tour. Take the funicular and then 2 gondolas to the top for the most picturesque view of the Dolomites. If you decide to hike part way down, HAVE A PLAN, I did get a little lost on the way down using the roads and paths instead of the funicular. Was worth getting lost, but avoid the highway !!

A climb above the pines An arrival at the top and an extraordinary point of view on Innsbruck Our great luck is that the weather was very very beautiful

That was a beautiful day. problem-free transport despite Corona. everything well under control. wonderful view above on a wonderful summer day.

Wonderful views from both stations. The fenicular ride is cool too.

Train journey simply an experience You have to have done it