Innsbruck, Austria: Tours & Excursions

NordkettenbahnenPainted Tunnel, Swarovski Crystal WorldsChamber of Wonder, Swarovski Crystal WorldsCrystal Cave, Swarovski Crystal WorldsCrystal Cloud, Swarovski Crystal WorldsSwarovski Crystal Worlds, WattenKrimml WaterfallsWetterstein & Karwendel View

Tours and excursions are available for places at the outskirts of Innsbruck. Most of the tour companies offer a day trip to these places with a guided tour, a hotel pick-up and drop-off service, shuttle transfers, and a private vehicle. There are also small group tours for a more comfortable day trip with an air-conditioned minivan. Some of the places that are available for an excursion are Swarovski Crystal Woods, Hafelekar through a cable car, and a Salzburg Hike and Bike Tour. There is also a hike from Garmisch, Bavaria to Innsbruck.



The Swarovski Crystal Worlds is a very amusing and a unique attraction in Watten. It is a world of fantasy and a mix of art and culture, entertainment and shopping, and attractions for all ages. The Chamber of Wonder and the famous Crystal Cloud that consists 800,000 hand-mounted crystals are some of the highlights of the tour. Entrance is already covered for visitors that has the Innsbruck Card. However, there are tour companies that offers a tour that includes the admission ticket. A shuttle transfer from Innsbruck may also be inclusive.

Another popular highlight in the Innsbruck escapade is the cable car round-trip from Innsbruck to Hafelekar. A round-trip to the Nordkette through the Nordkettenbahnen offers panoramic views in an approximately 20-minute ride. The tour is also wheelchair accessible and also family friendly. Tourists with Innsbruck Card are free of charge.

From Innsbruck, a hike and bike tour is available heading to Salzburg. The tour includes hiking the Austrian Alps and visiting the Krimml Waterfalls. Cycling through the changing landscape of the Zillertal Valley is also a one of a kind experience. Some tour companies hosting this bike tour offers 9 nights in 3-4 star hotels on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities, luggage transfer, 4 speed rental bike with panniers, lock and repair kit, transfer including bike, and a 48 hour Innsbruck Card.

There is also hiking tour from Garmisch, Bavaria to Innsbruck. The tour includes a breathtaking scenery of the Wetterstein & Karwendel ranges. There is also a guided tour in the Schachen Castle.

Other tours and excursions to places around Innsbruck are catered by the tour companies. For information and booking, a tour and ticket assistance service in a hotel may help.