Tyrol Christmas activities

Our most recommended Tyrol Christmas activities

Hungerburg: Roundtrip Funicular Tickets from Innsbruck

1. Hungerburg: Roundtrip Funicular Tickets from Innsbruck

Begin your journey at 560 meters above sea level, not far from the heart of Innsbruck's old town. Here, the station which was designed and planned by star architect Zaha Hadid, can be explored before the funicular ride starts. The Hungerburg funicular enables visitors to reach the Hungerburg in just 8 minutes. There are several stops along the way including the Alpine Zoo, which is a favorite among families. A ride with the Hungerburg funicular is the perfect option for those, who have limited time.  After reaching the top station, a very nice view from the panorama platform can be enjoyed! For those who want to indulge themselves with culinary treats, the trendy Café Hitt&Söhne can be visited for coffee and cake! Another option is to have a traditional tyrolean meal at the Restaurant Alpina.

Innsbruck: City Tower Entrance Ticket

2. Innsbruck: City Tower Entrance Ticket

Look out over the rooftops of Innsbruck as the tower guards once did in the Middle Ages. Discover how guards kept watch from the City Tower for almost 450 years, warning citizens of fire and other dangers. The lower storeys also once served as a prison. Today, the tower is there for visitors to enjoy. Over 133 steps lead up to the 31-meter-high viewing platform, which overlooks the medieval streets of Innsbruck and offers stunning views of Bergisel, Patscherkofel mountain, the River Inn, and the Nordkette mountain range. Learn about how the City Tower is a good 50 years older than the Golden Roof. It was completed in 1450 on the side of the old town hall. It doesn’t seem huge in comparison with modern buildings but 51 meters was very impressive in 1450 and the tower was a proud symbol of the self-confidence of the people of Innsbruck. The onion dome was added 100 years after its completion. Today, the tower still rises up majestically from amongst the medieval buildings in the old town – providing a good vantage point and a romantic view of Innsbruck. For a romantic experience, take the tour at sunset during the summer. During winter, listen to the tower trumpeters play from the balcony of the Goldenes Dachl (Golden Roof) whilst the Christmas markets can be seen below. Please note that as the City Tower is a historic building and its existing form has to be preserved, there is no lift and you can only reach its top by climbing 133 steps.

Innsbruck: Magical Christmas Tour

3. Innsbruck: Magical Christmas Tour

See how the city of Innsbruck celebrates Christmas on this tour of the best festive locations and Christmas markets in town. Discover a wide variety of Austrian traditions and customs, including a range of seasonal products such as the traditional Glühwein. Witness some of the city's most important sights and beautifully decorated locations as you follow your professional local guide around the streets of the Old Town. Listen to festive anecdotes and discover interesting facts about Christmas time in Innsbruck. Experience the capital of Tyrol from a unique perspective as you admire some of the Old Town's most iconic locations lit up by Christmas lights. At the markets, sample some of Austria's most renowned festive delicacies or sip on a glass of mulled wine as you soak up Innsbruck's charming festive atmosphere.

Mayrhofen: Magic Christmas Tour

4. Mayrhofen: Magic Christmas Tour

How does Mayrhofen celebrate Advent and Christmas? Why is the Mayrhofen Christmas Market so famous? Discover a wide variety of Austrian traditions and customs, which include a wide range of seasonal products, including the traditional Christmas Punch. Discover Mayrhofen at a truly unique period whilst it is abound with Christmas excitement. This town truly comes alive during Christmas and Advent, and your professional guide will show you why. During your tour, visit the most beautifully decorated locations and markets the town has to offer. Be enchanted with the Christmas atmosphere and be amazed by the holiday spirit that can truly only be witness at this time of year.  Take the opportunity to see a side of Austria from a different perspective - filled with holiday lights and Christmas markets. The most wonderful time of the year is even better in Mayrhofen!

Kitzbühel: Magic Christmas Tour

5. Kitzbühel: Magic Christmas Tour

How does Kitzbuhel celebrate Advent and Christmas? How many Christmas markets are in Kitzbuhel? Discover a wide variety of Austrian traditions and customs, which include a wide range of seasonal products, including the traditional Glühwein. Christmas and Advent brings a special kind of seasonal magic to Kitzbuhel Old Town. Together with your professional local guide, you will visit the most beautifully decorated places and markets Kitzbuhel has to offer. You will feel spellbound with the charming atmosphere in the streets - a special kind of feeling you can only experience at this time of year. You will experience Austria from a different perspective - filled with holiday lights illuminating the Christmas Markets. The most wonderful time of the year is even better at the oldest and most glamorous Austrian ski resort! Live an authentic White Christmas with a walking tour around the main sights at the main square of Kitzbuhel. Whilst on your tour, you will also et to contemplaye historic glockenspiel performances.

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Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Beautiful ride on Innsbruck’s hills and amazing architecture and engineering masterpiece. Really recommended for anyone visiting the city to be able to see it from a different view.

From the center of innsbruck you get to the funicular that goes up here and it's fantastic

Easy to use. Just present the reference code to the receptionist and they will accept it.

Simply put…,You cannot miss this…. Hell of a ride…thrilling , adventurous, breathtaking

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