Innsbruck Itinerary 2 Days

Explore the best places to visit in 2 days in Innsbruck with this travel itinerary for a memorable experience!

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2 Days in Innsbruck - Perfect Weekend Guide

Snuggled in the Alps, Innsbruck is an Austrian city known for its dramatic landscapes, historical churches, and breathtaking viewpoints. Though it is primarily known for being a skier’s paradise, Innsbruck is so much more than its snow-covered slopes. This medieval Old Town characterized by narrow, winding streets and tall houses constructed in Late Gothic style beckons visitors for a charming vacation. Go through our Innsbruck Itinerary 2 Days to know the best way to spend 48 hours in Innsbruck.

What to pack for 2 days in Innsbruck vacation?

As you are going on a 2 days Innsbruck vacation, compact luggage is ideal. Carry a backpack that can fit in your belongings or choose a compact trolley bag. You only need one pair of shoes that you're wearing, make sure you pick sturdy ones for all the walking and sightseeing. Check the live weather of Innsbruck and pack just what's needed! Do not forget to bring extra batteries for your camera, you won't have time to move back-n-forth to your room to charge them. Pro Tips: Carry your Passport and photo identification proof with you at all times. Carry a Innsbruck local map, a hard copy or in your phone.

Are 2 days enough to explore Innsbruck?

It is slightly difficult to explore the entire city in 48 hours time, but you can easily visit the hand-picked 8-10 points of interest in Innsbruck on your trip. You will have to travel a bit if you want to cover all the popular places in Innsbruck within 2 days. So, if you have any particular place in mind, then plan your Innsbruck visit accordingly. If it is a weekend trip, check for special events happening and plan accordingly.

Trip Budget for a weekend trip to Innsbruck?

Innsbruck weekend itinerary budget would vary from is USD 228 to USD 712 as per your choices. There are enough free places in Innsbruck to ensure that unless there’s an exhibition or event you really want to see, paying is unnecessary.

How to spend 2 days in Innsbruck?

Day 1

Alpine Zoo

The highest zoo in Europe, Alpine Zoo houses an impressive collection of mountain animals and creatures native to the Alps like wolves and bears. Providing visitors a glimpse into the biodiversity of this area, Alpine Zoo, which is situated in a scenic location, is home to various endangered animals.

The Golden Roof

Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) is a glorious Late Gothic oriel window, which is made up of 2,657 gilded copper tiles, and was built in 1496 to commemorate Maximilian I's marriage to Bianca Maria Sforza. The balustrade which is decorated with coats of arms and the upper balcony which showcases ten figural reliefs makes The Golden Roof a popular tourist attraction.

Swarovski Kristallwelten

Walk into the world of sparkling crystals in the evening at the Swarovski Kristallwelten or the Swarovski Crystal World. Consisting of some interesting indoor displays about Swarovski and several outdoor areas including the most popular sculptured face and waterfall, and a hedge maze, the Swarovski Kristallwelten is dazzling, to say the least!

Maria-Theresien Strasse

Starting at the Triumphal Arch and ending at the Old Town, Maria-Theresien Strasse is a historically significant street which is home to wide variety of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Perfect for a stroll in Innsbruck, this street gives you a fantastic opportunity to interact with the locals, shop and have a delicious dinner.

Day 2

Cathedral of St. James

Begin the second day in Innsbruck by paying a visit to the picturesque Cathedral of St. James. The church’s twin-towered west front and the high dome over the choir is a fine example of the Baroque style construction. The cathedral is famous for its ceiling paintings, a richly-carved 18th-century pulpit, and the magnificent monument dedicated to Archduke Maximilia.

Ambras Castle

The 16th-century renaissance castle, Ambras Castle captivates you with its ornately-decorated halls, painted courtyards, expansive gardens and the Chamber of Art and Curiosities. Built by Ferdinand II, this property is divided into two sections and displays a fascinating assortment of bizarre objects which are sure to leave you baffled!

Tirol Panorama

Touted to be one of the largest artworks in the world, Tirol Panorama is a painting which covers 1,000 square meters and was built to commemorate the 1908 battle between Napoleonic troops and Tirolean rebels. It is a 360-degree painting situated where the actual battle took place and it covers a circular dome.

Hofgarten (Garden)

End your day away from the shutterbugs and the touristy crowds amidst greenery at the Hofgarten. Containing ponds, a play-park, a restaurant, and ample amount of greenery, Hofgarten charms you with well-manicured lawns and pretty garden landscapes.

Money saving tips for Innsbruck weekend itinerary:

  • Skip the restaurants and cafes for street vendors and supermarkets
  • Get 2 Day Innsbruck transport Pass if possible which offers free public transport, free entrance to the recommended attractions
  • Couchsurfing is a great way to save loads on accommodation expenses
  • Spend More Time In Fewer Places of Innsbruck

Where to eat in Innsbruck if you've 48 hours?

48 hours to enjoy the culinary delights of Innsbruck and the best you can do is opt for a buffet that offers local variety at a reasonable rate.

Where to stay in Innsbruck for a weekend?

You can book a hotel or apartment close to hofkirche, court church of innsbruck and this would save you lot of time for 2 days trip. You can also opt homestays to stay in Innsbruck. Prices for the same may be slightly steep, but it is the convenience that matters!

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