Family Trip: Innsbruck

The city sits along the river Inn and is surrounded on all sides by fantastic mountains; the Tirol region is a skier’s paradise, and Innsbruck has hosted the Winter Olympics twice (1964, 1976).  In the city center, the famed Goldenes Dachl (Golden Roof) balcony dating to 1500 is adjacent to the imperial Hofburg Palace, which served as a summer retreat for the Hapsburg royalty.  The Swarovski Crystal factory and art gallery  is a short distance from town, with lovely crystalline sculptures from contemporary artists in addition to a broad Swarovski collection.

Goldenes Dachl Swarovski Clouds Swarovski Seegrube Hafelekarspitze Hafelekarspitze Alpine Sheep

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