Chosen as the site of the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympic Games, Innsbruck considers skiing part of its city’s life. Innsbruck is one of the few resorts in Europe with a snow guarantee.
Free buses shuttle you from downtown to nearby ski areas. Among them Igls and Mutters will appeal to the novice and intermediate skiers with long, wide-open trails; Patscherkofel at 7,490 feet and Hafelekar, which is reached by a series of lifts at the edge of town, offers steep, challenging runs for the more advanced skiers; Axamer Lizum, expanded for the 1976 Olympics, has a wide variety of trails for everyone, especially the Women’s Downhill Course which is a favorite of intermediate skiers; Stubai Glacier, with 18 lifts, 35 miles of well groomed and marked runs and a vertical drop of 4,790 feet guarantees great skiing year round.
The famous cross-country ski area Seefeld is within easy reach. Other close by activities include sleigh rides and tobogganing or an exciting ride on the Olympic Bobsled run.
Innsbruck’s night-life, shopping, museums and more will keep you busy after skiing. You may also enjoy some of the daily excursions to Vienna, Venice, Salzburg, the Bavarian Castles, Kitzbuehel and St. Anton.
Situated on a plateau overlooking the Inn Valley and the Olympic town of Innsbruck, Igls offers the refined atmosphere, the alpine hospitality and modern comfort the connoisseur is looking for. Located at the foot of the Patscherkofel, Igls offers proximity for alpine and cross country skiing. Nearby Innsbruck (3 miles) offers all the shopping and entertainment of a lively city.
With its Olympia SkiWorld the Innsbruck skiing region is ranked among the top winter sports resorts in the Alps. Perfectly situated right in the heart of the Alps, all skiing regions of the OLYMPIA SKIWORLD INNSBRUCK are within easy reach and offer their visitors an extremely wide variety of sporting activities, geared to the demands of modern winter sports enthusiasts.
The skiing regions of the OLYMPIA SKIWORLD INNSBRUCK are paradise on earth for skiers, snowboarders, carvers, deep-snow enthusiasts and cross-country skiers, offering everything winter sports lovers could possibly long for: gentle slopes for beginners, steeper ones for advanced skiers, formidable challenges for experts, cool runs for snowboarding enthusiasts and free riders, leisurely paced runs for families and elderly people as well as skiing fun for children until well into the spring.
We hope that all visitors to Innsbruck and its holiday villages have an unforgettable stay and find perfect relaxation while enjoying the countless opportunities for sporting activities in the snow.
8 skiing regions – 75 mountain railways and lifts – 170 kilometers of runs
Snow guaranteed slopes until spring thanks to snowmaking facilities – Snowboard fun parks – Numerous ski touring routes and deep snow runs – Ski passes for each single skiing region and combined ski passes for the Innsbruck ski arena – Free ski and cross-country busses into all 8 skiing regions – Night skiing in the Kuehtai skiing region – Professional ski and snowboarding schools – Rental of high-quality ski and sports equipment – Mountain ski huts offering convivial atmosphere – Sightseeing with the INNSBRUCK CARD.