Innsbruck offers a wide range of alternatives when it comes to winter sports. There are ten other stations nearby that are also worth visiting. If you go a little further, an hour away, you’ll find the Zürs y St. Anton am Alberg stations which are also worth visiting if you are staying for longer. The city has an important cultural aspect and has historical buildings such as the Palacio imperial de Maximiliano I and St. Jackob’s Cathedral with its gold roof. If you like shopping, the Maria-Theresien Strasse is the place to be. The city also has a medieval influence with its narrow streets, paved areas and gothic zones in the old town by the Iglesia de la Corte.
An alternative is to visit the Innsbruck alpine Zoo which is by Nordkette. It’s home to over 2.000 animals from 150 different alpine species. It’s a themed zoo that shows the life of the species in their recreated natural environment. The capital, Tirol, is also a large university city with low prices so you can enjoy the typical local cuisine without spending a fortune. There is also lively nightlife in the centre with numerous bars filled with young students of different nationalities.