Innsbruck, Austria » City Info » Geography

Geographically located in the western part of Austria, Innsbruck is the capital of Tyrol state. Innsbruck is lying in the Inn Valley between the Alps mountains. The North Chain in the Karwendel Alps (Hafelekarspitze) to the north and Patscherkofel and Serles to the south, Innsbruck is a world-famous winter sports destination.

Many ski resorts are located in and around Innsbruck and are overpacked with skateboarders, snowboarders. In the winter season lot of winter sports events are hosted in and around Innsbruck, attracting youngsters from all over the world. Innsbruck is also an eco-friendly city.

Geographical Coordinates: 47°16′N 11°23′E


Innsbruck has a continental climate with distinctive seasons. Winter is cold, snowy with freezing nights and heavy snowfall. The climate changes completely in spring, with a lot of sunlight and long days. Summer is hot with mild nights. Rainfall is average and is generally observed from June till September.

June-August: A summer season and a great time for sightseeing. Daytime temperatures can go up to 21°C (70°F) and drop around 11°C (52°F) at night. It's time to enjoy hiking and other outdoor activities. Please note, summer season experiences rainfall too.

September-November: A fall season and Innsbruck is marked by beautiful fall colours. It is not peak season, and many attractions are closed. The maximum temperature is around 8°C (46°F) and the minimum temperature drops to 0°C (32°F).

December-February: An excellent time for winter sports activities like snowboarding, skiing. Lots of events are organised during this time. Sports enthusiasts head to Innsbruck for participating in winter sports activities.