Top 10 family-friendly activities to do in Innsbruck, Austria in 2023

πŸŒ„ 1. Explore the Old Town

With its colourful Baroque buildings and the backdrop of snow-capped mountains, Innsbruck’s Old Town is a picturesque place to explore. The pedestrian-friendly streets make it an ideal spot for families with prams or strollers from Tiny Trek Rentals. Be sure to check out the Golden Roof, Innsbruck’s most famous symbol, and perhaps stop for an ice cream or a hot chocolate in one of the many cafes.

πŸ¦‰ 2. Visit the Alpenzoo

As one of Europe’s highest elevation zoos, the Alpenzoo Innsbruck is a must-visit. With over 2,000 animals, including several alpine species, it’s a great opportunity for children to learn about wildlife. The zoo is accessible with prams, and there are baby-changing facilities available.

🚞 3. Ride the Nordkette Cable Car

The Nordkette Cable Car offers breathtaking panoramic views of Innsbruck. The journey is pram-friendly, and the viewing platforms at the top are safe for children. It’s a perfect activity for families who love nature and spectacular scenery.

🏰 4. Visit Ambras Castle

Step back in time at Ambras Castle. This Renaissance castle has a fascinating collection of art, armour and curiosities. Families with children will enjoy the fairytale-like gardens and the castle’s interactive exhibits.

πŸš‚ 5. Take a Trip on the Hungerburg Funicular

Designed by the late architect Zaha Hadid, the Hungerburg Funicular is a fun way to see Innsbruck. The ride is smooth and comfortable for families with prams, and the views at the top are worth the trip.

🌳 6. Play at Rapoldi Park

This large urban park is perfect for a family picnic or a leisurely stroll with your rented pram. There’s a large playground for the kids, beautiful flower beds, and plenty of green space to relax.

🎨 7. Get Creative at the Tyrolean Folk Art Museum

The Tyrolean Folk Art Museum offers workshops for children to learn about traditional crafts. It’s a fun and educational experience for the whole family.

⛷️ 8. Enjoy the Snow at Mutters/Goetzens

Just 20 minutes from Innsbruck, these two ski resorts are perfect for families. The slopes are gentle and ideal for beginners, and there are ski schools for children. Don’t forget to rent a car seat from Tiny Trek Rentals for the drive!

🍽️ 9. Taste Tyrolean Cuisine

Try local dishes like Kaiserschmarrn (a sweet pancake) and GrΓΆstl (a hearty potato dish). Many restaurants in Innsbruck offer children’s menus and high chairs, which are also available for rent at Tiny Trek Rentals.

🎁 10. Shop at Maria-Theresien-Strasse

This bustling shopping street has a mix of international brands and local boutiques, plus plenty of cafes for when you need a break. It’s a great place to pick up souvenirs, and it’s easily accessible with a pram.

Innsbruck Family-Friendly Activities Table

Activity Key Features Accessibility
Explore the Old Town Pedestrian-friendly, cultural sightseeing Pram-friendly
Visit the Alpenzoo Over 2,000 alpine animals, educational Pram-friendly, baby-changing facilities
Ride the Nordkette Cable Car Panoramic views, nature Pram-friendly
Visit Ambras Castle Interactive exhibits, beautiful gardens Pram-friendly
Take a Trip on the Hungerburg Funicular Modern architecture, spectacular views Pram-friendly
Play at Rapoldi Park Large playground, green space Pram-friendly
Get Creative at the Tyrolean Folk Art Museum Children’s workshops, traditional crafts Pram-friendly
Enjoy the Snow at Mutters/Goetzens Family-friendly ski resorts, ski schools Car seat required for drive
Taste Tyrolean Cuisine Local dishes, children’s menus High chairs available for rent
Shop at Maria-Theresien-Strasse Shopping, souvenirs, cafes Pram-friendly

Each of these activities is both parent and kid-approved, ensuring a fun-filled trip to Innsbruck for the whole family. Don’t forget to check out Tiny Trek Rentals for all your baby equipment rental needs!