Innsbruck is the capital of Tyrol and the fifth largest city in Austria by population.It is located in western part of Austria in the Inn Valley at the junction with the Wipptal (Sill River), which provides access to the Brenner Pass, some 30 km south of Innsbruck. It is about half way between Munich (Germany) and Verona (Italy). Located in the broad valley between high mountains, the Nordkette (Hafelekar, 2,334 metres or 7,657 feet) in the north, Patscherkofel (2,246 m or 7,369 ft) and Serles (2,718 m or 8,917 ft) in the south
This beautiful alpine destination, with its historical buildings, breathtaking scenery and snow-capped mountains, is one of the most wonderful places to visit in Europe.The slopes of the surrounding mountains promise great skiing and Innsbruck serves as a base for many a hiking expedition. The Inn River cuts through the city with the central district of Alsadt lying to the west of the river.
Innsbruck has a moderate climate with distinctive seasons. Winter is cold 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.