Innsbruck is a lively and interesting former Olympic city at Alpine crossroads, surrounded by thirteen different small ski areas, each ideal for a day tripThe surrounding resorts include Stubai Glacier, Axamer Lizum, Schlick 2000 Ski Centre, Kühtai, Hochoetz, Muttereralm, Bergeralm, the Innsbruck Nordkettenbahnen, Serlesbahnen, Elferbahnen, Patscherkofelbahn, Oberperfuss – Rangger Köpfl and Glungezerbahn. Each resort gives skiers and snowboarders the chance to tailor their sporting experience to suit their mood or skill.
Visitors can take advantage of the all-new SKI plus CITY Pass which offers visitors a unique skiing and sightseeing experience with just one ticket, connecting 13 diverse ski areas in the Stubai Valley and Innsbruck region with 22 attractions in and around the city. Lauching in 2019, this initiative opens the doors to more than 300 kilometres of pistes and 111 different lifts to skiers and snowboarders, as well as the chance to marvel at the popular landmarks and attractions the region has to offer for just a single fee.
The pass offers a diverse array of sightseeing opportunities, including the Hofburg Imperial Palace, the Hofkirche Court Church, the world-famous Bergisel ski jump and Ambras Castle Innsbruck among others, as well as ice skating, bike hire and the choice of three indoor swimming pools. The ski bus transfer system and the hop-on, hop-off sightseer buses are also covered by the SKI plus CITY Pass.
In the morning visitors can be on the slopes 3,000 metres above sea level and in the afternoon they can soak up the culture of historic landmarks and museums, or visit other attractions including the Alpenzoo and Swarovski Crystal Worlds. Established as part of an innovative partnership between Innsbruck Tourism, the Stubai Tourism and the tourism associations of Hall-Wattens, Wipptal and Ötztal, a five-day adult pass costs €230 - and gives visitors access to additional discounts, including 25 per cent off night skiing. For children a SKI plus CITY pass costs €115 for five days and, when accompanied by a parent who also has a pass, children born in 2012 or later go free.
The ticket ranges from two to 21 days and is valid between October 1, 2019 and May 10, 2020. It can be purchased online, from all participating cable car tickets offices, Innsbruck Tourism booking offices and partner companies.