The Best Photography in Innsbruck

Looking for the best photography in Innsbruck? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Innsbruck. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top photography spots in and near Innsbruck

  • Innsbruck, Austria

    Hike Around Each Stop of the Nordkettenbahnen

    5.0
    0.5 mi
    The Nordkettenbahnen starts in the town center area of Innsbruck and takes you first to Alpenzoo and then to an end stop. These first two stops are on a funicular. Once you get to the end of the funicular, you will then transfer to the actual bahn (lift) which will take you up to the Seegrube sto...
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  • Innsbruck, Austria

    Hike to the Summit of the Patschekofel in Innsbruck

    4.5 mi / 951.4 ft gain
    Take the Patscherkofelbahn cable car up to the top station to start this hike. From the top station of the lift you'll see a trail sign for the "Zirbenweg". For the first part of this hike you're going to follow this almost completely flat trail that hugs the side of the mountain.  Stay on this t...
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  • Axamer Lizum, Austria

    Hike up Hoadl at Axamer Lizum

    5 mi / 2739.5 ft gain
    If you are looking for somewhere to watch one of the best sunsets in Tirol, then Axamer Lizum might just be that place. Whilst this area is perhaps better known as being a ski resort in winter, it has some of the most picturesque hiking close to the city of Innsbruck, being at the foot of the Kal...
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  • Grinzens, Austria

    Hike to Salfeins

    5.0
    4.4 mi / 3211.9 ft gain
    The trail begins next to the Sportplatz in the village of Grinzens, just outside of Innsbruck. The trail begins as a gravel road, but within a few meters it splits. You can either take route 51 which follows the gravel road or route 52 which cuts through the forest. We chose to follow route 52 on...
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  • Seefeld in Tirol, Austria

    Hike to the Brunschkopf

    Starting from the tennis hall in Seefeld, follow the path towards Mösern which goes across the meadows. When you get to Mösern you'll see trails for the Möserer See and the Möserer See Stube. For the hike to the Brunschkopf, you don't actually pass the lake. It's a short detour off the trail but ...
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  • Neustift im Stubaital, Austria

    Hike & Overnight Stay at the Innsbrucker Hütte

    13.7 mi / 4511.2 ft gain
    Because the Innsbrucker Hütte sits on a ridge between two valleys, it can be reached from two sides; from the Gschnitz Valley or from the Stubai Valley. We chose to take the slightly longer (but less steep) route from the Stubai side. We parked the car in the village of Neder at the gravel parkin...
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  • Mittenwald, Germany

    Hike Westliche Karwendelspitze

    8 mi / 6000 ft gain
    Starting at the base of the Karwendelbahn, follow signs under the roadway and up the hill. From there, follow the yellow signs to the Dammkarhütte. This portion of the hike is relatively easygoing, but the last little bit up to the hut involves quite a bit of shale, so be prepared to take your ti...
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  • Stans, Austria

    Hike the Wolfsklamm Canyon

    3.7 mi / 1148.3 ft gain
    The Wolfsklamm is a narrow and rocky canyon just outside the village of Stans in Tirol, just 20 minutes from the city of Innsbruck. There are a few free parking areas in the village with signposts to the start of the trail up the canyon. I've marked the one we used as the trailhead for this hike....
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  • Neustift im Stubaital, Austria

    Hike to the Franz Senn Hut

    2.2 mi / 1322.2 ft gain
    The hike from the Oberiss Alm mountain pastures to the Franz Senn Hut in the Stubai Valley in Tirol is a wonderful hike for the whole family. The hike starts from the Oberissalm, a remote farmhouse surrounded by alpine meadows. Here you'll find a paid parking area and working farmhouse serving f...
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  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

    Hike through the Partnach Gorge in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

    5.0
    2 mi / 600 ft gain
    This was my first adventure during my visit to Germany.  The hike starts at the historic 1936 winter olympics venue, Olympic-Skistadion stadium.  The preserved stadium adorns the same sculptures and features found during the 1936 winter games.  After taking in the olympic history, follow the sign...
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  • Obernberg am Brenner, Austria

    Hike to the Lichtersee Lake

    8.6 mi / 2198.2 ft gain
    Park at the large car park (paid parking) for the main Obernberg lake, but instead of following the trail to the lake, take the road on the right towards Haus Waldbauer.  At the end of the paved road, a gravel road bends off to the right. Follow this gravel road as it leads you uphill and back al...
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  • Neustift im Stubaital, Austria

    Hike to the Suzlenau Hut in the Stubai Valley

    9.3 mi / 2168.6 ft gain
    The Sulzenau Hut is a popular destination for hikers in the Stubai Valley in Tirol. There are a few different routes to approach the hut, but for this adventure, we took the route that follows the WildWater Trail (WilderWasser Weg). We started this route from the Grawa Alm at the foot of the Graw...
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  • Grainau, Germany

    Hike Höllental Gorge to Lake Eibsee via Riffelscharte Peaks

    9.1 mi / 4757.2 ft gain
    This trail starts out right where one of the paths lead up to Zugspitze (Germany's highest mountain) but we take the route via Riffelscharte down to Eibsee. The tour starts from Hammersbach (parking available) through the spectacular Höllentalklamm gorge. At the end of the gorge, you can rest, ea...
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  • Neustift im Stubaital, Austria

    Stubai High Trail Section 4 - Hike from the Sulzenau Hut to the Dresdener Hut

    2.5 mi / 1640.4 ft gain
    We spent the night before this hike at the Sulzenau hut, and woke up early to watch the sunrise over the glacier, which I highly recommend. From the Sulzenau hut, follow the trail as it rises gradually up the valley floor towards the Sulzenau Ferner Glacier. On the route you'll follow a gushing s...
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  • Schwaz, Austria

    Hike to Olpererhütte in the Austrian Alps

    4.0
    4 mi / 1969 ft gain
    Austria’s Zillertal Valley is a spectacular region of the Alps offering a plethora of hiking options. Locals as well as tourism hosts overwhelmingly recommended Olpererhütte! From Mayrhofen, a public transit bus delivers hikers directly to the trailhead. Mayrhofen is a great village to use as hom...
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  • Kochel am See, Germany

    Hike the Heimgarten/Herzogstand Trail

    5.0
    9.3 mi / 4055.1 ft gain
    The Heimgarten/Herzogstand trail is a famous one and there's a reason why: a great hike with outstanding views! Its close vicinity to the Kochelsee and Walchensee only make it even more attractive, since you can cool off with a swim in one of the lakes if you're done hiking and enjoying the views...
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