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Nordkette Top of Innsbruck
  • Highlights,

Nordkette Top of Innsbruck - Winterwonderland

Come and visit us at an altitude of 2334m in Winterwonderland! 

Top of Innsbruck is only 20 minutes away from the famous Golden Roof and accessible easily with our 

cable railways!

From Top of Innsbruck you can enjoy a panoramic 360° view into Nature Park Karwendel 

and its snowy peaks as well as enjoy the view over Innsbruck and the Inn valley.

Get your ticket HERE. 

Nordkette Shops
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Take your favourite mountain home with you! In our two Nordkette Shops you can find beautiful souvenirs, special gifts and Tyrolean fashion – a piece of Nordkette to take home with you.

Hint: Besides souvenirs you can also buy your tickets in our Oldtown Shop (Herzog-Friedrich-Str. 22) without any waiting period.

Shop 1: Located at Seegrube (1905m) in the Station building. Opening hours: daily 9.30 am – 5pm.

Shop 2: Located at Innsbruck Oldtown (Directions). Opening hours: daily 10am - 6pm.

Weather

Today
Morning , 23.02.2019
Valley : 0 ºC
Mountain : -6 ºC
Noon , 23.02.2019
Valley : 6 ºC
Mountain : -3 ºC
Evening , 23.02.2019
Valley : 0 ºC
Mountain : -3 ºC

Description:
Early morning clouds will clear soon. The rest of the day will be dry and bright with plenty of sunshine.

4-Day-Forecast
Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Innsbruck
-5/9
ºC
-3/12
ºC
-2/12
ºC
0/15
ºC
Hungerburg
-6/7
ºC
-3/9
ºC
-2/10
ºC
0/12
ºC
Seegrube
1/4
ºC
2/5
ºC
2/7
ºC
4/9
ºC
Hafelekar
-3/3
ºC
-2/3
ºC
1/5
ºC
1/6
ºC

Tomorrow:
Dry and sunny throughout the day with hardly any clouds.

Mon:
Dry and sunny throughout the day with hardly any clouds.

Tue:
Dry and partly sunny throughout the day, with cloudy periods from time to time.

Livecams

Hungerburg
  • Sun, Feb 2019
  • Altitude: 870 m
Hungerburg Webcam

Description:

Click on the image to enlarge the Webcam.

Seegrube
  • Sun, Feb 2019
  • Altitude: 1.905 m
Seegrube Webcam
Hafelekar
  • Sun, Feb 2019
  • Altitude: 2.256 m
Hafelekar

Route / parking

Innsbrucker Nordkettenbahnen - Congress
  • Rennweg 3
  • A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria

Route:
Click this link to calculate your best route to Nordkette Congress.

PARKING

Free parking in the city- and congressgarage when you buy one of the following tickets:

  • Roundtrip: Innsbruck-Seegrube
  • Roundtrip: Innsbruck-Hafelekar
  • Kombi-Ticket Hungerburg & Alpenzoo
  • Skiticket

Please validate your parking ticket at the ticket office of the congress station between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.. Only valid on the day of your visit.

Schedule

Cable car/Gondolas/Lifts
  • Sun, Feb 2019
  • 04:00
Hungerburgbahn
Weekdays
07:15 - 19:15
Sat, Sun + holidays
08:00 - 19:15
Departs every 15 minutes
Seegrubenbahn
Daily
08:30 - 17:30
Friday-evening ride
18:00 - 23:30
Departs every 15 minutes, Friday-evening every 30 minutes
Hafelekarbahn
Daily
09:00 - 17:00
Departs every 15 minutes
DSL Frau-Hitt-Warte
DSL Seegrube
Hours of operation
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  •  
Weekdays
07:15 - 19:15
Weekend + holidays
08:00 - 19:15
Departs every 15 minutes
Daily
08:30 - 17:30

Departs every 15 minutes

Friday-evening ride
18:00 - 23:30
Departs every 30 minutes
Daily
09:00 - 17:00
Departs every 15 minutes
Seasons
Winter season 2018/19
24.11.2018 - 07.04.2019
Closed for inspection
08.04.2019 - 12.04.2019
Summer season 2019
13.04.2019 - 03.11.2019
Closed for inspection
04.11.2019 - 15.11.2019

Winter info

Lifts
  • Sun, Feb 2019
  • 04:00

Ski pistes

Icon Uebungshang Übungshang
Icon Kurzes_Tal Kurzes Tal
Icon Kasermandl_Tal Kasermandl Tal
Icon Zweier_Abfahrt Zweier Abfahrt
Icon Dreier_Abfahrt Dreier Abfahrt
Icon Snowparkt Nordkette Skylinepark

Ski routes

Icon Karrinne Karrinne
Icon Seilbahnrinne Seilbahnrinne
Icon Osthang Osthang
Icon Tobel Tobel
Icon Langes_Tal Langes Tal

Ski lifts

Icon sessellift Chairlift 3er Stütze
Icon sessellift Chairlift Frau-Hitt-Warte
Snow depth
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Hungerburg

30 cm

Seegrube

331 cm

Hafelekar

43 cm


Snow-Telephone 0043 (0)512 293344-15
Avalanche info

Avalanche level:

2

Make sure to always get the latest avalanche information from the staff at location and from Lawinenwarndienst Tirol.

Map of the pistes
Open slopes map
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The Hungerburg Funicular

The Hungerburg Funicular

The new Hungerburg Funicular was designed by star architect Zaha Hadid and was officially opened in 2007.

The funicular set new international standards for modern architecture due to the extraordinary design of the stations. According to Zaha Hadid herself, she was inspired by the ice and snow landscapes of the region. As a result, the four stations, Congress, Löwenhaus, Alpine Zoo and Hungerburg resemble icy glaciers, giving the impression that the nearby mountain is right in the heart of the city.

The contrast between the arched shape of the roofs and the firmly anchored concrete bases make the stations unique, and gives them an almost magical sense of weightlessness.

Onward Journey to the Seegrube and Hafelekar

After arriving at the Hungerburg, the journey continues with the panorama cable cars of the Seegrube and Hafelekar cable railways and the picture begins to change: The carefully renovated station buildings, originally designed by the historic Tyrolean architect Franz Baumann, become the centre of attention. As the cable car rises and gets closer and closer to the top of the mountain, the hustle and bustle of the city becomes lost in the beauty of nature.

Franz Baumann the Architect

Franz Baumann the Architect

Franz Baumann is one of the architects whose work has had a lasting impact on the “Classic Modern” in the Tyrol.

He was born in Innsbruck in 1892 and attended the Higher Technical Institute in the city. During his education, he completed several internships with a construction and planning firm in Innsbruck. On completion of his education, he spent three years in Meran where he worked on large hotel and cable railway projects.

After the First World War, Baumann worked again in Innsbruck and in 1923 he gained his Master Craftsman’s Diploma for the construction sector.

He began to regularly take part in competitions and finally made the breakthrough with the realisation of the Nordkette Cable Railways project in 1927/1928.

From this point on, he worked as a self-employed architect and realised further projects in Innsbruck such as the Happ Wine House (1927), Hötting Middle School (1929/1931), Ortner House on Haydn Square (1932), The Holzmann Villa on Rennweg (1936) as well as hotels throughout the Tyrol.

He completed his civil engineering education in 1933, and was then officially permitted to use the occupational title of architect.

It is estimated that Baumann designed more than 1,000 buildings during his career.

Franz Baumann died in 1974 as a highly respected citizen of Innsbruck.

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