At Ambras Castle, see Archduke Ferdinand II's collections of art, crafts, and curiosities. Commissioned in the century by one of the most important patrons of the Habsburg family, the castle served as the archduke's residence from 1563 to
12 days in Innsbruck & Switzerland Itinerary • With Outdoors and Historic Sites
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland. The capital of the federal state of Tyrol, Innsbruck serves as a worldwide destination for winter sports, thanks in part to the two winter Olympics hosted here.