MÄRCHENGASSE AND RIESENGASSE
The world of fairy tales and giants in the Old Town of Innsbruck
Märchengasse and Riesengasse are popular alleys in the old town of Innsbruck and definitely worth a visit. For years, people of all ages have undertaken a fascinating voyage of discovery through the enchanted alleyways of the Old Town.Walking through this “fairy tale forest”, you will encounter 28 life-size figures from fairy tales, giants and legends peering down from the historic façades. They enthral everyone who spies them.
FAIRY TALES AND LEGENDS
of the Märchengasse and Riesengasse
Stroll along Märchengasse (Fairy Tale Alley) and see 28 fairy tale and legendary figures peering down from the historic walls. Get yourself in the mood for some gripping stories and fairy tales.
Customs & Traditions
Advent falls at a time of year when the days get shorter, the nights longer and the weather outside becomes more uncomfortable.Innsbruck Christmas in the Mountains puts a very special focus on customs and tradition, Christmas becomes what it always used to be.