The beautiful Tyrolean resort of Axams (5800 residents) is situated on a plateau at 878 meters elevation near the province capital of Innsbruck. Axamer Lizum is cosy, traditional Tirolean village, set on a sunny terrace above the town of Innsbruck and is encircled by the magnificent scenery of the Tyrolean Alps.
The popular ski resort of Axams is surrounded by majestic, luxuriant forests and peaceful meadows, which are perfect for family or romantic strolls. The tourist area of Axamer Lizum is also preferred by many for hikers, mountaineers as well as climbers and of course by numerous skiers and snowboarders during the winter season.
The resort’s hotels provide visitors with modern facilities, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, organized hiking programs, riding etc. Due to Axams closeness to Innsbruck, shopping trips and cultural tourism are also very convenient.
The famous Olympiabahn funicular will get you to the top of the Hoadl Mountain where one can enjoy some outstanding views.
Axams / Axamer Lizum Skiing Holidays
Axams and the nearby ski resort of Gotzens share the popular Axamer Lizum skiing area above, which was the main center for the Innsbruck Olympics in the past. Snow sports fans are able to ski down to both resorts when snow cover is enough.
The Axamer Lizum skiing area is no slope-side and most people prefer to stay in Axams, Gotzens and also mainly in Innsbruck. All resorts around and Innsbruck are connected by a bus service. Snowboarders have a snow park at Axamer Lizum and of course there are also many places convenient for off piste snow sports around Hoadl.
Axams / Axamer Lizum Après Ski
There are several hotel bars in the village, as well as one pub - the First Pub on Syl.-Jordan-Strasse. Lizumstubn is lively après ski hangout at Axamer Lizum and the rustic Stamperl has very good variety of beers and wines. There are and two night clubs - Alte Muhle , and the Disco Beiler.
The nearest airport is this in Innsbruck from where one can get a taxi or minibus.
Of course one can get to Innsbruck via train arriving at Innsbruck’s Main Station.
There are buses from the city to Axams on every hour and the trips takes only 20 minutes.
By car one can get to Axams via the A12 Inntal Autobahn.
If you are coming from Kufstein, take the Zirl Ost exit - Kematen - Axams.
If coming from the North, go via Garmisch, then Seefeld - Zirler Berg, Zirl - Kematen - Axams.
If travelling from the South - A13 Brenner Autobahn - Innsbruck-Sud exit - Mutters-Götzens-Birgitz-Axams