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An active winter in Ischgl

There is no shortage of fun and action on your winter holiday in Ischgl. On one of Europe’s longest toboggan runs fearless guests can thunder with their missiles into the valley. The 7 kilometer long track that covers no less than 950 vertical meters offers a thrill and fun for everyone. Anyone who finds this sport is a bit too racy is welcome to visit the skating rink Ischgl, where you can leisurely skate your laps, play curling with friends or play a round of ice hockey. You can conveniently rent necessary equipment that you need on site.

Anyone who finds skiing or snowboarding on normal slopes is too boring is in good hands at the Snow Show Park. Numerous jumps, ramps, wave runs and other challenges await freestyle skiers there. Even fans of climbing sports are not too badly off. Challenging ice climbing tours are awaiting to be tackled in the neighboring towns of See and Kappl. One highlight for any holiday in Ischgl is a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride through Paznaun’s valley’s wintry landscape covered in a deep blanket of snow.


Several groomed cross-country trails in different levels of difficulty lead through the middle of this magnificent mountain scenery. The network of cross-country skiing trails extend from Ischgl to Galtür and encompasses more than 100 kilometers of immaculate trails in total. The highlight is the Zeinis skiing trail that demands everything from cross-country skiing athletes with an average gradient of 5% and a maximum gradient of 14%. However, fans who prefer the faster skating version also have their own skating trails to choose from. Anyone who has left their cross-country skis at home or have never stood on them before can use our Schlosshotel Ischgl ski rental service and the Ischgl ski school.

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The winter hiking trails are perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy the stunning winter wonderland in Ischgl in peace away from the ski slopes and the hustle and bustle. Numerous marked trails up the mountain and in the valley take you into a unique and idyllic unspoiled landscape. Nestled in the enchanting natural scenery of the Paznaun valley you can escape everyday stress.

Going fancy to Switzerland for extensive shopping or just for a spot for lunch? You alone can decide whether you cover the entire route by cable car and chair lifts or even take hiking trails. You can head from Ischgl village center over the Idalp up to the Viderjoch, which forms the border between Austria and Switzerland at 2,700 m. You should start your return journey in Samnaun by 2:30 pm at the latest so that you can manage to catch the lifts back to Ischgl in time.

Skiing fun in Ischgl

Skiers get their money's worth in the Silvretta Arena in Ischgl. A skiing holiday in Ischgl is pure enjoyment. The perfect mixture of stunning scenery, parties and dignified hotels. It is no coincidence that Ischgl is considered a genuine ski El Dorado worldwide.


State-of-the-art lifts, great hotels, superbly groomed slopes and snow-covered ski huts guarantee winter flair. Guests appreciate Ischgl’s elegant liveliness of Ischgl. The Ischgl / Samnaun ski area always achieves top ratings in ski resort tests. To maintain this high standard, more investments are made in ultra-modern lifts and infrastructure every year in order to also continue guaranteeing guests the pleasure of skiing at this level in Ischgl.


Winter sports enthusiasts can carve up the ski resort’s slopes in Ischgl from the beginning of December to the end of April. The ideal location at over 2,000 meters above sea level, which applies to 90% of the Silvretta Arena, guarantees snow. Different levels of difficulty and slope lengths provide variety in the Ischgl / Samnaun ski area. Boredom is not a word you associate with when skiing in Ischgl. Professionals can daringly plunge down to the valley on difficult runs while beginners venture their first attempts on easier, flat slopes. Snowboarders will have their kick in fun parks and slopes.