Ischgl is a very popular ski village that lies high in the Paznaun Valley at an altitude of fourteen hundred metres. Close to the Swiss border, it is located amid the beautiful Silvretta mountains. The resort has slopes to suit all levels of proficiency in both skiing and boarding and offers a lively apres ski scene. With a vast two hundred and thirty kilometres of slopes, and a lift pass that gives access to a further hundred kilometres, you really are spoilt for choice. Fifty-five lifts give easy access to the pistes. The highest lift takes you to over twenty-eight hundred metres.
Novices have a variety of gentle slopes where they can gain in confidence and skill with the help of English speaking instructors from the excellent ski schools. After a couple of lessons they'll be moving on up the mountain to the Idalp snow bowl with its wide, inviting slopes. Ski schools take children from the age of six for skiing and eight for boarding. Intermediate skiers have huge choice of red runs particularly in the Palinkopf area where you have long runs down to Gampenalp on one side and to Samnaun on the other. If you look at the piste map, you'll see that it is criss-crossed with reds in every direction. Expert skiers also have a good choice of blacks and in addition the area is well known for its demanding off-piste skiing. Be sure to hire the services of an experienced mountain guide. There is a snow park for boarders as well as superb wide pistes that offer ideal conditions for the sport.
As a high altitude resort, Ischgl is fairly snow sure throughout the season which opens in the beginning of December and ends in April. Should there be a shortage, there are snow making facilities on all pistes. The resort is also popular in summer with climbers, mountain bikers and hill walkers. Many regional airports have direct flights to Innsbruck which has a transfer time of ninety minutes. You can check on Cheekytrip to see if your local airport offers ski & snowboard holidays to Ischgl.
Low cost Ischgl ski & snowboard holidays are quickly taken as they offer excellent value. The variety of hotels, apartments and chalets cater for most budgets and whatever you choose, you'll be more than satisfied with the high standard of comfort, the generous hospitality and the good service. Restaurants, provide a range of food from traditional fare to international cuisine that is sure to satisfy most tastes and pockets. Ischgl apres ski is high octane with many lively bars and clubs. It provides a range of activities including tobogganing, skating, bowling, sleigh rides and swimming. There is also a well equipped leisure centre.
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