Ski holidays in Ischgl

Because of its altitude, over 1400 metres above sea level, and the surrounding peaks reaching just over 3000 metres, Ischgl can pretty much guarantee snow throughout the season. Nestled in the heart of the Tirol region it boasts one of the largest ski areas in the Eastern Alps. This is why Ischgl ski holidays are very popular.

There are over 65 different runs here and although leaning more towards the intermediate skier, with 43 red runs over 206 km, the novice with 13 blue runs over 69 km while the expert gets 9 black runs over 54 km. So as you can see there is plenty of choice for all levels and abilities.

There are 42 lifts here in the form of cable cars, chair lifts, drag lifts and gondolas which are capable of moving 73,255 people per hour. The resort also boasts over 650 snow cannons which can be used in the event of no snow. However this is pretty unlikely given the altitude. Ischgl is also one of the snowboarding meccas as the terrain and the altitude are simply perfect.

About the village:

If you want a lively place that gets rocking as soon as the last lift closes then this is the place to be. There are more than 30 bars to choose from that will get you into the party mood. On top of this there are a staggering 37 restaurants, 8 nightclubs and 14 ski huts.

As for sleeping, Ischgl offers a wide range of accommodationranging from self catering apartments to lodges as well as bed and breakfast. Also if you are looking specifically for a hotel, Ischgl has them in abundance. There is a good selection of cheaper 2 and 3 star venues, such as the Hotel Sonne Ischgl or the Hotel Alpen Rose Ischgl, which are cosy and comfortable leading right up to 5 star deluxe accommodation such as the Hotel Trofana Royal Ischgl. If you want to shop, then no problem, Ischgl has a pedestrianised zone that gives you a choice of souvenir shops, fashion boutiques and sports shops.

Skiing in Ischgl

General information

Min. altitude: 1400 m
Max. altitude: 2872 m


Nearest Airport: Innsbruck, 101 km
Direct bus from railway station
Direct shuttle from railway station

Details about ski resort

All ski slopes: 235 km
Longest slope: 11 km
Crosscountry slopes: 78 km

Artificial snow
Night skiing

Blue: 38 km
Red: 132 km
Black: 45 km


Cable car
Chair lift
Child carpet lift
Child lift
Children's park
Child slope
Drag lift