Holidays to Ischgl

Laid-back but adventure loving Ischgl is surrounded by mountains and glorious trails

Après ski makes way for a somewhat quieter pace in Ischgl in the summer months. High in the sunny, green valley of Paznaun, and surrounded by mountains, this former farming village now manages to combine sporty style and a touch of luxury with traditional charm. Spend your days exploring the many rugged trails or take a cable car over the mountains to Switzerland for lunch. Stroll along riverbanks or cool off with a dip in one of many picturesque Alpine lakes. And, as Ischgl loves spa treatments and great food as much as it loves action and adventure, prepare for some self-indulgence and pampering as part of your stay.

From hikes and bikes to high-flying adventure

What do you fancy - rocky mountain hikes, Nordic walking or thrilling bike rides? Head off along the old smugglers trail up to the Viderjoch ridge and along the Swiss border or walk a section of the Paznaun High Trail. There's something for everyone, with over 300 kilometres of marked walking trails, 1,000 kilometres of bike trails and you’ve also got access to lifts throughout the valley and into Switzerland.

For something different, try the Skyfly zipwire over the Kitzloch ravine, take to the sky in a paraglider, or head down river in a kayak or canoe.

Discover Ischgl

There are a handful of pretty boutiques in the town if you fancy a bit of shopping and you can’t miss the distinctive architecture of the exclusive Silvretta Therme Spa. A dip in their panoramic outdoor pool after a wellbeing massage is a must. The mountain lake of Madleinsee is popular with nature lovers, while the Pardatschersee lake is great for families and adventure lovers, with play areas, adventure trails and suspension bridges to discover. 

Just outside Ischgl, at Vidersee Lake, the kids will love the Vider Truja Adventure Park which is a water-themed park with fountains and waterfalls, and a Barefoot Trail. It’s a 7.5 km walk but you can catch a gondola if you prefer.

Exploring the area

Pack a picnic and hike to the emerald green waters of Lake Berglisee for the day. The water is revitalising and there are grill stations lakeside for your picnic. A little further down the valley from Ischgl, the old villages of See and Kappl are both worth a visit. See has a shallow swimming lake which is great for the kids and you can hire parasols and deckchairs. Kappl has its own waterpark, and the many little cafés in the main street are a perfect place to stop for a Schnapps before you head back to Ischgl.

Destination foodie

Ischgl has become a bit of a foodie hotspot with some award-winning restaurants where you can tuck into Austrian specialities like their traditional Ischgler Käsespätzle or sweet pancake desserts. You’ll find some of the best restaurants are in the hotels like The Stüva at Hotel YSCLA (you can’t miss the stunning exterior) recently voted one of the six best restaurants in Austria.

Why book a summer holiday in Ischgl with Inghams?

At Inghams, we do walking holidays differently. With no fixed itinerary, you have more time in your destination and the freedom to walk as much or as little as you like, discovering some of Ischgl’s best walking routes and activities at your own pace.

With over 85 years of outdoor travel experience, our holiday packages to Ischgl include flights, transfers, and accommodation, so you can relax and leave the small details to us. Our experts can help you choose the best holiday for you, and our team in resort can give you the inside scoop on how to spend your time away with us.

Added value

Use of the valley bus and operating cable cars - with Silvretta Premium Card

Hotels in Ischgl

  • from£959pp
  • @accommodation.PropertyRating

    4 Rating

    We rate all of our accommodation based on their facilities, service level, character and customer feedback. Our ratings may vary from the official star rating.

  • 40 rooms

The homely and traditional Hotel Jagerhof provides a warm atmosphere and a convenient base in the centre of Ischgl. There are walking trails on the doorstep and the lift is nearby. It's an excellent family-friendly option offering comfortable accommodation and excellent meals, and there's even a spa to enjoy at the end of the day.

  • from£1159pp
  • @accommodation.PropertyRating

    4.5 Rating

    We rate all of our accommodation based on their facilities, service level, character and customer feedback. Our ratings may vary from the official star rating.

  • 90 rooms
Hotel Post Ischgl Aussenpool (1) (1)

One of Ischgl's top hotels, the beautifully designed Hotel Post offers excellent facilities and welcoming hospitality. The hotel makes it easy to be active, offering guided walks and a weekly fitness programme. When you're ready to slow the pace you can retire to the impressive 1500m² spa. Facilities include indoor and outdoor pools and nine different saunas.

Things To Do

Huge network of lifts and buses to transport you to far flung mountain points. The area has over 300 km of marked walking trails with varied terrain and easy access to the rugged peaks and magnificent scenery of the three mountains in this area as well as dramatic walks over to Switzerland. It is a great area for mountain biking too with 1,000 km of marked trails, plus the Ischgl Trailground riding technique park. 

In & Around

  • Handful of shops and cafes in village
  • Alpine and Nordic walking
  • Mountain biking on 1,000km of marked trails plus ‘Ischgl Trailground’ riding technique park
  • E-Bike hire
  • Silvretta Therme - swimming pool and spa with indoor/outdoor pools, children's pools, relaxation areas and wellness area
  • Climbing
  • Tennis courts
  • High-rope course
  • Rafting & canyoning (Imster Canyon)
  • Mini-golf
  • Museums
  • Trips to St. Anton by train/bus
  • Visit Switzerland by cable-car
  • Weekly bandstand concert and Tyrolean evening


Ischgl Silvretta Premium Card - Included for all Inghams guests

The fantastic value Silvretta Premium Card is given to you on arrival at your hotel and with it you get:

  • Unlimited use of all operating cable cars in the Paznaun valley and Samnaun, plus operating cable cars in Montafon/Brandnertal
  • Free use of all buses along the valley
  • Discounts at various partners and more

Lift and cable-car opening times 

  • Silvrettabahn (A1) - Ischgl (normally open 1 Jul - 17 Sept) 
  • Flimjochbahn (B2) - Ischgl (normally open 1 Jul - 15 Oct)  
  • Flimsattelbahn (N1) - Ischgl (normally open 1 Jul - 15 Oct) 
  • Alp Trider Sattelbahn (N6) - Ischgl/Samnaun (normally open 1 Jul - 15 Oct) 
  • Twinliner (L1) - Samnaun (normally open 1 Jul - 15 Oct) 
  • Alpkogelbahn - Galtür (normally open 30 Jun - 8 Oct)
  • Diasbahn - Kappl (normally open 24 Jun - 15 Oct)
  • Alblittbahn - Kappl (normally open Sunday mornings (weather depending) 24 Jun - 15 Oct)
  • Bergahnen See - See (normally open 16 Jun - 15 Oct (closed for an hour over lunch time))

Please note: if you decide to visit Samnaun, and want to return to Ischgl by lift, you should depart Samnaun by 2:30pm at the latest to allow time to get back on the lift network.


Popular walks include:

Samnaun, Switzerland | Full day

Take the cable-car up to the highest point (3,000m) before walking down with views on all sides to Samnaun in Switzerland for lunch, and returning via gondola and chairlift and walking back down to

Zeinisjoch to Lake Wiegensee | 3 hrs
Starting in Galtür this gentle walk ascends slowly, stopping at the Zeinisjoch mountain alm with wonderful views along the way to Lake Wiegensee.

Fimbatal to Heidelberger Hut | Full day
Take a day’s hike through the beautiful Fimbatal valley up to the Heidelberger Hut for award winning cuisine. The trail starts from the church in Ischgl, through one of most beautiful and pristine areas of the Paznaun with ample chance to view rare Alpine flora.

Tourist Office Walks | Ischgl tourist office also runs a programme of guided walks with qualified mountain guides in Ischgl, Galtür, Kappl and See.

Nordic Walking | A popular Nordic Walking area there is an excellent range of trails and instruction, and guests receive a day's free Nordic walking pole hire with the resort card.

Good to know

Walking trails: 300km of walking trails with great lift network

Terrain: Mountainous terrain with dramatic peaks and dense forests

Best time to go: end of June to mid September

Recommended for: Challenging walking, families, nature, activities

Fly into: Innsbruck (approx. 2 hours)

Transfer time: approx. 1 hour 30 mins by coach

Rep service: In resort

Resort card: Silvretta Premium card included for all hotels

Feefo badge