There is nothing more thrilling and beautiful than the beauty of mountains. Ischgl is a popular ski resort, but it has other attractions and activities for everyone to enjoy. Ischgl is a cross-country skier’s paradise. A perfect location for winter sports, the resort captivates the tourists, thanks to the resort’s wide range of other activities.
Ischgl is a thriving metropolis that offers something for everyone. Despite being a world-renowned ski resort for intermediate and expert skiers, the resort has many other events that attract large crowds. Below are non-skiing activities for everyone to indulge.
Top of the Mountain Concert
Think about having a spectacular ending to a fantastic adventure by a concert in the beautiful Ischgl snow covered mountains. Each year the winter season at Ischgl ends with a “Top of the Mountain Concert.” The show is one of the leading attractions of Ischgl, thousands flock to the resort to be a part of this concert. The next event is scheduled for 30th April 2018. Helene Fischer and other famous singers will grace the stage for this once in a lifetime event. In the past, artists like Rihanna and Elton John have participated in this concert.
Toboggan Run in Ischgl
Ischgl has a spectacular Toboggan run located at an impressive 950 meters altitude, making this route one of the longest in the Alps. The Toboggan route is open from mid-December until the beginning of April. The usual opening time is 7 pm. If the weather is right, the run is open every Monday and Thursday. One ticket allows a single journey on the Silvrettabahn. The resort offers a special package for families that allows free ascent for children up to 16 years if they are accompanied by their parents.
Ice Skating for the Whole Family
Ice skating is a favorite activity in Ischgl. The Ischgl ice skating rink is perfect for enjoying skating in the winter or under the beautiful starry night. Finding the ice-staking rink is easy, the arena is located behind the Silvretta cable car just a minute away from the Ischgl town center. Children, families, and couples can enjoy smooth, easy and simple skating which is an elegant and an enjoyable sport.
Curling is a favorite activity for those who are looking for a good time with entertainment. The curling stone is a fun alternative to skiing and snowboarding. The curling stone must be hurled down with accuracy and sensitivity. Ischgl ice-staking rink has four curling lanes as smooth as a glass surface.
Ischgl Ski School Demo Show
Another remarkable attraction at Ischgl is a spectacular demo show by The Ischgl Ski School. The show is held at Prennerhang. The daredevils from the ski school demonstrate breathtaking stunts that leave the audience in awe of their talent and skill. The youngest members of the ski school perform tricks on the steep descent on the Prennerhang. There are snowboarders and Telemark skiing experts in the show and addition of a DJ adds to the fun and enjoyment. The show starts at 9 pm when the weather is suitable.
This tour offers one the best views for everyone, the ski tours are all about conquering the mountains on foot wearing skis covered in fur. Skiing downhill is one of the most enjoyable treats at the resort. The fantastic high altitude snow-covered landscape is perfect for this tour. It gives tourists a chance to enjoy the beauty of the region without the crowd. Just take a walk wearing skis or ski to the limits to enjoy the harmony of nature. This fun filled activity is for people all ages, a guide will provide safety instructions for enjoying the tour safely.
There is no better way to enjoy the beauty of the Ischgl ski resort than by taking a winter hike to enjoy the peace, serenity and natural beauty of this remarkable alpine region. The winter hike is the perfect way to take a break away from the hustle and bustle of the ski resort. Hike to the Paznaun to relax and enjoy the nature, the leisurely hike in the tranquil natural environment in winter is the best treat for all senses. The hiking trails extend to over 37 kilometers, and it runs from a high altitude of 1060 meters up to 2036 meters. The hike has a chance to visit the Swiss Samnaun region on foot without the noise and rush of the ski season.
Ischgl Skyfly is for families and for daredevils who want more adrenaline pumping adventure. The Skyfly takes tourists up and glides them down the valley towards Ischgl. Tourists are suspended 500 meters above the ground from a cable car that speeds up to 52 miles per hour covering the mile-long trail. Up to two passengers can fly back down into the valley along with each other - a must try for children and adults. The teams will make sure that everyone is secure and safe for the Skyfly.
Snow Shoe Walk
The white snowy landscape of Ischgl is perfect for exploring the serene mountain peaks. The Snowshoe walk is the ideal way to recover from the rush of the ski season. The walk is ideal for non-skiers to enjoy the resort and its surrounding locations with the picturesque winter countryside. The hike lasts about 1.5 hours, and pre-registration is mandatory at the ski-school office. About 3 people can participate in a single walking trip.
Paragliding, a perfect non-skiing activity that guarantees a moment of absolute freedom, is another remarkable attraction in the Ischgl that gathers people of all ages to head to this resort. Make some unforgettable memories by taking a paragliding trip for a bird’s eye view of the beautiful region.
Horse Drawn Sledge Rides
The horse-drawn sledge ride in a warm blanket across the Ischgl during the day or early evening is an unforgettable experience for the whole family. Tourists can opt for the hour-long journey without refreshment or the full route with refreshments that takes about 2 hours. There is a short circuit available at a lower price without refreshment.