Snow fun

Silvretta Arena ski resort in Ischgl

Winter sports bliss at almost 3,000 metres above sea level
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Winter sports action

Ski holidays at Ischgl ski resort

Skiing & snowboarding at Tyrol’s top-class ski resort

During the colder months of the year, Ischgl turns into the Alps’ lifestyle hotspot for winter sports enthusiasts. Silvretta Arena ski resort is perched high above Ischgl and the Paznaun valley, reaching up to 2,872 metres above sea level. The Silvretta Arena also encompasses the Swiss village of Samnaun in Grisons, which is located in a duty-free shopping zone.

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Good to know

Key facts about the ski resort

Frequently asked questions

Silvretta Arena is the third-biggest ski resort in the Austrian province of Tyrol and the region’s go-to choice for varied days in the snow.

Silvretta Arena in Ischgl is a cross-border ski area. On a surface of about 515 hectares, it boasts 239 km of slopes. Ski runs with a length of up to 11 kilometres as well as special slopes and snow parks make the ski resort a popular choice.

45 state-of-the-art cable cars and lifts with a capacity of around 97,000 persons per hour take skiers up to the summits swiftly and safely.

Thanks to the ski resort’s location at almost 3,000 metres above sea level, it gets reliable snow from November to early May. In addition, there’s an artificial snow-making system with 1,100 snow guns. Every year, the end of the ski season is celebrated with the Top of the Mountain Closing Concert in early May.


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Winter sports bliss

Huge variety of slopes in the Tyrolean mountains

Slopes for every skill level

Whether you’re a beginner or returnee, a seasoned skier or snowboarder: Thanks to the vast dimensions of the Tyrolean ski resort, you can spend your day doing what you love best – whether that’s whooshing down the slopes or jibbing and jumping at the snowpark. You can choose from a variety of slopes:

  • 47 km of blue slopes for recreational skiers and beginners
  • 140 km of red slopes for more accomplished skiers
  • 47 km of black slopes for thrill-seekers
  • special slopes: race slopes for speed lovers, mogul slopes for ski artists, daunting slopes with a 70 % gradient and above for experts

Check out the piste map to get an overview of the ski resort!

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Great offers

Stellar service for your perfect skiing experience

Everything you need

The perfectly groomed slopes and varied freeride routes are what make Ischgl so popular with winter sports enthusiasts. What’s more, there are numerous mountain lodges and restaurants where you can fuel up on culinary delights at lunch or whenever you get hungry. Plus, many top-class events take place there every year, giving fans the chance to see international stars in an extraordinary environment.

If you’re looking for a bit of relaxation, Silvretta Spa is just the place for you. Enjoy a soothing massage, do a few laps or have a nice meal at the restaurant – it’s all part of the experience.

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Top tip

The Smuggler’s Trail in Ischgl and Samnaun

For skiing enthusiasts

Without a doubt, the Smuggler’s Trail is one of the biggest highlights of Tyrol’s Silvretta Arena ski resort in Ischgl and Samnaun. Following in the footsteps of the smugglers of the olden days, skiers and snowboarders can explore the border area between Austria and Switzerland. The perfect opportunity to get an idea of the efforts it took for the smugglers to smuggle nylon stockings or coffee into the country!

The trail offers three routes with varying difficulty levels and different lengths. The Gold Trail is the most challenging one, both the Silver Trail and the Bronze Trail are easier, with the latter mostly comprising blue slopes.

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Useful information

Plan your ski holiday in Ischgl

Directions, offers and more

One day of skiing in Ischgl is simply not enough for you? We feel you! That’s why we recommend spending an entire holiday at the top-class ski resort. Once you have arrived in Ischgl, you can simply leave your car at your hotel and spend your days on the slopes.

To get to the valley station of Silvretta Arena, simply hop on the ski bus, which is free of charge with a valid ski pass. After an eventful day of skiing, recharge your batteries at your cosy accommodation and hit the slopes again on the next day after a delicious breakfast.