Exploring the mountains of Tyrol on foot

Hiking in Ischgl

Why travel far when there’s a spectacularly beautiful hiking area right on your doorstep in Ischgl in the Paznaun region? Expect fascinating tours through the impressive mountains of the Tyrolean Alps!

Hiking holidays in Ischgl in Tyrol

Situated in the Tyrolean Paznaun region, Ischgl is surrounded by the Silvretta, Samnaun and Verwall mountain ranges. With a population of 1,600 inhabitants, the picturesque mountain village attracts countless hikers from all over the world. After all, Ischgl is a perfect base for hikes through the Austrian and Swiss mountain world.

The region boasts more than 1,000 kilometres of hiking trails for all tastes and skill levels, whether you’re a sports enthusiast, family, leisure hiker or mountain hut fan. What’s more, the trails through the Tyrolean Alps are full of natural highlights, ranging from crystal-clear mountain lakes and rushing waterfalls and streams to breathtaking reservoirs and glaciers. 

One thing’s for sure: The Silvretta Arena is an all-year holiday paradise full of pleasant surprises! 

The hiking paradise of Ischgl in summer 

If you like to spend your summer holidays amid impressive mountain peaks and lush green mountain pastures, Ischgl in Tyrol is the perfect place for you. After all, nothing is more relaxing than breathing in the fresh, clean mountain air!

Our tip: The weekly hiking programme includes exciting tours for all tastes and skill levels! Discover Ischgl and its neighbouring villages of Galtür, Kappl and See and explore the lovely region on foot! 

Hiking with kids 

If you and your children spend your hiking holiday in Ischgl, you can look forward to plenty of adventurous tours and fun circular hikes. Your kids will love to explore the local plants and animals, breathe in the fresh mountain air and make their first mountain experiences! On a hot summer day, the best way to cool down after an exciting hike is to jump into one of the region’s spectacular mountain lakes or the public swimming pool of Ischgl.

The most stunning hiking trails 

Whether you’re a hiking newbie, leisure hiker or experienced mountaineer – the 75 hiking tours in Ischgl, Galtür, Kappl and See offer something for everyone!

Long-distance hiking tip: The Paznaun High Route is a one-of-a-kind long-distance trail with an altitude difference of 11,000 kilometres and nine stages covering a total of 120 kilometres. Are you up for one of the biggest hiking adventures of the Tyrolean Alps?

No hike without a nice break: the most charming mountain huts of Ischgl

A hiking holiday is a highlight for every outdoor enthusiast. However, it’s not just the beautiful landscapes that make hiking aficionados’ hearts beat faster. It’s also the authentic hospitality of Ischgl’s mountain hut hosts that make your time in the Tyrolean mountains unforgettable. A hike is the perfect opportunity to explore nature and meet the locals – ideally during a relaxed break at one of the many cosy mountain huts!

The many mountain huts of Ischgl are perfect for trying delicious regional treats and getting to know the locals. What better place to make memories?

Our tip: Browse Ischgl’s many accommodation options for hikers and find your perfect home away from home! 

Mountain huts in summer

Darmstätter Hütte

Darmstätter hut

Located in an impressive high mountain basin to the north of Ischgl is Darmstädter Hütte, at 2384m. The lodge is...


Mountain Restaurant Bodenalp

The Bodenalpe mountain inn is located at 1848m on a sunny pasture, providing a superb view from the sun terrace to the...

Larein Alpe

Larein Alpe

- alp on a sea level of 1860 meters- open from 18th June till 19th September 2021

Friedrichshafner Hütte

Friedrichshafener hut

This enchanting Alpine refuge is set in a dreamy location at 2151m, by a lake where trout also swim. Hikers and bikers...


Hiking holidays with your dog

There’s no holiday for you without your dog? Ischgl offers perfect conditions for a hiking holiday with your four-legged friend! 

Tips for hiking holidays with dogs in Ischgl 

  • Check with your hotel whether dogs are allowed.
  • Not all hiking trails are suitable for dogs. Check the terrain of your tour in advance and carefully consider whether your dog will be able to walk the whole distance.   
  • Make sure that there is plenty of water to drink for your dog along the trail or at mountain huts. If not, pack sufficient water for your dog!
  • Do you know how your dog reacts when coming across other animals (cows, dogs, etc.)?

Winter hiking and snowshoe hiking in the Paznaun region  

If you think that Ischgl is only a great hiking destination in summer, you have another think coming! The region also boasts plenty of opportunities for winter hikes, with or without snowshoes. The perfect way to explore the most breathtaking spots of Ischgl’s winter wonderland!

Ischgl boasts more than 60 kilometres of winter hiking trails – enough to discover a new, breathtaking tour on every day of your stay! Whether you’re going on a cross-country exploration, taking a walk on marked trails or doing a moonlight hike or guided tour – what all of Ischgl’s hikes have in common is that they offer you one-of-a-kind nature experiences.  

Hikers’ accommodation in Ischgl 

There’s no better place to kick back and relax after a long hike than at a cosy hotel. Many of the region’s accommodation options offer great packages and services for hikers!

The best thing about it: Many hotels and apartments are situated along the best hiking trails of the Silvretta and Verwall mountains, making them a perfect base to discover the Tyrolean mountain world.

Take a look at the accommodation options of Ischgl in the Tyrolean Paznaun region and pick your favourite!

The holiday experts of the Ischgl-Paznaun Tourism Association are always happy to help you with the best hiking recommendations and inside tips!