Like a crown resting atop the Tyrolean Alps at 2,872 meters in western Austria, the town of Ischgl is the base for some spectacular backcountry skiing adventures. Linked across the Swiss border with Samnaun, it shares the huge Silvretta ski area, making it the third-biggest in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Visit between December and March for ideal backcountry skiing conditions.
The Austrian town of Ischgl sits high at 2,872 meters in the Paznaun Valley in the state of Tyrol in the Tyrolean Alps. It is a ski resort that shares the slopes with the neighboring Samnaun resort across the border in Switzerland. Its beginning and end of ski season are punctuated with pop stardom with concerts marking the season. It holds extensive backcountry terrain and excellent lift access.
The area receives a cold and temperate climate, with the average temperature reaching 5 degrees Celsius.
Visit between December and March for ideal backcountry skiing conditions.
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