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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