There are more than 1,000 km of hiking and bike trails available in the Silvretta Arena, which are just waiting to be explored by you on your next summer holiday in Ischgl – Mathon. On the way you’ll come across great viewing platforms, thrilling trails, bright flower-filled meadows as far as the eye can see and of course lots of options to take a refreshment break.
You can top up your energy levels with traditional dishes and cool drinks and get very close to Tyrolean tradition at more than 18 mountain huts and farms offering catering. Experience your summer holiday in Tyrol to the full and do not miss out on the nature around Ischgl, whatever your do.
There is everything on offer from easy panoramic hikes for families to thrilling trails for professional bikers. See for yourself and spend an adventurous summer holiday in Ischgl!
Ischgl gets mountain bikers’ pulses racing. Besides the many hiking trails that can also be effortlessly ridden by bike, the region offers 50 specially developed and well signposted tours between 1,300 and 2,900 metres altitude where you have to really pedal hard.
The “Ironbike Festival” also attracts many keen bikers and make Ischgl a popular region for mountain bikers.
It’s not just the exciting trails and famous mountain bike events that make Ischgl a mountain bike paradise but also the great mountain panorama on the routes. The routes are signposted with different levels of difficulty and are therefore negotiable for everyone.
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For everyone who wants more, technically difficult trails and culinary delights. Book your personal bike tour in Ischgl-Paznaun.
Two spectacular suspension bridges on the Ischgl - Idalp adventure hiking trail
The Idalp adventure hiking trail is probably the most well-known route in Ischgl and should not be missing from any holiday in Ischgl. Besides the magnificent nature, the hiking trail impresses with many attractions that turn the trail into a real adventure.
For example, dare to venture onto the two “Kitzloch” and “Bärenfalle” suspension bridges that are more than 100 metres long and over 70 metres high above the Fimbabach river. The bridges are definitely not for the faint-hearted.
Another attraction on the hiking trail is the “Walk of Lyrics” that is dedicated to the music industry’s great international stars. The best songs of all time are staged in a totally new and unique way in the middle of nature where the focus is on the songs’ lyrics.
Walking time: 3 hours
Refreshment stops: Alpenhaus, Vider Alp
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Flavour from the mountains
The Paznaun Alpine Cheese Culinary Route is all about the regional dairy farmers and their products. Cheese has a long tradition in Tyrol and the regional cheese makers from Paznaun want to set themselves apart from the major dairies and alpine farming. On the route you hike to the alpine museum in Kappl where you learn interesting facts all about alpine cheese. In addition, there is the chance to watch the dairy farmer at work making cheese and to sample their excellent quality products every Thursday and Friday in summer.
Walking time: 2,5 hours
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One important highlight in summer is the Culinary Way of St. James which has meanwhile become a tradition in Ischgl between July and October. What’s it all about?
The aim of the Culinary Way of St. James is primarily to combine the outdoors with food and introduce guests to high-end indulgence. 5 award-winning chefs are spread over 5 mountain huts in the region where they prepare delicious and unusual creations for guests. A hike to one of the five huts is therefore definitely worth it.
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