Paznaun - Ischgl / Galtür

Cross Country Ski Holidays Country: Paznaun - Ischgl / Galtür Austria

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Cross Country Highlights

  • The best possible conditions on 143 km of cross-country ski trails
  • Snow sure until way into spring
  • High-altitude trail to the Silvretta reservoir at 2040 m

Cross-country skiing in Paznaun - Ischgl / Galtür in Tyrol
There are 143 km of perfectly prepared cross-country ski trails of all difficulties in the cross-country ski region of Paznaun - Ischgl / Galtür. These are snow sure from the beginning of December through to way into spring and offer ideal training conditions.

Cross-country skiing for beginners
Trails such as the Ischgl Loipe and the Tschaffein Loipe are ideal as first discovery tours or for more gentle days in a holiday. Neither of these easy trails demands a high level of fitness thanks to the flat route they follow.

Cross-country skiing for athletes
For those wanting a little bit more of a challenge or wanting to really work themselves up into a sweat, there is the Mathon Loipe, taking you past the animal park, or the forest trail where you can really give it something. If you find your legs are tired after a challenging cross-country ski tour, then you can make use of one of the ski bus stops that are right next to the ski trail, and take the bus back to the hotel.

Night cross-country skiing in Galtür
If you have enough energy, you can prove how fit you are even when it is dark too thanks to the 3 km night cross-country ski trail from Galtür to Wirl, lit until 10 PM.

Trail area Paznaun - Ischgl / Galtür

Trail area Paznaun - Ischgl / Galtür


143km thereof:
  • Skating 72 km
  • Special night trails 5 km
  • Trails with artificial snowmaking 30 km

Prices & Service

The local tourism office will give you information about the current cross country ski ticket prices.

  • Free transport

Further information

  • Trail altitude

    1377 m - 2040 m

  • Resort altitude

    1377 m - 1584 m

  • Cross country season

    End of November - beginn of May

Cross-country skiing in Paznaun - Ischgl / Galtür

Hobby athletes and experts in Galtür choose the cross-country ski trails between 1377 m and over 2000 m above sea level as such a high altitude not only guarantees snow from the start of December until long into spring, but also the best conditions on 143 km of prepared trails. Use of the entire trail network with the high-altitude trail to the Silvretta reservoir for classic skiers and skaters and the night trail from Galtür to Wirl costs nothing to use.


Cross-country ski schools & rentals

Schischule Galtür

Schischule Galtür

A-6563 Galtür/Tirol

+43 (5443) 85 65

  • Skitours
  • Snowshoe hikes
Schneesport Akademie Ischgl

Schneesport Akademie Ischgl

Silvrettaplatz 2

A-6561 Ischgl

+43 5444 5257

  • Skitours
  • Snowshoe hikes
Wintersport in Paznaun Ischgl Galtür

Winter sports in the region

  • Famous ski touring region Galtür and Silvretta
  • Guided evening snowshoe hiking tour by torchlight

Ski touring in Paznaun – Ischgl / Galtür

The Paznaun – Ischgl / Galtür region has made itself a name as destination for ski tourers. The impressive peaks of the Silvretta Mountains offer an almost unlimited range of tours full of variety

Qualified mountain and ski guides of the Tyrolean Alpine-and Snowboard School in Galtür introduce guests to the technique and theory of ski touring during courses.

The Galtür mountain guides offer individual tours. Certified mountain guides provide advice about possible tours in the entire Alps anytime and are also there to guide your tour.

The complete equipment can be hired from the local sports shops.


Snowshoe hiking in Paznaun – Ischgl / Galtür

Easy, intermediate and challenging snowshoe hiking tours lead you to amazing viewpoints in a snow-covered, scenic alpine landscape. Enjoy the tranquillity and solitude in a pristine mountain world with a special highlight: evening snowshoe hiking tour by torchlight.

The Silvretta Galtür Ski & Snowboard School and the Tyrolean Alpine and Snowboard School in Galtür offer weekly guided snowshoe hiking tours for groups but also individual tours. Equipment is provided by the ski schools. Registration is required.

Events in the region


Tourismusverband Paznaun - Ischgl

Dorfstraße 43
6561 - Ischgl
T: +43 50 990 100

Cross-country ski experts

Christoph Bieler
ÖSV World Cup Nordic combination athlete

One thing that is a real must in this region, whether you are a classic or skating cross-country skier, is the high-altitude trail up to and on the Silvretta reservoir, very close to the impressive giant mountains of the Silvretta group, offering you a really unique cross-country skiing experience.

Christoph Bieler
ÖSV World Cup Nordic combination athlete