Altitude: 1377-2872 Meters

Ischgl - Samnaun - Silvretta Arena in short

  • Excellent snow cover
  • Versatile ski area
  • Fast, efficient ski lift network

The Silvretta Arena Ischgl-Samnaun was one of the first ski areas to invest in modern winter sport facilities. Hotels have sprung up like mushrooms and the ski lift network boasts all the latest technology. The Silvretta Arena ski area is spread out between Ischgl and Samnaun, the latter located in Switzerland. The Silvretta Arena Ischgl-Samnaun is one of the largest interconnected ski areas in Tyrol, offering a very versatile ski area and more than guaranteed snow cover thanks to the high altitude.

The Silvretta Arena Ischgl-Samnaun is especially popular with advanced skiers. However, with around 240km of perfectly maintained ski slopes, there are endless opportunities for skiers and snowboarders of all levels, from easy blue runs to challenging off-piste skiing and modern snow parks. Expert skiers can tackle the slopes on the Greitspitze, as well as at the Palinkopf (accessible via the new Gampenbahn) where there are a number of beautiful ski routes. For a good valley run, try the Duty Free Run into Samnaun (although snowboarders might not appreciate the flat bits). Also highly recommended is the Smuggler's Run ski circuit, which has different options for different levels of skiers. And don't miss a trip to the Paznauner Taja mountain hut, located in the heart of the ski area, where you'll find the best après-ski scene. The Silvretta Arena Ischgl-Samnaun has become one of the most well-known skiing and snowboarding hot spots in Austria and it's certainly not surprising! From unforgettable skiing to concerts with international stars held up on the slopes, excellent restaurants and a great choice of activities, the Silvretta Arena Ischgl-Samnaun ski area is certainly up there with the big players!

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Overview of slopes and lifts in Ischgl - Samnaun - Silvretta Arena

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Additional information

Blue slopes47 km Drag lifts11Start of the season28 November
Red slopes150 km Chair lifts25End of the season3 May
Black slopes43 km Gondola lifts7Glacier
Off-piste0 km Train0Min. altitude1377 m
Total240 km Capacity98000 Pers./HourMax. altitude2872 m

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Expansive ski area served by modern lifts

The Silvretta Arena Ischgl-Samnaun boasts almost 240km of pistes served by more than 40 modern lifts. The massive ski area lies partly in Switzerland. An ultra-modern double-decker cable car (the world's first!) brings skiers and snowboarders from Samnaun into the ski area. From Ischgl, you have the choice of three fast gondolas, including the recently opened 3S Pardatschgratbahn that whisks you up to 2600m above sea level at the Pardatschgrat. Off-piste enthusiasts can take the Piz Val Gronda to 100 hectares of terrain designated specifically for freeriding. Starting in the 2019-20 ski season, the Silvretta Arena Ischgl-Samnaun is inaugurating two new chairlifts, the Velilleck F1 and the Visnitz N2. The Silvretta ski pass also grants access to the pistes in Kappl and See im Paznauntal, reachable via free ski bus. For a fun way to end your day, have a go on the Ischgl Skyfly, a 2km-long zipline that reaches dizzying speeds of 84km/h!

Off-piste & freestyle in Ischgl - Samnaun - Silvretta Arena

Snow parks 2Tables
Half pipeBoxes
Quarter pipeRails
BoardercrossOff-piste allowed
KickersOff-piste zone

Ski pass prices (low season)

Low season 6-day ski pass Children Adults Free up to
Silvretta Paznaun-Samnaun EUR 174.00 EUR 264.50 7 Years old
VIP Samnaun-Ischgl EUR 157.00 EUR 236.00 8 Years old
Snowcard Gold EUR 164.00 EUR 249.50

Ski pass prices (high season)

High season 6-day ski pass Children Adults Free up to
Silvretta Paznaun-Samnaun EUR 174.00 EUR 307.50 7 Years old
VIP Samnaun-Ischgl EUR 157.00 EUR 262.00 8 Years old
Snowcard Gold EUR 164.00 EUR 249.50

Blogs about Ischgl - Samnaun - Silvretta Arena

2 June 2020 by Danielle in 'Destinations''

Authentic Austrian villages and traditional charm define skiing in Austria. But that doesn’t mean the Austrians don’t know how to party – in fact, après-ski was basically invented here! The ski areas in Austria offer a wide variety of terrain for every taste and budget, from the glitzy slopes of St. Anton to the family-friendly resort of Mayrhofen. We’ve narrowed down the top 15 ski resorts so you’re sure to find the perfect place for your next ski holiday, whether it’s a family bonding trip or ... More ›

13 January 2020 by Danielle in 'Destinations''

Skiing every month of the year? Sign me up! You might think ski holidays are only viable a few months of the year, but thanks to glaciers and high-altitude ski areas, the Alps actually offer year-round snow sports fun! While we always advise checking the snow report before booking a holiday, these ski resorts offer a fairly decent chance of snow cover and cold temperatures, even in the summer months. Here are our top 12 ski resorts for skiing every month of the year!... More ›

3 January 2020 by Danielle in 'Latest news''

The popular Austrian ski resort of Ischgl has announced that Eros Ramazzotti will perform at the 25th edition of the Top of the Mountain Closing Concert. This yearly event draws huge crowds of skiers and snowboarders to the Silvretta Arena, where international artists traditionally close out the ski season every April.... More ›
(Photo: © Pazanaun - Ischgl, Julian Hargreaves)

1 November 2019 by Danielle in 'Destinations''

Snow cover is one of the most important aspects of a ski holiday. There's nothing worse than arriving at your skiing destination after a long summer and finding the hills still green and covered in flowers! It's a little hard to ski without snow, and since we've all experienced this horrorshow at least once in our lives, we've learned to scope out ski resorts with guaranteed snow at the moment of booking our holidays. If you're planning on going skiing in Austria this year, here are 10 Austrian ... More ›

16 October 2019 by Danielle in 'Ski areas''

Believe it or not, summer is a busy time for many ski resorts. Even when the Alps aren't covered in snow, there is plenty to do: lifts, piste bashers, and snow cannons must all be inspected and fixed where necessary, and preparations must be made for the upcoming ski season. Some ski resorts take advantage of the ski pistes being closed to instal new lifts! Here you'll find a quick overview of the major new lifts that will be inaugurated for the 2019/20 ski season.... More ›
(Photo: © TVB Paznaun Ischgl)

Snow report
Ischgl - Samnaun - Silvretta Arena

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The information applies for the ski area of Ischgl. During the ski season information is updated daily.

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