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Silvretta card All Inclusive

Benefits for a summer holiday in Paznau.
With your Silvretta Card you can enjoy almost unlimited advantages in Paznaun - and the card is free! When you stay overnight in Paznaun you get the Silvretta Card which has the ​most attractive leisure offers in the region!

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1 Ticket - 1000 possibilities: The following services are included in the Silvretta Card

  • Use of all the cable cars and chair lifts in Ischgl, Galtür, Kappl, See & Samnaun
  • Use of the public transport in Paznaun/Bielerhöhe
  • Free admission to the indoor and outdoor pools in Ischgl & Galtür
  • Free admission to the play-, sports- & water park See
  • Free admission to the Alpinarium Galtür & Cablecar Museum Ischgl
  • Toll-free use of the `Silvretta Hochalpenstrasse´ mountain road by car, bus or motorbike
  • Discount on motorbike hire at the High Bike Testcenter Paznaun
  • Free participation in the Kids Club programme in Paznaun
  • Free participation in all the guided themed walks in Paznaun

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Mountain biking in the Silvretta Arena

Silvretta Arena in Ischgl is well-known for its splendid views– mountains, mountains, mountains, as far as the eye can see. And what could be nicer in this fantastic Tyrolean mountain setting than enjoying first-rate mountain bike tours, which could not be any more beautiful. So beginners and advanced level experts alike find tours to suit their needs to a ‘T’, Ischgl’s bike experts have divided the extensive routes on offer into various difficulty levels...

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TOURS SUITABLE FOR EVERY LEVEL

Classic

Mountain bikers of all ability levels feel great on ‘classic tours’. Pleasure riders as well as racers – everyone will find their own dream tour here. These mountain bike tours provide a large number of forest roads, uphill as well as downhill, and there are also some easy singletrails which are waiting to be discovered. In some sections cable cars can also be used for the ascent.

Enduro

The ‘Enduro Tours’ provide plenty of challenges for riders who have advanced fitness levels and riding skills. These mountain bike tours are very rich in diversity and combine trail fun and scenic pleasure in one unforgettable mountain adventure. As an option some cable cars can be integrated when making tour plans – this means you’ll have more energy left on the mountain.

Big Mountain

Last but not least, the ‘Big Mountain’ tours are challenging, premier level mountain bike tours in Silvretta. They provide long, extensive high Alpine circuits with and without cable car support and consist in part of several cleverly combined Enduro tours. The focus here is on maximum enjoyment of the trail and the landscape. They consist of a large proportion of singletrails and factor in as many metres altitude climbing and descent as possible.

The "E-BIKING" Trend

Wonderful routes, traditional Alpine lodges & inns set in an idyllic altitude location; leisurely cycle trails through villages and hamlets at the bottom of the valley; a variety of flora and fauna. Ischgl is well-known for its comprehensive cycling area and its wide range of tours to suit every taste. However, this area is not just the reserve of very fit mountain bikers – an E-bike tour into the mountains in the Paznaun region in Tyrol is just as pleasurable and means that anyone can enjoy these paradisiacal natural surroundings.

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What is an E-bike?
An ‘E-Bike’ is an electric bike which you power, but every pedal stroke is also supported by an electric motor; this means that you can cover long trails and steep mountain roads in a relaxed manner.

Power and fresh batteries taken care of

More than 90 E-Bikes and numerous hire & battery charging stations throughout the Paznaun region guarantee fun cycling at the highest level, in one of the highest lying E-Bike regions in the world.

A new chapter in cycling has been opened. Without a great deal of effort anyone can recharge their own batteries in the natural surroundings. Top-quality E-Bikes from market leader BikeTec are the ideal partner on our bike routes, whether on the valley trail or cycling up to a Tyrolean Alpine lodge. Pleasure is first and foremost and is guaranteed.    The Swiss Flyer knows no age limits. This E-Bike is exceptionally easy on your joints and gets everyone moving, so your cycling holiday will be wonderful. Holiday-makers get to experience the sights, the loveliest viewing points and cultural highlights throughout Paznaun in Tyrol and more with the typically exhilarating ease of an E-Bike. Thus anyone can enjoy the very well-kept routes and save some energy so they can experience the landscape in a more relaxed manner than ever before.

High-Bike Paznaun - Motorcycle Testcenter in the Alps

Test your dream motorbike while on holiday in the Alps – the High-Bike test centre in Paznaun makes dreams come true!
The only cross-brand motorcycle testing centre in Europe and in the Alpine area is ‘High-Bike Testcenter Paznaun’, and every year from 1st June it has a wide range of brand-new motorbike models from the main brands on offer for all-day test rides.

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In the “High-Bike Test Centre Paznaun” guests can take the most interesting models from BMW; Ducati, Husqvarna, KTM and Triumph on all-day test rides right through the summer. The BMW-Maxiscooters are also available. Guided tours on request. Metzeler and Pirelli always provide perfect tyres, while Motorex products are used for bike maintenance and for technical service.

Motorbike Hotels in Ischgl

‘High-Bike in Paznaun’ – a premium product with premium partners.

From Ischgl to exhilarating mountain passes on your motor bike.

Until the end of September there are around 40 of the latest motorbikes available for excursions for interested fans of two wheeled vehicles – all in perfect condition of course. The fee for a day test for those who are able to present a Paznaun guest card, is 70 or 90 Euro (depending on the category of motorbike); without a guest card it is 100 or 120 Euro per day. All motorcyclists must have third party and comprehensive insurance, with an excess of € 500. The excess is to be paid by credit card or cash prior to test rides.

Whoever comes ‘without’ – can test nonetheless.

After all, for a small fee men’s and women’s Rukka suits are available to test, as are Schuberth helmets and Daytona boots. All you have to do is bring your driving licence with you … so anyone who wants can– even when travelling with the family, take their car and then start out from Paznaun with the perfect safety equipment and the motorbike of their choice on an all-day bike tour.    All test riders are given a special day rucksack to loan, in which route maps and other items can be stored. All in all, detailed information together with a well-structured route map for 14 different day tours in Tyrol, to Bavaria, Vorarlberg, South Tyrol and into Switzerland are on offer. 30 passes and thousands of bends attract fans here, persuading them to head through the lovely Alps.

Hiking Tours - Discover the Paznaun Alps at their most beautiful on foot

HIKING IN THE TYROLEAN ALPS
Ischgl is the ideal starting point for fascinating hiking tours in one of the most beautiful mountainous regions in the Alps. Its location in the middle of the Paznaun region makes this former mountain farming village an ideal starting point for discoverers and connoisseurs; for athletes, families and Alpine lodge fans. 

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Either proceed directly from the town into Tyrol’s hiking realm, taking the cable cars up, and immerse yourself while up at the top in the impressive Silvretta mountains; or take the hiking bus to the neighbouring towns, which are also the starting point for many hiking routes.   More than 1000 kilometres of hiking routes are available. There are of course suitable refreshments on offer at the many Alpine lodges and inns which are open in summer right the way through to autumn.

INVESTIGATE THE SURROUNDING AREA OFF YOUR OWN BAT

On the many and diverse tours in the Paznaun region beginner’s through to pros get to descend into the surrounding valleys, climb mountains, and discover waterfalls, reservoirs, glaciers and much more. There are also some lovely adventures and tranquil times to be experienced in the natural surroundings. Ideal to regain some of that energy which day-to-day living robs you of.

GUIDED TOURS

For everyone who enjoys being out and about as part of a group, the tourism association in Paznaun provides a joint hiking weekly programme of events. The routes are for experienced hikers and for beginners and leisure walkers alike.

For the most part the tours proceed on picturesque routes to cosy Alpine lodges and traditional inns. Combined with the fresh air you can re-harmonise body, spirit and soul.   Incidentally, while hiking together it’s easier to get to know other guests and you can sense the warmth of a convivial atmosphere.

High route PAZNAUN in Tyrol

"Travelling is all about getting to a destination. Hiking is about the journey"
... there are things in life which you just have to do. Hiking on the High Route Paznaun in Tyrol and looking at the natural surroundings from a different perspective is definitely on the to-do list of all mountaineers, nature lovers and hikers. The face of the Paznaun landscape is rarely seen in such a diverse way than it is on the High Route. 

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Trails of very varying characteristics and enchanting panorama views accompany the hiker up to the top. Leaving behind the lush Alpine pastures and romantic larch woods at the lower valley at the start of the trail, you proceed across steep, stony sections in high Alpine terrain to rugged peaks and rock formations, and then finally head back into the valley again. The towns are as full of contrasts as the landscape is. The spectrum ranges from Alpine bareness, to Mediterranean abundance.

"Vider Truja" adventure Park

…what could be nicer than a glistening mountain lake to cool your feet and re-energise!
The Tyrolean adventure park ‘Vider Truja’ at Lake Vidersee ensures recuperation for young and old! During a walk in the high Alpine landscape and right next to a small reservoir lake which has turquoise blue water, is an adventure trail which revolves around the topic of water.

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The path proceeds initially via the new, spectacular adventure hiking trail from Ischgl to the Idalp (2320m). This two-hour hike covers a 7.5 kilometre, re-designed hiking trail through three Alpine vegetation zones and across suspension bridges. It is certainly quicker to get to Idalp on the Silvretta cable car. From here, it is just a five minute walk to the adventure trail in the wonderfully arranged ‘Vider Truja adventure park’.

The circular hiking trail– surrounded by the wonderful panorama of the Tyrol mountains – passes through a wonderful kingdom of water. It is not just little guests who are fascinated by the water mills, the water playground, the climbing frame and a water management system.

Culinary St. Jacob's Way - Indulgence in the mountains

Start on the 7th july 2013
And it’s all based on a charming concept: holidaymakers can enjoy nature and the best dishes in the region made from regional produce during 4 different walks which start out in Ischgl, Galtür, Kappl and See. After all, walking helps you know your way around, but it also makes you hungry!

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Each summer, holidaymakers in Paznaun, Tyrol, can enjoy a summer with a difference!

On the ‘Culinary Jakobsweg’, hikers, bikers and culinary enthusiasts can explore the fascinating mountain backdrop and food devised by 4 international star chefs in a traditional mountain hut atmosphere. Each of the exceptional professional chefs will each sponsor one of the Alpine Association huts and will create an exclusive dish for the summer menu.

You can find information about the 4 participating chefs, the 4 Alpine Association huts, the 4 pleasure routes and the newly created and interpreted dishes based on regional specialities over the following pages.

Enjoy new culinary peaks in Paznaun!

Alpine lodges Tyrol, Austria

Sit in comfort on the terrace of a hiking lodge in the Tyrolean Alps enjoying the Alpine sun. Treat yourself to a hearty snack or some tasty local treats from this pleasure region and refreshing drinks as a reward for your strenuous ascent to a traditional inn. Look forward to the dreamy views to the surrounding mountains and glaciers and get your strength up for the return journey!

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If you are one of those people who when hiking don’t just enjoy the incomparable change in the scenery from idyllic to rugged, and the unique natural surroundings with Edelweiß and gentian, ibex, wild chamois and marmots, but also look forward to stopping off for refreshments, you will find the very routes and addresses for Alpine lodges and inns they are looking for in the Paznaun region around Ischgl.

Tyrolean charm with cosy furnishings and tasty treats in and around Ischgl, Galtür, Kappl and See are provided by numerous mountain restaurants and Alpine lodges:

http://www.ischgl.com/en/alpine-lodges-tyrol-austria

Via ferrata routes in Ischgl

The view is vast – reaching from the summits of the Silvretta right across to Paznaun. In order to enjoy this, the best thing to do is to go to the Flimspitz or the Greitspitz in Tyrol – these can be accessed via two superb via ferrata. For expert climbers, as well as inexperienced mountaineers, who ideally should climb with an experienced mountain guide.

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In contrast to standard climbing, a via ferrata can be climbed without any need of a great deal of advanced knowledge, and less equipment is needed. Mountain shoes, helmet, lap belt and a safety lock will suffice – all this is available from the local sports shops in Ischgl. Safety is assured by the pre-tightened hand-holds, steps and steel cable, so a via ferrata route in Tyrol shouldn’t present a problem, even for less experienced mountaineers – provided that your equipment, your ability to assess your own skill level and to take responsibility for yourself and for other climbers is commensurate. Indeed – those who don’t have much experience of a ‘via ferrata’ should definitely climb with a guide who will show you the basic concepts, exercises, and also some tips and tricks. An ideal way to get great results quickly.

"SANDLI" WATER PLAYGROUND

Water, fun and games – at ‘Sandli’ it’s all about refreshing adventure
This water playground built in 2011 is made up of natural materials and is part of the local circular hiking route. Since it is easy to get to, it is particularly suitable for families with children and for older people. En route day-trippers get to enjoy Ischgl’s impressive panorama.

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The water playground which has a variety of wood and stone elements, along with a viewing platform and a small quiet area with play figures, is the perfect place to enjoy a rest. Here guests not only find tranquillity but new inspiration too. When it was being set up, particular attention was paid to maintaining the wetlands.

KIDS CLUB PAZNAUN

Varied children’s programme in Tyrol
The name of the game here is an exciting programme and exactly what children expect from a holiday: Variety, fun and action

 

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Fun and diversity are on the programme here with children of the same age and specialist supervision. All children up to age 10 are welcome at the Kids Club. Variety is a priority here. In summer, the children will be accompanied by Willi the forest gnome, who will explore nature with them and prepare experiments. The children are supervised by expert child care assistants. This enables parents to go walking in the Silvretta peaks and enjoy their holiday to the full.

Children can enjoy a varied weekly programme throughout the valley. There is something on offer at a different location each day