Photogallery: Austria, Ischgl – A Gem in Tyrol
Austria, Ischgl – A Gem in Tyrol
heading (paragraph): Places Of Interest
No. of pictures: 23 pictures
This time we will take you to the picturesque Austrian village of Ischgl in Tyrol, which lies right at the foot of the world-famous ski resort Silvretta Arena Ischgl - Samnaun in the Paznaun valley. Using the following pictures, you will enjoy the view of the many accommodation facilities of remarkable architecture, but also the ski slopes and breathtaking winter nature.
Text: Oskár Mažgút
Photos: Beata Firicová
Ski resort Ischgl has for years been considered a lifestyle capital of the Alps. It deserves this attribute not only thanks to the first-class snow pleasures, which you can enjoy winter sports enthusiasts, but also to the number of organized entertainment events.
Today, we head to the picturesque Austrian village of Ischgl in the Land of Tyrol (Landeck), which stretches right below the world-famous ski resort of Silvretta Arena Ischgl-Samnaun in the Paznaun valley.
Alpine air, mountains, lakes, and the peaks of majestic giants, and Dachstein glacier in the background. Such are the moments you can experience at Katrin ferrate that is at the altitude of 1542 meters.
The first part of the new travel series will be about the main points of the planned route, during which a three week visit the Alpine country, mountain lakes and a number of interesting sights and places that are definitely worth seeing.
In sunny southern Austria, in the southernmost state of Carinthia, there is a winter paradise. There are well-maintained slopes, perfect snow conditions, and perfect atmosphere. This can get hearts of all fans of skiing and untouched nature.
Austria is a typical mountain country mostly consisting of the Eastern Alps. Austrian Alpine terrain is typical for vast mountain ranges divided by deep valleys and mountains steeply declining to valleys.
Winter season in this year is, however, too mild, and not too favourable for skiing. You have to look for the snow and skiing possibilities abroad where the conditions for your activities are more favouirable as in Czech Republic.
This time, you travel to Hintertux skiing centre, 550 kms distant, on border of Austria and Italy.
The winter is here but there is not much snow in our country. If you are not satisfied with our pistes covered with artificial snow then go to the Alps.
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