"Ischgl - the never ending party" Ischgl by desert_princess

Ischgl Travel Guide: 68 reviews and 197 photos

As you exit the last tunnel , here it is - the famous resort of Ischgl spreading in front of you in the crispy alpine air.At a first look ,a village like every other in Tirol .At a second look but ,and because of its fame , it's the place where everybody comes to get drunk and party.The big disappointment for you ,guys ,is that there are about 80 % men and 20% women. So you better be good and charming, or you'll sleep alone. Skiing comes after all this.Called the "Party Ibiza of the Alps"because of the PACHA disco,Schatzi apres ski and the Trofana - the clubs for the rich and famous with its gorgeous dancing girls.
Located in the middle of the Paznaun valley, After the village of Kappl and before Galtur / that became sadly famous some years ago for the massive avalanche that buried half of the village and killed 31people/ . Ischgl's fame goes far beyond Austria's borders.It's one of the biggest ski areas of Austria. Connected with the swiss village of Samnaun that is also a Duty free Zone and a good opportunity to buy cheap alcohol ,cigarettes and perfumes.

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Seems that Ischgl has several webpages - same as it has several faces...
Ischgl.com should be the main one, but check also Ischgl.at and Webcams in Ischgl and www.silvretta.at - cams from the ski area

for more on Ischgl - see "things to do" ,"Nightlife" ,"Warnings Or Dangers" , "Skiing in Ischgl"

You haven't been to Ischgl ? What are you waiting for?!!!!

Stairway to heaven :)
- the newest project ot the Owner of Hotels Madlein and Elisabeth - Gunther Aloys aswell as the nightclub Pacha . He is putting up together the idea to built the longest stairway in the world - 6.666 Steps, 1.200 Meters Long and about 1000 Meters height difference....

19 Nov 2008 - I've just re-read my Ischgl page ,and even tho there are some tips I still need to write , I wouldn't change a thing about it. I like it 100% the way it is. :)) Cannot say the same bout other pages of mine that need URGENT updating,but well...time or inspiration are missing

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:The best ski area I've ever been , Intensive nightlife
  • Cons:Crowds and crowds of tourists
  • In a nutshell:Ischgl has everything to offer that you can imagine
  • Last visit to Ischgl: May 2007
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Mar 11, 2009 at 2:24 PM

    Forget Schatzi's,Trofana Alm,Kuhstall,Mooserwirt et al, this is the best apres ski bar in the best resort in the alps.Live music with Niki every night, followed by open ended disco, playing top hits and eurotrash. It's totally manic and utterly addictive!

  • Nov 25, 2008 at 3:49 AM

    What an absolutely superb hotel. Hermann an absolute gent, beautifully clean, spacious rooms and a great location, right near to Niki's stadl and Elisabeth. Great value, very good boot room and a lovely breakfast! Will come again.

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    Mar 3, 2007 at 2:54 AM

    Thanks for all these useful tips! Finally I have followed your advice and have discovered this endless skiing paradise last week. Hope to begin my own Ischgl page soon... Greetings from the Swiss Alps!

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    Jan 26, 2007 at 2:05 AM

    What a nice page. Had to laugh at the comment about the 20% women and sleeping alone.

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    Dec 27, 2006 at 12:07 AM

    I'm sure the snow guns are in use nightly to produce the badly needed snow, Cheers, Peter

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    Dec 16, 2006 at 8:17 AM

    Though a lot of fun, I prefer Tux to Ischgl for a ski trip. But I would consider it for the next one :))))

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    May 15, 2006 at 10:59 PM

    great mountains around Ischgl, but all of that "Typical Jetset-Tyrol" is simply disgusting ! ...working there will be like on the luxury-cruiseships where I met similar Dior&Gucci-crazies...btw.I like your local customs and off t.b.path-tips :-))

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    Mar 29, 2006 at 1:28 AM

    Even I dislike snow, I wish I could come to Ischgl at least for a short period of time! Lovely shots and great tips, Anna!! Let's keep in touch! :)

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    Mar 3, 2006 at 6:34 PM

    Hey nice trick Anna, you'll have to show me how you did that. *wink wink ; )

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