A sports holiday in Tyrol– activities on and away from the summits

SPORTS AND FUN IN TYROL – In winter & in summer

Galtür in Austria‘s Paznaun region lies at 1600 metres altitude, which makes it the perfect starting point for extended hikes, climbing tours, mountain biking, skiing and cross-country skiing.

No matter what sport guests want to do, in Galtür there is a wide selection of activities available, and ideal conditions for beginners and experts alike.

We do of course have a perfectly trained team who introduce holiday-makers to new sports.


A holiday in high Alpine Galtür. Towards the end of the Paznaun region is Galtür, a mountain village located at 1600 metres altitude. This town is the perfect starting point for an activity-based and sporty holiday in the mountains.

Hiking & Biking 

250 kilometres of hiking trails and numerous mountain bike routes are accessible from Galtür. 3 huge reservoirs, and also the glacier, are destinations for numerous hiking tours; tours which you’ll not forget in a hurry. The giant bouldering area, which was only made accessible a few years ago, is one of the hot-spots for climbers.

Away from the summits

Galtür is also the perfect holiday destination for motorbikers. The Silvretta High Alpine Road starts in Galtür and is one of the most popular routes in the Alps. Paragliding and hang-gliding are also available in Galtür, during which you can enjoy dreamy views into Switzerland and Italy.

A family holiday in Tyrol

The needs of children and teenagers are very well catered to in Siggi’s Alpine Club and in Youth Club Paznaun. Trained supervisors look after children and have prepared a variety-filled programme of events which provide an opportunity to learn a great deal, and also to enjoy lots of adventures.

1 ski area, 6 sectors

The Galtür ski area provides the best conditions for families and winter athletes to enjoy a perfect winter holiday.

An extra special winter holiday awaits guests in Galtür. This ski area in Tyrol provides a variety of pistes and is one of the most snow-assured winter resorts for a skiing holiday in the Alps. Silvapark provides adventurous skiing opportunities for any interest group, and any age group. Individual sectors are tailored to suit the varying requirements of skiers, snowboarders, those who participate in Nordic winter sports, as well as children.

Cross-country skiing in the Alps

Galtür’s altitude location makes cross-country skiing a very special delight. From 1377m to over 2000 m altitude, leisure athletes and top athletes alike enjoy very well prepared slopes, of all difficulty levels and in unspoilt, natural surroundings, which means unadulterated cross-country skiing pleasure is in store.
Thanks to its snow-assuredness, the slopes are covered in snow from the start of December right through to spring, providing optimum training conditions for everyone. On around 100 kilometres of marked slopes, newcomers to the sport will find the best conditions to get started in this popular endurance sport, while those who are at a more advanced level can enjoy challenging tours in a dreamy setting.

Ski tours in Tyrol

The winter sports town of Galtür and the Silvretta region are excellent places to head out on ski tours in the Tyrolean mountains. Secluded, and away from mass tourism, the mountains here retain their beauty.
Galtür people have always wanted to head up to lofty heights. The mighty summits of the Silvretta exert a magical attraction upon the inhabitants of this mountain village. It’s no wonder then that the mountain guides in Galtür have always been on the look-out for new routes to get right up to the top. Today’s mountain guides and ski tour guides in Galtür continue this tradition.