Galtür, situated in the middle of the Silvretta mountain world, has been holding the official title of "Luftkurort" (climatic spa resort) since 1997.
Holidaymakers in Galtür can enjoy some 250 kilometres of hiking, cycling and walking trails in a stunning natural landscape. What's more, on the Alpkogel near Galtür you can find a huge bouldering area, the largest in Europe.
The Alpinarium in the centre of Galtür is a combination of avalanche protection wall and exhibition space. The back of the stone wall serves as a climbing wall, and the enormous size of the structure makes it Austria's biggest natural stone climbing wall.
The Alpinarium Galtür is a very special exhibition and documentation centre dedicated to life in the high-Alpine region.
The mountain pastures and huts in the mountain world of Galtür are famous for their delicious regional products. Bacon, cheese and many other culinary delights give hikers strength for their onward journey in the Silvretta group of mountains.
You will be issued with the Silvretta all-inclusive Card on arrival free of charge; it gives you access to 1,000 leisure activities including crossing the Silvretta high Alpine road. If you arrive via the high Alpine road or by public transport, we will send you a travel voucher in advance. The card includes use of the cableways and the public buses throughout the Paznaun region, admission to the indoor and outdoor pools and to the Alpinarium Galtür as well as to the Ischgl cableway museum and the Alpmuseum Dias.
Galtür, at 1,600 metres altitude, has guaranteed snow from mid-December to mid-April.
The Silvapark ski region in Galtür with its 40 kilometres of slopes is a family ski region with 5 zones.
In the Zwergerlwelt (dwarf world) and Abenteuerland (adventure land) zones the focus is on children, in the Actionpark zone adolescents and the young at heart can run riot, and the Heldenreich (kingdom of heroes) zone is perfect for freestyle and freeriding experts. The paradise for skiers with its classic and mostly red slopes is located between 1,600 and 2,300 metres altitude. Once a week you have the opportunity to go night skiing.
Only 10 km from Galtür you find one of Europe's most famous ski regions: Ischgl and the Silvretta Ski Arena Ischgl - Samnaun with more than 238 kilometres of slopes. The ski buses to and from Ischgl run every 10 minutes and are free of charge. The ski bus stop is only a 3- minute walk away.
Galtür is the perfect holiday spot for cross-country skiers, winter hikers and ski tour lovers. The Silvretta Region Paznaun - Ischgl stands for perfectly groomed slopes, well-maintained cross- country trails and well-prepared winter hiking trails. Toboggan runs and ice rinks complete the holiday offerings.