Travel guide Galtür
Comfortable and fast to the Paznaun Valley
The municipality of Galtür is located in the Paznaun Valley
in the Landeck district on the border with Vorarlberg
in the Austrian state of Tyrol
, surrounded by the Silvretta and Verwall mountain ranges. You can reach your holiday apartment or private holiday home comfortably and quickly by train via the train station in Landeck
. From there, bus line 260 will take you to your destination in just over an hour. By car from Germany, follow the A7 or A95 motorways, then continue on the B179 via Imst
and the A12 and the Arlberg expressway to Pians. From there, it goes via Kappl and Ischgl to your accommodation in Galtür in the Landeck district. Alternatively, take the A93 motorway towards Innsbruck and the Inntal motorway A12 to Landeck. From there, as described above, take the Arlberg expressway to Pians and to your accommodation. Book a holiday apartment or an apartment with Wi-Fi at a reasonable price now and enjoy numerous mountain tours in the beautiful surroundings with your family.
Hiking and skiing weather in Galtür
Enjoy the best alpine climate in the Tyrolean Oberland around your holiday home or apartment. The air is so clear and clean that Galtür was declared the first climatic health resort in the region. The summer months belong to hikers. Excursions between forests, mountains, and spring water await you. The winter months are ideal for a ski holiday
. In the hot season, temperatures rarely rise above 20°C. It remains relatively cool even in July and August. In winter, temperatures are mostly below freezing. Snow guaranteed! The average snow depth in the valley of Galtür is about 80 centimeters. Up to 2.5 meters of snow can lie on the mountains.
Tyrolean delicacies – Simple and good
Tyrol is a country for connoisseurs. In the region around your affordable apartment or holiday home in Galtür, you will find restaurants and guesthouses for every taste. Although modern international cuisine has found its way into the tourist centers, the traditional cuisine is recommended here. The basics of the handed-down recipes are as simple as they are delicious. Long winters and limited supplies determined the menu. Try the real Tyrolean dumplings with bacon. They are usually served in a clear beef soup. Cheese dumplings with alpine cheese are a poem. Among the meat dishes, lamb specialties are particularly noteworthy. More than 120 traditional inns have committed themselves to local products and recipes. You can recognize the localities, which also offer an exceptionally cozy atmosphere, by a green sign with three leaves. Although Austrian wines have rightly gained attention in recent years, Tyrol is a beer country. After a successful meal, take a walk with your family through nature and listen to the babbling spring water.
Alpine activities all year round
In winter: In contrast to neighboring Ischgl, where mass tourism has taken hold in recent years, things are still cozy here. The Silvretta Arena in Ischgl offers 240 kilometers of slopes, while Galtür has 40 prepared kilometers of slopes. However, it is less crowded, and the mountains are all yours. It goes up to 2,297 meters above sea level. In addition, there are 20 kilometers of deep snow slopes and 74 kilometers of cross-country ski trails and ski hiking trails. A special feature is two kilometers of illuminated slopes for night skiing. Skiers will be happy in the Silvapark. And there is also plenty to experience off the slopes. How about a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride through the white winter landscape?
In summer: The warm months are perfect for a hiking holiday in the Tyrolean Oberland
. Around your holiday home or apartment in Galtür alone, there are more than 250 kilometers of hiking trails of all difficulty levels. Five mountain huts are available for high alpine hikes. Four alpine pastures and two mountain inns invite you to stop for a bite to eat or a picnic. The mountain bike arena offers mountain bikers 36 designated mountain bike trails. For the daring, enjoy the alpine world from above. Try paragliding or hang gliding in the valleys. Experienced pilots introduce beginners and the curious to the experience. Glide silently over mountain slopes, alpine meadows, and fields from the peaks down into the valley. Relax with high alpine fishing at the Silvretta Lake. Fish for rainbow trout and char in the crystal-clear waters of the streams and lakes. The mountain walls attract experienced alpinists and climbing enthusiasts to Galtür for extensive mountain tours. Mountain guides and climbing instructors help beginners master the alpine challenges. Also, take a trip to Ladis, Kitzbühel, Serfaus, or Fiss. Book a holiday apartment or an apartment with Wi-Fi at a reasonable price just a few minutes' walk from the center and numerous sights.