Winter sports and snow pleasures in Igls
A true winter dream comes true when on holidays in Igls. Perfectly groomed slopes await you at the Patscherkofel skiing area, along with sunny slopes and cozy huts offering traditional regional delights. There are even Olympic slopes as the Olympic Winter Games (downhill races of men) took place in 1964 and 1976. But the Patscherkofel area is also suitable for beginners and children as numerous ski schools and exercise slopes invite you to improve your technique – the friendly and experienced skiing instructors await you. The magnificent winter scenery in Igls can be best enjoyed on an idyllic snowshoe or winter hiking tour or on cross-country skiing tracks which take you across the snow-covered, glittering landscape in and around Igls.
More detailed information provided by the Tourist Board
The charming town of Igls is located on a sunny plateau 5km from Innsbruck, at 900 m a.s.l.
A WARM WELCOME TO IGLS!
Igls - a paradise for Hikers, Tennis Players and Golfers.
The area boasts kilometers and kilometers of beautiful footpaths on Patscherkofel mountain and the sunny plateau between Ellbögen and Tulfes. Discover the beauty of our natural surroundings on free guided hiking tours!
Indoor and outdoor tennis courts, two wonderful golf courses nearby, a new "Pay and Play" golf course (non-members can play at any time!),two golf courses in Lans and Rinn, swimming at lake Lansersee, Innsbruck-Igls horseriding arena, jogging and walking trails, mountain bike routes, luge, Kneipping, spa center, etc.
Patscherkofel Cable Car open from May, 28th
Welcome to the Patscherkofel Cable Car
Open daily from May 28 - 25. Sept. 2011. The weekends of October 1.-2., 8.-9., 15.-16. and from 22. - 26. Oct. if weather conditions permit.
2011 Summer Hours:
9am to 12pm and 12.45pm to 4.30pm.
On Sundays and holidays in July and August: the last gondola down is at 5pm.
Lifts are closed in bad weather (i.e. strong winds, heavy rain).
A WARM WELCOME TO IGLS
For the sporty visitors, IGLS boasts a rich variety of options to choose from: Ski the immaculately groomed slopes and cross country ski tracks. Take an exhilarating toboggan downhill ride. Rush down the Olympic bobsled run. Go for a spin on the natural ice skating rink. Try your hand at Alpine curling. Play a game of tennis or squash.
And as a cultural center, many folkloric and cultural events take place in Igls and Innsbruck during the winter season.
The local Patscherkofel Ski Resort - towering high above Tirol´s capital Innsbruck...
Buckle Up. Ski in the footsteps of Olympians on the renown downhill runs of Patscherkofel, the Olympic Mountain.
OUTSTANDING SKIING & RIDING...
From gentle runs for beginners and families, to challenging moguls, to heart pounding runs, the Patscherkofel Ski Resort has everything you need for a great day of skiing or riding no matter what your ability.
Snowmaking equipment keeps trails and tracks in peak condition for skiers & riders at all times.
Or simply take an uphill ride and experience the sheer grandeur of the surrounding mountain scenery atop Patscherkofel Mountain.