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Ischgl is a municipality in Tyrol (Austria) with approx. The municipality is located at 1,377 m in Paznaun the Silvretta and Verwall. Ischgl is well known for its ski area Silvretta Arena, which is associated with Swiss Samnaun. With over 200 km of runs and 40 lifts, this is one of the largest and also one of the most snow-sure ski areas in the Alps. The winter season begins in late November and lasts until early May.

In the late 1800s made tourism a new source of income, and between 1882 and 1889 it built several mountain huts. In 1964 Silvrettaheisen opened, then it was the longest chairlift in Austria. Ischgl is currently dominated by mass tourism, après-ski and a lively nightlife.

Three major pop concerts are fixed points each winter season, the season opening at Easter and at the end of the season. These "Top of the Mountain Concerts" held at Idalp, 2300 m. World renowned artists who have performed Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan, Tina Turner, Elton John, Pussycat Dolls, Rod Stewart, Jon Bon Jovi, Nena, Sugababes, Enrique Iglesias, Pink, Anastacia, Beyonce, Melanie C, Rihanna, Gabriella Cilmi, Leona Lewis, Kylie Minogue and Katy Perry.

In summer the area is interesting for mountain bikers who can take the gondola to almost 2,800 m. With a network of roads and trails of more than 1.200 km region belongs to one of the largest in the Alps.
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