Even if you perhaps don’t notice it straight away, the tranquil village of Spiss in Tyrol is a place of superlatives.
The scattered settlement on the sunny slope of the Samnaun valley is not just Austria’s highest located municipality, but is also the smallest village in the Tyrolean Oberland with just 130 inhabitants. And not to be forgotten: the most quaint choice for cosy family holidays!
Everyone knows everyone in Spiss. Cosiness, warmth, hospitality – all these things are part of everyday life for the inhabitants of Spiss. It’s no wonder that regular visitors happily keep coming back to this friendly little village 1,626 metres above sea level!
Where families feel at ease
It’s easy to feel at home straight away in the cosy hamlets and on the exposed slopes of Spiss! Families in particular appreciate the warm-hearted atmosphere and the big natural playground!
Can you and your kids hardly wait to explore Spiss and its surroundings? We’ll let you in on the best ideas for family holidays in the Tyrolean Oberland!
Sunny summer activities in Spiss
The little village turns into a grandiose stage for great holiday moments in the summer months.
Lush green meadows, romantic Alpine pastures and sunlit mountain peaks draw visitors in for extended hikes in the surrounding mountainous region in summer. With its central location, Spiss is a wonderful base for mountain tours in the Samnaun mountain range and trips into the Paznaun valley.
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Winter rich in contrast
Holidaymakers to Spiss get the best of both worlds in winter. On the one hand, there is the quaint cosiness and peaceful serenity of Spiss. On the other hand? Plenty of fun on the pistes and activities in the snow in the Samnaun-Ischgl ski area! Only seven kilometres away, the ski area offers an exciting contrast to the tranquility of Spiss. You have the choice of: A romantic winter walk to the “Expositurkirche” church in Spiss? Or would you rather a day full of fun on the pistes and après-ski in Ischgl? The good news: There’s no “either/or” on a holiday in Spiss!
Tip: You can conveniently get to the best slopes of the Silvretta resort free of charge with the Tyrolean ski bus!