Only 6 kilometers from Innsbruck, Igls is a small Austrian Alpine resort situated at the base of the Patscherköfel Mountain. The superb mountain setting and scenic hiking trails, combined with a laid-back atmosphere and good skiing, make Igls a popular holiday destination. Igls lies on a sunny plateau in the alpine foothills at an elevation of 908m. It boasts a rich variety of options to choose from: ski the immaculately groomed slopes and cross country ski tracks, exhilarating toboggan downhill ride, Olympic bobsled run, ice-skating rink, Alpine curling, tennis or squash. And as a cultural center, many folkloric and cultural events take place in Igls and Innsbruck during the winter season.