Samnaun Compatsch is the political capital of the valley. In the village center is the Alpenquell Spa and the 15th-century listed and late-Gothic church of St. James. It is locates only four kilometers next to Samnaun village. In winter, weekly performances of the amateur theater Samnaun take place with a long tradition. In summer, the place is the starting point for many hikes. The Quotations & Aphorism Path has its starting point in Compatsch.