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St. Anton - the cradle of alpine skiing!
St. Anton, situated between Verwall Alps and the Lechtaler Alps at the foot of the Alberg Pass, offers everything the perfect ski holiday needs: a colourful mix of accommodations, from cosy bed & breakfasts and guest houses to hotels of various categories. St. Anton is also impressive not only for its approx. 306 km of piste of all levels of difficulty, but also for its fantastic pedestrian area, which is great for strolling and wandering about. The diverse leisure activities offered away from the ski slopes is also persuasive: one example of many is the large spa centre. The après ski scene in St. Anton is legendary. The selection of party locations is huge, either directly on the mountain or in the resort: even in the early afternoon you can hear the music pumping in the countless bars, where you can clink glasses and get swaying and dancing.Ski
The ski area of St. Anton belongs to the Ski Alberg group, along with the ski areas of Stuben, Zürs and Warth-Schröcken. Since the 2018/17 winter season, the ski areas are now bound together thanks to the Flexenbahn, the Trittkopfbahn I and II, as well as the Albonabahn 2 lifts systems. The Flexenbahn lift connects Lech-Zürs with Stuben/Alpe Rauz with its 47 cabins, each for 10 persons - the equivalent of about 120 ski bus trips per day. Additionally, it allows for a gorgeous view of the Klostertal thanks to the large panoramic windows. With the lift pass "Alberg", people therefore have access to a total of 306 kilometres of pistes and 88 lift systems!
Thanks to comprehensive child-care facilities for children and a lot of blue slopes, St. Anton am Arlberg is best suited for families and beginners. The Arlberg (1,300 - 2,811 m) belongs to one of the most reliable regions for snow in the entire Alpine area. In combination with most modern snow-making systems, perfect piste conditions are guaranteed here. The Arlberg is not only famous for it's grand piste quality, but also as a real freerider's paradise. A total of 200 km of deep powder snow runs can be found here, for spending quality time in deep snow fields. The mountain restaurants of the Arlberg lift offer free Wi-Fi hotspots.
The funpark "STANTON" in the Rendl ski area, is the best place to be for snowboarders. Real cracks can try themselves on the sports World Cup racing track just below the Kapall (2,330 m), whilst beginners can get going on the Gampen with their first swings.
The après ski scene in St. Anton is truly legendary: the atmosphere heats up in international bars and pubs from 3pm onwards. The offer is extensive - mountain lodges like the "Krazy Kanguruh" or the "Heustadl" invite you in to enjoy the last rays of sunshine and toast to a successful day on the slopes. No one should miss the opportunity to visit the "Moosewirt" - après ski with cult status! In the afternoon St. Anton's pedestrian area comes alive, as visitors take to the streets to enjoy the great selection of chic shops, cosy cafes and restaurants. At 2,100 m, the "Galzig Verwallstube" entices guests to Austria's highest-situated chef's toque restaurant with fine delicacies. Later in the evening things heat up in diverse bars, pubs and discos. A favourite spot for dance and party fiends is the "Kandahar", where international DJs and delicious cocktails ensure the right atmosphere.
Those looking to relax will find their place in the large spa centre Arlberg-well.com with 3 indoor pools as well as a sauna and spa area. You can also use one of the many offers a the sports and climbing centre arl.rock. Here you can play squash, tennis, football or go climbing. Ice climbing is possible at the outdoor climbing wall. St. Anton is not only the "cradle of alpine skiing", but also a great place for climbers. In the ski area at Rendl you can find the only winter via ferrata in Tyrol: it is 850 m long, secured with a steel cable, and is especially beautiful because of its panoramic view.
A special highlight is the 4.4 km long natural toboggan run with an altitude difference of 500 m. The decent on the winding sleigh route takes around 15 minutes. Those looking to explore nature can take a winter or snowshoe hike or a horse sleigh ride through the snowy landscape for an unforgettable experience.
All together, St. Anton provides approx. 40 km of cross-country skiing runs. The Verwall track (10 km), which leads you from St. Anton all the way around Verwall Lake, offers amazing scenery. The longest trail is the Stanzertal-Loipe (22 km) that starts in St Anton, leading through the Rosannatal via Pettneu to Flirsch. Even beginners will enjoy going on this tour, as it has a low level of difficulty. The highest track is the run at St Christoph (1,800 m).
St Anton also offers a dog trail on which you are allowed to take your best friend along with you! Those who prefer skating style can find a total of 39 kilometres of trail here. Another highlight can be found in Pettneu: several times per week, floodlight cross-country is available.
The St. Anton cross-country trail network is labelled with a quality seal.
|Highest point ski area||2.811 m|
|Lowest point ski area||1.300m|
|Number of lifts||88|
|Number of drag lifts||28|
|Number of chair lifts||45|
|Number of cable cars||15|
|Total pistes||306 km|
|Green/blue pistes||132 km|
|Red pistes||123 km|
|Black pistes||306 km|
St. Anton am Arlberg | St. Anton, situated between Verwall Alps and the Lechtaler Alps at the foot of the Alberg Pass, offers everything the perfect ski holiday needs: a colourful mix of accommodations, from cosy bed & breakfasts and guest houses to hotels of various categories
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