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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. 121 kilometres of piste covering all levels of difficulty right at your door and 340 km within the entire region, a great pedestrian zone for rambling and strolling, as well as a broad selection of recreational activities, e.g. the great new indoor pool with spa area. Legendary in St. Anton is the après ski scene. The selection of party locations is huge, and the beats from countless bars can already be heard in the early afternoon.
With the "Arlberg" ski pass, a massive amount of ski fun awaits you: approx. 348 km of piste covering all difficulty levels are available to you in various areas of the Arlberg ski region (St. Anton, St. Christoph, Stuben, Zürs, Lech, Klösterle/Sonnenkopf and Warth-Schröcken). 122 modern lifts take you comfortably and safely to the top! St. Anton, reachable with the free-of-charge bus, boasts over 122 kilometres of piste and 38 lifts. Arlberg (1,304 - 2,811 m) belongs to one of the most snow-sure areas in the entire Alps. In combination with modern snow-making systems, excellent slope conditions are guaranteed. The mountain restaurants at the Arlberg lifts offer free Wi-Fi. The fun park "STANTON PARK" in the Rendle ski area with kickers, rails and tables is a paradise for boarders. Experts should head down the world championship racing stretches under the Kapall (2,330 m), whereas beginners can practice their moves on the Gampen. A special treat is an excursion to the sophisticated ski resort of Lech and its excellent slopes (transfer included in lift pass). There, winter sport fans can follow the famous Weißen Rings route, which with lifts and pistes connects the areas of Lech, Zürs, Zug and Oberlech.
The Arlberg is famous not only for its well prepared pistes, but also for being a freeride mecca. A total of 200 km of deep snow slopes are located here - ingredients for a perfect "powder-day"!
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 toboggan run with an altitude difference of 500 m. 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. 41 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.
The St. Anton cross-country trail network is labelled with a quality seal.
Resort Highest point: 2,811m | Lowest point: 1,304m | Skiing Region: 1,304m
LIFTS - Chairlifts: 50 | Cablecars: 12 | Total: 122
SLOPES - Blue: 146 km | Red: 147 km | Black: 55 km
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