It’s when thousands of tiny snow crystals dance down from the bright blue sky and the pristine mountain slopes and peaks disappear into innocent white - winter here is the stuff of legends.
The Arlberg, the "cradle of alpine skiing" attracts with 305 marked kilometers of slopes to wonderful winter moments. Downhill runs of varying difficulty levels, excellent piste conditions, guaranteed snow, 88 state-of-the-art cable car facilities, rustic alpine huts, a unique view of the natural alpine beauty and the merger with the Lech-Zürs ski area make St. Anton am Arlberg not only a ski resort of superlatives, but also the largest ski area in Austria.
Tyrol's only winter via ferrata in St. Anton am Arlberg and, in addition to the perfect combination of ski tour and via ferrata, also offers breathtaking wide and deep views. The 850 meter long and scenic via ferrata can be explored on your own or under expert guidance. Those looking for a very special challenge can show their skills in ice climbing. In case of bad weather, the Arl.Rock with its bouldering and climbing hall offers a good alternative.
Numerous bars, pubs, huts and umbrella bars turn night into day here. Unstrap your skis and then toast a fantastic ski vacation on the Arlberg with friends. With fruity cocktails, cold beer, cool sound and a unique mountain backdrop, hut fun and party atmosphere are guaranteed.
CROSS COUNTRY SKIING
The more than 40-kilometer-long cross-country ski trail network has numerous cozy as well as sporty variants and thus offers plenty of variety. Through the snow-covered Verwalltal you go uphill and downhill until the frozen Verwallsee offers a breathtaking view. Next to our resort you can strap on your skis and start towards St. Anton or Flirsch. Or maybe you prefer to make your rounds in the sleepy village of St. Christoph.
WELLNESS UND CO.
At the Wellnesspark Arlberg Stanzertal in Pettneu and at ARLBERG-well.com you will find the ideal place to leave everyday life behind for a few hours and enjoy pleasant relaxation. Those who have not yet exhausted themselves enough in the Arlberg mountains can show their full physical commitment in the fitness studio. Or those who have exhausted themselves a bit too much should treat themselves to a soothing massage or relax with a yoga class.
Kaiserschmarren, dumplings, Wiener Schnitzel, Tyrolean Gröstl and apple strudel taste best on a rustic alpine pasture in the middle of the Tyrolean mountains. Let the Tyrolean hosts spoil you with traditional delicacies. At the end of the day, you can enjoy a traditional toast with a home-distilled "Schnapserl".
Break new ground while winter hiking or on a ski tour. Deeply snow-covered mountain slopes, fresh powder snow and 200 kilometers of variations in the open terrain transform the ski region around the Arlberg into a true powder paradise for freeriders. Magnificent panoramas and a rapid descent are the best reward for the strenuous ascent. Start your winter vacation on the Arlberg into an incomparable pleasure off the ski slopes and experience pure freeride bliss.
Vacation with the whole family, is there anything better? With us, everyone will find pure winter fun. Ice skating, tobogganing, building snowmen, bowling, or having a snowball fight. No child will be bored here! While the kids try their first turns in the children's ski course, mom and dad can relax on a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride. Who then still has too much energy, can really let off steam in the indoor trampoline park or in the swimming pool.
What would a winter be without events? The season on the Arlberg begins with the spectacular opening event with live concert. At the end of the season it is called at the unique ski race "the white rush" again to show all his skiing skills and courage. During the winter season there are always different events so that boredom never arises.