St. Anton ski resort, at the centre of the Arlberg Ski-Circus, is firmly established as one of Europe's top ski resorts, drawing keen skiers from all over the world. The ski area is simply vast, covering not only St. Anton's own mountains but also the neighbouring villages of St. Christoph, Lech and Zürs. St. Anton ski resort offers some of Austria's most extensive and most challenging skiing. The cosmopolitan atmosphere of this famous village also ensures plenty of activities off the piste with a multitude of lively bars, excellent restaurants and plenty of shopping opportunities! Skiing in St. Anton is no doubt one of your best ski holiday choices this winter.
The St. Anton beginners' slopes are just above the village towards Nasserein and are ideal for building your confidence.
The Galzig and Gampen areas, directly behind St. Anton, are the perfect starting points for intermediates. They offer a superb range of blue and red runs to get your skiing legs into gear. Move across to the Rendl area on the sunny side of the valley and there are plenty of challenges to be found or, for more forgiving terrain, the long cruising runs of the Valluga are not to be missed.
St. Anton is a paradise for the advanced skier, with countless challenges on and off-piste - tricky black runs, steep narrow gullies, bump runs and fantastic off-piste trails. The high mountain runs from the Valluga are particularly fearsome, and the Mattun, Schindlerkar and Stuben runs are definite highlights.
St Anton is regarded as having the best snowboarding terrain in Austria ski resorts and is fully behind the sport. It has miles of excellent terrain for all levels. For freeriding it is the perfect playground - check out the Kapall and Valluga. For freestylers the place is littered with natural gullies and hits, there's also a snowboard park at Rendl Beach along with a pipe to play in.
Approx Transfer Time Innsbruck 1 hr 30 mins, Zurich 2 hrs 30 mins Village Height 1,304m (4,278ft) Highest Lift 2,811m (9,840ft)
St. Anton ski resort is justifiably famous for it's excellent nightlife which is bustling, lively and sophisticated! - Bar Cuba - Funky Chicken - Krazy Kangeruh - Post Keller - Underground - Taps - Bobo'¿s - Mooserwirt - Piccadilly - Scotty's bar
St Anton has a compact village centre and offers plenty of activities away from the piste including: Ice-skating - Curling - Bowling - Tobogganing - Sleigh rides - "Arlberg-well.com" leisure complex
Over 60 listed cafés and restaurants in St. Anton ranging from traditional Tyrolean to international. ¿ Pizzas from ¿7 - 3-course traditional dinner from ¿15-20 - San Antonio, Rosanna's, Pomodoro, Dixies 1 and 2, Nassereinerhof and Bobo's.