ST. ANTON, AUSTRIA
The Birthplace of Alpine Skiing
St. Anton am Alberg is a stunning traditional alpine destination in the western part of Tyrol. The Alberg ski area provides 340km of perfectly varied slopes for skiers of all levels. The area is world famous for off-piste skiing and it is the only region in Austria where you can try helli-skiing. Besides a first-class ski area, St. Anton offers gourmet restaurants, fabulous shops and renowed aprés ski.
- Region: Tyrol
- Altitude: 1'300m
- Highest Peak: Valluga 2’811m
- Ski Slopes: 340km
- Cross-Country Trails: 41km
- Awarded Restaurants
- Closest Airport: Innsbruck 1 hour, Zurich 2 hours
St. Anton is a charming town with traditional alpine houses and beautiful views over the peaks of Tyrolean Alps. The cozy little town with about 2’470 inhabitans is a truly unique recreation paradise. The town offers a range of shops, boutiques, cafes, bars, and over 80 restaurants ranging from traditional Austrian restaurants to international cuisine. There are also a few museums worth to visit. For example, a museum specifically dedicated to the history of skiing in St. Anton am Alberg.
In the Alberg Valley, you find idyllic romantic villages where you can relax and unwind from City life. The villages offer traditional alpine restaurants and authentic lounges.
St. Anton has much to offer and satisfies guests seeking different kinds of adventure in winter as well as in summer. There are beautiful trails for snowshoering, places for ice-climbing and paragliding, as well as trails for tobogganing. For those seeking more relaxing activities, there is a wellness center which offers a diverse range of saunas, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and massages.
During summer time, you can explore the valley on a bike or by hiking on over 300km of trails. You can also enjoy tubing, kayaking, rafting or canoeing on the local mountain lakes and rivers.
There are also many interesting events taking places through the year. The most famous ones are always at the beginning and at the end of winter season. During summer time St. Anton hostes numerous folk events, village festivals, and the Mountain Film Festival.
Travelling to St. Anton
Innsbruck: 1 hour (95km)
Zurich: 2 hours (200km)
Munich: 3 hours (226km)
St. Anton can be easily reached by train from all parts of Austria and other parts of Europe.
There are several reliable taxis which will offer you a transfer from/to the closest airport.
We can arrange a vehicle for you from any place you wish.