The arlberg - a winter sports paradise

Winter Vacations
in St. Anton am Arlberg

The birthplace of alpine skiing

St. Anton am Arlberg is one of the leading ski resorts in the Alps. It is renowned for its vast area, snow reliability, state-of-the-art facilities, and lively apres-ski scene. Quite simply, this high-altitude resort is a winter sports paradise!

Considered the birthplace of alpine skiing., St. Anton am Arlberg has a long history and has been welcoming winter sports enthusiasts to its slopes for over a century. St. Anton has a vast and diverse terrain with extensive prepared runs, seemingly limitless powder slopes and plenty of challenging back country skiing. Yet this vast region is accessed rapidly with a network of ultra-modern cable cars and chair lifts. Skiing in the Arlberg allows you to follow in the tracks of the historical pioneers of skiing while at the same enjoying the high-tech infrastructure of Ski Arlberg cable car company.

A skier's paradise

The Arlberg ski area is the largest interconnected ski area in Austria, joining the villages of St. Anton, St. Christoph, Stuben, Lech, Zürs and Warth. It ranges in altitude from 1,304 metres on the valley floor to 2,811 metres at the top of Valluga, the region's highest skiable peak. The ski area boasts some 88 modern lifts and cable cars, 205 kilometres of marked ski trails of various levels, and over 200 kilometres of off-piste skiing, as well as other facilities, like fun parks, carving areas, permanent race tracks, restaurants and coffee shops. A diverse range of professional local ski schools cater to skiers and snowboarders of all levels, ages, and interests. The village also has a thriving apres ski scene and plenty of cosy cafes and bars for a quiet drink after an active day on the mountains.

Much more than just skiing

The Arlberg attracts skiers of all kinds from around the world. Backcountry skiers are attracted to the regions by its many challenging tours, spectacular views, and stunning winter landscapes. For cross-country skiers, both classic and skating, over 40 kilometers of cross-country trails wind their way through the area. Other popular outdorr activities include winter hiking, snowshoe hiking and toboganning. The Arlberg wellness centre has indoor and outdoor pools, a sauna and a gym, while Arlrock offers climbing, bouldering, ice climbing, tennis, squash, trampoloinng, and bowling. The Arlberg mountain experience is indeed many and varied!

Winter vacations at the Arlen Lodge Hotel

The Arlen Lodge Hotel is in a quiet and sunny part of Nasserein, just around the corner from all the action. Nasserein is in walking distance to the Nassereinerbahn cable car., the ski slopes, and the village centre. With the right snow conditions, it is even possible to ski back to Arlen Lodge Hotel. The ski bus conveniently stops right in the front of the hotel and in just one stop arrives at the cable car, ski shops, and the children's ski school office.

For your ski equipment, the Arlen Lodge Hotel has a new ski room, with ample place to change, a washing machine and a drybox to ensure your ski clothes are dry by the morning!

Theo Falch, the man behind the Arlen Lodge Hotel, its heart and soul, was born and raised in St. Anton. His wife, Annalisa Falch, is a certified ski instructor, who has made it her mission to get to know the Arlberg area in both summer and winter. She is more than happy to share her knowledge of the area with guests. She is also a certified snowshoe guide, able to lead snowshoe tours.