Winter holidays in St. Anton am Arlberg
Skiing on the Arlberg - winter makes its first turns here
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 winter holiday in St. Anton am Arlberg is an incomparable experience for anyone looking for the perfect blend of a first-class skiing holiday, charming Alpine ambience and lively après-ski. As one of the most famous winter sports resorts in the Alps, St. Anton offers a fascinating combination of tradition, hospitality and modern amenities. The skiing opportunities in St. Anton are simply outstanding. With an extensive ski area that is part of the legendary Arlberg ski area, skiers here have access to hundreds of kilometres of pistes, including some of the most challenging runs in the Alps. The variety of routes, from gentle slopes for beginners to steep, challenging pistes for experts, makes St. Anton a paradise for all skill levels. Away from the pistes, St. Anton offers a wide range of activities. From cross-country skiing and winter and snowshoe hiking to tobogganing, there are numerous ways to explore the breathtaking winter landscape. Those looking for a change of pace can also explore the charming shops, cosy cafés and traditional restaurants in the village.
We were the first to make skiing socially acceptable and we are the last to miss out on a cool downhill run. Here in St. Anton, our guests will find everything a skier's heart desires: 305 kilometres of pistes, 200 kilometres of variations in the open terrain, 88 ultra-modern cable cars and lifts and a ski area that is not only crowned Austria's largest contiguous ski area, but also extends over more than 50km² and 1,500 metres in altitude. Up to the Valluga peak at 2,811 metres above sea level. 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.
Get out of bed and into nature! Here at the Arlen Lodge Hotel this is not an understatement, but a dreamlike reality. Because with us, the most wonderful snow moments are literally at your feet. Out there, on our doorstep, power spots await you, as if made for heart-stopping winter walks, snowshoe hikes on seemingly boundless snowfields, through quiet forests to unique vantage points. Away from the lively gondolas and mountain stations, between mountain and valley and far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. A true contrast programme celebrated by sports enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.
Stress-free instead of breathless and not even a ski length separating you from your most beautiful day in the snow. May we introduce: Our new ski room. It not only shortens your way to the slopes, it also equips you perfectly for it. Thanks to the spacious changing room, washing machine and dry box. Because with warm, fresh clothes, it's even better to stay on track and will also extend your day in the snow.
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 well.com 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!
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.
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.