Austria, Austrian Tyrol
A fantastic resort for keen walkers wanting to explore the vast high alpine trails and peaks of the scenic Arlberg region, this famous Tyrolean village enjoys an unhurried atmosphere in summer, and is surrounded by beautiful and dramatic scenery. Walks vary from pretty forested valley trails starting in the village, up to spectacular high ridge walks with panoramic views of the surrounding peaks and glaciers, accessed by cable-car. The pedestrianised village centre has a handful of shops and cafes, a superb public spa, and holds various events and festivals throughout the summer. It also has its own train station and is well placed for excursions to Innsbruck, Switzerland and Germany. Your summer holiday in St Anton this year will include the St. Anton resort card which is Free for all Inghams guests and included free use of the lifts (for 1 day) and buses. St Anton Resort Card is available from approx 21 June to 24 September 2017.
The opening dates of summer lifts vary in resort. Please find the latest update for the summer: Rendlbahn – only open Wednesdays & Thursdays from approx 21 June 2017 - 09 September 2017.
Gampenbahn and Kapalbahn – Open daily except Wednesdays & Thursdays from approx 24 June 2017 - 05 September 2017.
Galzigbahn and Vallugabahn – Open daily except Mondays & Tuesdays from approx 05 July 2017 - 03 September 2017. Open every day from 06-24 September 2017. ( Please note these dates are approximate)
The team in resort will gladly assist with information on all the other excursions and activities to do during your stay.
September (15-30) is when the villages in the Tyrol celebrate the annual ‘Almabtrieb’. The festival celebrates the end of the summer when the cows are led down the mountain to their stables for the winter. Cowbells echo through the valley as hundreds of cows pass by, all highly decorated in traditional costume. You’ll be welcome to join in the festivities!
Two Centres | Combine your stay in St. Anton with 3, 4 or 7 nights in another resort in Austria or the Italian Dolomites.
Resort Code: ATAN
Languages spoken: English
Time difference: GMT+1
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Transfer Approx. 1hr 45mins by coach.
Supplements may apply on some flights
Self drive is available
Car hire available: Yes
Evening resort bus service: No
Local bus services:
Parking available: No
Resort Ski bus available: No
Enjoy a scenic drive across dramatic mountain passes to reach this famous lake which straddles the border of Austria and Germany. Stroll around the medieval centre of Bregenz in Austria and visit the pretty island village of Lindau in Germany.
Full day, £31
Liechtenstein & Appenzell
Take a picuresque journey through Feldkirch and across into Liechtenstein where we stop in the capital Vaduz. After some free time we'll travel to Switzerland and the charming city of Appenzell where you will see the charismatic traditional streets and customs as well as sample the famous local cheese.
Full day, £31
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Things to do in St. Anton
St. Anton, Austria has plenty of shops and cafes, and is ideally positioned for walking and relaxing in, with a central leisure spa, and dozens of well-marked paths. The walks vary in degrees of difficulty from rambles to high peaks. The scenic Verwall valley with its turquoise lake and pine forest can be reached on foot and the Valluga peak at 2,811m is accessible by cable-car, providing an unforgettable panoramic view of peaks and glaciers. Interesting excursions and varied entertainment are available through our representative, and there are events and festivals in the village throughout the summer.
St. Anton Resort Card - Free to all guests
From 24 June 2017 all guests receive the St Anton Resort Card. Available from your hotel, it gives you:
Attracting keen walkers from all over the world, there are 270km of marked walking paths in the St. Anton area, ranging from easy valley walks to more strenuous climbs and high altitude tours accessed by cable-car.
Getting around | The excellent network of chairlifts, gondolas and buses across the area mean walks can be easily shortened to suit different abilities. Paths are well signposted and the FREE resort bus will take you to and from most start and finish points. The forested valley trails of the Verwall Valley and the Moostal can be reach on foot from the village, and the gondola and cable-car network will take you up to the start of many ridge or valley walks that end back down in the village. St. Anton’s highest peak, the Valluga, is accessed by an impressive cable-car ride which provides incredible unspoilt views over the entire Arlberg region, and often still has snow in high summer.
Popular walks include:
Mühltobelweg | 3 hrs | Easy |
Leaving the centre of St Anton and passing the Arlberg museum, follow a small gorge up towards the Sennhütte where you can enjoy a refreshment and enjoy the gardens which have a variety of different herbs and flowers that are used for cooking and medicines in the region. You could also explore the WunderWanderWeg which is an interactive walking trail.
Verwall Valley | 4 hrs | 1,295 - 1,676m | Moderate |
This beautiful walk starts with the Rosanna gorge, opening up into the forested Verwall valley with its turquoise river and plentiful wildlife. Continue to the historic Sennhütte for a traditional lunch.
Valluga | 5-6 hrs | 1,300 - 2,811m | Slightly Challenging |
Take the Galzig gondola from the village centre then continue with the awe inspiring Valluga cable-car to St. Anton’s highest peak at 2,811m. Walk the ridge for spectacular views alongside mountain ibex, and walk or take the cable-car back down to the middle station, stopping for lunch at the Ulmer Hutte (Jul & Aug). Here you join the final section of the famous ‘Eagles Way’ route and follow trails through grazing pastures through the ‘Steissbachtal’ back down to the village.
Tourist Office Guided Walks
St. Anton tourist office runs a full programme of daily guided walks and Nordic Walking (small local charge).