St Anton

St Anton Skiing

St Anton skiing is a must-do fro every skier. We have picked out what we think are the 5 best reasons to ski in St Anton to help you understand what the fuss is all about. 

1. The Arlberg Ski Area

Nestled in Austria’s largest linked ski area, St Anton offers 130km of local slopes, seamlessly connected to the vast Arlberg area via four gondolas, granting access to 305km of pristine interconnected ski runs and 200km of marked off-piste trails – enough for a lifetime of exploring. St Anton’s lift network includes 88 ultra-modern lifts, ensuring efficient transport and shorter queues so you’ll enjoy more time on the slopes.

2. Legendary Après Ski

The après-ski scene in St Anton is almost as important as the skiing, with its bustling town centre brimming with bars and clubs ready to welcome you with open arms. Two of the most renowned après-ski bars, the Mooserwirt and the Krazy Kanguruh, are right on the slopes above the town – famous not only within the resort but worldwide for their top-notch DJs and live performances. Dancing in ski boots isn’t for everyone though, but the village bars also come alive in the late afternoon and keep the party going into the early hours with live music, sing-alongs, and plenty of late-night parties.

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Apres Ski in St Anton

3. Off-the-Slopes Fun

St Anton town itself is a major attraction. The pedestrianised centre exudes traditional Alpine charm and is bustling with activity. Families will love the 4km toboggan run in Gampen, there are 17 marked snowshoe trails to explore as well as ice skating, curling, paragliding, and enchanting horse-drawn sleigh rides. Indoor activities include rock climbing, tennis, squash, trampolining and bowling, swimming and wellness treatments. Don’t forget to visit the Ski Museum in the elegant Villa Trier!

4. Majestic Scenery

St Anton boasts breath-taking panoramic views of the Tyrolean alps that will leave you in awe. Even if you’re not a skier, a journey to the Valluga Mountain viewing platform at 2,811m is an absolute must, offering views stretching to Italy in the south, Germany in the north, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein in the west. St Anton’s snow-sure reputation ensures you’ll experience a winter wonderland of scenic majesty whenever you choose to take your ski holiday.

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The Arlberg Scenery

5. Experience Tyrolean Culture

St Anton is known as ‘the cradle of alpine skiing’, and its commitment to sustainable tourism, environmental stewardship and cultural preservation has created a cultural legacy proudly rooted in its rich alpine heritage. You’ll find architecture, food and drink that is undeniably Tyrolean and you can visit the St Anton Museum to learn about skiing and local heritage extending as far back as the Middle Ages.