Unforgettable Memories of Ski and Snowboard Trips in Austria

Austria is a place famous for its hospitality, architecture, classical music, and most of all its snow-covered bright white mountains that offer a great skiing experience. The flawlessly groomed slopes and the traditional ski villages of Austria create a perfect environment for skiing and snowboarding. Austria is covered by the Alps with more than hundreds of ski villages, making it one of the top ski destinations of the world.

Skiers and snowboarders from all over the globe come to Austria in search of fun, excitement, and experience that become unforgettable memories. A nice Austrian vacation dipped in skiing, snowboarding with amazing traditional Alpine cuisine and the acclaimed hospitality and architecture of the country are sure to delight all tourists. With the amazing experiences Alpenature is offering, you can find every little thing required to make a memorable Austria ski and snowboard trip in the heart of St. Anton am Arlberg.

GREAT FOR

  • Off-piste
  • Apres-ski
  • Big ski area
  • Gastronomy
  • Short transfer
  • Leisure activities
  • Beginners
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Snowboarders
ski and snowboard trips austria

St. Anton – The Home, Heart & Soul of Skiing

There is no limit to the beauty of the Austrian Alps and for skiing and snowboarding, it is a one-stop destination for ski lovers. St. Anton am Arlberg, a village known popularly as the ‘Cradle of Alpine Skiing’, is the perfect place for skiing. Its extensive terrain for skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities makes the resort a premium skiing spot. Everything needed for a captivating skiing and snowboarding experience can definitely be found in Austria.

St. Anton is an award-winning ski area (and also the biggest in Austria) where you will find a riding experience like never before. You can choose from variety of ski and snowboarding options like 40 km cross-country trails, 200 km off-piste and deep-snow runs, the longest downhill ride at 8.5 km with a vertical drop of 1,350m, and other fun slopes and race tracks to enjoy. You will also find several deluxe resorts in this area which feature traditional Austrian hospitality along with a blend of modernity


A highlight of your trip will be the ultimate après-ski experience, making it the best skiing holiday in Europe. After a day on the slopes, it’s time to enjoy the sunset. Grab a drink or two at the various mountain huts to choose from, some with live music, and party through the night (in ski boots!) at the heart of the village.

Mountain Stats

Resort altitude: 1,304m

Highest lift: 2,811m

Total piste: 305km View Map

Beginner: 132km

Intermediate: 122km

Advanced: 51km

Total off-piste: 200km

Longest run: 10.2km

Total lifts: 88

Snow Park: Stanton Park 320m

1 Day Adult Lift Pass: €61

Ski & Snowboard Info

Skiers and snowboarders are in for a treat! St. Anton not only offers endless  groomed slopes for all abilities, but also modern cable cars (the world’s first Ferris-wheel funitel, Galzigbahn) and superb panoramic views of the Arlberg region. The largest ski area in Austria, and one of the five biggest in the world, Arlberg is home to three ski resorts: St. Anton – St. Christoph – Stuben, Lech – Oberlech – Zürs and Warth – Schröcken.

Challenge yourself and check out Run of Fame, the longest ski circuit in the Alps. Dedicated to ski pioneers, athletes and celebrities who have left their mark on the slopes, the 85km circuit takes you through three mountain passes – Arlberg, Flexen and Hochtannberg. You can start at any point by simply following the Run of Fame signs and it takes an average of a day to complete. Don’t forget to stop by its exhibition, Hall of Fame (Flexenbahn/Trittkopfbahn I Mountain Station) and the mountain hut restaurants along the way to recharge!

Families can head to the various practice and children areas to improve their skills. Beginners, too, can also enjoy the scenic views while learning how to ski or snowboard at Gampen T-bar lift area. Two fun parks, carving areas and a permanent racecourse are also available for those who want to take their riding to the next level and also want to spend there best skiing holiday in Europe.

Things To Do

Travel Info

AIRPORT TRANSFER

Innsbruck: 1 - 2h

Friedrichshafen: 2h

Zurich: 2.5 - 3.5h

Munich: 3.5 - 4h

GETTING AROUND

Complimentary resort buses with regular timings provide easy access within St. Anton and to neighbouring villages. To places further away, a small bus fare applies.

WHAT TO PACK

  • Thermal layer
  • Fleece layer
  • Ski goggles
  • Sunglasses
  • Face mask
  • Gloves
  • Thick socks
  • Hat/Beanie
  • Scarf/ Neck warmer
  • Snow boots/ Hiking shoes
  • Hand and foot warmers
  • Non-ski clothing

Rental Available:

  • Helmet
  • Ski pants and jacket
  • Ski equipment
  • Snowboard equipment

TIPPING

Good or exceptional services are greatly appreciated with a tip.

Dining out: Around 10% or round up the bill as you are paying.

Hotels: For porter, €1 - 2 per bag and housekeeper, €1 - 2 per night.

Snowsport instructors: For group lessons, €10 - 20 per day. Private lessons, €60 - 100 per day.

Spas: 5% at the reception.

LANGUAGE

German is the official language but in St. Anton, most locals understand English.

Ski and Snowboard Trips Austria - A Dreamy Vacation with Alpenature

Whether you are passionate about skiing or love to snowboard, you will find everything you need on the slopes of Austria. Luxurious resorts, world-class ski schools, the best restaurants – all covered with optimal snow make everything looks so blissful. Surrounded by beautiful mountains and natural scenery, you will be lost in the world of snow and skiing. For those who do not like to ski much, there is still so much more to enjoy in Austria, especially its architecture with mesmerizing churches, palaces and castles that are sure to take your breath away.

 

To make your memories unforgettable by offering exclusive snowboard trips and the best ski holiday in Austria, Alpenature designs and tailors premium packages for you. With the aim to offer visitors the best skiing and snowboarding experiences in St. Anton, we plan everything with complete care. Our expert trip planners, who are locally based, are here to help you with anything you need on a ski trip; a good hotel, nearby ski schools and much more. Rely on our expertise to enjoy the best ski and snowboard trip in Austria, so you just need to focus on spending quality time with your loved ones.

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