The St Anton ski resort is well known as being part of the Arlberg ski area, which stretched 350km across Austria, and which encompasses no less than 305km of downhill skiing, 200km of deep snow skiing and no less than 88 cables and lifts. It is also known for being a world-leading location for après skiers who flock there annually for the superior skiing experience, which is why a St Anton holiday should be on every skier’s bucket list, and actually even if you don’t ski, it’s a great place to visit too. Here’s why:
St Anton may be a place that is world-renowned for skiing, but in the summer months, it has just as much to offer. Here are some of the best summer activities you may want to try in St Anton during the warmer months of the year:
Hiking in St Anton is sure to be an unforgettable experience. During this time, the St Anton ski resort transforms itself into a beautiful sunny place to climb mountains, marvel at local flora and fauna and cover its some 3000 kilometres of paths, which have been awarded the Tyrolean Wandergütesiegel or walker’s quality seal as it is known in English. You’ll fill your lungs with clean mountain air, see spectacular mountain flowers, and maybe stop for a bite of the local cuisine at one of the many great restaurants and cafes along the way. What’s more, if you choose your walks right, you’ll hardly see a soul and you can revel in the beauty of solitude at least for a while.
This sports park is the perfect place for skiers to retreat when their St Anton holiday experiences bad weather, but it can also be a fun place to visit in the summer due to its indoor climbing and bouldering walls, squash and tennis courts and bowling alley, which all make for a fun-filled and active family day.
With all of its rugged mountain landscapes, it is not surprising that St Anton in the summer is the perfect place to get on your bike and start exploring. With over 3,800 kilometres of mountain bike tracks to explore and even more stunning scenery than that, it’s the perfect way to spend a day or three, just remember to pack a picnic and stop often to enjoy the mountain delights.
Lech is a popular destination for luxury shopping in the Alberg area, The charming Alpine village is as pretty as a postcard and the perfect place to pick up a few quality souvenirs or stuff your face with some delicious and totally authentic Wiener Schnitzel or Apfelstrudel. Best of all, it’s just a short bus ride away from the St Anton resort.
As you can see, there is no shortage of things to do in St Anton for non-skier, so why not give the popular Alpine resort a try and make it your next big holiday destination?Share on Twitter Share on Facebook