St. Anton am Arlberg, the “cradle of alpine skiing”, offers also a 9-holf golf course in breathtaking environments
Altitude: 1,304 m a.s.l.
St. Anton with its component localities Nasserein, St. Jakob and St. Christoph is the birthplace of Franz Schneider, one of the ski pioneers and founder of the Arlberg Ski School. The Museum St. Anton am Arlberg, a local and ski museum in a beautiful villa, provides interesting information about the topic. Another cultural highlight is the Film Festival St. Anton, which attracts cinephiles from near and far under the slogan "Mountains, People and Adventure".
The popular holiday resort is located along the Rosanna, a river which originates high above the village, between the peaks of the Verwall Alps, and flows down into the Stanzertal valley. On its shores there are the Rosanna Path, a pleasant walking trail, and the Verwalltal high rope course. If you love climbing, St. Anton am Arlberg offers also the arl.rock sports centre and the Arlberg fixed-rope route, which is among the five most challenging and beautiful tours in the Alps.
Featuring an area of about 165 sqkm, St. Anton am Arlberg is larger in area than the Principality of Liechtenstein. Here you are in the heart of one of the largest ski centres of Austria, the Ski Arlberg. Back in 1901, the Arlberg Ski Club was founded, today hundreds of km of stunning slopes extend as far as the neighbouring Voralberg. In 2023, St. Anton has been nominated "Best Tourism Village" by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to honor its responsible tourism and the conservation of this unique landscape and cultural heritage.