Ski Arlberg Holidays Overview
With a reputation for attracting skiers from across the globe due to its splendid ski runs both on and off-piste, spectacular scenery and world-renowned apres-ski nights, the Arlberg ski area in the Austrian Alps is highly considered one of the most sought after ski destinations in the country as well as Europe. It's no surprise that the Arlberg ski area has often been referred to as the cradle of alpine skiing. Made up of some of Austria’s most glamorous and prestigious ski resorts, the Arlberg ski area is perfect for all visitors profiles. Its amazing pistes and excellent snow conditions make it a favourite among ski enthusiasts while its off-slope atmosphere and fantastic facilities make it a pull for holidaymakers in search of a perfect Alpine getaway.
Arlberg is Austria’s largest connected ski area. It is a combination of the resorts of St Anton, St Christoph, Lech, Zürs, Zug, Stuben and Sonnenkopf. Easily accessible with only an hour from Innsbruck Airport, the ski area collectively has 276 kilometres of snowsure pistes across all 7 resorts with an additional 64 kilometres thanks to the recently installed Auenfeldjet cable-car which grants access to the Warth-Schröcken ski resort from Lech-Zürs. The pistes range altitudes between 1,300 metres and 2,811 metres. Host of the Alpine Ski World Championships in 2001and home to some of the worlds oldest ski clubs, Arlberg is not only heralded for its skiing. The small resorts of Lech and Zürs are well known romantic getaway destinations thanks to their lovely postcard beauty and first-class restaurants; St. Christoph and Stuben offer a traditional, refined, Alpine experience while St Anton takes centre stage as being repeatedly voted in the top 10 ski resorts in Europe by various publications due to its amazing facilities, authentic character and world-renowned apres-ski.