Rarely can you find a list of top ski resorts in the world that doesn't mention St Anton, and rightly so. It's especially suited for advanced and expert skiers, thanks to its huge range off challenging runs and legendary off piste, as well as those with the energy to après-ski as hard as they ski.
The resort sits at the western extremity of the Tirol, at the foot of the road up to the Arlberg pass. It is at one end of a lift network that spreads across to St Christoph and over the pass to Stuben.
The Arlberg ski area ‘closed the gap’, with the new Flexenbahn cable car in 2016/17 . Four new lifts have linked Stuben on the St Anton side, to Zürs on the Lech side – all of which are high-tech 10-seat gondolas. This means that the Ski Arlberg area isn’t only the largest interconnected ski area in Austria, with 305km of slopes and 87 lifts (not forgetting the 200km of off piste), but it also enters the top 10 largest in the world.
- Out: London Gatwick 06:35 - Easyjet
- In: Friedrichshafen 10:00 - Easyjet