St Anton am Arlberg Holidays
At a glance
Glide down the snowy hills
Hike the green mountain trails
Catch a cable car to the mountain summit
Destinations in St Anton
Top things to See and Do in St Anton am Arlberg
The closest place for relaxing by the water is at Lake Constance. See a different way of Austrian life on this 63km lake, which straddles the borders of two other countries – Germany and Switzerland.
Out of town
Lake Constance is 1 hour 30 minutes' by train from St Anton, to get to the town of Bregenz on the southern shore of the lake, and Lindau in the north. The water is impossibly blue and adds to the dream-like scenery.
Rest and relaxation
The huge lake attracts tons of watersports enthusiasts to try paddle boarding, sailing and kitesurfing. There’s also a whole host of sand and pebble beaches, bathing jetties and grassy lawns to sprawl out on.
For local bargains, check out the market in the town of Strengen, just 25 minutes by bus from St Anton. It's a traditional market selling crafts and food produce, but it doesn’t run that often so keep an eye out in resort for dates.
St Anton has a handful of casual clothing shops, sport retailers and souvenir shops. The Edelweiss boutique is a pretty place, offering an elegant selection of gifts and accessories.
St Anton is perfect for pottering around on foot with an after-dinner ice cream. It’s compact enough that you can easily make your way round, looking at the alpine-style buildings that line the streets.
For reasonably priced drinks in a notoriously expensive resort, visit Scotty’s Bar just off the main street. They specialise in cocktails and stay open late, even in the summer months.
From Tyrolean delicacies and Italian favourites to distinguished Gault Millau-rated cuisine and Mexican or Japanese plat du jours, St Anton has a broad gastronomic choice that could satisfy anyone. The restaurants and cafés are dotted around the resort – there's a couple near the river and at the bottom of the lifts, and even a few authentic refuges up the mountain.
Dine in or take away at Anthony’s Pizzeria
With modern and sophisticated décor, Anthony’s Pizzeria offers good food with a buzzing atmosphere. You’ll have to go early if you want a table, but if you’re not bothered about eating in, you can opt for a takeaway service instead.
Step into Spain at Bodega Tapas
In the village centre you’ll find Bodega Tapas, ideal for a casual evening meal with an authentic Spanish feel. There’s an excellent choice of tapas dishes from gambas to calamari – you’ll want to have a bit of everything.
Feel like a local at Arlberger Dorfstubn
On the main street in town is Arlberger Dorfstubn, serving up traditional flavour of Tyrol from venison ragout to ox fillet. The food is high-quality and the service professional – a pleasant dining experience all round.