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WELLNESS Swimming pools: indoor pool with canal leading to elliptically-shaped outdoor wave pool, outdoor sports pool, children’s basin, playtime brook, wide slide with its own pool. Sauna World: Finnish sauna, Kelo sauna, sanarium, steambath Additional facilities: Massage, tanning beds, fitness studio. On the square in front of the centre: ice skating rink, curling lanes, summer curling lanes, outdoor tennis courts, children’s playground Tel.: +43(0)5446-4001, EVENTS The perfect setting for conventions, conferences, trade fairs, sport and music evenings as well as events of every kind – the WM Hall in the centre (1584 m2) Capacities: with convention seating, 100 – 2000 persons; with parliamentary seating, up to 1500 persons; standing room (for concerts), up to 3000 persons. Bleachers available, the hall can be partitioned. With natural daylight; hall can be darkened. + 13 additional conference and seminar rooms of 30 – 350 m2 Tel.: +43(0)5446-2269 54 oder 55, Fax: 2269-57,

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Editorial Dear Guest, you have chosen St. Anton am Arlberg as your holiday destination. As Director of Tourism for the village, I must say that you have made a good choice for both your winter and summer vacation! Because St. Anton is not only known as the birthplace of Alpine ski and ranked as one of the best ski resorts worldwide. Our region inspires summer visitors with its alpine beauty, diversity and “mountains” of possibilities for your active holiday. You have entrusted us with your time and confidence. I can vouch for our ­accommodation providers, catering and tourism infrastructure enterprises when I say: We, in return, will consistently strive to provide excellence in every ­respect, sincere hospitality and any assistance required to achieve the vacation of your dreams. In this latest edition of our traditional Revue Magazine, we have put together a number of suggestions and ideas to help you plan your holiday. We have ­endeavoured to create an interesting mix again of winter and summer sports, culture, art and lifestyle in and around St. Anton am Arlberg. You will get to know one of the best young freeskiers in the world, as well as our village priest, Augustin from Togo. We go on a geo-caching treasure hunt on foot and set off on two wheels to discover some of the most beautiful cycling routes. Two journalists from the Netherlands plunge into the “White Thrill” ­adventure. We whisk you away to corners of the Arlberg steeped in spiritual energy and ­introduce you to the men responsible for ensuring the winter hiking and cross country ski trails are perfectly groomed. By the way: we have also ­gathered a number of tips for winter activities away from the pistes. Join us at an authentic folk music evening and learn some home cooking – “Stanzertal” style. The list goes on and on… As legendary and established as the ­reputation of St. Anton Am Arlberg is, we constantly strive to maintain steady and dynamic improvements. For this, we need you: Please contact us at with any concerns or suggestions you may have. We are ­grateful for your feedback and are pleased to assist with any questions. I wish you a very pleasant holiday, and hope you have enough time to experience St. Anton und den Arlberg in all its diversity. Your sincerely,

Martin Ebster Direktor Tourismusverband St. Anton am Arlberg






4 Free Skiing is Freedom 7 Top Info 8 Everything, except skiing! 12 …and we were there! 14 "Vorsprung durch Teamwork" (advantage through technology) 18 Pioneer and Ambassador for


22 World Cup – Overture for more 24 The weather is boss 26 Room for art! 2


30 The return of the Swabian children 32 Winter-Events 2013/14 34 Blicke über den Tellerrand 36 Served cold – ducking, diving & smashing in the snow 40 Who knows where to find some beautiful places of spiritual energy? 44 Treasure hunt 2.0 with instinct and GPS 49 It’s all in the „flow“ at St. Anton Film Festival



50 Special events on the summer stage 52 „Calling all musicians, let’s play!“ 56 On two wheels in the ArlBERG world 58 You can see me better in the snow! 63 Summer-Events 2014 Publisher: Tourismusverband St. Anton am Arlberg. Responsible for the contents: Dir. Martin Ebster, Wilma Himmelfreundpointner Editor: Polak Mediaservice, Imst Photos: Archiv TVB St. Anton, Josef Mallaun, Bernhard Ritschel, Patrick Säly, Geli Häusl, Hansjörg Pichler, Architektur Kitzmüller, Audi AG, Friedrich Schön, Chaka2 GmbH, YouTube, Filmfest, Irene Prugger, Alfred Plankensteiner, Andy Gohl, Giggo Wolf, Christoph Pleifer, Maarten Wijsan, Archiv Rosmarie Matt Graphic design: Translation: Kate Seiringer Printer: Oberndorfer Druckerei

65 When Sheep Shop 74 The White Thrill in DVD 75 Info-Service 80 Shelter for Alpinists 83 Gastro-Service 96 Always here for you! The team of the Tourist Office



Freeskiing is FreEDOM Andy Gohl is St. Anton‘s youngest source of pride in freeskiing. He will, in fact, most likely be representing Austria in this discipline at the XXII. Olympic Winter Games 2014 in Sotschi. Together with his friend and mentor, Christoph „Giggo“ Wolf, he chatted to St. Anton Revue about his goals and sporty home town.


age of almost 20 years, A tyouthearetender the raison d’être for great

optimism in your home town and at SkiClub Arlberg (SCA) for Sotschi in February 2014. Did you ever dream that you would one day compete in the Olympics? Andy: Never! But it seems that all the hard training has paid off! I still need a few more points to be able to participate and move up in the world rankings. I have to finish in the top 30 at the next World Cup race. Qualifying for Sotschi is my greatest sporting goal right now. Christoph: It must be said that Andy had a bad fall in autumn 2013 while training for the first World Cup in New Zealand, meaning that he couldn’t take part. This is why he is still missing a few points. But I am confident he will pick them up at the next race.. Your friendship goes back a long time and you, Christoph, were also his long time coach? Your favourite playground is the Stantonpark at Rendl, is that right? Christoph: Yes, Andy has been a member of the SCA Newschool Team since its inception. He was always one of the most talented and ambitious students. He listened to advice and put it into practise. He is a showcase student and demonstrates to other riders that freeskiing is a serious sport, and that there is a huge amount of training involved. Andy: In my last season as a downhill racer, aged about 13, I was often went to Stantonpark and was mesmerised by the freedom and endless opportunities you have as a freeskier. A year later, SkiClub Arlberg made it possible for me to train with Giggo Wolf in the park. So you owe your meteoric rise to the SCA? Andy: To both the SCA and my dedicated coach and friend, Giggo. As a result, I am now in the Austrian Freeski Team and Austrian Ski Federation ‘A’ Squad. Christoph: I would like to add that Andy is very resolute. I always told him that it is not just what is going on right now that is important, but school too. From then on, he sat in the first row in class, paid attention and didn’t have to spend too long doing homework. The time won he used for training and has now graduated – even though he certainly missed two to three months of school a year. I am mega proud of that! One assumes that you are probably training every day at the moment? Andy: We are a team and supervised by three coaches: Christian Rijavec, Martin Misof and Lukas Brucic. We train on a trampoline twice a week in a sports hall or on grass mats, and in summer we also use water jumps a great deal. In autumn we step up training on the glaciers in the area. ›


Despite these immense physical and mental efforts: Do you still have the same enthusiasm for your sport? Andy: Most definitely. To stand on those skis means freedom for me and to be able to do what I enjoy best. What is the most difficult trick you have mastered? Andy: The „Double Cork 1260“ works well on the kicker, I have yet to master it on the halfpipe. And I have rehearsed the „Unnatural Double Cork 1260“ a great deal on the water jump – I just need to put it into practise on the snow. Your snowboarding and freeski friends will know what that means! What advice would you give to beginners in your sport? Andy: Don’t just try to imitate the tricks you see in videos or in the park. It is best to learn the basics with a specialist and then develop your own style. What do you appreciate most about St. Anton? The snow paradise and incredible landscapes. The absolute hotspot for freestylers in St. Anton is undoubtedly Stantonpark. But there are also countless opportunities at Arlberg to ride powder, plenty of urban sports and places to build backcountry kickers. Everything, in fact, a freEskier’s heart desires.

Profile: Andy Gohl Born 29th January 1994 in Bludenz; grew up in St. Anton. Kindergarten, elementary and secondary school in St. Anton, Landeck Academy of Commerce (graduated in 2013). As yet no profession; fully dedicated to sport. Hobbies: Skiing, volleyball, mountain biking, skating. Stood on skis for the first time aged 2, was a downhill racer until the age of 13, before changing to twin tips (freestyle skis have a curved-up tip and tail, enabling skiers to ski and land backwards). 6

Trainer Giggo Wolf (rear) with three promising young freestylers (from left.): Max Mall, Marco Ladner and Sebi Mall.

„forE-Rider“ Ski-Club Arlberg Giggo Wolf, head of the „Homebase“ youth club in St. Anton, sports mad, daring snowboarder and recent convert to hobby farming with highland cattle, knows the importance of youth friendly services to the ski and snowboard sector: „The SCA was the first ski club in Austria to recognise that racing becomes less attractive after a certain age, and that the interest of many young people can be retained by offering the relatively young sport of Newschool (freestyle) skiing. We now have 50 young people in the team and train all year round. We already have top upcoming talents that are “riding” in Andy Gohl’s tracks. Training should be fun, especially for children. In addition, it is important that children and young people practise the sport professionally, learn to assess risks and to master the techniques perfectly.“

TopInfo Toboggan Runs St. Anton: Tobogganing fun in the evenings too! The Nasserein lifts bring you on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 19:30 hours to the Gampen-plateau. From there you can toboggan down the 4.3 km flood lit toboggan run over a descent of 500 metres in altitude. The toboggan run is in operation during the day from 12:00 hours Schnann: flood lit toboggan run - 200 m Flirsch: flood lit toboggan run - 1 km Strengen: toboggan run - 1 km St. Anton am Arlberg: Social Media Skipanorama-TV-ChannelSt. Anton TV The ski panorama TV channel broadcasts panoramic pictures of the ski resort from dawn to dusk and provides information on the cable cars & lifts, pistes, cross country ski trails and toboggan runs that are in operation. The 3 day weather forecast is always up to date. Top Destination-TV screens current reports both from and about St. Anton. Ski Pass Sales - Cable Car Opening times Holiday region St. Anton am Arlberg, location Pettneu am Arlberg: Monday to Friday 8:00 to 18:00 hours, Saturday 8:00 to 18:00 hours, Sunday 8:00 to 11:00 hours Lift operation hours: Feeder lifts (Galzig, Gampen, Nasserein and Rendl lifts): daily 8:45 – 16:15 hours. Please observe individual specifications displayed at the lift stations. Galzig Lift: Monday to Friday, 8:00 to 19:00 hours, Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 – 20:00 hours. Nasserein Lift: Monday to Friday, 8:00 to 16:30 hours, Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 to 16:30 hours. Rendl Lift: Monday to Sunday: 8:00 to 16:30 hours

St. Christoph Lift: Monday to Sunday: 8:15 to 16:15 hours Wellness Park Pettneu: Monday to Wednesday, 10:00 – 21:00 hours, Thursday to Sunday, 9:00 to 21:00 hours. Ski- and Night Buses Ski buses St. Anton: operate from around 7:30 to 18:30 hours – Route 2 St. Jakob, Route 3 Mooserkreuz, Route 4 Nasserein, Route 5 Untergand Ski buses Stanzertal: Ski buses Stanzertal: in operation from ca. 7.40 to 17.55 hrs. Detailed information and timetables are available from the tourist information offices. Night buses St. Anton and St. Christoph: operate from around 19:00 to 03:00 hours Night bus Stanzertal: operates from circa 21.00 to 3.30 hrs. More detailed information and timetables are available from the Tourist Information Offices. arl.rock Tennis, volleyball, squash, bowling, indoor soccer, rock climbing, bouldering and much more. arl.rock sport and climbing centre is home to active fun in all seasons. Those wanting to sit back and watch all the activities going on in the sports hall, should drop by at the Resto-Bar. In today’s fast paced world, the is a welcome oasis to indulge in the essential pleasures of rest, relaxation and revitalisation. Experience the sensuality of water, heat, air and light nestled in the stunning landscapes of Arlberg. Opening times in summer: Swimming pool & Fitness studio & Massages daily from 09:00 to 21:00 hours, Sauna every Friday from 15:00 to 21:00 hours (as well as on bad weather days). Opening times in winter: Swimming pool & Fitness studio daily from 10:00 to 22:00 hours, Sauna daily from 12:00 to 22:00 hours (in case of bad weather already at 11.00 clock) ice skating Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 13:00 to 17:30 hours, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 13:00 to 21:00 hours.

St. Anton Museum Visitors to St. Anton can look forward to an exciting and enjoyable insight into the sporting history and infrastructure of the region. A presentation on the development of alpine ski sport, the cultural history of St. Anton and its’ founding years as a winter resort, as well as pioneering railway and tunnel construction are all exhibited in the museum at Arlberg-Kandahar-House. Opening times in winter: Museum and café daily from 15:00 hours, restaurant daily from 18:00 hours Opening times in summer: Tuesday to Sunday from 12:00 to 18:00 hours Pistes + Lifts The Ski-Arlberg-Card entitles you to use 94 lift and cable car systems to explore the breathtaking Arlberg over 340 kilometres of groomed pistes and 200 km off-piste slopes in thrilling back country terrain. Snowmaking Facilities 86% of the ski area in St. Anton / St. Chris­toph am Arlberg is equipped with artificial snow making facilities. Stanton Park The Snowpark on Mount Rendl, member of the QPark family now for four years, offers action in abundance. Three areas are set up for freestyle-fun for all levels of ability, from beginner to pro. Right next to the top station of the Rendlbahn lifts. Spectators can marvel at the latest tricks from the comfort of the terrace at "Rendl Beach". Winter via Ferrate The 850 metre long via Ferrate on Mount Rendl is one of its’ kind in Europe! Accessed from the top station of the Riffl Lifts II, it leads over rock and a ridge of firn snow to the Vorderen Rendlspitz Peak (2,645 m). After exiting this winter via Ferrate, you have a choice of several awesome back country runs to make your return.


Everything, except skiing! It is true: Arlberg has the best ski slopes far and wide. But there is so much more to discover; things that are fun and show the winter from another and richly diverse perspective.



kiing or cross country ski? That is no longer the question. You can very well do both. And it would be a real shame to ignore the wonderfully groomed trails from St. Christoph to the Arlberg Pass, via St. Anton to Flirsch. They lead through stunning winter landscapes, as do the snowshoe and winter hiking trails – of which there are so many here. Everything is possible, from easy round walks to challenging alpine tours.

you can set out on foot and return under horse power, but only 2 at the most: during a romantic sleigh ride. Snuggled under a warm blanket, with a red nose from the fresh air and accompanied by a few snowflakes and the tinkling of the bells, you will feel like you are in a winter wonderland. The first snowshoeing tour is for most, an eye-opening experience. Skischule Arlberg offers guided walks and snowshoes can be rented from all sports shops.

Tracks in the snow

Head to the skies…

Nature does not sleep during winter, which is why you should definitely include a trip to observe the local wildlife in your vacation programme. Beautiful combinations of the two are also on offer, for example, in Verwalltal. Here

Those who prefer more adventurous activities can enjoy the novel experience of looking down on the mountains and gently landing in a target point in the snow after an exhilarating tandem paragliding flight. Choose between


a quarter, half or full hour flight. Experienced pilots will show you exactly what needs to be done. Rest assured – they can be trusted to get you down safely. Taking the curve on runners If you love speedy downhill descents, why not pick up a sled and head out on a fun toboggan trip? A rustic mountain lodge, a few good friends and hot tea or punch are the perfect ingredients before whizzing down the winding descent. Tobogganing does not have to be at break neck speeds, though. Just put your foot down – which acts as a brake in this respect. Depending on your mood and fitness levels, you can pull the sledge uphill by hand or take the convenient option of using the lifts. If you like it romantic, why not try tobogganing in the evening or at night? Floodlit runs lead the way under the star studded skies. Don’t forget a thick anorak, gloves and hat! well-ness & arl-rocks You don’t need to wrap up warmly for the many indoor opportunities on offer. Swimming, for example, or the sauna, gym or relaxing spa at „ARLBERG-well. com – Center for Wellness and Communication“. The name alone suggests that it is not difficult to meet new people here. The essential pleasures of rest and relaxation can also be enjoyed at the Wellnesspark Arlberg Stanzertal – the indoor pool and saunas invite you to indulge in the interplay of temperatures and elements of water & fire. Those wanting to test their climbing skills or refine existing techniques, can do just

Gym or relax in the that at a bouldering and climbing course in a purpose built hall, as in the arl-rock Sports and Climbing Centre, or Flirsch Climbing Hall. For ice climbing you will need to get back outside again, but it is only the “cool guys” that indulge in this pastime anyway. Speaking of ice: lots of fun can be had on sheets of horizontal ice at the ice skating rink and curling lanes at ARLBERG-well. com. Is there anybody left out there who still wants to ski? Yes of course, but isn’t it wonderful when so much variety can be enjoyed on holiday?


All information on the various activities in and around St. Anton can be found in the „Everything except skiing!“ brochure. This is available free of charge from St. Anton am Arlberg information offices.


SNOW! Offices

Headquarters St. Anton Opposite the Gampen 4-seater chairlift T +43 5446-3411 F +43 5446-2306 Children’s world T +43 5446-2526

Pedestrian zone Ski School tickets can be pre-purchased here Office Nasserein T +43 5446-2738 F +43 5446-2738-20 Children’s world T +43(0)5446-2738-10

Office St. Christoph T +43 5446-2151 F +43 5446-2150 Children’s world T +43 5446-2151 Office Gampen T +43 5446-3411 .

Ski Courses . Private Instruction Ski Guiding . Children’s Ski Courses Snowboard . Funsport . Telemark Cross Country . Snowshoe Hiking Backcountry Ski Tours . Heliskiing

“…and we were there!!” Each winter, the long skiing season in St. Anton ends with the ‘Weisser Rausch – The White Thrill, probably the most spectacular skiing competition in the world. We had dreamt of taking part for many years. And suddenly – this dream became a reality! This report is about two unbelievable days in the sporting life of two journalists/ photographers, Martijn Hinrichs and Maarten Wijsman from the Netherlands…



e planned well for the start of our holiday at the end of April 2013 but we had overlooked one key date: after checking into the Hotel Rundeck, the receptionist told us that The White Thrill cult ski race was taking place that very weekend! Our friends had been talking about this competition for years but until now, we never had the chance to take part. We were hugely disappointed to learn in the same breath that registration for the event had closed months ago due to the high level of popularity. But we couldn’t let this fantastic opportunity to take part pass by that easily! To our great pleasure, the friendly hotel owner told us that we might still be able to secure two competitor tickets from the St. Anton am Arlberg tourist information.

Tourist Board + Committee = OK After contacting the competition’s organisational committee and the tourist board and many cups of coffee later, we received some good news: we were allowed to take part! We were ridiculously happy and at the same time, the sense of excitement was rising. We looked at one another: one of the world’s most challenging skiing competitions and we were going to be there! And as skiers, not spectators!! After receiving this good news, we had one day before the race began. But we didn’t have the right equipment or knowledge of the route. The weather forecast was also poor. Not the best of starts! We were able to sort out the equipment issue at a sports shop and then it was time to

check out the route. It was there that we met Hideki Susuki, the best-known skier from Japan. He has been coming to St. Anton from Japan for the last four years to take part in the The White Thrill. This encounter gave us an extra boost. After completing two descents in the snow, we decided to save our energy and head off to sample the delights of a local spa. Getting serious After a restless night, we woke up full of excitement – much earlier than usual! We were nervously eating our breakfast by 7:00. Another 10 hours until the race started! So we waited, lounged around and practised a bit of skiing. Finally the time came at 17:00: over 300 skiers wai-

ted for the group start at the Vallugagrat and the chance to conquer the ‘monster’ Valluga. What a view! We exchanged a few words and tried to secure a good starting position among the crowd. The last few minutes were nerve-racking and then the starting shot was fired… WE WERE OFF! All of the participants swooped down and we found ourselves among some of the best skiers in the world.

pletely destroyed and the first few metres after the next descent were a bit wobbly! Luckily we regained our momentum relatively quickly and continued to push ahead. Alongside us, skiers were flying into the fences and speeding through the air but we raced ahead though the foggy Steissbachtal valley! And once we had broken away from the crowd, we tore down the last few hundred metres.

Surviving the first few metres

A magnificent experience

The first few hundred metres were about survival. There were skiers in-front, alongside and behind us and we saw the first falls! We completed the first section without difficulty and then came the tricky ascent – we ‘raced’ up the 200 m! After this initial enthusiasm, we were com-

Our legs were really flagging when we reached the passage from the Mooserwirt but the cheers from the spectators gave us the necessary boost to draw on our last energy reserves. As a ‘joke’, there was another enormous heap of snow to tackle just before the finish. We stumbled

Skis in The White Thrill design – true fans of this cult skiing race adapt the appearance of their equipment to reflect their passion.

over the finish line, completely exhausted! We were no longer able to stand but we recovered a bit after 15 minutes. Our result: 26th and 36th among the 321 participants! But more importantly of all: we survived The White Thrill and enjoyed a truly enriching experience. Until next time!

Maarten Wijsman and Martijn Hinrichs with Japanese skier Hideki Susuki who travels to complete The White Thrill every year.

The White Thrill cult race The White Thrill is the first stage of the legendary ‘Arlberg Adler’ mountain triathlon each year. Several hundred skiers, snowboarders and Telemark skiers set off each year from the Vallugagrat starting line – in 2013, over 300 took part. A 9 km descent lies before them, covering 1,350 m of altitude. This is not only downhill, as there is a tricky 200 metre ascent which needs to be completed along the way – on foot and carrying your skis! The fastest complete the race in 7 minutes and a few seconds but times between 11 and 18 minutes are a good average. The next White Thrill will take place on 19 April 2014!

Completely exhausted but proud and happy at the finish line: the two Dutch participants, Maarten Wijsman and Martijn Hinrichs.


"Vorsprung durch Teamwork"

(advantage through technology)

Two top sporting brands, St. Anton am Arlberg and Audi, have enjoyed a successful partnership for five years now. To the benefit of everyone concerned. Also for guests, who can experience outstanding sporting events and more, thanks to the Ingolstadtbased premium car manufacturers.


hose visiting St. Anton certainly won’t be able to avoid them: Banners at the city limits and at many events, as well as the highly distinctive Audi-mobile in the resort design are some of the visible signs. Two premium brands have found each other here – one is the birthplace of alpine ski, the other is one of the world’s most successful automobile manufacturers. Both are the epitome of unparalleled quality, with a past, present and future. Home of Quattro The Quattro „Vorsprung durch Technik“ (advantage through technology) by Audi AG, maintains a worldwide pioneering role in the four wheel drive market. Quattro technology, which has sold over 5 million times since its debut in 1980, should always be on hand where it is needed for most of the year. The Audi innovation in 2008 was the dawn of a collaboration that could not have developed any more favourably over the next five years. It only needed a few talks in Tyrol and Bavaria, before both parties readily agreed that they had found exactly what they were looking for in each other. The


sporting image and premium quality of both brands made the decision mutually easy. Since then, the partnership has worked perfectly“, said Martin Ebster, Director of St. Anton am Arlberg Tourist Board, pleased. Luca de Meo, Head of Sales and Marketing at Audi AG is also full of praise: „The principle core values of St. Anton am Arlberg and Audi make them the perfect match. The concept is consistent, the cooperation is streamlined and well organised, and success is tangible and measurable for both partners. St. Anton may not be our only partner in tourism, but it is certainly one of our most significant.“ Lots of perks, without a lot of money This is a non-monetary collaboration, well at least non-cash. The most important aspect is the event management. St. Anton guarantees that Audi will receive space and presence at all major sporting events – be it in the form of banners, words, pictures, presentations or test driving new models. Audi, in turn, provides sponsorship in the form of great prizes and organises uniform „Branding“. Journalists writing


articles on St. Anton enjoy use of a specially allocated Audi on arrival – not only for the events. Premium customers can look forward to exclusive travel packages from Audi. Where to? Well that one is obvious! Big spreads in Audi Magazine, the Audi logo on all brochures and Tourist Board printed matter, an almost universal presence in the village – one could say that the two partners are tightly intertwined. A1 to RS 6 Audi provides the town of St. Anton and its tourist board with four special complimentary cars every year: The three Audi A6 all-road Quattro and Audi A1, in the trendy corporate design of St. Anton am Arlberg, are the catalyst for many admiring stares and motor sport discussions. As are the presentations of new models in the pedestrian zone. By the way: The carmakers from Ingolstadt have offered their legendary Audi driving experience on an exciting off-road course twice now in St. Anton. This service is being planned again for four wheel drive fans this coming winter. Those who get to encounter driving in deepest Tyrolean winter conditions during their holiday won’t forget it again in a hurry. Another memorable experience is the exclusive opportunity to participate in a sporting competition accompanied by one of the original DTM or Le Mans safety cars – an Audi R8 GT or the new Audi RS 6: made possible by Audi and the Arlberg-Giro or Road Racing Weeks in August. Maybe one day an Audi Anton model will be available? Probably not, but it would be a nice name…


Alpine Skiing 路 Snowboard 路 Alpine Guiding 路 Kiki-Club

with competence and quality Office and meeting place Kandaharweg 10, next to the Centre T +43 5446-3563, F +43 5446-30184 |

Opening hours SUN to FRI 8:30 am - 12:00 noon, 1:00 - 4:30 pm SAT 8:30 am - 12:00 noon, 1:00 - 5:00 pm 17


Pioneer and Ambassador for Arlberg Rudolph „Rudi“ Matt is one of the great sons of St. Anton am Arlberg. As skier, slalom world champion in 1936, long-time president of the Ski-Club Arlberg, director of Arlberg Ski School and internationally sought after ski instructor, he shaped the legendary reputation of the village being the birthplace of alpine ski. 2013 is the 20th anniversary of his death.


udi Matt grew up in difficult times. Born on 10th September 1909, his childhood was overshadowed by the First World War. As far as one could be affected by the world’s events at „Poltali“ – the name of Matt’s house – in the little village of St. Anton am Arlberg, or rather Nasserein as it was known as until 1927. Little Rudi grew up in simple living conditions – conditions that characterised his adult unpretentiousness, good social skills and love for his fellow men. As a young lad he took part in Nordic and Alpine competitions, first achieving top results in the winter of 1930. He celebrated his first victory in his home village in 1931 Rudi Matt as: „Rudi Matt“ It was 1931, when Arnold Fanck turned Arlberg into a cinematic monument with his film, „Der weiße Rausch – neue

Wunder des Schneeschuhs“ (The white thrill – new wonder of the snow shoe). Alongside „ski baby“ Leni Riefenstahl and her ski instructor, Hannes Schneider, Rudi Matt was given the part of „Hunter Rudi Matt“, and was able to demonstrate his extraordinary skiing skills on camera. The plot of the film may not have been complex, but Rudi Matt, Hannes Schneider, Guzzi Lantschner, Toni Seelos & Co. proved themselves to be the best skiers of that time and demonstrated how advanced ski (racing) sport had become at Arlberg. Participating in this film, however, was only a small episode in the life of Rudi Matt, as he consequently pursued his sporting career, securing top positions in the Nordic and Alpine Ski World Championships from the early to mid 1930s. In 1934, he was the top

ranking Central European ski jumper at Holmenkollen in Oslo/Norway. World Champion instead of Olympic Then 1936 arrived. He dearly would have liked to have gone to the Winter Olympic Games in Garmisch-Partenkirchen – like so many of his fellow racers. The alpine ski races were being held there for the first time. But the International Olympic Committee did not allow professionals to participate in the amateur race– a scandal! Instead, Matt excelled at the World Championships in Innsbruck: Half a second ahead of his compatriot, Eberhard Kneissl, he won the gold medal in slalom – the zenith of his racing career! Matt secured two more victories in the same season in the slalom and combination at the Hahnenkamm Races in Kitzbühel. ›

It’s oh là là. Since 1989.


Probably the worst ski hut in the mountains.



be a showcase enterprise and renowned cadre for young talent. A ski school with the “human touch”, characterised by Rudi Matt’s good relationship with his students and desire to help. His daughter, Rosemarie, recalls: „My father was a very helpful person, calm, collected and always there for others. It was important to him that people had a job.“ …and far away

Rudi Matt in his favourite element: on the slopes and racing with friends.

› Before finally ending his active career at the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939, Rudi Matt was a constant leader in the ski circuit but was no longer able to achieve his former great success. A ski expert at home… After the war, the family man kept his close links with skiing. He lived with his wife Roswitha and daughter Rosemarie in the „Rudi Matt“ house at Kandaharweg number 7, which he built in 1948. In the same year he looked after the Austrian Olympic team in St. Moritz. A year earlier he assumed management of the Arlberg Ski School together with Sepp Fahrner. By the time KarL Schranz took over from the duo in 1975, they had built it up to

Rudi Matt’s expertise was also in international demand: During the winter of 1950/51, he managed the ski school in Sun Valley/Idaho/USA, and, in the late 1950’s, demonstrated his teaching technique and style several times in Japan. He returned to the film screens again in 1958, with the no less famous movie „Der schwarze Blitz“ (The Black Lightening), alongside Toni Sailer . In 1968, he was involved with the construction of a ski resort in the Indian Kashmir region. In 1969 he contributed his expertise to the development of a ski resort in Manza/ Japan. Honour to whom honour is due Rudi Matt was president of Ski-Club Arlberg for an incredible 32 years, from 1951 to1983, after which he became honorary president and remained deeply involved until his death. Similarly, he was a dedicated councillor for the Brotherhood of St. Christoph and an honorary citizen of his home town St. Anton. He was chairman of the Austrian and Tyrolean Ski Instructors Association for many years, while taking time out on the side for the voluntary services: as long-time commander of St. Anton fire

Always remembered by St. Anton: Rudi Matt – one of the greatest sons of the village.

brigade. To list Rudi Matt’s enumerate awards would go beyond the size of this article. The most important: bearer of the Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold for Services to the Republic of Austria, Decoration of honour for Services to Tyrol, Golden Medal of Honour of the Austrian Ski Association as well as honorary member of many ski clubs and associations around the world. As ambassador of Arlberg at home and abroad, Rudi Matt died at the age of 84 on 18th November 1993. His life and works can still be felt today. Guests staying at the Rudi Matt private guest house see the many photos hanging on the walls and are impressed by the great achievements and pioneering spirit of Rudi Matt.

It’s wow. Since 1989.


Probably the worst ski hut in the mountains.


World Cup – Overture for more


St. Anton‘s Women’s World Cup Race in January 2013 was a resounding success. Those responsible on ground level, ranging from Ski-Club Arlberg, to the Arlberger Bergbahnen Cable Car Co. and the Tourist Board, proved all over again that they certainly understand the art of organising a professional ski race. More than that; the whole village is right behind the event. Everyone is keen for Arlberg to become a fixture On the Alpine ski circuit again. Conclusion: More races are welcome and the greatest goal is to obtain approval anew to host the Ski World Championships. There is still a long way to go, but the people of St. Anton have proved many a time that they are not afraid of going the extra mile.

It’s boah. Since 1989.


Probably the worst ski hut in the mountains.


The weather is boss A Tyrolean and a Dane make the tracks in the snow used by cross country skiers and hikers in winter. Bruno Hafele and Alan Jensen are the masters of St. Anton’s cross country ski and winter walking trails..



f snow were human, one would ascribe him (or her) with a diva-like nature. Sometimes it is wet, and then dry again, it may be powdery or, depending on the time of day and season, frozen. The list of its attributes could go on and on: Bruno Hafele, is not a member of the Inuit people, who apparently have over 20 words in their vocabulary to describe snow. To be more precise, he comes from St. Jakob am Arlberg (where there are in fact a similar number of terms to describe the cold). Employed by St. Anton am Arlberg Tourist Board, he keeps the cross country ski and snowy winter walking trails from St. Christoph to the Verwall and Stanzer Valleys in pristine shape during the cold season. “The Bruno”, by reason of occupation, appreciates neat shapes and surfaces. With the meticulousness of a skilled carpenter he carves his way, and consequently many visitors, through the snow. For six months

of the year, the 56 year old shelves his carpenter plane and replaces it with a Pistenbully, Paana model. This snow grooming machine requires careful steering, in much the same manner as using a sharp tool. They spend 350 hours on average per winter sitting at the controls of these vehicles worth almost Euro 100,000 – of which there are two – as well as 150 hours operating a Pistenbully 300 owned by the lifts in St. Christoph. Even more important than careful steering of this machinery, however, is having a feel for snow and its peculiarities. No two winters are ever the same Those in the right place at the wrong time are punished by the weather. „We usually prepare the trails in the evening, which can go on as late as 23.00 hrs in spring.

On the other hand, if there is new snow we start first thing in the morning. If you start too early, however, your work disappears again under a layer of new snow“, explains Hafele. One gets the feeling that a sure-fire method for trail grooming does not exist. „It depends on many factors. Wet snow behaves differently to dry. Powder snow works best after a long cold spell. But it mustn’t be too cold. Humidity is the decisive factor. You never really stop learning, as no two winters are ever the same. The weather is our boss“, says the avid cross country skier, who regularly walks in his own tracks. Not much can happen without snow There is at least one basic principle: winter hiking trails are easier to groom than cross country ski trails. It is no good, however,

when there are lumps underfoot so care must be exercised when working here too. The biggest challenges are created by winters with little snow. Then they have to scrape all available snow together. Alan and Bruno need to drive over 80 km with their groomers to prepare all 41 km of the cross country trails. Snow shortages are rare in St. Christoph, where there is a high altitide 2.5 kilometre long groomed cross country ski trail. The most challenging section of Hafele’s empire leads through a 150 metre long tunnel in Verwall. This narrow channel swallows up to 16 truckloads of snow: „It is very tight. We need a fair amount of time to get the trail up and running in there.“ Exotic snow groomer Hafele has been ploughing his way through the winter landscapes for the past 13 years. He has shared this task for the last five with Alan Jensen. The mountains of St. Anton exerted their magic over this man from Denmark a number of years ago, which is why he moved here. He now maintains the hiking paths, green areas and cross country ski trails in summer as in winter. How does a man from the flat country learn to master such a complex subject? „I showed Alan how to do it once, and from then on he had to work it out alone. Which he did“, Bruno Hafele is impressed to this day with the rapid adaptability of his colleague. Maybe this talent for snowy ice worlds doesn’t happen by chance. After all, Denmark belongs to the much larger Greenland, right?


Room for art There are some high quality works of art and original artistic compositions in many of the hotels on the Arlberg and in the Stanzertal valley.


Florian Werner will be opening the art and concert hall „Arlberg 1800“ in St. Christoph am Arlberg, in time for the 2015/2016 winter season.

Fotos : Architektur Kitzmüller


ll doors are open to good artwork – and that includes hotel doors! An increasing number of host families on the Arlberg and in the Stanzertal valley are dedicating space to art in their hotels. A great deal of expertise is applied to create a suitable setting in which to present this artwork or introduce a skilful and deliberate change in style. A still life of art and decoration can also be loud and humorous. This shows at least that the host has a sense of humour. Who wouldn’t want to visit a hotel like that? Numerous guests with an eye for art enjoy breakfasting among original drawings

by the famous Tyrolean painter and artist Paul Flora or being greeted in the foyer by a painting by Peppi Spiss, the local matador of visual artists in St. Anton. Renowned artist Ulrike Stubenböck was born in St. Anton – at the mountain station of St. Anton’s local mountain, the Galzig, to be pricise. She is responsible for designing the magnificent new glass windows in the parish church in the town centre. She also considers the trend for high quality hotel art to be very positive: “It is a good opportunity for artists to show off their works and respect the intrinsic value of art. And there is no reason why

the definition of art should not also be extended to see hotel life brightened by with readings, theatre displays and performances”.

Arlberg – the mountain of art During the winter season of 2015/2016, Florian Werner will be opening the ‘Arlberg 1800’ art and concert hall in St. Christoph am Arlberg. The name relates to the height above sea level and visitors will be transported into a world of artistic highs here through visual art and music. The art centre is being developed



The Arlberg 1800 Art and Concert Hall is a highlight in the literal sense – both architecturally and with its high calibre programme.

› close to the Arlberg Hospiz Hotel run by the Werner family. Florian Werner is more than just a successful hotelier and art enthusiast; he is also an artist himself and has completed a master class with Hermann Nitsch. “This is a long-standing dream of mine which is finally coming true, because my heart also belongs to art. I paint, I run a gallery in Bregenz, I collect works by international young artists and I operate an Artists’ in Residence programme at the hotel. Arlberg 1800 presents a unique opportunity to give my passion a home”. A passion which I would like to share with all visitors interested in art. lots oF GuEsts WitH aN iNtErEst iN art One of the most important contact partners in the field of art in St. Anton am Arlberg is the painter Peppi Spiss. He was born in St. Anton in 1960 and still lives and works here today. In winter, he dedicates his time to running his own B&B and in summer, he focuses on art. Together with artist Lisa Krabichler, he has also been operating the ‘ArtBox’ gallery in the pedestrianised area of St. Anton since 2011. The gallery is open during the winter season. st. anton revue: You have stayed loyal to your local community and started to work as an artist 25 years ago. Was it easy to start with?


Peppi Spiss: No, not at all. People mocked me during the early days. But fortunately this changed. This was largely the result of my perseverance but also my international success. My exhibition at the Montague Art Gallery in New York in 2000 brought me the break-through and recognition I needed. The Art-Box gallery which I established with my partner, artist Lisa Krabichler, is also going very well.

Many guests with a serious interest in art come to visit us throughout the winter. High quality artwork is increasingly present in hotels. Are hotels a suitable forum for exhibiting art? Yes definitely. I am very pleased that this possibility exists. It helps to increase the esteem in which artists are held and also increases their market opportunities. Emotionally speaking, it makes me feel good when the guests and locals enjoy my images. We have an international audience in St. Anton and people are very open to art and artists. And so too is the latest generation of hoteliers. We have also noted this positive development reflected in art evenings at the gallery. There is a great deal of discussion here about art and about which images belong where. In my opinion, an artist who focuses on traditional themes, such as Herbert Danler, fits in perfectly with modern architecture. And Spiss too, of course… Yes I think so too and fortunately others share my view. I received a big commission from the ‘Anthony’s’ hotel. 50 of my works are on display there. Lisa Krabichler and I also have leasing contracts with various other hotels. This means that we lend our works out for a year. We then swap the images to ensure that guests always have something new to look at. In the past, we would hang our work up for free. But appreciation of art has now increased – although it has taken some time. This is a worthwhile deal for the hotels too because they constantly have interesting and changing wall designs in their rooms. Does it bother you if one of your pictures is presented in a more kitsch context? To be honest it does. Art and kitsch or art and rubbish are a dangerous balancing act and often go wrong. But I rely on my customers’ tastes and this has usually proven to be a good decision. Your pictures generally fit in well with the themes of the local hotels. The ‘Weisser Rausch’ (White Thrill) continues to be featured in your art. Yes that’s true. This magnificent ski film by the director Arnold Fanck with Hannes Schneider continues to influence me. It’s unbelievable the spectacular recordings it contains - including the lighting. The film and its topic have stayed with me. And it will continue to provide me with mental images in the future which I can incorporate into my art. Thank you! By the way: the pleasant gallery evenings take place every Thursday from 19:00 during the winter season.

The ‘White Thrill’ on canvas – this time painted as the ‘Yellow Thrill’: artist and gallery owner Peppi Spiss draws inspiration from the legendary film. Foto: Irene Prugger


The Swabian children passed the „Waldhäusli“ (Forest House) on the old Arlberg Road as they left Stanzertal on their way to a foreign land.

The return of the Swabian children Until the 1930’s, many children from the Stanzertal Valley had to go to Swabia every year to work. The poverty of their families forced them on this long and arduous journey into the unknown. Their fate is remembered at the Museum of St. Anton.



ne mouth less to feed. Not so long ago that was reason enough for many large families in the Alps to send their youngest members to work in a foreign land. There is written evidence of children migrating to work from as early as 1625. The high point was reached in the 19th Century, when an estimated 4,000 children were sent to Upper Swabia annually. By 1900 numbers reduced to only around 800 children from Tyrol and Vorarlberg, before the practise gradually came to an end - although there is evidence that a less systematic form of “Swabian migration” continued sporadically until just after the war. Children were selected and collected at Ravensburg Market, to go and work on large farms as servants and shepherds from dawn to dusk. Some fell on their feet, others were shamelessly exploited.

Life was not easy. Nevertheless, the Swabian children were able to play and distract themselves from harsh everyday life.

„Cycle tours“ a la yesteryear: The arduous path led past the Arlberg Hospiz in St. Christoph am Arl­berg.

No child’s play The exhausting journey alone demanded every ounce those little legs had to give. Although from 1885 a train service was in existence, not all Swabian children could afford the florin for the ride. So they continued to cross the Arlberg on foot, sometimes in the snow and cold. Many boys and girls from Stanzertal were unable to evade this journey into the unknown. Written records still exist from Hans Perktold from Pettneu, who reported: „I always walked barefoot and have got sores on my feet.“ They laughed about him at school because of the way he spoke, so he only went for a few days. Pettneuer man, Engelbert Zangerle who died in 2013, came from a family of 17 children and was one of the last Swabian workers in 1934. After a month of hard labour at an Upper Swabian farm he wrote home: „I am not doing too badly“, whereupon his worried father fetched him back. Lest we forget As part of a transnational EU project, St. Anton Museum has dedicated an exhibition to stories like these. Both visitors and locals can find out comprehensive information on the subject here. „It is important to remember these stories. There is no need for us to hide the history of our tourist resort, and we want to present the Swabian children period as it was,“ explains Peter Mall from St. Anton Museum. Acting on the initiative of the museum association, a station has been set up along the hiking route the Swabian children would have taken, next to the Hospiz St. Christoph. As they passed, the children would traditionally carve a small piece of wood

out of the St. Christophorus statue to carry with them and hopefully make it easier to endure the inevitable homesickness when the time came. It would bring them pleasure to know they are still SUCH A BIG PRESENCE IN THEIR HOMELAND AFTER SO MANY DECADES.

„Schwabian children on the move“ This EU funded project follows in the footsteps of the Swabian children from their homes in the Alps to their workplace in Upper Swabia. 27 cultural institutions in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Italy are taking part, including St. Anton Museum and the “Kunstraum” in Pettneu. Tyrolean project partners have created fact sheets for the children of North and South Tyrol which can be seen, amongst others, at St. Anton Museum. Various aspects and migration routes used by the Swabian children are also exhibited. Opening times MUSEUM ST. ANTON AM ARLBERG Summer: TUES to Sun 12.00 to 18.00 hrs Winter: daily from 15 hrs KUNSTRAUM PETTNEU Thurs and Sat 17.00 to 20.00 hrs, Sun 15.00 to 17.00 hrs Or by appointment under 0676/5117383 31

WINTER EVENTS 2013/14 30. 11. 2013 Advent Market in Flirsch 05. 12. 2013 16th Arlberg-Pass “Krampalar” Devil’s Run The Krampus Club has been in existence in Arlberg for over 100 years. Every year, fearsome men in carved masks with rattling chains accompany St. Nicholas on his rounds as he dishes out gifts to the children. Colourful tradition! 05. 12. - 07. 12. 2013 Christmas Market An insider’s tip for a wonderful Christmas market on the first weekend in December in St. Anton am Arlberg’s pedestrian zone. With glühwein, music and beautiful Christmas delights.

06. 12. - 08. 12. 2013 Country meets Snow After 229 days of winter sports abstinence, St. Anton am Arlberg will be kicking off the 2013/2014 winter season with American music and great ski testing. Country bands and line dance will make for a great atmosphere. Up to 20 brands and manufacturers will be presenting their latest models for free testing. Choose from a range of state of the art high-tech skis and boards at the base station of the Galzigbahn lifts. Great package deals available! 13. 12. - 14. 12. 2013 SAT 1 Gold – Après-ski magic at the Mooserwirt The music greats of the après-ski scene will be taking to the stage for the filming of SAT.1 Gold – Hüttenzauber, joined by thousands of fans. Whoever takes part will not just experience an incredible show, but the ambience of a large scale TV production at first hand. Admission is free!


21. 12. 2013 Synchro Ski World Cup (Synchro) ski sport is returning to its roots! The 2013/14 racing season will open in St. Anton am Arlberg on the 21st December 2013. The qualifier will take place during the day on the Ski World Cup slalom piste of 2001, followed by the finals at night by floodlight. Top entertainment guaranteed! 27. 12. 2013 Concert by the Wiltener Choir Boys The year draws to a highly musical close: The famous singers from Innsbruck traditionally perform a Christmas concert at ARL­

30. 12. 2013 Ski Show „Schneetreiben – Driving Snow” with fireworks St. Anton am Arlberg Tourist Board, Arlberger Bergbahnen and Skischule Arlberg will be presenting the Ski Show in a whole new format every Wednesday at 21 hrs in the World Cup Stadium from 8th January 2014 onwards. In addition to a demonstration of fascinating techniques, the historical development of skiing and its techniques ranging from its humble beginnings to the present day will be shown on the big screen with 3D effects. The first performance will take place on 30th December 2013 and includes a large firework display. Admission is free. 03. 01. 2014 Arlberger New Year’s Concert The classic theme continues at the Arlberg New Year concert at Honorary citizen of St. Anton, Prof. Dr. Rudolf Streicher, will be conducting the Viennese Symphonic Orchestra at the Arlberg New Year’s Concert on 3rd January 2014 in the World Cup Hall. Audiences can look forward to an entertaining performance and the highest standards of music. Begins: 17.30 hrs.

04. 01. - 25. 01. 2014 Ladies First! the motto in the first month of the year: Especially for female winter sports enthusiasts, there is plenty of action on the slopes and in the deep snow terrain. This is the perfect package for combing healthy exercise and feeling great in St. Anton am Arlberg. It is well worth it, because during this period all ladies receive a booklet of vouchers from the Tourist Board that contain a whole range of goodies, vouchers and special offers.


25. 01. - 01. 02. 2014 Ski-Club Arlberg Week Going under the title „Experience the birthplace of ski sports“, Ski Club members are offered a whole week of fun activities and special moments at Arlberg. The grand finale and climax of the week is a nostalgic ski race.

04. 04. - 06. 04. 2014 Snow Volleyball Tour 2014 Unfamiliar terrain: The Snow Volleyball Tour unites extreme sport with party, snow, mountain air and adrenalin. Die international volleyball elite will be ducking and diving at 2,030 metres above sea level at the top station of the Rendlbahn lifts for the coveted „King of the Snow“ title. 10. 04. - 13. 04. 2014 New Orleans meets Snow For three long days New Orleans won’t be on the Mississippi, but in St. Anton and the Arl-Berg-World. Musicians and bands dedicated to African-American music, will rock the mountains during sessions on the Galzig and Rendl and a New Orleans vibe will be felt right down to the village. 19. 04. 2014 The White Thrill The “White Thrill” is an incredible winter sports competition with the best (and by far the craziest) international ski cracks. At the end of every season, hundreds of participants plunge down the nine kilometre descent with 1,350 metres in altitide difference as fast as they possibly can. A magnificent spectacle for both players and spectators! 33

Broaden your Palate Cooking and eating together is a source of true pleasure and fosters solidarity. Members of SoViSta are already well aware of this and regularly extend invitations to share dining experiences.



hen did you last eat together? Probably not very long ago – but when did you last cook together? That is probably a while ago. What a shame, as cooking together is a source of great joy and you can learn a lot on the side – not just about cooking, but how a community functions. You look at the bigger picture, share kitchen secrets, watch while others cook and impress others with your own culinary skills. With this in mind, members of the SoViSta Club (Social Vision Stanzertal) regularly invite cookery enthusiasts, and those who would like to become such, to afternoons of cooking together in Strengen, Flirsch, Pettneu and St. Anton. They meet in school or private kitchens, roll their sleeves up, put their pinnies on and get to work with a wooden spoon, whisk and food processor. In no time at all, delicious aromas waft seductively from the pots and pans.

Cooking for all ages SoViSta is a voluntary association that focuses on supporting people in old age and creating an inter-generational network. According to their motto, there is no age limit. Anyone who wants to, can participate. Young people bring their grandparents, women their husbands and vice versa. Traditional meals are just as likely to be created as nouveau cuisine. Soup bowls are filled with, “grey” cheese soup, for example, or barley soup, farmer’s dumplings or Swabian soup. Main courses are, amongst others, water mousse, Tyrolean “Gröstl” or cabbage strudel rounded off by strange sounding but delicious tasting deserts, such as, “Kirchtagskrapfen, (sweet, filled pastries), Strauben (funnel cake), Scheiterhaufen (apple cake with meringue) Zwetschkenkuchen (plum cake). Healthy options are also observed, meaning that a menu could poten-

tially consist of; buckwheat soup, green spelt casserole with sour cream and horseradish, topped with walnuts and served with homemade spelt bread with walnuts and ginger-horseradish-turmeric butter. Although the cookery evenings are not a cooking class in the traditional sense, even experienced home cooks can learn a thing or two, as all participants have their own special tips and tricks. The range of recipes is almost endless – even tried and tested recipes for regional cuisine can be given a delicious new twist. The men and women in attendance certainly like to share the knowledge they have with others. They have even brought out a cookbook that provides many suggestions for cooking together. The whole idea is down to Elisabeth Pfeifer from St. Anton, who is also one of the organisers of the communal cooking. The „Kochbuch der Generationen" (Cookbook of Generations) is over 100 pages long and is available from

SoViSta Club and selected businesses in Stanzertal as from the 2013/14 winter season. And here is the SoViSta recipe for Tyrolean Kirchtagskrapfen (sweet, filled pastries): Ingredients for the pastry (ca. 40 pieces): 500 g flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 whole eggs 50 g butter melted in ca. 130 ml of warm milk Ingredients for the filling: 200 g finely ground poppy seeds 150 g raisins 100 g figs 1 level teaspoon of cinnamon 1 pinch of ground cloves 6 level desert spoons of sugar 6 desert spoons of breadcrumbs ca. 200 ml water 250 g butter and 250 g lard for baking

Like it used to be with grandma: „Erdäpfelriebler“ potatoes with butter milk bring nostalgia to the table.

Method for the dough: Mix the flour with the salt, turn it onto a work surface and press a hole in the middle. Pour the eggs and warm milk with butter into the hole and slowly work it into dough. Knead thoroughly, then cut in half. Shape the dough into two balls, wrap separately in cling-film and leave to rest for at least one hour in a warm place. Place a large pillow over the back of a chair and cover it with a clean cloth. Roll out the dough, lay it on the cloth and pull it carefully by its corners until it is very thin. Put the dough back on the work surface, roll the filling into little balls in the palm of your hand and place them on the pastry distanced around 5 x 5 centimetres apart. Roll the second ball of dough out, place that too on the cloth and pull it until it is thin, then lay it over the dough with the filling. Press the edges and the gaps in between the filling down well by hand. Cut away the thick edge, then cut the finished dough into squares and fry them until golden brown in the hot butter and lard.

Tyrolean classic: „Kirchtagskrapfen“ sweet pastries with a choice of tasty fillings.

Guests are warmly invited!

Method for the filling:

If you are interested in joining one or several of the cookery afternoons in one of the four municipalities of Stanzertal during your holiday, please let SoViStaVital-coordinator, Marion Chodakowsky, know per email under In addition to “Cooking for all ages” the club has also initiated a project on papermaking.

Dice the figs and dried prunes, add the remaining ingredients and mix well, before leaving to rest for one hour. Tip: If some of the filling is left over, you can roll it into small balls, dip it in batter and fry in hot fat. Preparation for the Kirchtagskrapfen ca. one hour, rest for one hour, finishing them off ca. one more hour. Nice, when you can bake them amongst friends – and of course eat and enjoy them together. Guten Appetit!

Sweet plums for the palate: Plum cake with whipped cream.

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The best international snow volleyball duo will compete in the 2014 grand finale in St. Anton am Arlberg.

Served cold – ducking, diving & smashing in the snow Extreme sports and party, snow and sweat, mountain air and adrenalin – the „Snow Volleyball Tour“ is making a guest performance in St. Anton am Arlberg. The international volleyball elite will be competing for the “King of the Snow” title at 2,030 metres above sea level, next to the top station of the Rendlbahn lifts. Last year’s event attracted record attendance levels of over 4,000 fans!


he tournament may be taking place at „Rendl Beach“, but this particular beach is located at 2,030 metres in altitude. And the playing surface won’t be sandy and warm, but ice cold and frozen. One could be forgiven for thinking that the volleyball players will be turning up in ski attire – far from it. Scantily clad, highly motivated and in late winter temperatures they will be giving their all on the playing field. The wildcard tournament will be held on day one, to which all volleyball amateurs – including guests – can sign up for free. The winning team of the amateur tournament will receive the exclusive option to compete against the pros in the „Snow Volleyball Tour“ main event. These international teams will battle it out on the second day of the tournament, after all, they are competing for none other than the „King of the Snow“ title. Meteoric RISE Launched in 2009 to a crowd of 500 spectators, the tour has since developed into a proverbial spectator magnet. Five tour stops in four countries – Austria, Switzerland, Germany and Italy – and 15,000 fans in total for 2013 impressively demonstrates in numbers the increasing hype surrounding snow-volleyball in recent years. A milestone was set for this young sport in 2011: The Austrian Volleyball Federation recognised Snow Volleyball as an official sport and provided it with a set of regulations. With that, the basic framework for professionalism and competition was guaranteed at the highest level. St. Anton is now not only the birthplace of alpine ski, but also of snow-volleyball: The first ever tournament was held here in 1998. Fun in the foreground What is the special attraction of the event series? Even though the game on centre court is seriously competitive, snow volleyball is more about having fun amongst

like-minded people. DJ’s, moderators, palm trees, whirlpool and cheerleaders will provide just the right beach party atmosphere – mountain air included. So don’t forget to bring your bathing gear! The next opportunity to see the sport live, or even participate, is on the 5th and 6th April 2014 during the tour’s grand final in

St. Anton am Arlberg, when literally ALL the stops will be pulled out! Admission is free. Further information is available from St. Anton am Arlberg Information Offices under +43 (5446) 22690 or, the other tour dates can be found on www.snowvolleyball. com.

A beach; the likes of which is seldom seen, instead of sand and heat; there’s snow and late winter temperatures.

Even though the game is seriously competitive, spectators can look forward to having fun at the tour stop in St. Anton am Arlberg.


MOUNTAINS OF PLEASURE The lifts, pistes and restaurants of the Arlberger Bergbahnen AG make any winter holiday a real pleasure. The St. Anton am Arlberg guests are afforded comfort, quality, variety and adventure, virtually everything the heart desires.

he first time one comes to St. Anton it’s all about discovering the mountains and the legendary skiing area of the Arlberg. Those who have been visiting for years know and value the unmistakable excellence the mountains have to offer.




For 75 years, the Galzigbahn has transported guests from all over the world on probably the best known peak of St. Anton. Seven years ago, with the new building of the cable car, the Arlberger Bergbahnen AG was awarded the „International Chicago Architecture Award“ with regard to technical infrastructure and

architectural implementation, attracting worldwide attention. For winter 2013/2014, once more a new facility comes into being, with the new building of the Tanzböden chair lift on Galzig, which can do virtually everything that modern lift technology has to offer. The detachable 6-man high speed chair lift, each with a protective cover, is primarily a pioneering innovation due to its automatic childproof lock. 10.2 kilometres of the purest piste pleasure, the longest run of the skiing area awaits those who take the cable car from Galzig, floating comfortably over the valley to the highest peak - the Valluga. Every year, at the end of the season, this area serves as the setting of the „White Thrill“,

a spectacular ski race with a worldwide media attention. However, the Galzig is not only noted for its ski fun but also for its culinary pleasures. The award-winning kitchen of the Verwallstube, one of the highest located “chef hat” awarded restaurants of Europe, does not only seduce the winter fan but also the culinary high flyer. GAMPEN/KAPALL The Arlberg Kandahar - the spectacular race course in St. Anton am Arlberg. Who wouldn‘t want to ski in the tracks of famous ski legends and test their sporting abilities on the challenging almost vertical black run from Kapall down to the valley?

The illuminated toboggan run, starting at Gampen is 4.3 kilometres of tobogganing pleasure and is one of the longest toboggan tracks in Tyrol. Traditional mountain hut delicacies and hearty Tyrolean food in the Gampen restaurant cater for a well earned break, with fantastic views across the valley. At 1850m the restaurant is also a great place to either start or finish your day with a drink. RENDL In the past, the Rendl was regarded as a secret hideaway, but with the construction of the new gondola in 2009 this mountain also climbed up the popularity scale. The detour on Rendl is worthwhile, for sun worshippers as well as for those who are looking for wide off piste areas. In addition there is the Stanton Park, a well cared for and prepared fun park where primarily the young freeskier and snowboarder can show off their sporting prowess. Also on the culinary side, one is not forgotten on Rendl, everything on the menu from the traditional shredded pancake to freshly prepared wok dishes lures one into this modern panorama restaurant which entices with its ambiance and quality.

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Who knows where to find some beautiful places of spiritual energy? Many of the footpaths on the Arlberg lead to some beautiful vantage points and views which can be explored alone or as part of a guided group. Hiking guides from St. Anton will take you to some of their favourite places in nature.



t is said that a beautiful walk always leads you to yourself. Some people might think that other destinations are more appealing but this is not the case. Because there is no better feeling than being at one with yourself and with nature. The Arlberg region is ideal for this because here you will find yourself on the ‘top floor’ and even in the villages, you can sample a taste of the fresh mountain air. Arlberg is also home to numerous idyllic locations where you can find peace, enjoy the views and experience life with all the senses. Those who seek, find These magical locations are generally not based right by the road but instead can be found in more remote spots, at the heart of nature. Exploring them is a pleasure – whether alone, as a couple or in a group of like-minded people with a hiking guide. A comfortable and easy footpath leads to many of these spiritual places but some routes present more of a challenge and demand higher fitness levels. Others should only be completed by sporty visitors and lead up into the skies. Ferdl’s tip: the Faselfad Lakes Brisk steps will take you to one of the favourite places of hiking guide Ferdl Nöbl from St. Anton. This place is called ‘Rifa Plo’ and is located in the middle of a meadow with magnificent views of the Lechtal Alps, the Eisenspitze and to the west, the village of St. Anton am Arlberg. This spot looks particularly beautiful in the afternoon sun, according to Ferdl. You can walk here from the centre of St. Anton in just 45 minutes without any great effort. The idyllic spot is also recommended for inexperienced hill walkers and is an insider tip, despite its easy accessibility. Ferdl also has a recommendation for experienced mountain climbers with a good level of fitness. Visitors can undertake a challenging 2 hour climb from the Salzhütte to see the Faselfad lakes. These lakes are five blue to turquoise coloured natural treasures which are bound to make even the most hardnosed mountain enthusiasts say “ah”. “When I am up there lying alongside the lakes and looking at the sky, I forget all about the world,” Ferdl explains. Anyone who visits these lakes will be filled with enthusiasm. But you should not set off without a good knowledge of the area because the route is not marked. So the best thing is to ask Ferdl Nöbl or one of the other competent guides to take you with them on their next excursion to the Faselfad Lakes.


The Faselfad lakes are five blue to turquoise shimmering natural treasures. Recommended for fit and experienced hiker.

› Wolfram is passionate about the Wolcherer Heights

Nikolaus Wolfram, a hiking guide from St. Anton, has taken the Wolcherer and Wolcherer Heights to heart. Craggy, rocky, spectacular? No, it is more of a peaceful place which impresses with its delicate beauty. It can be reached in around 2.5 hours on an easily accessible walk via the Putzenalpe from St. Anton. After following the trail along forest paths for a while, you suddenly come to a clearing with a religious crucifix. A large flower meadow extends out across the saddle. From here, visitors can look out over the entire Stanzertal valley to Landeck, the Lechtal Alps


and the Verwall group. An idyllic spot, perfect for whiling away the time. Nikolas likes to bring his walking groups here. And they usually need a long break after conquering the 600 m of altitude! The journey back is another 1.5 hour walk. But every step is worth it! And where does Geli’s like to go most? One of hiking guide Geli Häusl’s favourite places is located above Flirsch. This idyllic mountain valley in a protected landscape region is called Mösli and impresses her afresh every time she visits. You can’t keep a place like that to yourself and most

Water power: The Stockibach natural spring can be accessed along the Antonius trail.

of the locals know it too. Geli often brings her guests here and they enjoy admiring the Riffler Ferner glacial ice glittering in the sunshine and its powerful moraine deposits. A lively brook weaves it way along the Mösli mountain plateau and is the reason behind its “Mösli” name, with intensive green moss growing along the gentle embankment. “Another fine spot can also be found above Strengen”, explains Geli. It is called Tanugg and is located on the Dawinalm plateau at the foot of the Eisenspitze, which is why cows can often be found grazing here in summer. They only have eyes for the lush grass while visitors admire the magnificent views, especially the view

The mill at the entrance to Mühltobel Gorge – easy to reach and very romantic.

Commanding scenes of St. Anton are offered by the Munteck viewing platform.

across to the 3,000 m high Riffler. “A magical place where you can truly sense the power of nature,” Geli says. “You find yourself up close and personal with the mountain yet on a secure trail to ensure your safety. There is also a small plateau here, which is not often the case in our mountains”. This is not an exhausting route and the spot is just an hour’s walk from Strengen-Obweg. Visitors can choose to return via the Flirscher Skihütte lodge to create a magnificent circular route.

A the Fundschrofen, guests can enjoy magnificent views from the original wooden recliners.

Resting spots with beautiful views Visitors who enjoy wide-ranging views will find what they are looking for at Arlberg. To ensure that they can enjoy these fantastic views to the full, the tourist board and community of St. Anton am Arlberg have set up various viewing platforms and rest points over the last few months: Stockibach Waterfall: the waterfall is easily accessible via the Antoniusweg trail. This beautiful natural trail is steep

but comfortable to walk on and offers magnificent views of St. Anton. The platform extends as far as the waterfall and you can savour the force of this powerful natural spectacle here. Stockibach Spring: also accessible via the Antoniusweg trail. This is a magical place because this is where the water starts its 2,700 km long journey via Rosanna, Sanna, Inn and the Danube to the Black Sea. Munteck: one of the most beautiful ‘corners’ of St. Anton and the surrounding area. Also accessible via an easy

footpath from Nasserein or St. Jakob. Mill at the start of the Mühltobel Gorge: this is not an excessively strenuous route because it is located in the St. Anton resort. The romantic Mühltobelweg mill trail starts at the picturesque Museum Park and leads on along the ‘WunderWanderWeg’ (Wonder Hiking Trail). Knoppen cinema at the Fundschrofen: the Alpenrosenweg Alpine rose trail leads to this location which offers magnificent views high above St. Anton and the Stanzertal valley from some original wooden loungers. 43

Treasure hunt 2.0 with instinct and GPS Walking is an integral part of any summer holiday just as St. Anton is part of the Arlberg. Combining walking with a digital treasure hunt fills children and young people with enthusiasm. Geocaching is a new trend which is opening up new worlds. Across the whole world (hence the use of the term ‘geo’) – and, of course, in the Arlberg mountains.


beforehand on the internet. Those who estimate the time, topography and their own fitness levels correctly will be treated to a special surprise: finding and opening the cache”. Coordination required Experienced geocachers distinguish between three cache types: 1.) traditional, 2.) multi and 3.) mystery cache. The first (the simplest type) can be found using GPS or a smartphone based on specified coordinates and a description on the internet. It could be anything from a simple village stroll to a spectacular high Alpine abseiling session! The location of the second type spans from one station to the next where the components for the final coordinates can be found. A little tip: there is a multi-cache along the St. Anton ‘WunderWanderWeg’ (Wonder Hiking Trail). And the last type involves solving a very tricky puzzle to identify the location – the supreme discipline. At

hunting in many countries across the world. But there is no chance of him and his friends getting bored with some 2.2 million caches currently hidden all over the world. The fascination? “You get to know your own region, your own country and distant goals from a whole new perspective and come across places you would otherwise miss. The problemsolving adds a mental challenge to the sporting activity”. Geocaching is also an exciting blend of adventures in nature and high-tech support. Walking with added value for all the family. Little legs tend to tire a lot less quickly when there is a surprise waiting at the end! Cache In, Trash Out When hiding the caches, there are various criteria which must be observed: “The natural environment must not be changed, access must be possible and the cache should not be too easy to find. The data should then be added to the

Goal achieved! The little treasure must be examined immediately of course.

On the “treasure” trail with GPS: Christoph Pleifer and a colleague demonstrate what a cache may look like.


47° 07.655 E 010° 11.437. No, the author’s keyboard hasn’t gone crazy. These are the coordinates for a ‘traditional cache’ – and a very special one at that. This cache was placed here by Christoph Pleifer, 31, from St. Anton. Visitors who can correctly interpret the combination of letters and numbers will find themselves at the end of their search in a wetsuit, flippers and diving goggles in the water of one of the Albona lakes above St. Christoph am Arlberg. The ‘treasure’ awaits here, hidden away for divers to find. Christoph admits that this is a special cache which is not suitable for everyone but: “You can find out about the location and difficulty of the terrain

the end, successful sleuths will find standing, lying or floating before them a water-tight container with a logbook, pen and small items to exchange. Or possibly a travel bug – but more about that later. The virtual hub is the www.geocaching. com platform where all caches are described in detail and geocachers from all over the world can exchange messages. An addictive search There are around 40 treasure troves to discover during walks in the Stanzertal valley/Arlberg region. Six of them are managed by Christoph who has already exercised his addiction to treasure

homepage. After checking, the cache is approved and the search can begin. “Geocachers also help protect the landscape because there is a code of honour that anything which does not belong in the landscape (such as trash) should be gathered up and disposed of. CITO – ‘Cache In, Trash Out’ -– as it is known in the community even has its own Wiki for specialist terms. Travel bugs: not for muggles! Geocachers value pseudonyms or nicknames. And abbreviations. TFTC for example: Thanks For The Cache. The successful finder writes this in the logbook,


Only after the riddle has been solved will the hike continue.

both in analogue and digital format. Messages are constantly being exchanged on the aforementioned homepage, both before and after the search. One special feature are the Trackable Travel Bugs in the form of tags with engraved numbers which travel with the finder from cache to cache, often over a long period of time and across several continents. Experienced travel bug owners outline where their little bugs should be and track their exciting journey on the internet. “Mine is in Prague,” says Christoph proudly. This enthusiasm for the mental aspect of the sport is evident in his eyes. And he shares it with some 6 million people across the world who will go to great lengths to


track down the objects of their desire: “I know geocachers who will travel from afar for a second time if they were unable to find the cache on their first attempt. Many people plan their holidays around the appeal of the caches located there”. A passion which ‘muggles’ or walkers/ non-geocachers cannot understand. So why not leave the well-trodden path for the first time with GPS or a smartphone and delve into a new world full of secret caches... it all starts here: www.geocaching. com. Simply log in for free and you’re off! By the way: you can hire GPS devices from Intersport Arlberg in St. Anton.

Don’t follow your nose, follow the plan exactly: geocaching is an experience in nature with high-tech guidance

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It’s all in the „flow“ at St. Anton Film Festival now in its 19th year, The iconic St. Anton Film Festival, was a new start and continuationat the same time: under new management, with a fresh appearance and international accent, ahead of next year’s anniversary.


or almost two decades, St. Anton Film Festival has brought together the greats of the international mountain sport, adventure and extreme sports scenes. Film makers from seven (!) European countries were in attendance – their adventures, however, took place over the whole world, from Canada to Kyrgyzstan. Barbara Zangerl, Ines Papert, Nina Caprez, Gerrit Glomser, Hansjörg Auer, Mick Fowler, Philippe Ribiere, Piotr „Mad“ Korczak, Ueli Kestenholz – to name just a few – chatted to presenters, Heinz Reich (FM4-Radio pro), Flo Orley (Snowboard-Ace) und Lorraine Huber (Freerider) live about their adventures and the motives behind them. In addition to the films and podium discussions, there remained enough time to use the St. Anton film festival as an informal venue to make new acquaintances. Stars and visitors exchanged views about their respective pursuits and, over the four days in Arlberg, maybe one or the other

new rope team was established. The film festival prize, a tidy sum of Euro 2,000.donated by the Arlberger Bergbahnen Cable Car Co., went to Innsbruck film maker,Johannes Hoffmann, for his film titled „Tien Shan – A Kyrgyz Ski Adventure“. The Audience Award (prize money

of Euro 500,- ) was given to the film „Silbergeier“ (Silver Vulture), by Vladimir Cellier, Nina Caprez and Cedric Lachat. The last week in August in 2014 will be time in St. Anton am Arlberg again for: Mountains – People – Adventure, as well as celebrations for a special anniversary!

The awards ceremony at the Film Festival 2013 (left to right): Flo Orley (Film Festival), Martin Ebster (Director TVB St. Anton am Arlberg), winner Johannes Hoffmann, artist Michael Trojer, Christian Raass (Arlberger Bergbahnen) and Heinz Reich (Film Festival).


Special events on the summer stage Two successful new events took place in summer 2013: traditional craftsmanship and authentic folk music on the one hand and a big opera in a comfortable setting on the other. ‘Musica et Artificium’ and ‘Opera in the Park’ are two new event formats which have already become a fixture in the St. Anton calendar.

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Authentic folk music, traditional crafts, regional treats from ‘back in the day’ and plenty of market ambience – this atmospheric blend known as ‘Musica et Artificium’ was bound to be a success! St. Anton am Arlberg was synonymous with Alpine folk music for the 11th time at the end of June 2013. Ensembles from Tyrol, Vorarlberg, Styria, Carinthia, South Tyrol, South Germany and Switzerland performed music which has been preserved over the ge-

nerations as a form of living culture. Some 20 groups performed throughout the day in the restaurants of St. Anton. At the same time, 35 craftsmen and women from North and South Tyrol and Bavaria demonstrated some professions which have been all but forgotten over the years: wood sculptors, edelweiss and wooden spoon carvers, basket weavers, felters, schnapps distillers, ointment producers and quill makers… At the market stalls, visitors were also able to sample traditional treats like those made by our grandparents’ generation such as the

strange sounding but delicious tasting ‘Honigmuas, Kiachla, Kaskiachla, Krautspatzla, Krapfen and Strauba’ as well as lots of home-made delights from the region. A lively and interactive journey through time For the first time, the St. Anton am Arlberg tourist board organised a supporting programme featuring old-style craft workshops, traditional cuisine and much more to accompany the traditional Folk Music

ded by the natural backdrop of the museum park - and the local trout even showed their interest by jumping out of the water! The international stars were in fine form throughout the three act opera buffa and featured Heidi Adair as Norina, Valerian Ruminski as Don Pasquale, Kerry Jennings as Ernesto and Kevin Blickfelt as Malatesta. The opera was directed by David Schmidt with pianist Justine Verdier responsible for the musical accompaniment to the singing. The 2.5 hour performance on the natural stage flew by, leaving some very enthusi-

Day and Craft and Fresh Foods Market. Numerous visitors attended and were enthralled by this sense of the ‘good old days’. The next date for the Folk Music Day and Craft Market has already been set for 28 June 2014 and will hopefully take place in good weather, as planned, at the heart of the pedestrian zone in St. Anton am Arlberg. The full programme can be found on the homepage of the St. Anton tourist board

astic spectators in its wake. The reasonable admission prices, special flair of the venue and delicious treats being served at the museum snack bar provided a treat for all the senses and secured this event series a fixed place in the town’s annual calendar. Following on from the success of 2013, the decision has already been made to hold a repeat performance in August 2014. The precise programme and performance dates for 2014 will be announced in good time at and www.

International stage stars gave a powerful rendition of Donizetti’s masterpiece ‘Don Pasquale’.

A big opera with a difference The tourist board invited guests to enjoy an exceptional open-air musical comedy for the second time since 2012 with three different dates on offer: the play, Gaetano Donizetti’s ‘Don Pasquale’, impressed spectators in the idyllic holiday park infront of the time-honoured museum. Visitors enjoyed Donizetti’s masterpiece in the form of an outdoor stage play, seated either in specially built stands or on picnic blankets. They followed Don Pasquale’s turbulent journey to marital bliss surroun-

On each of the three performance dates, the spectators were impressed by the high quality of the performance and the captivating venue.


„Calling all musicians, let’s play!“ From April to November there is a monthly meet in Pettneu with a very special atmosphere: a regular’s table for musicians at the rustic Gasthof Traube, where everyone gets together – 52

folk musicians as well as eager listeners.

for guests who would like to experience a piece of Tyrolean culture at first hand. „Sometimes lots turn up, sometimes less – we always have a nice time“, says Martin while relaxing during a break between songs, „Everyone plays what they like, or are able to, there is no nervousness. Young people in particular who are learning a new instrument can listen and see how it is done properly, then join in with a group or even play solo.“ There are no predetermined styles to adhere to, so long as what is being played fits in with the Tyrolean and alpine folk music schema. Husband and wife, Elfi and Heinz Stecher from Innsbruck, enter the room with a big „Hallo“ and proceed to entertain those present with a melodious welcome; Elfi on the guitar and Heinz on the „Raffele“ (and if you want to know what that is, you will have to come to the regular’s meet … High Standards Well known folk musicians get together regularly in Pettneu. They come from Tyrol, Bavaria, Vorarlberg or Switzerland. Everyone knows everyone in the folk music scene and make sure they go to where the standards of music are high and the threshold to join in is low. The


t is the first Friday in the month and drizzling outside, which makes the warm lounge of this 400 year old guest house seem even cosier. Hanni, the goodhearted yet resolute soul of the house serves drinks and welcomes the first three musicians with a warm „Griaßdi“ – rrrrrrolling the „r“ in inimitable Tyrolean dialect. It is the Pirschner’s from Pettneu, initiators and driving force behind the musician’s regular get-together. Patriarch Andreas, quickly unpacks his guitar while sons, Martin and Florian, get their Styrian accordion and rhythmic spoons ready.

With Willi on bass, the trio grows in depth.

It used to be a couple of wooden spoons that lent rhythm to the music, today it is a fully fledged instrument.

They don’t hesitate for long: they want to play and do so accordingly. Authentic, alpine folk music fills the room, performed by real experts. Where could this possibly sound better than in such traditional ambience?

door opens again and Willi Schranz enters with his bass. In reverse actually, because the bass inevitably comes in first… The trio grows to a quartet and the tonal range deepens. Schranz and Martin Pirschner have been playing together for many years in the live party band, „Arlberg Buam“, which concentrates more on a “rock” sound. Both musicians also perform with the „d’Arlberger“ folk group. Today, however, the programme is „unplugged“, fast-paced and virtuosic. Those listening, many of whom are regular guests, love it.

Open for everything The Pirschners – a name synonymous with quality in the Tyrolean folk music scene – have been organising this monthly meet for the last five years. For people who like to make or listen to music, as well as


The whole musical Pirschner Family (from left): Martha, Lia, Simone, Florian, Andreas and Martin.





togethers. But he doesn’t like to talk about all that very much. The modest family man picks up his guitar and his wife, Martha, begins to sing. aCross tHE GENEratioNs

Young talent brings “fresh blood” into the folk music scene.

liViNG For Folk MusiC According to Martin, he learned to read music before learning the alphabet. Influenced by the musical environment at home, the boys learned quickly and diligently. They were eager to lean lots of instruments – a trait inherited from their parents. Piano, accordion, zither, harp, vocals, flute, flugelhorn, Jew’s harp, etc. – the Pirschner’s had a wide array of instruments at home. Andi Pirschner did not only work as a folk music teacher (now retired) at St. Anton’s secondary school. He played in the St. Anton Dance Music Band, organised folk music competitions and managed the Arlberg Advent Singers for 35 years. He maintains close contact with musicians across the country, visiting each other frequently at all regular get-

The room is now full and there is a great atmosphere, not only amongst the instrumentalists. A group of young people aged around 20, who you would expect to be more suited to frequenting a trendy bar, are sitting around one of the tables. Until one of them jumps up, straps his accordion to his chest and plays as if there were no tomorrow. A beginner, as Martin knows, but very, very talented. Then Rosmarie, who you couldn’t actually call “young” anymore, plays a piece on her ocarina. This regular meet for musicians brings the generations together. And the night is by no means over, because even when it is getting late, there is always somebody willing to: “Play it again!”

EVErY First FridaY iN tHE MoNtH… …from April to November, the regular’s table for musicians is held at the Gasthof

1 Making music with friends – the joy is written in both their faces. 2 Rosmarie coaxes virtuoso sounds from her ocarina. 3 Martha Pirschner tells a humurous story – in Ötztal dialect, a recognised world cultural heritage. 4 Heinz and Elfi from Innsbruck are regular guests in Pettneu.

Traube, in the Dorfstraße in Pettneu am Arlberg. Visitors are very welcome to come along, join in, sing or just listen.


On two wheels in the ArlBERG world Everything revolves around two wheels in St. Anton in summer. Top events such as the ARLBERG Giro, cycling criterion and bike marathon inspire pros and amateur enthusiasts from all over the world alike. Get in that saddle, and off you go!!


ountains and alpine passes, gravel and asphalt – this is where mountain bikers and road cyclists are in their element. Arlberg offers cycle enthusiasts a proverbial alpine „playground“, the likes of which you just can't find anywhere else. St. Anton am Arlberg has long since made its indelible mark on the cycling scene – as the ideal starting point for fabulous tours in Tyrol and Vorarlberg, as well as a racing sports centre of excellence. Upcoming Classic 56

After three successful years since 2011,

the ARLBERG Giro is well on its way to becoming one of the classic races in the Alps. Over 1,200 participants each year – including many famous riders – are keen to put themselves to this test of endurance: How long will it take me to complete the route from St. Anton am Arlberg – Arlberg Pass – Bludenz – Montafon – Silvretta High Alpine Road – Paznauntal and back to St. Anton? After all, 148 kilometres and 2,400 metres in altitude difference more than justify the “cycling marathon” description. Local hero Andi Traxl from Team Mooserwirt Ridley St. Anton

considers it to be one of the season’s absolute highlights: „The ARLBERG Giro is my home race! This has turned into a sensational event. Getting it on the road involved a huge amount of effort and dedication, but now increasing numbers of my cycling marathon colleagues are getting involved and coming to St. Anton.“ The organisation is perfect and thanks to St. Anton’s partners, Audi, participants can look forward every year to exclusive escort vehicles – the original Audi safety cars from DTM and Le Mans. Next date: 3rd August 2014.

diVErsitY For iNdiVidualists Beyond organised tours, cycle sport enthusiasts will find a hugely diverse choice of routes in St. Anton. From the starting point at ARLBERG-well. com, routes of differing lengths and degrees of difficulty spread out to the east and west, through stunning alpine scenery. How about, for example, a trip to the neighbouring province of Vorarlberg? Or a tour over the Alrberg to Bregenz, the Three Passes route in Bregenzerwald or an uphill climb along the Silvretta High Alpine Road! The Tyrolean side is filled with testing challenges including the Hahntennjoch Ridge, Pitztal Valley with the Piller Saddle or the ascent to the Kaunertaler Glacier. Andi Traxl effuses: „For me, these are the optimum training grounds, every cycled kilometre is so much fun!“ More information on: and www.arlberg-giro. com

arlbErG bikE MaratHoN Those who prefer gravel instead of asphalt under their wheels have every reason to rejoice: The mountains around St. Anton have a plethora of mountain bike routes and single trails – around 200 kilometres in total. All routes begin at ARLBERG-well. com and are uniformly signposted. With trails suitable for all levels of fitness, you are bound to find a route that suits.

a CritErioN For WiNNErs Audiences storm to St. Anton’s pedestrian zone to witness yet another road bike racing highlight, traditionally held on the eve of the cycling marathon: Elite riders deliver exciting duels at the International Cycling Criterion on a technically challenging and highly visible circuit. Many stars from Austria, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein and Switzerland use this opportunity to warm up for the ARLBERG Giro and offer spectators a great show.

You don’t have to begin with the Arlberg Bike Marathon, which is the third and tough discipline of the legendary „Arlberg Eagle“ annual triathlon. 41 kilometres, 1,400 metres in altitude difference and up to 24 percent gradient: this sporting challenge demands everything of its contestants. The extreme athletes start from St. Anton’s pedestrian zone to great applause, before heading out on the challenging route over the Verwall and Moostal Valley. Home favourite Andi Traxl was first over the finishing line in 2013, received by rapturous applause from a huge home crowd. The next Bike-Marathon will take place on 23rd August 2014. For more information visit

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You can see me better in the snow! For the last five years, Dr. Augustin Kouanvih from Togo has been a priest in St. Anton am Arlberg and head of the Upper Stanzertal valley pastoral region. He spoke with the St. Anton Revue about changes to his life plans, the Tyrolean winter, his fear of flying and his pet project: the renovation of ‘his’ parish church. His middle name, by the way, is ‘Sunday’s child’! 58


ow did you come to be the priest for St. Anton?

It was never planned. I studied theology in my homeland of Togo and was ordained as a priest. I was secretary to my bishop there and he sent me to Innsbruck and the Collegium Canisianum to study for a PhD in canon law which I completed. I was then supposed to go to Rome before returning to Togo. But things changed in 2004: I was appointed as the priest of Rum/Neu-Rum near Innsbruck – initially on a temporary basis. But I stayed there until the 6th September 2008… …and then you were appointed to St. Anton? Exactly, a surprise for all concerned. For me, for the parish, for the community and for everyone in the pastoral region! So how did that happen? Priest Bruno Decristoforo was the pastor here for 25 years but didn’t want to make a big fuss about his departure. One day he gathered all the important people in the ministry together and introduced me as his successor. Did they look on the “black” side to start with? Pastor Augustin surrounded by his ministrants.

(Laughs) No, not literally. But it was a big change for the people there. I was well received and integrated quickly. I always try to do the best I can - and this goes down well with people. One of my key philosophies is: it is the person that counts, regardless of race or whether they are foreign or not. So back to Togo briefly: you would not expect to find a big Christian community in a small state in West Africa? That boils down to the history of colonialism. German and Austrian missionaries brought Roman Catholic beliefs to Togo around the turn of the 20th century. Today around 30% of people in Togo are Christian. The funny thing is, we even sing some of the same songs like those from the ‘Gotteslob’ hymn book, except in our own language. The remaining believers subscribe to natural worship, Sunni Islam and unfortunately to sects which give people money if they agree to follow a specific belief. And you were christened there too. But Augustin is not your Christian name? Yes my real name is Augustin Kouanvih. But my official tribal name is Ahlonko and my middle name is Kouassi. We are named after the day on which we were born. For me that was Sunday – so I am a

The priest before the restored Gothic side altar.




‘Sunday’s child’! The day of the Lord – that fits perfectly! Oh yes! How did you feel when you arrived in Tyrol for the first time? Cold! It took me a while to get used to the cold temperatures. And the long winter! But my skin colour has a big advantage in the snow – you can see me better! You certainly have plenty of self-deprecation and good humour? Absolutely. A member of my congregation recently said to me when I returned from holiday: “You’ve got really brown!” I had to laugh, you need lots of humour in life. And when you came to the Arlberg for the first time? The highest mountain in your homeland is barely 1,000 m high- I’m hesitant to use the word ‘only’…! The Tyrolean mountains are very imposing. This beautiful place has become a second home to me. I went back home

last August - it was fantastic to see my friends and family and breathe in the air of my homeland. I would go home a lot more often if I weren’t so scared of flying! It is impossible to travel to Togo by train. Coming back here also felt like returning home though! Speaking of mountains and snow in Arlberg: are you a member of the legendary Arlberg Ski Club? Yes although I can’t ski! At the last World Cup race in January of this year, we joked that I should take part in the next world championships and represent Togo! To be honest: I am also a member of the At. Anton voluntary fire service and I don’t have much time for that either. And I’m proud to be a member of the Brotherhood of St. Christoph. Your biggest project to date during your time in office has been the renovation of the St. Anton parish church. You were a driving force in giving the church a brand new look. Are you proud of what has been achieved? I love going to work every day! The church has always has such a pleasant atmosphere since it was renovated and

Dr. Augustin Kouanvih was born on Sunday 27 August 1961 and has been a priest in St. Anton am Arlberg and head of the Upper Stanzertal pastoral region from Flirsch to St. Christoph for the last 5 years. He speaks German, French (official language in Togo) and English as well as his tribal language of Ewe. He has also studied Latin, Greek, Ancient Greek and Hebrew. So he is ideally equipped to speak to guests from all over the world – and he enjoys it. His laugh needs to be heard! 60

A fascinating lighting display thanks to the colourful new church windows made by specialist Tyrolean craftsmen and women.



SALE SERVICE The parish church has been comprehensively renovated from the foundations to the roof.

feels really peaceful. So much has been achieved by everyone who took part – from the renovation committee to the community and the official authorities and sponsors. I am especially proud of the population and companies who provided such generous support through

their donations and sponsorship. I cannot say ‘thank you’ enough! And I hope that this financial support from the churchgoers continues. And thank you to you for the interesting chat! +43 5446 21 76

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The parish church of St. Anton am Arlberg is actually two churches. The older church was dedicated to the Virgin Mary in 1698 and the newer church - an expansion – was dedicated to St. Anthony of Padua in 1932. Architect Clemens Holzmeister was responsible for the renovation. With the new smaller tower, he created a main emphasis which has injected new life into the whole building. The church underwent general renovation in 2012 both inside and out from the foundations to the roof: new entrance doors in a standardised design, new spruce wood flooring and benches, new electronics and acoustics, a new lighting concept and a new sacristy with WC because: “Human needs exist – even in a house of God” (quote by Karl Raffeiner, Chairman of the renovation committee). All of the works of art and paintings were restored by experts and the fresco paintings were exposed again. A contemporary artistic design adds new areas of emphasis and highlights the handed-down sacred artwork in particular. The main entrance doors and striking new glass windows were produced by skilled craftsmen and women from Tyrol. The public altar, baptistery, ambo, candle stands and sedilia (seats) for the priest and ministrants were renovated and the seating in the chancel turned into loose seating at the request of Priest Augustin. This means that mid-week masses as well as devotions and rosaries can be held in this area.


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A visit to the ‘new’ parish church of St. Anton is a beautiful and spiritual experience. The St. Jakob parish church is also worth a visit. This church was renovated in 2008 and since then has impressed throughout with its Baroque design. For more information and donations, see: 61

HIGHLIGHTS NIGHT TOBOGGANING every Tuesday & Thursday from 07:30pm live music & tirolean cuisine at the Gampen night time gondola ride with the Nassereinbahn 4,3km illuminated run Reservation from 08:00-04:00pm: TEL.: +43 (0) 5446 2352-532 MAIL:

CANDLELIGHT DINNER every Thursday from 07:00pm night time gondola ride with the Galzigbahn award winning toque restaurant live piano music Reservation from 08:00-04:00pm: TEL.: +43 (0) 5446 2352-510 MAIL:

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26. 06. - 29. 06. 2014 Musica & Artificium Traditional crafts, rows of market stalls offering delicious specialities and genuine folk music come together during the last weekend in June in St. Anton am Arlberg for a second celebration of this wonderful event. Visitors can even gather firsthand experience of ancient crafts and traditions at courses and seminars. 28. 06. 2014 Arlberg Day of Folk Music Music groups from Tyrol, Vorarlberg, Styria, Carinthia, South Tyrol and southern Germany will be performing at the 12th annual Day of Folk Music in St. Anton am Arlberg auf. In keeping with the „Getting together, sing, play and dance“ theme, they will be playing in the bars and restaurants in the pedestrian zone. „Musica & Artificium“ (see above) is an agreeable complement to the programme. 05. 07. 2014 Montafon-ArlbergSparkassen-Marathon This extraordinary mountain marathon is taking place in our unparalleled alpine landscapes for the 13th time. 13. 07. 2014 An hour of reflection for car drivers in St. Christoph The Brotherhood of St. Christoph is a “Union of Christian Charity” dedicated, along with its’ 16,000 members, to purely charitable causes. They have organised an hour of contemplation in St. Christoph. 19. 07. - 20. 07. 2014 St. Anton Village Fête July is the perfect time for celebrations in the pedestrian zone. The summer festival is always a popular meeting place for all generations and is jam packed with tradition and music, dance, processions by local folk groups and food stands where regional delicacies can be sampled.

24. 07., 31. 07., 07. 08. 2014 Alpine Festival with Music These Alpine Festivals take place in the midst of untouched natural surroundings in the Arlberg Region. High over St. Anton, the milkmaids and herdsmen invite you to experience these traditional family festivals with folk music and Tyrolean specialties. Pure mountain hospitality! 26. 07. 2014 Arlberg Jakobi Run– Half Marathon The traditional Jakobi Run is part of the “Arlberg Eagle Triathlon” and „Arlberg Marmot“ events, which demand both courage and strength of its’ participants 26. 07. - 27. 07., 15. 08., 24. 08. und 07. 09. 2014 Parish Fairs in St. Jakob, Pettneu, Flirsch and Schnann Much tradition, folk music and regional fare await the visitors of the annual Parish Fair in St. Jakob am Arlberg on the 26th and 27th July. Furthermore, in Pettneu: 15th August; Flirsch: 24th August; Schnann: 7th September. 02. 08. 2014 ARLBERG Giro – International Cycling Criterion Traditionally held on the eve of the mountain bike marathon, spectators flock to St. Anton’s pedestrian zone to watch this road race sporting highlight: Elite riders deliver exciting duels on a technically challenging and highly visible circuit. 03. 08. 2014 ARLBERG Giro 2014 The ARLBERG Giro is already one of the Alpine classics. Over 1,200 participants are keen to put themselves to this test of endurance: How long will I need to conquer the challenging 148 kilometre distance with 2,400 metres in altitude distance? Great atmosphere in the pedestrian zone, where the race both starts and finishes!

23. 08. 2014 Arlberg Bike-Marathon The final discipline in the arduous “Arl­ berg Eagle” belongs to the bikers. 41 kilometres, 1,400 metres in altitude difference and up to 24 percent gradient – there won’t be a dry eye (or forehead) in the house during this epic ride. The extreme athletes both start and finish the race to great applause in St. Anton’s pedestrian zone. 27. 08. - 30. 08. 2014 20th Mountain Film Festival, “Mountains, People, Adventure” The 20th annual star studded Film Festival in St. Anton has been organised again by a committed team. Exciting productions will fill the screens all week long at, where many of the film makers, mountaineers, and climbers who played leading roles will be mingling with the many spectators. 12. 09. - 14. 09. 2014 Line Dance Festival with a world record attempt „Yiiieeehaa!“ – After a successful world record attempt in 2012, St. Anton intends to up the bar yet again: Back then almost 1,000 participants line danced for a whole hour to 20 different choreographed pieces. We will be interested to see what happens in 2014! 13. 09. 2014 “Almabtrieb” Cattle Drive and Farmer’s Festival It is always a moving experience when the cattle return to lower lying pastures after having spent the summer on the high grazing grounds of Arlberg. The animals are herded through the centre of St. Anton and celebration of their safe return includes great traditional food and the Farmer’s Festival. 63

Finish off your ski day with live music in the Piccadilly bar and party until night time. Piccadilly, the Après ski legend, the bar with the best live music! Who hasn’t been here yet doesn’t know what real party is.

A traditional house setting new trends Exquisite Austrian & International Cuisine in a breathtaking Atmosphere. Ski Museum & Caffé opens daily from 3.00 pm; Restaurant opens daily from 6.00 pm 100 m above the Galzig Cable Car station - right on the slope . Call +43 (0)5446 2475 for your Reservation.

Celebrate a great day skiing in our restaurant’s relaxed, welcoming atmosphere Our Team will spoil you with the best Tirolean and International cuisine Try our world famous, succulent Spare Ribs - our own secret recipe! Open all year +43 5446 3333 10 64

Restaurant Maximilian Dorfstrasse 57, 6580 Sankt Anton am Arlberg Österreich

When sheep shop Michael Ess will never forget the 15th December 2012. On this particular morning, the head of Intersport Arlberg welcomed the most extraordinary „customers“ of his entire career: 80 sheep, that strayed into the shop from St. Anton‘s pedestrian zone.

Pizzeria Ristorante

Dolce Vita Do you love Italian cuisine….? Delicious antipasti Pasta – different varieties Fish – always fresh and very light Meat – exquisitely prepared succulent meat Salads – nutritious and fresh Pizza – tastes exactly howit should taste Wines – exquisite brands from the most renowned wine-growing regions to perfectly complement the Mediterranean spices.


he automatic door of this brand new shop just opened of its own accord, as shepherd Raimund Stemberger was herding his animals past it. All of a sudden, one of the animals saw its own reflection in a mirror - and followed the imaginary herd. A security camera and passers-by captured the bizarre scenes on film. After being put on Youtube, the film turned into a full blown internet hit, with over 750,000 clicks! Online news sites around the world picked up on the „Sheep storming the sport store in the Tyrolean Alps“ story. What followed was a veritable avalanche of media reports from all over the world. Invitations fluttered in after the incident to go on talk shows and major international news agencies, as well as TV stations and newspapers were all keen to report on the story. Even the “Neue Züricher Zeitung” took the issue up with amusement. „The Swiss Intersport Group congratulated us on a successful guerrilla marketing campaign. They didn’t want to believe at first that it all happened by accident“, explains Ess. The staff were initially dumbfounded. In the blink of an eye, a woolly armada was pouring into the shop. After the first shock had worn off, everyone was soon laughing about what had happened – despite the associated extra cleaning and damage caused by bikes and sunglasses being knocked over. „The promotional value far exceeded the damages caused“, smiles Ess in retrospect. Organising a regular route for the sheep through his shop is, however, something that won’t be happening in the near future!

…..Then you will love our Italian cooking using old traditional and family recipes. In our restaurant, you can enjoy your meal soaking up the modern Mediterranean atmosphere to complement our delicious dishes and drinks.

Pizzeria Ristorante Dolce Vita Dorfstraße 61 A-6580 St. Anton am Arlberg Tel. +43 (5446) 30 279 Daily opening hours: 12pm – 12am (open during public holidays) 65

Tip: St. Anton’s new ski show From 30th December 2013 onwards, St. Anton am Arlberg Tourist Board invites visitors to attend the ski show every Wednesday. From the turn of the year, guests can experience a revamped concept of this weekly event in the finish area of the Alpine Ski World Cup. Peter Mall and Martin Ebster with associated organisers intend to surprise with this new production – especially the many regular guests of the resort. Only so much can be revealed: It will be a multi-media spectacle with top sporting performances. 66

Familie Ennemoser A-6580 St. Anton am Arlberg Dorfstraße 90 T.: 0043-5446-2210-0 F.: 0043-5446-2210-55 The ideal accommodation for a pleasant and relaxing holiday. 130 beds, comfortable rooms and apartments. All rooms with bath/WC, colour TV, radio, telephone and room safe. Some rooms with balcony. Our out­standing cuisine is certain to please even the most discriminating guest. Breakfast buffet, half-board with choice of menu, indoor swimming pool, sauna, Turkish steam bath, solarium, whirlpool, seminar room. Center location, quiet, close to the village centre and ski slopes.

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Galerie FOR CONTEMPORARY ART „Man does not live by snow alone“ The ARTBOX Gallery – an enriching, creative alternative in St. Anton – a place to linger, to enjoy art, to creatively relax – a place of communication. We offer interchanging exhibitions, with regional and international artists‘ impressions of the White Thrill, nature, people, abstract images and much more. Gallery evenings every Thursday from 19 to 21 hrs: Enjoy browsing around the exhibited pieces with a glass of fine wine and meeting the participating artists. Allow yourself to be enchanted Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday from 16:00 – 19:00 hrs and NEW Gallery Evening every Thursday from 19:00 to 21:00 hrs or by appointment: +43/664 4015595 Address: Sporthotel St. Anton, Dorfstraße 48, Basement 73


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Area Codes: St. Anton, St. Jakob, St. Christoph +43 (0) 5446… Pettneu +43 (0) 5448… Schnann, Flirsch, Strengen +43 (0) 5447…

A AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE ◗ Arlberg Express In comfort by bus from Zurich airport to St. Anton am Arlberg, DAILY during winter season, 13.12.2013 – 20.04.2014 Reservations at Arlberg Express tel. 05582 226, fax 05582 580,, ARLBERG ROAD TUNNEL (ASFINAG Mautstellenservice) East-West connection through the 14 km Arlberg Tunnel. Single trip for cars costs Euro 9.00 (standing June 2013 - no guarantee for price!). Toll station: tel. 05010838400, fax: 05010838420 ART & CULTURE Gallery ART-BOX, Dorfstraße 48 Opening hours: Sunday to Friday from 03:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Volksbank (E4/50): tel. 2771, fax 2771 44, Opening hours winter & summer: Monday to Friday 8.30 am until 12.00 pm and from 2.00 pm until 4.30 pm Raiffeisenbank Oberland in Pettneu (D2/96), tel. 05448 8206 Flirsch (B3/117), tel. 05447 5221 Strengen (C3/12a), tel. 05447 5528 BOOK STORE "Pies" (Eiter Anton), Dorfstraße 28 (D4), tel. 2344, fax 3721 BOUTIQUE (D4/6) Inspiration by Katrin, tel. 0699 17061645

Bowling In the Sports Center arl.rock, Bahnhofstraße 1,,, tel. 30324 BROTHER HOOD Arlberg Hospiz, St. Christoph 1 (A1), tel. 05446 2611, fax 05446 3545

Or by appointment : 0664 4015595

Hospiz Gallery, Arlberg Hospiz Hotel, tel. 05446 2611, 1.400 m2 Open daily 9.00 am - 2.00 pm

Kunstraum Pettneu (D2), Perktold Oswald, tel. 0676 5117383 Kulturstadl in Flirsch, Spiss Peppi, tel. 0664 40 15 595,, ATM’s ◗ Raiffeisenbank ◗ Volksbank ◗ Imster Sparkasse ◗ Nassereinbahn ◗ M-Preis ◗ Raiffeisenbank Oberland in Pettneu, Flirsch and Strengen ◗ OMV petrol station in Schnann

B BAKERY Arlberger Dorfbäcker - Café (E3/33), tel. 30303 Bakery Baguette in the M-Preis (K2/15), tel. 3032022 Der Bäcker Ruetz in Pettneu (D2/150), tel. 05448 8721 Der Bäcker Ruetz - Backhaus am Arlberg in Schnann (H2/152), tel. 05447 200 27 14 Wechner Otmar in Flirsch (B3/127), tel. 05447 5720 BANK’s Raiffeisenbank (D4/24): tel. 23210, fax 2321 33, Opening hours winter: Monday to Friday 8.00 am until 12.00 pm and from 2.00 pm until 5.00 pm Opening hours summer: Monday to Friday 8.00 am until 12.00 pm and from 2.00 pm until 4.30 pm Sparkasse Imst (D4/9): tel. 05010077137, fax 050100977137, Opening hours winter and summer: Monday to Friday 8.00 am until 12.00 pm and from 2.00 pm until 4.30 pm


Arlberger Bergbahnen, Kandaharweg 9 (D4), tel. 05446 23520, fax 05446 2352102

CAMPING Arlberg-Panorama-Camping – Pettneu, (E2/45a) ,tel. 05448 8352, fax 05448 83524, Camping Arlberg – Pettneu, (C3/235c), tel. 05448 222 660, fax 05448 2226630, CAR RENTAL Kogoj, Perjenweg 6, 6500 Landeck, tel. 05442 61466, fax 05442 61954, Avis Autovermietung GesmbH, airport Innsbruck Kranebitten, 6020 Innsbruck, tel. 0512 5717540, CAR REPAIRS Kfz Haid, Gewerbegebiet Ost Hnr. 7 (O2), tel./fax 2080 or 0664 444 90 23; Repairs, start-up assistance, towing service. Kfz Ladner, tel. 05447 20047, Gewerbegebiet 148 (H23) in Schnann ARBÖ in Landeck, Bahnhofstraße 3, tel. 0501232711 ÖAMTC in Zams, Hauptstraße 10, tel. 05442 120

Flirsch: at the footballground Strengen: at the elementary school and at the Egger Weiher above Strengen

CHANGING MONEY Have a look at Banks, ATMs CLIMBING (E4/1) In the Sports Center arl.rock, Bahnhofstraße 1,,, tel. 2625 Climbing hall in Flirsch (B3) Boulder hall 80 m2, Siegl Dietmar, tel. 05447 5719 CONVENTIONS AND SEMINARS Information tel. 22690, fax 2532, ◗ (E3/11): Capacity up to 2000 persons ◗ Arlbergsaal (F3/7): Capacity up to 300 persons. ◗ Vallugasaal (D4/8): Capacity up to 120 persons. ◗ Zielstadion (E3/3): Capacity up to 50 persons. COSMETIC STUDIO ◗ Hotel Alte Post in the pedestrian zone (D4/11), tel. 2553 ◗ Hotel Maiensee in St. Christoph (A1/24) tel. 2161 (just during winter season) ◗ Hotel Schwarzer Adler in the pedestrian zone (E3/35), tel. 22440 ◗ Hotel Tannenhof (G1/98) tel. 30311 ◗ Hotel Gridlon in Pettneu (E1/36) tel. 05448 8208 CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING 6 trails Stanzertal Trail from St. Anton - Flirsch, 22 km (round trip); Verwall Trail from Hotel Mooserkreuz into the Verwalltal to Lake Verwallsee, 10 km (round trip); high altitude trail St. Christoph 2.5 km; Ganderau 3 km; Reit 2 km; Pofel Runde 1.5 km. Skating: All tracks are also prepared for skating (except the first 2 km of track Stanzertal). Use is free of charge. Rental equipment at all sports shops. Information at the ski schools and the tourist office, tel. 22690, Pettneu, tel. 0448 8221 and Flirsch, tel. 05447 5564 Cross country trail maps available at the Tourist Office in St. Anton am Arlberg, Pettneu and Flirsch!


CURLING (E3/11) At the, for information call tel. 4001.

Shell-Tankstelle, Dorfstraße 136 (G3) Complete Car cleaning in Flirsch (C3) , Knecht Heribert, tel. 0660 65 67 585

DECORATION Edelweiß (E4/54), Tel. 2119

Gutmann GmbH, Gewerbegebiet 16, St. Jakob Tel. 0502277

CHILDREN’S PLAYGROUND St. Anton am Arlberg: in the front of the Center and in the leisure Park/Museum St. Anton am Arlberg, at the "Verwallsee", St. Jakob at the elementary school Pettneu: Wellnesspark Arlberg-Stanzertal Schnann: below the Gasthof Traube

D DOCTORS ◗ Dr. Josef Knierzinger (D4/8), general practitioner, sport physician, tel. 2828 fax 28288 ◗ Dr. Helene Mall at the health centre, general practitioner, tel. 30392, fax 42771






Area Codes: St. Anton, St. Jakob, St. Christoph +43 (0) 5446… Pettneu +43 (0) 5448… Schnann, Flirsch, Strengen +43 (0) 5447… ◗ Dr. Markus Sprenger (E3/26), general practitioner, sport physician, tel. 3200, fax 3119 ◗ DDr. Sebastian Scherfler (E4/22), private dentist, tel. and fax 2070 ◗ Dr. Benno Mayr in Pettneu (E2), general practitioner, tel. 05448 222 86

◗ Dr. Angelika Weinseisen in Strengen, dentist, Tel. Nr 05447 51010

DRUGSTORE BIPA (D4/3), Tel. 42526 DRY CLEANERS - LAUNDRY ◗ Laundry service Hörschläger G., St. Jakober Dorfstr. 58 (H1), Haus am Schönbach, tel. 2035. Open daily 8.00 am - 6.00 pm. Delivery, express laundry service - ski suits, hotel service. ◗ Mini M-Preis Pettneu, pick up point, tel. 05448 22287

E EMERGENCY; REPORTING ACCIDENTS Report ski accidents by calling tel. 2352 223. After 5.00 pm please call the police, tel. 2237. Emergency numbers: Fire Department 122 Police 133 Ambulance 144 Mountain rescue 140 Euro-Emergency call 112 EVENTS All events are posted publicly. Information at the Tourist Office, tel. 22690,


Gutmann GmbH, Gewerbegebiet 16, St. Jakob Tel. 0502277

Shell, tel. 3466, fax 34661, Town line St. Anton am Arlberg, car wash, small repairs; self-service vacuum, motorway decals sold, credit cards accepted, open Monday – Sunday 6.00 am – 10.00 pm OMV Schnann, on the freeway, open daily 24 hours, tel. 05447 20 111 FITNESS-STUDIO (E3/11) At the, tel. 4001, Various cardio-equipment and selection of barbells. FLORIST Blumen Jehle, (E3/57) tel. 2401, across from St. Anton’s parish church, also deliveries. Opening hours winter: Monday - Saturday 8.00 am -12.00 pm and 2.00 pm - 6.00 pm. Opening hours summer: Monday - Friday 8.00 am - 12.00 pm, 3.00 pm - 6.00 pm, Saturday 8.00 am - 12.00 pm Market garden Falch in Schnann, (H2), tel. 05447 5567 Opening hours: Monday - Friday 9.00 am - 12.00 pm and 2.00 pm - 7 pm, Saturday: 9.00 am - 12.00 pm


G GOLFCLUB ARLBERG Public golf course, daily from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm. tel. 2103 or 0680 1230204 (Mr. Jeffrey Swanson - golf school Arlberg) GROCERY STORES ◗ Billa (E3/4/73) ◗ M-Preis (K2/15) tel. 303200 ◗ Plangger Delikatessen (D/E4, Dorfstraße 32), tel. 0650 4741796, ◗ Spar (E3/66), tel. 42534 ◗ Speckalm (E4/27) tel. 2117 ◗ Mini M-Preis in Pettneu (D2/128) tel. 05448 22287 ◗ Nah & Frisch in Flirsch (C3/106) tel. 05447 51017 ◗ Stark in Strengen (C3/9) tel. 05447 5503

H HAIRDRESSERS Salon Marth, (E3/33), tel. 2329, in the pedestrian zone Stylingteam Manuela (E3/22), tel. 30383, behind the church Salon Gerhard in Pettneu (C2/165), tel. 05448 8549 Salon Sonja in Flirsch, (B3/155), tel. 05447 5180 HELICOPTER ◗ Wucher Helicopter GmbH, tel. 05550 3880, fax 05550 3880306,, ◗ Hangar Zürs, tel. 05583-2950, fax 05583 29504 HIGH ROPE CLIMBING GARDEN in the valley »Verwall« H2O Adventure, Bahnhofstr. 1 (E4), tel. 30324 or 0699 113 65089,, HIKING SCHOOL Arlberg Arena, hiking school/experience school, Ferdl Nöbl, tel. 0664 3703304, HORSE-DRAWN COACHES

Thomas Bals, tel. 0664 5308441 (only in winter)

I ICE SKATING RINK (E3/11) At the, for information call tel. 4001 INDOOR AND OUTDOOR SWIMMING POOL Public Swimming Pool ◗ (E3/11), tel. 4001. Sauna, steam bath, tanning solarium, massage. Opening hours winter: 10.00 am - 10.00 pm./Opening hours summer: 9.00 am - 9.00 pm, ◗ Wellnesspark Arlberg Stanzertal in Pettneu, (C3/235c), tel. 05448 222 76,

INFORMATION OFFICE St. Anton am Arlberg, (D4) Dorfstraße 8, tel. 22690, fax 2532,, Tourist Office Pettneu, Nr. 150 (D2), tel. 05448 8221, fax 05448 8221 4, Tourist Office Flirsch, Nr. 113a (B3), tel. 05447 5564, fax 05447 5564 4, INTERNET-ACCESS ◗ arl.rock, Banhofstraße 1 ◗ Café Anton, Kandaharweg 4 ◗ Sport 2000 Jennewein at the Galzig cablecar mountain station ◗ Sport 2000 Jennewein at the Nasserein cablecar valley station

K KAYAK SCHOOL ARLBERG Steve Brooks, tel. 0676 5303878, 6574 Pettneu. Courses for beginners and advanced learner,

L LIBRARY (F3/5) In the St. Anton am Arlberg’s secondary school, tel. 2761 14. Thursday 5.00 - 7.00 pm LOCK AND KEY SERVICE Josef Gruber, Kirchgasse 4 (E3), tel. 2072 or 0664 3375806 LOST-AND-FOUND Communtiy Office St. Anton am Arlberg (E4/46) (town hall) in the center of town, tel. 23620, fax 2362 20 Community Office Pettneu, (C2/152), tel. 05448 8210, Community Office Flirsch, (C3/109), tel. 05447 5217, Community Office Strengen, (C3/12a), tel. 05447 5513,

M MASSAGE (Only possible with reservation!) ◗ Andrea Zanona (E4/27) massage and lymphatic drainage, tel. 0664 41 60 246, at the Health Centre Dr. Helene Mall, in the pedestrian zone. ◗ Center (E3/11), tel. 4001 ◗ Dr. Knierzinger (B4/5), tel. 2828 ◗ RELOAD Sports Massage Centre (E3/53) Jo Bennett, tel. 0650 750 8603 Sports & Remedial Massage and Taping & Strapping. Shop sells compression garments, energy bars & drinks etc Monday-Saturday: 9.00 am – 12.00 pm and 2.00 pm – 8.00 pm - Sunday: 2.00 – 8.00 pm

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Familie Nikolaus & Marianne Wolfram Dorfstraße 31, A-6580 St. Anton am Arlberg Tel. +43 5446 3253, Fax 3253 5, 78





Area Codes: St. Anton, St. Jakob, St. Christoph +43 (0) 5446… Pettneu +43 (0) 5448… Schnann, Flirsch, Strengen +43 (0) 5447… ◗ Wellnesspark Arlberg Stanzertal in Pettneu (C3/235c), tel. 05448 222 76 In the hotels on request. MOTORWAY DECALS Available at the tobacconist, Shell filling station, OMV filling station, Gutmann filling station and at the toll station, for 10 days, two months or one year. MUSEUM ST. ANTON AM ARLBERG (C/D4/10) in the Arlberg-Kandahar-House in the middle of the Leisure Park. Exhibitions showing development of alpine skiing and the evolution of St. Anton to a winter sports center. Local cultural history and train/road tunnel history. tel. + fax 2475. Opening hours Winter: Monday to Sunday from 3.00 pm onwards Entrance prices: Opening hours Summer: Tuesday to Sunday 12.00 pm - 6.00 pm. Adults: € 4,Children (up to age 16) admission free Groups (10 people and more): € 3,- (tour guide admission free) guided tours on request

P PARAGLIDING Paragliding - tandem paragliding - try-itout courses - instruction with nationally certified flight instructors. Flight Connection Arlberg Penz & Partner GmbH, Bacherweg 8, 6580 St. Anton am Arlberg, tel. 0664 1415166, PHARMACY Arlberg-Apotheke (E4/22) , south of Sporthotel, tel. 2061, fax 2061 85 Opening hours winter: Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 12.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 6.30 pm, Saturday 8.00 am to 12.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm, Sunday 10.00 am to 12.00 pm and 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm. Opening hours summer: Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 12.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm, Saturday 8.00 pm to 12.00 pm. Dr. Benno Mayr in Pettneu (E2), tel. 05448 22286 PHYSIOTHERAPY Physio-sport-therapy and Sportsclinik "Arlberg" in district Dengert (B4/5). Dr. Josef Knierzinger, Information: tel. 42666, fax 42666 40,, Margot Oud, tel. 0699 11088121 PHOTO SERVICE BIPA (D4/3): tel. 42526 Post Office (E4/2): tel. 0577 677 6580, fax 0577 678 6580

POLICE Local police (E4/46), in town hall, tel. 236213, fax 236220 Police department (E3/2), in town center behind the church, tel. 2237 or 0591337148, fax 0591337148109 POST OFFICE In the town center (E4/2) next to Hotel »Raffl’s St. Antonerhof« . tel. 0577 677 6580, fax 0577 678 6580 Open Monday - Friday 8.00 am - 12.00 pm and 2.00 pm - 5.30 pm. Post office in Flirsch (B3/111), tel. 0577 677 6572 Open Monday - Friday 8.00 am - 12.00 pm and 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm

R RELIGIOUS SERVICES Catholic Masses St. Anton/St. Jakob: For information call tel. 2238 (Open Tuesdays: 1.30 pm - 5.30 pm and Fridays 8.00 am - 10.00 pm) St. Christoph: Masses in St. Christoph are posted in Hotel Arlberg-Hospiz. The Masses during the week and on holidays are posted in St. Anton’s parish church. Protestant Services: In St. Anton’s parish church: on the first Sunday of the month, at 4.30 pm, Mr. Rotter, tel. 05442-64245 Religious services in Pettneu, Flirsch and Strengen. You get the information in the Tourist Office Pettneu, tel. 05448 8221 or Flirsch, tel. 05447 5564

S SAUNA (E3/11), tel. 4001, finnish sauna, sanarium, steam bath, kelo sauna, massage, tanning solarium, indoor pool. Winter opening hours: 2.00 pm - 10.00 pm, in case of bad weather from 11.00 am onwards/Summer opening hours: Every Friday 4.00 pm - 9.00 pm as well as in case of bad weather. Wellnesspark Arlberg Stanzertal in Pettneu (C3/235c), tel. 05448 222 76 finnish sauna, sanarium and indoor pool SHOE SERVICE HÜTTL (E4/4) tel. 3575 or 3281 SKI BUS Free-of-charge ski busses: ◗ St. Anton - St. Jakob - St. Anton (Bus 2) ◗ St. Anton - Nasserein - St. Anton (Bus 4) ◗ St. Anton - Mooserkreuz - St. Anton (Bus 3) ◗ St. Anton - St. Jakob - St. Anton (Bundesstraße, Bus 5) ◗ Alpe Rauz - Zürs - Lech; ◗ St. Anton – Schnann both ways, St. Anton – Pettneu both ways, St. Anton – Flirsch both ways, St. Anton – Strengen both ways; Timetables posted at bus stops and in the Information Office in St. Anton am Arlberg, Pettneu and Flirsch.

SKI CLUB ARLBERG (E4/46) Secretariat at the town hall, tel. 2796, fax 2796-4, SKI KINDERGARTEN ◗ Children’s world of the ski school Arlberg! Children‘s world St. Anton tel. 2526, location: across from 4-seater Gampen Chairlift Children‘s world Nasserein tel. 273810, location: next to the valley station of the Nassereinbahn! Children‘s world St. Christoph tel. 2151 Opening hours: daily (except Saturdays) 8.30 am - 4.00 pm. ◗ KINDERGARTEN from the age of 2 ½ (at the Children’s World in St. Anton - opposite the 4-seat Gampen Chairlift). So that all parents who are keen skiers can take their little ones, from 2½ years onwards, with them on their winter vacation, the trained Nannies in the ski kindergarten of the Ski School Arlberg are at your service. Skiing is not included but instead we offer a full programme of fun and games. The children should be out of nappies. ◗ BAMBINIS half-day program for 3 years old children: Half-day programme for 3 year olds (only in the Children's World of the Ski School Arlberg in St. Anton - opposite the Gampen chairlift). Incorporating a balanced mix of skiing, games and entertainment, the "ski toddlers" enthusiastically learn their first steps on skis. The Bambini course is available as a half-day course. ◗ MINIS All-day program for 4 year old children: Children meet their ski instructors daily at 09.30 (excluding Saturday) in the Children's World of the Ski School Arlberg - St. Anton (opposite Gampen chairlift) and in Nasserein (in the Children´s World of the Ski School Arlberg by the Nassereinbahn). Children attempting skiing for the first time are playfully familiarised with the snow. This means that during their ski lesson we offer them plenty of breaks and keep them motivated with games and co-ordination tasks. Start of course for beginners: Sundays or Mondays ◗ CHILDREN’S SKI SCHOOL from the age of 5. For all children from the age of 5 the lessons are beginning daily (except Saturdays) on 9.30 am. Children will be grouped according to their ability. Meeting point: In the Kinderwelt of the ski school Arlberg. Start of course for beginners: Sundays or Mondays ◗ KIKI-CLUB of the ski school St. Anton tel.3563 beside the ARLBERG- Open daily (except Saturdays) 9.00 am 3.00 pm. For all children from the age of 5 the lessons are beginning daily (except Saturdays) on 9.30 am. Children will be grouped according to their ability. Meeting point: Office of the ski school St. Anton!


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The mountain huts around St. Anton am Arlberg have always been a popular photo motif, as this pictorial journey into the past shows. The pictures date back to the late 1930â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s or early 1940â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;s. The Leutkircher Hut and Ulmer Hut still exist under their original names and at their original sites, even though they have been repeatedly expanded and modernised since. The Konstanzer Hut is also still in existence, although after being destroyed by a landslide in 1988, it was relocated to a safer position 700 metres away from its original site. The former Wagner Hut was turned into the guest house we know today as Rasthaus Ferwall. 80

The photos were kindly made available to St. Anton am Arlberg Tourist Board by Prof. Kurt Bauer from Kirchzarten/Germany





Area Codes: St. Anton, St. Jakob, St. Christoph +43 (0) 5446… Pettneu +43 (0) 5448… Schnann, Flirsch, Strengen +43 (0) 5447… SKI PASSES Available at: ◗ Galzigbahn-valley station ◗ Nassereinbahn - valley station ◗ Rendlbahn-valley station ◗ Cash point St. Christoph ◗ Tourist Office Pettneu ◗ Wellnesspark Arlberg Stanzertal SKI SCHOOLS The latest list you will find on SKI AND BOOT DEPOSIT Possible at all sports shops SKI CLOTHES RENTAL At sport shop Pete in the pedestrian zone, tel. 3710, jacket/trouser from € 25,– SKI/SNOWBOARD RENTAL; BOOT RENTAL In the sport shops in St. Anton, St. Christoph and Pettneu. rental per day: Ski/Snowboard: from € 27,Ski/Snowboard boots: from € 15,SLED RENTAL In the sports shops. SLED RUN 4.2 km illuminated sled run from Gampen via the Rodelhütte to »Rodelstall« in Nasserein. Information at the Arlberger Bergbahnen, tel. 23520 1 km illuminated sled run in Flirsch 200 m illuminated sled run in Schnann 1 km Egger Weiher – Verill in Strengen SOUVENIRS

◗ Information office, Dorfstraße 8 (D4) ◗ Alber Karl, Dorfstraße 60 (E4) ◗ Eiter Klaus, Dorfstraße 28 (D4)

SPORTS SHOPS Alber Sport, in the pedestrian zone, tel. 3400 0, fax 3400 15,, Alber Sport Freeski, tel. 3400 80, fax 3400 81 Alber Check In Galzig, at the Galzig cable car valley station, tel. 3400 40, fax 3400 41 Alber Sport on Top, at the Gampen mountain station, tel. 3400 50, fax 3400 51 AlberCheck In Nasserein, at the Nasserein cable car valley station, tel. 3400 50, fax 3400 51 Hervis, Dorfstraße 56-58, tel. 05446 42529 Sport Schneider, in the pedestrian zone, tel. 3400 35, fax 3400 15 S‘No Control Snowboardshop, in the pedestrian zone, tel. 3400 30, fax 3400 15 Alber Sport St. Christoph, tel. 3400 70, fax 3400 71

Intersport Arlberg Pangratz & Ess, main shop in the centre, tel. 34533 10,, Intersport Arlberg Bergschlössl, next to the Galzig cablecar, tel. 34533 30 Intersport Arlberg in St. Christoph, tel. 34533 20 Intersport Arlberg Rendl Top at the Rendl cable car valley station, tel. 34533 60 Intersport Arlberg at the Nasserein cable car valley station, tel. 34533 50 Intersport Arlberg Nasserein, tel. 34533 40 Intersport Arlberg Napapijri Store, in the pedestrian zone, tel. 34535 Kirschbaum, at the Rendl cable car valley station, tel. 34535 Sport 2000 Jennewein main shop, in the village, tel. 2830 fax 2830 30,, Sport 2000 Jennewein Testcenter, at the Galzig cablecar top station tel. 2830 22, fax 2830 30 Sport 2000 Jennewein at Nasserein cable car valley station, tel. 2830 52, fax 2830 50 Sport 2000 Jennewein Surfer’s Paradise, St. Anton village, tel. 2830 20, fax 2830 30 Sport 2000 Jennewein at Galzig cablecar valley station, tel. 2830 41, fax 2830 40 Sport Pete, in the pedestrian zone, tel. 3710,, Peak Performance general store, in the pedestrian zone,tel. 4018 The North face general store, in the pedestrian zone, tel. 30189 Fauner, opposite of the Tourist Office, tel. 2413, fax 2056,, Schranz, Walter-Schulerweg 4, tel. 3261,, Ski-West, in St. Anton Oberdorf, tel. 2176,, Sport Matt in Pettneu, tel. 05448 8435,, Sport Matt in the Wellnesspark in Pettneu, tel. 05448 22280, just during winter season! SQUASH (E4/1) In the Sports Center arl.rock, Bahnhof­ straße 1, tel. 30324,,

T TAXI, BUS COMPANIES Arlberg Car, Taxi Griesser, tel. 3730 (just during winter season) Der Antoner, tel. 42555

Der Harry Taxi, tel. 30100

Hallo Taxi, tel. 0676 3867317 Taxi Demeter, tel. 0664 6506300

Taxi Harry, Gerda and Thomas Haidinger, tel. 2315 (Cab Call), 2368 (Office), fax 30271, Taxi Isepponi, tel. 2275, fax 3990,, Taxi Lami, tel. 2806, fax 2361, Taxi Matthias, tel. 0660 4400020

Taxi Miro, tel. 42542, Taxi Reinhard, tel. 0664 2302618 Tyroltours / Spiss Reisen, tel. 3361, fax 3923 Taxi Zangerl, tel. 0664 44 255 75 (just during winter season) TELEFAX Post Office St. Anton, public fax service, tel. 0577 677 6580, fax 0577 678 6580 TELEPHONE For calls from inside Austria: 05446; From abroad 0043-5446, Snow telephone 2565 Public telephone booths for long distance calls at the post office and Tourist Office St. Anton, train station, Dengert, Gastig, toll station St. Jakob, St. Jakob fire department, St. Jakob Church, Telephone prefix St. Anton/St. Jakob/St. Christoph TENNIS ◗ In the Sports Center arl.rock (indoor), Bahnhofstraße 1, tel. 30324,, ◗A  t the Centre (outdoor), Hannes-Schneider Weg 11,, tel. 4001 ◗ Hotel Gridlon (E1) in Pettneu

TOBACCONIST St. Anton, Gemeindegasse 2 (E4), tel. 2319, fax 3657 Pettneu, Dorf Nr. 126 (D2), tel. 05448 8536 TRAIN STATION (E4/6) St. Anton am Arlberg is an Eurocity station, tel. 051717. Timetables, luggage lockers. TYROLEAN EVENING In summer with the group »D‘Arlberger« at the Arlbergsaal, Auweg 7 (F3)

W WELLNESSPACKAGE Hotel Tannenhof, Nassereinerstraße 98 (G1), tel, 05446 30311

WINTER HIKING TRAILS Approx. 70 km of prepared trails The trails are partly on the cross country trail map, available at the Information Office in St. Anton am Arlberg, Pettneu and Flirsch!


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Z The indicated grid squares refer to the village map of St. Anton am Arlberg. You can download the map on our website

alibi ☎ 0664 54 25 417 dorfstraße 78 ( Z E3) Pub with fine ambiance, good music. Various draft beers. Guinness, Wieselburger, Edelweiss Hefe. Popular meeting spot for locals and guests. Open 4.00 pm - 1.00 am.

alpENHoF ☎ 24950 arlberg straße 7 ( Z a5) Rustic ambiance restaurant with national and international cuisine. Cosy cellar bar with fondue and raclette on request.

st. Christoph 34 ( Z a1) A la carte restaurant in a traditional farmhouse room in high standard with local delicacies or in a separate wine tavern different fondues or special theme nights. From February onwards you can enjoy the most beautiful panorama terrace of St. Christoph with hot and cold meals the whole day. Prices for main dishes: from € 15.

altE post ☎ 2553 dorfstraße 11 ( Z d4) Gault et Millau were impressed! See for yourself how wonderful the culinary delicacies taste at our Haube awarded á-la-carte restaurant (in the winter). Treat yourself to some gourmet delights with both international and traditional dishes. Open daily from 6.30pm until 9.00m. Table reservations are necessary.

A REAL Italian with great taste and lots of "Amore"! Check out our Italian open kitchen serving - antipasti, pizza, pasta and risotto's. Tempting desserts to temp those taste buds like panna cotta or tiramisu are on the menu. And of course, good Italian wine: "Alla salute, amore!" Prices for main dishes from € 8,90 to € 15.

Daily fresh bread & pastries and the best "coffee to go" in town! Cold and hot food and drinks: sweets like cookies, brownies and cakes. Satisfy your hunger pangs with our selection of sandwiches, bagels, pizza and creamy soups and much more. In the evenings come and enjoy our café lounge and enjoy a cocktail or two with friends in style. WIFI and also available is skY tV for your viewing pleasure.


dorfstraße 3 ( Z d4) Hearty grilled steak specialties and authentic live sound! From the show kitchen of the American-style restaurants we serve real steak, burgers, finger foods, Wings & Ribs, baked potatoes and more. For those sweet tooth's, you can get lost in our rich American's desserts, and for you connoisseurs assorted wines and a world class selection of beer for your tasting pleasure (!) - Oh happy night!

aNtHoNY's HappY VallEY "stEak & sHakE" ☎ 42600600 dorfstraße 3 ( Z d4) The "New Bar" in the middle of St. Anton! A cozy and authentic American lifestyle bar with a smoking lounge, live music, DJs and video screens, finger food, a huge cocktail list and beer from around the world - is truly happy. What a happy day and night! Oh yeah...

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arlbErG HospiZ HotEl ☎ 2611 Warm meals served all day long! At lunchtime, small delicate dishes. In the afternoon, enjoyable tea time with fresh cakes by an open fire. Evenings, superb à la carte cuisine served in the Skiclubstube, awarded with two toques by Gault Millau restaurant guide. Or local specialities at the »Tiroler Wirtshaus«. Select from one of the world’s largest assortments of Bordeaux wines. Reservations requested.

arlbErG taja st.CHristopH ☎ 0664 380 6086 st. Christoph 20 ( Z a1)

☎ 2408

kandaharweg 4 ( Z d4 ) It‘s always ANTON time. Between 8.00 and 10.00 am we serve tasty breakfast and at noontime our dishes are freshly cooked. In the afternoon visit us for après-ski and from 7.00 pm we offer special evening menus. We focus in regional products.

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kandaharweg 4 ( Z d4 ) A new dimension of après ski is offered at ANTON-BAR. Themed „let the music take control“ and „drink responsibly“ guests have known for years to appreciate the fine quality of the top DJ line-ups. Similarly savored: Good music and moderate use of alcoholic beverages.Top Sports on Sky SPORT TV.

aQuila ☎ 2217 dorfstraße 62 ( Z E3 ) Especially after its renovation Aquila has become one of St. Anton's most popular Café/ Restaurants. Our restaurant serves excellent dishes with a Mediterranean touch, while the unique atmosphere of the bar and Espresso lounge guarantees unforgettable moments. Come around and meet friends!

mountain restaurant

dorfstraße 90 ( Z F3) Let us spoil you with a delicious 4 course dinner in our amiable restaurant. You can also choose single dishes. Fondue on advance booking. Our wine list offers a wide selection of Austrian vintages, as well as Italian, French and international wines. Open daily from 6.30 to 9.30 pm. Prices for main dishes from € 12 to € 32.

st. Christoph 1 ( Z a1)

dorfstraße 3 ( Z d4)

aNtoN bar & aNtoN sQuarE

aNtHoNY’s HappY VallEY "stEakHaus" ☎ 42600600


dorfstraße 3 ( Z d4)

aNtHoNY’s takE aWaY CaFÉ ☎ 42600600

alpENHotEl st. CHristopH ☎ 3666

awarded restaurant

arlbErG ☎ 2210

aNtHoNY’s piZZa a MorE ☎ 42600600


bar, pub, discotheque

Old-fashioned, rustic snow bar with large sun terrace (deck chairs). Cosy meeting spot for locals and guests. Various snacks: Grandma’s cheese dumplings, homemade apple strudel.

arlbErGEr dorFbÄCkErEiCaFÉ ☎ 30303 dorfstraße 31( Z E4) If you smell the delicious flavour of fresh bread and pastries, then you are not far away from our Ruetz bakery in the pedestrian zone in St. Anton. From 7 am onwords we serve you 7 days a week fresh Tyrolean bread and pastry specialities. Our well know „Ruetz breakfast“ gives you the right start in a great day. A master product is our „Arlbergspitz“ which has been awarded several times already.

arlbErGEr dorFstub‘N ☎ 2714 dorfstraße 60 ( Z E4) In several Tyrolean style rooms, are served international and Tyrolean specialties, also visit our intimate little pub. Open all day. Prices for main dishes from € 10 to € 32. We look forward to welcoming you. Robert Alber and team!

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ARLMONT ☎ 42525 Am alten Hof 1 ( Z F2) An alpine life style for areal sense of wellbeing. In a perfect location - right next to the golf course and opposite the mountain lift in Nasserein. Café, Bar, Restaurant daily open.

BAR CUBA ☎ 0664 6523886


Dorfstraße 60 ( Z E4)

in the Hotel Nassereinerhof Nassereinerstraße 1 ( Z G2)

The Mexican bar and restaurant! Mexican and U.S food, good music, cocktails. In the pedestrian zone. Opening hours: daily from 5.00 pm till 3.00 am with DJ. Prices for main dishes from € 13 to € 32.

BODEGA BAR ☎ 42788

Dorfstraße 33 ( Z E3) Watch Live Sports on 7 Screens: rugby, 6 nations rugby, Heineken Cup, international football, premier league football, Bun-desliga, champions league football. Happy Hour from Monday to Friday from 4.00 pm – 7.00 pm. Table Football and Pool Table. Opened daily from 4.00 pm – 2.00 am.

Dorfstraße 38 ( Z E4) Spanish specialities, Tapas and selected wines. Prices for main dishes from € 4,50 to € 25.

BURGER STOP Dorfstraße 60 ( Z E4) Hamburger-Hotdog-Pommes-Pizza! Take away - no delivery service!

BAR GALZIG ☎ 42541 Kandaharweg 2 (Z D4) Being surprised of a wonderful breakfast, homemade pasta with a choice of tasty ­sauces, the original „burger of the alps“, french champagne, italian paninis and coffee, a good bootle of wine, austrian beer and a lot more - and everything possible as take away. Let‘s meet in the bar galzig, the most central point in town! We are looking forward to meeting you!

BURG-RESTAURANT in the Arlenburg ☎ 3144

Nassereinerstraße 49 ( Z G2) Enjoy a nice evening in an extraordinary and romantic ambiance. Try also our exquisite wines from our wine-cellar. Suitable for weddings or personal celebrations! Convention rooms for 40-80 persons.


BASE CAMP ☎ 2220 Kandaharweg 13 ( Z D4) Base camp at 1304 meters altitude. Cafè and sun terrace opposite the Gampenbahn chairlift, between the Arlberg Ski School and Bergschlössl! Meeting spot right on the slopes, also accessible on foot! Prices for main dishes from € 11,90 to € 18.


Dorfstraße 19 ( Z E4) Your meeting place in the village center. For lovers of pastries, ice cream, breakfast and small dishes, coffee and tea specialities, wine, beer and other beverages. Also to take away. We are open for you from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm. At night starting 7.00 pm we serve Montjola Fondue specialities.


Mountain station Galzigbahn Enjoy italian cuisine in a tasteful restaurant at Galzig. Delight in a versatile choice of freshly prepared pasta amd pizza dishes. A celebration for all the senses!


BOBO‘S ☎ 271454

☎ 30238

Moostal 617 ( Z C5) Meeting spot in Rendl ski area. Lunch, open fire, ice bar, sun terrace, deck chairs, aprèsski party. Every Thursday and Friday evening, special fondue and »hot stone« specialties. Pick-up service with piste basher. Only open in winter. Prices for main dishes € 6 to € 14.

Dorfstraße 11



hotel restaurant


Our Cafe Restaurant Village radiates with a new shine providing a stylish ambiance to enjoy a relaxed holiday. In summer, you can sit on the huge sun terrace eating ice cream or homemade cakes, whereas in winter, the terrace invites you to enjoy some cozy aprèsski evenings! As well as offering traditional meals throughout the day (11.00am until 10.00pm), the new Village is an ideal location for all types of celebrations (up to 150 seats). Daily from 10.00 am until 10.00pm.


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In the middle of the village part Nasserein our rustic cellar bar „CORDIN BLUES“ offers you live music for aprés ski from 4.30pm onword and cordon-bleu specialities till 11.00 pm. NON SMOKING! Prices for main dishes from € 9 to € 31.

DAS MOOSER HOTEL VINZENZ im Mooser ☎ 2644 Unterer Mooserweg 2 ( Z C4) Dinning with a View: Floor-to-ceiling windows frame panoramic views of St. Anton and the glorious mountain scenery. Executive Chef Vinzenz Klimmer presents regionally inspired cuisine with contemporary and innovative accents stunning can´t-get-enough-of views included... Prices for main dishes from € 24,00 to € 42,00.

DER WALDHOF ☎ 40509 Stadleweg 40 ( Z A5) We serve a 4-course meal for gourmets every evening. We await you with international and traditional dishes. Reservations necessarily needed. Spoil yourself! We are looking forward to welcoming you! Prices for 4 course meal from € 42 to € 55.

D’STUBA @HOTEL FAHRNER ☎ 22360 Gastigweg 37 ( Z C4) Experience fine, modern dining with native roots at it's highest level in our "Stuba" from the 18th century. Traditional Fondues as long as anyone can remember. Advance booking requested.

FAHRNER STUB‘N in the hotel Ehrenreich ☎ 23537

Dorfstraße 20 ( Z D4)

awarded restaurant

☎ 3366

bar, pub, discotheque

Alte Arlbergstraße 18 ( Z D4) The cosy restaurant with personal touch. We spoil you with Italian dishes as well as with fondues and local specialities. We are opened from 5.30 pm and looking forward to your reservations. Prices for main dishes from € 10 to € 30.

FANG HOUSE ☎ 0676 40 91 010 Nassereinergasse 6 ( Z F2) Fanghouse the Funhouse! Come on over to our Fanghouse, with a great sun-terrace directly at the Nassereinbahn, with free WiFi and the famous “Sunday BBQ”. Relive a great time. See you there! The Fang-Crew!

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FERWALL ☎ 3249

☎ 3285


St. Jakober Dorfstraße 35 (Z I1)

Im Verwalltal 122 Welcome to the Ferwall restaurant, we offer regional specialities, from game to fish in a cosy atmosphere. Let yourself be enchanted by the seclusion and the quiet in our untouched nature. For questions or reservations you can reach us by phone 3249.

We spoil you in our cozy parlours with creative 5 course meals. Culinaric highlights are our gala menus on sunday and our Italian evening with buffet. Reservations necessary. We are looking forward to welcoming you in our restaurant!

FLORIANI ☎ 0660 1437841

GRIABLI ☎ 3673

Alte Arlbergstraße 13 ( Z D4)

Restaurant right in the heart of the ski slope, sun terrace and umbrella bar. Enjoy Tyrolean and international cuisine with selected wines in front of an open fire place. Après Ski rock music and live music events. Opening hours from 10.00 am till 11.00 pm. Prices for main dishes from € 9 to € 28.

Unterer Mooserweg 7 ( Z C3/4)

Homely atmosphere, good food, low priced drinks and a nice team. We offer Pizza and Pasta, mixed grill, vegetarian cuisine and delicious salads. Enjoy a beautiful evening in the Floriani! No reservations. Closed on Tuesdays. Warm meals from 5.30 pm to 10.45 pm. Prices for main dishes: € 8 to € 21.

FUHRMANNSTUBE ☎ 2921 Dorfstraße 74 ( Z E3) Our small, rustic-style, cozy restaurant serves good food at affordable prices, children welcome. Indulge yourself with Austrian and international specialties.



GRIESWIRT ☎ 30261 Im Gries 4 ( Z E4) Traditional Austrian kitchen. Prices for main dishes from € 10 to € 29.

Gastigweg 32 ( Z C4)

GRÜNBECK ☎ 240838

☎ 2573

JAGDSTUBE in the hotel Karl Schranz ☎ 29770 Let us spoil you with traditional food and good wines in our Tyrolean parlour. Warm meals starting from 6.30 pm. Reservations necessary! Prices for main dishes from € 7 to approx. € 25.

GAMPEN ☎ 2352532


Im Gries 10 ( Z E4) Restaurant with good home cooking. Tyrolean, Austrian specialties, fondue specialties,­ family atmosphere, right in the village centre. Prices for main dishes from € 12 to € 30.

Enjoy international and Austrian specialties from our daily evening menu. Prices for main dishes from € 10,50 to € 32.

A specialities restaurant for the sophisticated guest – Grischuna salad – flambées – evening menu – original raclette and exquisite wines – an evening to be savoured, with hospitality you can feel! Reservations requested. Prices for main dishes from € 12 to € 29.

A delicious menu, regional delicacies and homemade cakes are best enjoyed on the large sun terrace. And in the evening? The toboggan evening takes place every Tuesday and Thursday: live music and an illuminated toboggan run are waiting for you!


Alte Arlbergstraße 76 ( Z B5)

Enjoy an incredibly special culinary experience in an award winning toque restaurant at the top of the mountain! One highlight is the „Candlelight Dinner“, which takes place on Thursdays evening: gondola ride, live music and a romantic atmosphere.

Mountain station Gampenbahn

Enjoy our sunterrace and the culinaric spe­ cialities on our balcony at the ski slope in St. Christoph from 11.30 am on. From 7.00 pm fine dining by an open fire. Visit our »Five Star Diamond« awarded big-bottle wine ­cellar (up to 18). Reservations re­quested. Prices for main dishes from € 26 to € 32.

Im Gries 20 ( Z E4)


Mountain station Galzigbahn

St. Christoph 18 ( Z A1)

KAMINSTUBE AM MOOS ☎ 2928 or 2681 Mooserweg 14 ( Z B3) The sun terrace on the Moos! Cozy lunchtime meeting spot, hilarious après-ski, ele­gant dining room with an open fire. Meet with friends at the bar – comfortable living in a friendly atmosphere. For details: www. Prices for main dishes from € 10 to € 38.

KANDAHAR ☎ 30260 Dorfstraße 50 ( Z E4)

Kandaharweg 4 ( Z D4) Stylish, cheeky and full of pleasure - the Grünbeck at the Hotel ANTON is a meeting point for people with a penchant for special locations. The Grünbeck is a trend-setter. The appetizers and the desserts are homemade.Espresso is our Passion! Top Sports on Sky SPORT TV.

Après ski live music with Gunar from 4.00 to 8.00 pm. From 6.00 pm Thai, Indian & International cuisine and live music again from 10.00 am to 1.00 am. After 1.00 am the famous Kandahar night club with the best house music. All sport events shown live on 4 screens. In the pedestrian zone next to the Sporthotel.

Oberganderweg 14 ( Z M1)

HÄFERL ☎ 3988


Small, intimate restaurant in Obergand. Local dishes, specializing in barbecued duck on request. Open daily from 5.00 pm. Prices for main dishes from € 10 to € 30.

Dorfstraße 20 ( Z D4 )

Mountain station Galzigbahn

Café with friendly atmosphere offering a small menu. Sun terrace. Opened from 8.00 am to 11.00 pm.

The spacious, panoramic restaurant is located at the top of the Galzig gondola and offers international and local specialities as well as a generous salad buffet. Our tip: enjoy a cup of coffee at the Patteriol Bar!.

HEUSTADL ☎ 0664 5016635 Im Skigebiet 625 ( Z B3) Directly on the piste no. 1 with big sun terrace and restaurant. 7 days a week Live-music from 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm.

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KAPALL ☎ 2352532


Mountain station Kapallbahn The most rustic of all panorama restaurants in St. Anton am Arlberg is the Kapall hut at 2.330 m. Succum to the charms of the Arlberger mountains - here, time stands still.

KERTESS ☎ 2005 Alte Arlbergstraße 39 ( Z B5) Sophisticated atmosphere in quiet and sunny location. Restaurant and Bar in elegance country style. Exquisite menu selections and international wine list.

KRAZY KANGURUH ☎ 2633 Mooserweg 19 ( Z C3) A special place with an extraordinary atmo­ sphere. Lunch – ice bar – sun terrace – deck chairs. Our international après-ski party is simply indescribable – you have to experience it yourself! Come visit us – on skis, board, heli, taxi, on foot or with the FREE bus. Prices for main dishes from € 5,20 to € 16,80.


MUSEUM ☎ 2475 Rudi-Matt-Weg 10 ( Z C/D4)

St. Christoph 24 ( Z A1) The restaurant – the meeting spot, beside the St. Christoph chairlift. Tyrolean style dining rooms. Local and international specialities: Farmers roesti, raclette, fondue, Asian cuisine. Accompanied by rare Austrian and international wines. Prices for main dishes from € 10 to € 25.

MAXIMILIAN ☎ 333310 Dorfstraße 57 ( Z E3)

Timmlerweg 6 ( Z I2)

M3 CAFÉ ☎ 2968 Dorfstraße 56 ( Z E4) The m3 Café with its outdoor terrace is located at the heart of St. Anton's vibrant strolling mile. Select from our selection of specialty coffees, tasty food and beverages. The ambiance is stylish yet comfortable and the service personalized and attentive.

Nassereinerstraße 1 (G2) Welcome in our various restaurants: the original wood-panelled farmer‘s stube since 1709, our panorama dinning hall or in our vaulted cellar bar „CORDIN BLUES“. Be spoiled by local and internat. Dishes with fondue and cordon-bleu specialities. Prices for main dishes from € 9 to € 31.


in the

Style and high class promise you pleasure­ able hours in our A la carte restaurant as well as at our wine bar. Cooking is art… but enjoyment as well.

Montjola Fondue Specialities ☎ 2548 Dorfstraße 19 ( Z C4) Since 1954 the Nohl Family is pampering guests with a great selection of Fondue specialities. 2011 we changed location and we welcome you now in the Café Hannes ­Schneider, Dorfstraße 19. Reservations 05446 2548.

Mooserkreuzweg 1

Dorfstraße 56 ( Z E4) The m3 Restaurant Hazienda offers the utmost in culinary excellence: From classic to current, from refined to extraordinary, from Austria over Italy and Asia to the New World. The result is a spectacular dining experience you won't soon forget.


MOOSERWIRT ☎ 3588 Unterer Mooserweg 2 ( Z C4) Our spare-ribs are cult! Our hamburgers legendary. Our kitchen widely established and popular! And in the afternoon? Sure – the ultimate "MooserWirt"-party. As well as the "Après -Ski-hits" on TV. No – better!

MURRMEL ☎ 2202 Dorfstraße 64 ( Z E3) Lounge Bar & Club on two levels, next to the Spar – Supermarket at the end of the pedestrian precinct.

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The original Italian Cuisine finally in St. Anton. Silvana e Roberta will immerge you into the real Italian and Parma kitchen. A journey into the tastes of Parma and Italy with the best products guaranteed by decades of experience and the Osteria di Parma’s brand. Handmade Tortelli, "Spadellate" of the best Italian recipes, the best Parma ham, Parmigiano Reggiano and many other surprises of Italian cooking and Osteries. Every day from 4:00 p.m. for an Aperitivo, quick meals, special Italian dinners or just for a good glass of Italian wine or beer.

PASSHÖHE ARLBERG 1800 m ☎ 2804 or 3250 St. Christoph 24 ( Z A1)


Osteria di PARMA

Hannes-Schneider-Weg 11 ( Z E3)

Hospitality in a cosy atmosphere - regional and international cuisine - Italian specialities. Prices for main dishes from € 12.50 to € 26.



Celebrate the day‘s little triumphs and a big accomplishments in a relaxing atmosphere with our traditional Tyrolean kitchen and international specialties such as juicy steaks and our famous Spare Ribs. Our excellent wine selection for all tastes. Call for reservation. Prices for main dishes from € 10 to € 29.

Dorfstraße 31 ( Z E3/4)

Breakfast and coffee with homemade cakes, daily changing evening menu. On wednesdays fondue buffet. The landlady Daniela and the landlord Herbert are looking forward to welcoming you. Prices for main dishes from € 11 to € 29.

Offering fine Austrian and international cuisine with an exquisite wine list to compliment. The Ski museum and café is open daily from 3.00 pm and from 6.00 pm the restaurant Museum awaits you. Enjoy a unique culinary experience in the elegant atmosphere of the »Koutzouglou house«. Reservations preferred.

bar, pub, discotheque

Passhöhe Arlberg 1800m - The Event Location on the Arlbergpasshöhe: DJ Lines, live concerts, fondue evenings, PhotoArt evenings, product launches, private parties,…. For exact dates and reservations visit our website or contact us direct: Phone 2804 or

PETE CAFÉ ☎ 0676 844018800 or 3710 Dorfstraße 17 ( Z E4) New in 2013! Pete‘s Café and Restaurant in the heart of the pedestrian zone. The perfect hot-spot to meet over lunch, in the afternoon of for evening dinner. Small and cozy - we won‘t tell you more just yet! We are looking forward to seeing you! More info: www.

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PICCADILLY ☎ 2213 276 Dorfstraße 13 ( Z E4)

Après-ski with live music from 4.00 pm 8.00 pm. From 9.30 pm great atmosphere and live music every day.

PIZZA/BURGER EXPRESS ☎ 30314 Pizza and Burger delivery service in St. Anton am Arlberg. We offer oven fresh Pizza’s, hearty burgers and fresh salads! Open from 11.00 am till midnight.

PIZZERIA DOLCE VITA ☎ 30279 Italian restaurant - Big choice of pasta, meat, fish and pizza….Big choice of Italian and international wines. Lunchtime specials (soup or salat and pizza or pasta) from 12.00 noon to 4.00 pm for € 7.50. Prices for main dishes from € 7.50.


Small, comfortable pub on the Arlberg.

Prices for main dishes from € 8 to € 25.




Delicious thin crust pizzas, homemade ­pasta and daily specials. Friendly and efficient service in great atmosphere. Take away available. No reservations. Prices for main dishes from € 8 to € 14.



Sit back and relax amidst the delightful ­ambiance of Hotel St. Antoner Hof´s popular restaurant in the heart of St. Anton. Price for main dishes from € 24 to € 42.

RENDL RESTAURANT ☎ 2352 550 Freshly prepared Wok specialities and other delicacies attracts numerous guests to the Rendl every winter. Enrich your day with a drink at the Rendl-Beach bar - and enjoy breathtaking mountain scenery as well as stunt action below in the stanton park!

RESTORANTLI ZUM SONNBICHL ☎ 2243 Tyrolean hospitality will welcome you in our family-run hotel-restaurant Sonnbichl with it‘s cozy parlour for culinary delights of regional food. We serve a daily gourmet menu. Tuesday is our traditional fondue buffet.

ROBI‘S RODEL-STALL ☎ 0676 886486200

Nassereinerstraße 112 ( Z G1)

Nassereinerstraße 38 ( Z G2) Look forward to a quiet and cozy evening in our old-fashioned restaurant. Savour pizzas from our wood burning oven or specialties from our menu. You deserve the best!

Located at the end of the toboggan run is our original »Rodel-Stall« with open fireplace. Open from 6.00 pm till midnight. Specialties: cheese fondue, meat fondue, spare ribs (order in advance).

RODELALM ☎ 0676 886486100


on the skislope, Fangabfahrt 614 ( Z E2)

Gemeindegasse 63 ( Z E4)

POSTSTUB‘N ☎ 2213 Walter-Schuler-Weg 2 ( Z E4) Let us spoil you. We serve local and international dishes with select wines from all over the world. Price for main dishes from € 16 to € 32. Hot meals available from 11.30 am to 2.00 pm and 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm.

hotel restaurant

Enjoy the cosy atmosphere around our chimney and taste our original as well as traditional dishes. Sun terrace and toboggan hire. Specialities: Roast leg of pork, Tyrolean Gröstl.

Untere Nassereinerstraße 39 ( Z H2) Enjoy an unforgettable evening in our cosy hotel. Tyrolean specialities combined with an international touch, selected Austrian wines. The landlords Sandra and Peter guarantee personal and individual service. Reservation required.


☎ 2207

Our motto is »No stars, no awards but the food is adored«. Our favourites: liver with sage, beef tartar, veal cheeks and much more. We also have specialities that are not on the menu – just ask! The owners will cook for you and serve you. Credit cards accepted. We kindly ask for reservations.

SCHWARZER ADLER ☎ 22440 Dorfstraße 35 ( Z E3) Throughout the years, the "Alte Stube" has gained its reputation as a top-notch restaurant not only due to the originally preserved Stube from around 1600, but especially due to a cuisine that skilfully combines tradition with innovation. Our chef Stefan Dialer and his team welcome you to an excellent dining experience!

SENNHÜTTE ☎ 2048 on the skislope 503 ( Z B3) Simply SENNsational!! Enjoy our sun terrace! We serve Tyrolean specialities from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm. Six times a week, Live-Music like the „Arlberg Buam“ provide steamy atmosphere! In the summer the Sennhütte is the best place to celebrate partys. Discover nature in „Senn‘s WunderWanderWeg“ and enjoy your spe­ cialities from our own herb garden!


☎ 26252

Bahnhofstraße 1( Z E4) Enjoy Asian food in an active setting: Indulge in delicious cuisine while watching people rock climb nearby or have fun with some après-dinner bowling. Young, modern, easy going. Prices for main dishes from € 10 to € 20.

SONNEGG ☎ 42751

Nassereinergasse 8 ( Z F2)


mountain restaurant

☎ 2673

Alte Arlbergstraße 16 ( Z D4)

St. Jakober Dorfstraße 11 ( Z H2)

Dorfstraße 14 ( Z D4)


Dorfstraße 4 ( Z D4)

Mountain station Rendlbahn

Dorfstraße 61 ( Z E3)

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Im Gries 4 ( Z E4)

Arlberg Straße 69

Alte Gasse 4 ( Z F3)


PUB 37 ☎ 2005

bar, pub, discotheque

Our beautiful sun terrace is the ideal meeting place for young and not-so-young. Right at the Nassereinbahn, even nonskiers have easy access. A hearty breakfast served from 7.30 – 10.30 am. Afterwards our specialities range from crispy salads to international dishes. Open daily 7.30 am – 11.00 pm.

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in the romantic pedestrian zone of SPORTHOTEL located St. Anton, only 5 minutes walk from the cable

railway. It is one of the most well-known hotels in the Arlberg ski and holiday region.


á-la-carte restaurant is a member of the STEAKHOUSE our „Chaîne des Rôtisseurs“. It is open daily from The


11 am to 11 pm. The restaurants „Graft Monfort“ and „Hubertusklausen“ are exclusively available to our guests. A rich selection of drinks and live piano music are waiting for you in our house bar.

our offer includes sauna, steam bath, solarium, massages, and a stylish swimming pool.

6580 St. Anton am Arlberg · Dorfstraße 48 · Tirol / Austria Tel.: +43 (0) 5446 / 31 11 · Fax: +43 (0) 5446 / 31 11 70 E-Mail:



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Landhaus Gletscherblick Spacious luxury panorama apartments for 2 or 6 persons.



Chalet Gletscherblick A whole house for your holiday, 175 m2 homely ambience.

Family Jehle-Kathrein · 6580 St. Anton am Arlberg · tel. +43 (0) 5446 / 32 85 · ·



stEakHaus in the sportHotEl ☎ 3111


tirolErHoF ☎ 2448

dorfstraße 48 - pedestrian zone ( Z E4)

landauerweg 3 ( Z M2)

A superb steak, in a distinguished atmosphere, where all your expectations will be surpassed, that’s the way to end the day. Steakhaus, as always, is “The number one”. The intimate house bar is a meeting spot for everyone. Prices for main dishes from € 17.60 to € 42.

Café-Restaurant with a cosy ambiance – meeting place for cross-country and alpine skiers. Light regional Austrian dishes, homemade strudel and cakes and select coffee specialities. Also at lunch-time warm meals served from 11.00 am to 3.00 pm! Prices for main dishes from € 11 to € 25.

taNNENHoF ☎ 30311

toM doolEY

Nassereinerstraße 98 ( Z G1)

Well known meeting spot for locals and guests in Nasserein. Good selection of beverages and delicious selection for that in-between snack.

☎ 3388

Nassereinerstraße 21 ( Z G2)

In the middle of fields and meadows, directly next to the toboggan run and walking trails is our new 5* SUPERIOR Hotel Tannenhof located. Top Cuisine with daily changing menu’s from local and regional products. Our beautiful sun terrace invites you summer and winter with magnificent view to the mountains from St. Anton. Homemade cakes and Coffe specialities. Open: Dec April, June - October.

taps ☎ 0699 17237753

traiN ☎ 2720 im Gries 10



Fondue restaurant with train dining car character at the Hotel Manfred in the town centre. Fondue bourguignonne, fondue chinoise, cheese fondues, raclette.

im Gries 10 ( Z E4)

From 10.00 am on open. Warm meals served until 5.00 pm, Pizza until 6.00 pm. Happy Hour 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm.

tENNE ☎ 2669

rudi-Matt-Weg 9 ( Z d4) On the main piste just above the Galzigbahn, beside the Museum. Famous for super live entertainment, fine food and fondues. Ski or walk to a great Après-Ski Party from 03.00 pm with Happy Hour (free Schnaps with every drink). Après-Ski menu, burgers, wings, skins and more from 03.00 pm. À la carte dinner menu and fondues 07.00 - 11.00 pm. OPEN 03.00 pm to 01.00 am. RESERVATIONS +43 5446 2000. NON SMOKING.

ValluGa in st. Christoph ☎ 2823 st. Christoph 17 ( Z a1)

trÖdlErstubE ☎ 2720

Mooserweg 17 ( Z C3)

uNdErGrouNd oN tHE pistE ☎ 2000

The special experience with fondue, Tyrolean and Austrian specialities at the Manfred hotel. Specialities: Käsespätzle, Kaiserschmarren, Tyrolean Gröstl and lamb.

st. jakober dorfstraße 52 ( Z H1)

tYrol ☎ 2340

Traditional restaurant. Noontime and evening opened! We spoil you with simple dishes but as well as with selected delicacies. Freshly caught trouts, game dishes, fondues, regional products. Menus in most languages. Credit cards accepted!

arlbergstraße 77 ( Z F3)

The highest altitude traditional inn. Savour homemade specialities as well as international cuisine with the finest wines in family atmosphere. The Haueis family looks forward to welcoming you. Prices of main dishes € 8 to € 16.50.

ValluGa- ViEW ☎ 2352 501 Mountain station Vallugabahn Guaranteed relaxation and pleasure! Take a seat and enjoy the unique view and the special atmosphere in the panoramic café/ restaurant at 2.650 m!

Permit us to spoil you in our ZIRMSTUBE. Austrian and Tyrolean specialities served as well as venison from homelike wood. Prices for main dishes from € 16 to € 40.

ulMEr HÜttE ☎ 30200 in the ski area in rauz Bask in the sun high in the Arlberg mountains. Ice bar, table service with good home cooking, deck chair rental, sun terrace at 2288 meters.


awarded restaurant


hotel restaurant

mountain restaurant


bar, pub, discotheque

ski hut, après ski

snack stand

delivery service


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Z The indicated grid squares refer to the village maps Pettneu, Schnann, Flirsch, Strengen. You can download the map on our website

alpENrosE ☎ 05448 22260

ENriQuE’s bar ☎ 0680 2305652

rEstauraNt alpiNa ☎ 05448 8404

Hnr. 78 ( Z d 2) 6574 pettneu

Hnr. 171 ( Z b 3) - 6572 Flirsch

Hnr. 82 ( Z d 1) 6574 pettneu

Comfortable restaurant, pleasant atmosphere, international kitchen with Scandinavian specialities, two different fondues, exquisite wines! Sun terrace and big parking area, open all year round. Price for main courses from € 9 to € 30.

A small and cosy bar in the middle of Flirsch, which has much going for everyone. Whether snacks, cocktails or coffee, there’s something for everyone. Small sun terrace. Daily opened from 05.00 pm onwards.

Spoiling our guests like good friends is a matter of course for us. Specialities from the region seduce you every day. Our menu is varied and is rounded off by daily specials. Prices for main dishes from € 8 to € 18.

GastHoF Zur traubE ☎ 05448 8354

ruEtZ-baCkHaus arlbErG ☎ 05447 20027 12

arlbErG paNoraMa CaMpiNG ☎ 05448 8352

Hnr. 77 ( Z d 2) 6574 pettneu

Hnr. 58c ( Z E 2) - 6574 pettneu Comfortable rustic Café at the Arlberg Panorama Camping site. Meeting place for guests and locals alike. Billiards, Dart and fruit machines. Snacks and pizza. Opened daily from 3.00 pm.

basur ☎ 05447 5206

HarrY‘s burGEr-Grill ☎ 05448 8237 Hnr. 155 ( Z C 2) - 6574 pettneu We spoil you with various burgers, spare-ribs and also traditional dishes.

kirCHplatZ’l ☎ 05448 8202

Hnr. 148 ( Z b 3) 6572 Flirsch Basur restaurant and lounge in the middle of Flirsch village! Great traditional kitchen, friendly service, sun terrace and beer garden, open all day!!

bÄCkErEi WECHNEr ☎ 05447 5720 Hnr. 127 ( Z b3) 6572 Flirsch Small friendly café! Of course you can also have breakfast in our café. Opening hours: from Monday to Friday from 6.00 am to noon and from 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm, on Saturdays from 6.00 am to noon. Daily (also Sundays and holidays) free delivery possible until 7.00 am.

dEr bÄCkEr ruEtZ ☎ 05448 8721 Hnr. 150 ( Z d2) 6574 pettneu

Hnr. 154 a ( Z C 2) 6574 pettneu Let your self be spoilt from our international and traditional cuisine! Our Zirbenstüberl is especially suitable for baptisms, first communion, birthdays, confirmations and other small parties. In our friendly restaurant all guests are special. Table reservations requested! Prices for main courses from € 6.90 to € 28.

pEttNEuErHoF ☎ 05448 8391 Hnr. 207 ( Z b 2) 6574 pettneu Our conscious use with well-tried recipes from Tyrol, fresh products from and around the Arlberg, originally prepared, connect tradition with fine dining. We look forward to your visit! Please make a reservation. Prices for main dishes from € 8.50 - € 24.50.

Our small bakery in the center of the village in Pettneu, just aside the sports shop „ Matt“ an the tourist office offers a big variety of freshly baked and pastries from 7am . We also serve breakfast snacks, coffee and cakes.

piZZEria buCHEr ☎ 05447 5920

EdElWEiss ☎ 05448 8205

piZZEria la luNa ☎ 05448 8368

Hnr. 117 ( Z d 2) 6574 pettneu Small cosy restaurant with 25 seats, local and international cooking! Large salad buffet! Opening hours from 6.00 to 9.00 pm! We kindly ask for reservations. Prices for main courses from € 8 to € 30.


awarded restaurant


Hnr. 152 ( Z H 2) 6574 schnann

hotel restaurant

Prices for main dishes from € 5,40 to € 11,50.

Hnr. 84 ( Z d 2) 6574 pettneu

traubE ☎ 05447 5614 Hnr. 34 ( Z i 1) 6574 schnann A Tyrolean beer, a wine from Austria or South Tyrol added to the exquisite Tyrolean dishes from our kitchen will make you want to savour this pleasure for a while. The landlady herself is the cook; many of our products come from local farmers. Children are welcome! Prices for main dishes € 8 to € 20.

traubENkEllEr ☎ 05448 8354 Hnr. 77 ( Z d 2) 6574 pettneu

trosCHaNa ☎ 05447 5812 In a cosy atmosphere you can enjoy a multiplicity of international specialities and local dishes, as well as our good assortment of wines.

WEllNEss rElax

in the Wellnesspark Pettneu

☎ 05448 22241 oder 0664 9543035

Hnr. 154 ( Z C 2) 6574 pettneu

Hnr. 152 ( Z H 2) - 6574 pettneu

postHotEl ☎ 05447 5519 Hnr. 13 ( Z C 3) 6571 strengen Enjoy the cosy atmosphere and classy ambiance in our Posthotel. We offer small delicacies, aromatic coffee and elected drinks. On our menu you will find Austrian and International dishes. Our hotel is opened every day from 11.00 am to 11.00 pm. Hot meals are served from 11.30 am to 2.00 pm and 6.30 pm to 9.00 pm. We are looking forward to welcoming you.


sCHWarZEr adlEr ☎ 05448 8218

Hnr. 92 ( Z C 3) 6572 Flirsch

Hnr. 47 ( Z H 1) 6574 schnann

mountain restaurant

Our new bake house with a modern café and a large outdoor seating area is located on the Arlberg highway next to the patrol station in Schnann. We‘re open 7 days a week from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm. Make a stopover and enjoy our great variety of freshly baked bread and pastries and watch our bakers at work through a glas window.

bar, pub, discotheque

We spoil our guest with fresh salad, home made pizza, tyrolean delicacies, desserts and ice cream. Warm meals served all day long from 11.30 am – 9.30 pm. Sun terrace, in summer barbecue every wednesday (all you can eat), snacks. Every kind of celebration until 50 people possible.

ski hut, après ski

snack stand

delivery service





Great Wines

What could be more pleasurable than having a great glass of wine with friends and enjoying the moment? You can choose your wine from the more than 625 years old wine cellar of the historic Hospiz brotherhood or from the most significant collection of large Bordeaux bottles in the world.

White Slopes

Come to St. Christoph, at 1800 m above sea level, and take off to the unique pistes of the winter sports paradise on and around the Arlberg. Here, body, soul and nature meet to become one.

Visual Arts

Connoisseurs, art enthusiasts and all those who love beauty and aesthetics meet up in the Hospiz Gallery. Sense your life being enhanced by emotions captured in paintings and inspiring conversations.

Arlberg Hospiz Hotel . 6580 St. Christoph . Tyrol . Austria . T +43 (0) 5446 2611 . .


Always here for you! The Team of the Tourist Office

Martin Ebster Director

Wilma Himmelfreundpointner Deputy Director, Marketing, Press

Christine Brandstätter Registration

Ümühan Can Information

Boris Dukanovic Registration

Katrin Fahrner Conferences, Conventions, Incentives

Sabrina Falch Director of the Information Office

Mag. Manuela Fröhlich Information

Marcel Golmejer Bookkeeping

Martina Gruber Information

Bruno Hafele Cross Country Trails

Marianne Hiesel Internet, EDV

Vera Hittler Information

Allan Jensen Cross Country Trails

Anna Lena Juen Information

Sandra Köck Information

Josef Kölle Depot, Purchasing

Peter Mall Events

Alessio Monehar Internet, EDV

Christina Reiter Information

Mag. Martina Rüf Marketing and Press

Florian Scherl Bookkeeping

Miriam Scherl Marketing und Presse

Franziska Schwazer Conferences, Conventions, Incentives

Markus Steinmüller Field rep

Florian Stubenböck, BA Events

Simone Traxl Events

Gabi Wallner Director Secretary

Evelyne Welinder-Falch Information

Nadine Tasser

Silvia Traxl

Branches Pettneu, Schnann, Flirsch and Strengen


Sabine Gröbner Information Pettneu, Schnann, Flirsch and Strengen

Jasmine Seeberger Ski pass sales and Information Office Pettneu

Margit Strolz Administration Pettneu, Schnann, Flirsch and Strengen

Information Pettneu, Flirsch

Information Pettneu, Schnann, Flirsch and Strengen

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information: tourist office a-6580 st. anton am arlberg tel. +43/(0)5446-22690 Fax +43/(0)5446-2532 Holiday region st. anton am arlberg local offices: a-6574 pettneu am arlberg, dorf 150 ☎ +43 (0)5448 8221, 0 +43 (0)5448 8221-4 a-6572 Flirsch, dorf 113a ☎ +43 (0)5447-5564, 0 +43 (0)5447 5564-4


A heartly welcome next summer…

A heartly welcome next summer…

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