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Spectacular views – day trips in St. Anton am Arlberg

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St. Anton am Arlberg

Green Alpine meadows, high peaks, and beautiful views – starting from St. Anton am Arlberg, you will find a magnificent hiking area where 185 miles (about 300 kilometers) of marked trails meander through the valley and mountains. We've picked out nine trails in this Collection that are perfect for a day out. The tours start either directly in St. Anton or in one of the surrounding villages, which you can easily reach by bus. St. Anton is the perfect place to set up your base camp in St. Anton and explore the beautiful surrounding landscape.

All the walks head up high so you can enjoy the idyllic mountain scenery at its best. Many of the routes are suitable for family outings, despite the altitude difference. On all the hikes, you will pass rest points where you can regain your energy with a hearty snack. Nevertheless, pack enough water for the hikes and don’t forget sun protection, especially in summer.

After an extensive day of hiking, you can treat yourself to some relaxation in the "Arlberg WellCom" and try out their various saunas. You can even save money on entry with the St. Anton Summer Card. With the card, you also travel free of charge with the local buses and can use all operating mountain railways in one day without paying. All information about the offers can be found here: https: //sommerkarte.at

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Tours & Highlights

  • Intermediate
    01:21
    2.37 mi
    1.8 mph
    1,200 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    On this hike, a magnificent view of the middle Stanzertal and the high peaks of the Verwallgruppe awaits you. Between Pettneu and the Nessleralm are just under four kilometers. This tour is also great for a family outing. You have 370 meters in altitude to master on your way up, but the beautiful views reward you for it.After just under a kilometer you can take the first breather. From Egghaus, a former farm, you have a beautiful view of the valley. The path leads you further up the mountain. After just under three kilometers worth a short detour to the biotope Hirschenbad. There you will find a small pond, several wooden huts and a beautiful landscape. From here it is not far to the Nessleralm.In the summer months the Nessleralm is managed. Here you can take a long break and enjoy the beautiful view. At the Alm there is also a playground.Back to Pettneu it goes the same way. If you want an alternative, you can hike back to the starting point via Hundskopfweg or Stöcklweg or via Almfrieden and Rehwiesenweg. More information can be obtained at the information office in Pettneu (next to the church) or directly at the Nessleralm.

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  • Difficult
    03:41
    4.76 mi
    1.3 mph
    3,800 ft
    50 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    This almost eight-kilometer hike has it all: you master almost 1,200 vertical meters on the way from Pettneu to the Edmund-Graf hut. But do not worry, the beautiful landscape through which you wander, always compensates.You leave Pettneu and walk steadily uphill. After a good four kilometers, you will pass the Malfonalpe. Ideal to take a break for refreshment. On the terrace you can gather energy for the remaining ascent with an excellent Kaiserschmarren.Through the beautiful Malfontal valley you hike on a wide gravel path uphill. You cross the tree line and take the last few meters up to your destination on steep serpentines.Once at the Edmund-Graf-Hütte, you can recover from the ascent in the midst of a fantastic mountain backdrop. From the 22nd of June to the 22nd of September the hut will be farmed. Back to the valley you walk the same way.If the ascent is too long for you, you can also take a long break at the Malfonalpe and return there again. Until then, you are about half of the altitude back.

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  • Intermediate
    03:38
    6.92 mi
    1.9 mph
    800 ft
    3,150 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    At the starting point of this hike you come from St. Anton with the Rendlbahn. Once at the top, you will be greeted by the fantastic elevation of the eleven-kilometer tour. Over the Rossfallalpe you hike a few more meters uphill. Then you reach the highest point of the tour at 2,240 meters - from now it's just downhill.About serpentine you come after nearly five kilometers to the managed hut on the Rossfallalpe and can strengthen you there with a magnificent view. Best with a taste of the cheese from our own dairy.Through the Moosbachtal you hike on a wide gravel path relaxed downhill and enjoy the views of the surrounding mountains. The lapping of Moosbach accompanies you on your way to the valley. Enjoy the peace and beauty of nature before you return to civilization in St. Anton.

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  • Intermediate
    02:41
    6.03 mi
    2.2 mph
    550 ft
    550 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    You are looking for a varied hike for the whole family? Then this round around the Verwallsee is just right for you. Starting point of the nearly ten-kilometer tour is in St. Anton. You wander out of the village and gently uphill. On the hike, however, you have only a few meters to master.On well-developed paths, the route leads you past the Stiegeneckkapelle through a beautiful forest landscape, until you reach the Verwallsee after just under four kilometers. The small lake is nestled in a beautiful mountain landscape. Its water shimmers in an intense turquoise. You circle the lake and enjoy a fantastic scenery. The little hikers can look forward to a playground suitable for touring.Not far from the lake you come on the way back past the Jausestation Verwall. Here you can enjoy the traditional cuisine and make yourself comfortable on the terrace. The last three kilometers back to St. Anton you hike relaxed easily downhill.You can also hike back through the Rosanna Gorge, but the trail is a bit steeper. Another alternative is the Mühltobelweg.

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  • Intermediate
    02:32
    4.00 mi
    1.6 mph
    2,625 ft
    0 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    This beautiful hike takes you from Strengen up to 1,819 meters. Up to the Dawinalpe you have to climb 800 meters, but the steady increase is leisurely and not particularly steep. You leave austerity and walk the first few kilometers through the tranquil hamlets uphill.You leave the last houses behind and dive into the Dawinwald. Bit by bit you continue to hike uphill. Shortly before your destination you leave the forest and hear soon the splashing of the Dawinbachs. Now you can see the buildings of the Dawinalpe before you. It is surrounded by lush alpine meadows and invites you to a typical Tyrolean snack.Enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery before you hike back to the valley on the same way.

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  • Intermediate
    02:05
    3.85 mi
    1.9 mph
    1,425 ft
    50 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    This hike takes you from St. Anton into the mountains of the Verwallgruppe. On the good six-kilometer trail to Tritschalpe you are on well-groomed trails, so this tour is also very suitable for families.You leave St. Anton and wander through the forest on the first slope up into the Moosbachtal. There you will find a wonderful landscape with green meadows, a rushing stream and high mountain peaks all around. This great scenery distracts you from the next climb. Did you master this then, you wander the remaining two kilometers on a relatively flat track to the Tritschalpe at 1,730 meters altitude.The Alpe is situated in a picturesque mountain landscape and is the ideal place for a long break. Definitely try the homemade yogurt for dessert.Strengthened then it goes on the same way back down to the valley to your starting point St. Anton. If you would prefer to get to know another route, you can also hike back to the valley via the Sattelwaldweg.

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  • Intermediate
    02:32
    3.85 mi
    1.5 mph
    2,600 ft
    50 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    On narrow trails over green pastures, accompanied by a beautiful landscape - this good six-kilometer hike brings you from St. Anton up to the Rendlalm. From the wellness center "Arlberg WellCom" you wander out of the village and lay down the first few kilometers on a forest road.The path leads you steadily up the hill through the shady forest. After a good four kilometers, a clearing opens up on which lies the Rendlalm. Here you can take a break and strengthen yourself with a wonderful view of the Lechtal Alps.The path leads you on narrow paths on the Almterrasse. At 2,000 meters altitude you have a magnificent view of the Stanzer valley and the surrounding Tyrolean mountains. Sit in the green grass and enjoy the idyllic scenery. Back to St. Anton you go the same way. Finally, you can relax in the wellness center.If you have not earned enough altitude, you can go up another 500 meters to the Zwölferkopf. The path is steep and challenging, but the view is all the more beautiful. For that you wander from the turning point of the tour a little further and then turn left up the hill.If that's too much for you, you can also take the Rendlbahn up from St. Anton. The signposted hiking trail "Alpenrosenweg" leads to the Rendlalm directly at the mountain station. On the way you can enjoy the fantastic view.

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  • Intermediate
    02:22
    4.06 mi
    1.7 mph
    2,225 ft
    25 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The walk from Schnann to the Ganatschalm is the perfect tour for a sunny summer day. Because the main part of the 670 vertical meters on the 6.5 kilometer long route you put back in the shady forest. The climb up is moderate and you walk well prepared paths. This makes the hike well suited for families.You leave Schnann and soon dive into the dense mountain forest. The path leads you up a steady incline. Shortly before your destination, the forest opens and you look at the lush meadows of the Ganatschalm and the summits of the Verwall group. Sit on the terrace of the working alpine hut, recover from the climb and let the beautiful view affect you.Back to the valley you walk down the same path again.

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  • Difficult
    05:00
    9.85 mi
    2.0 mph
    2,875 ft
    2,875 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    This 15-kilometer circular walk takes you from the peaceful village of Flirsch up to the green alpine meadows of the Ganatschalm. 840 vertical meters you master on the first eight kilometers, but the magnificent landscape rewards you for it.You leave Flemish and wander a short distance along the banks of Rosanna. Then you cross the river and start the ascent. The path leads you through the nature reserve Mösli and you quickly get an impression of the diverse vegetation.After a good six kilometers you have one last short and crisp climb before you then reach the Ganatschalm. Here you can relax with a hearty meal and enjoy the impressive view.From here the rest of the way leads you through the shady forest downhill into the valley to Flirsch.

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    9
  • Distance
    45.7 mi
  • Duration
    25:52 h
  • Elevation
    18,100 ft

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