St. Anton Cross Country Skiing
The 11th most popular XC Ski in Austria.
Tuesday 5 July 2016 04:43 GMT
West of Innsbruck, the St Anton area has 38km of cross country skiing trails groomed daily.
The Verwall Trail (10km) begins near Hotel Mooserkreuz and heads into the Verwall Valley to the lake and back.
The Flirsch Trail (22km) follows the bank of the Rosanna stream to the village of Flirsch and back.
The St Christoph Trail (2.5km) is a circular practice trail in St Christoph that begins on the top of Arlberg Pass.
The Lopie Ganderau Trail (3km) is a circular trail in St. Jakob.
Most international travelers fly into Zurich, which is only 3 hours away by the direct ski bus service from Arlberg Express (0043-05582-226). Its a two hour drive from Innsbruck.
Note: a seven-night stay (Saturday arrival) is typically required at most hotels. Typically, February and early March are peak season with tons of Europeans on vacation.
Overall, St. Anton is the 11th most popular cross country ski area of all 16 Nordic ski destinations in Austria.