Blogs

What’s on in St. Anton over New Year 2015/2016?

 

St Anton's reputation as a lively apres-ski resort with a nightlife to rival Ibiza’s doesn’t come from nowhere. If you’re spending New Year week in this vibrant resort, here’s what’s in store for the 2015/16 celebrations.

 

St. Christoph: How to Ski for Less in the Arlberg

 

Want to ski all day in a major ski area, then escape to a quiet mountain village away from all the hustle and bustle? Then you might want to consider St. Christoph as the base for your next ski holiday. This charming little satellite village above St. Anton enjoys easy access to the resort and all the major lifts, meaning those staying here can truly enjoy the best of both worlds.

Condé Nast Traveler Name Best Ski Resorts in Europe


Lech and St. Anton have been named the top two ski resorts in Europe by readers of the Conde Nast Traveler magazine in the US.

 

An Eagle With a Camera Captures Hahnenkamm Ski Run

 

An eagle with a camera attached to it perfectly captured the length of the Streif ski run during the 76th Hahnenkamm race in the Austrian village of Kitzbühel last week.

 

New Lifts To Connect St Anton and Lech


New lift connections to be completed in time for winter 2016/17 will connect the St Anton and Lech sides of the Arlberg ski region, massively increasing the domain’s total piste coverage and making it far easier for visitors to explore.

The region has announced it will spend some 45 million Euros (£35m) on the project, which will see four new lifts open to skiers to allow easy access to all points of the extensive Arlberg area.

Superb St Anton Ski Deals for Christmas 2015

 

 

There's no avoiding it! As the days get shorter and the last of the leaves fall from the trees, everybody’s attention inevitably turns to Christmas. Keen skiers hitting ski resorts across the Alps this festive season can look forward to days filled with snowy descents, vibrant apres-ski and the joys of being waited on by attentive chalet staff!

 

Why You Should Make Solden in Austria Your Next Ski Holiday



The Austrian resort of Solden may not be on the tip of people’s tongues when they think of top ski resorts across Europe, but this little gem ticks all the boxes when it comes to the perfect ski holiday. If you’re looking for a ski destination with plenty to keep you busy, both on and off the slopes, here’s why Solden might just be the best pick for your next ski holiday.

 

The Beach Boys at The Top of the Mountain in Ischgl

 

 

The Beach Boys are back, and they’re shouting it from the mountain tops this coming season by performing at the ever-popular Top of the Mountain gig in the Austrian resort of Ischgl.

 

British Snowboarder Defies Gravity to Land the ‘Impossible’

 
They said it was impossible.
 
An 1800 quadruple cork trick (try saying that after a few gluhweins) involves flipping four times, while the body simultaneously spins through five complete rotations. 
 
Many said it was completely

The Penguins of Dubai

Here at St Anton Chalets, we do like a story about cute animals. In this case, we’re talking about the first king penguin born in the Middle East. Don’t worry if you felt the need to double check that; I did too. 
 
A king penguin has been born in the Middle East. 
 
Before you conjure up images of the Penguins of Madagascar dressed like Lawrence of Arabia, we’re not talking about a desert penguin here.