Alpine charm and outdoor adventure in St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria

With action-packed high alpine trails, hiking, rock climbing and biking, there's plenty to keep adrenaline junkies entertained in the mountain village of St. Anton am Arlberg in the Austrian region of Tirol

If you're looking for year-round charm, near-unlimited outdoor adventures and some of the most amazing views in the Tirol region, Austria and beyond, look no further than St. Anton am Arlberg.

Tucked away in the heart of the Tirolean Alps, this charming mountain area is the perfect escape for travellers who love nothing more than getting outside and exploring nature.

Come summertime, you'll find a vast selection of hiking, rock climbing and mountain biking routes around the area, covering everything from accessible strolls to action-packed and challenging high-alpine trails that'll get your heart racing.

The Arlberg region's 300km of walking paths and 350km of mountain biking tracks mean you'll wake up with fresh possibilities every day, and never run out of places to explore, no matter what kind of activity you're into. Families can enjoy challenging adventure walks in the hills, while the more intrepid can hike from mountain hut to mountain hut, taking in views and traditional Tirolean cuisine along the way.

The fun doesn't stop on the trails, though: for road bike racers, there's the E-Bike Fest St. Anton in June, as well as the Arlberg Giro and Arlberg Bike Marathon in July and August. Drawing some of the world's most promising riders, these are an absolute must for serious cyclists.

This is a place to kick back and relax – you deserve it

If rain rolls in, or you simply don't feel like getting outside – there are dozens of indoor adventures to be had, too, from climbing at the arl.rock sport park and restaurant to discovering the region's rich culture and heritage in the local museum. Nowhere will fill you with a sense of relaxation more than – from swimming and sauna sessions to massages and fitness classes, this is a go-to for a wholesome wellness experience in the Arlberg region.

Once you're done exploring for the day, you'll want to check into one of the area's gorgeous hotels or chalets, where you can kick off your walking boots and stretch out before hitting the area's great restaurants to experience a famous Austrian welcome. Kick back and relax – you deserve it.

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