unreservedly love St Anton, possibly the most complete ski resort in the world. I have had so many fabulous trips to St Anton: It´s an easy drive from Switzerland, a destination served by rail from the UK and is reasonably well served by a number of airports. The skiing is awesome, there is bags of accessible off-piste and the village is lively, although perhaps not quite as much so as it once was. With new lifts for the 2016/7 season the resorts of Lech and Zurs are again accessible via the lift system, making this one of the most attractive circuits for both good off-piste and long cruisy runs. And the Mooserwirt - reputedly the bar serving more beer than anywhere in the whole of Austria - and the Krazy Kangaruh are just the liveliest apres-ski destinations in the whole Alps.Find accommodation at Bookings.com
Where to Eat and Party
The cosy Hospiz Alm in St Christoph does a great Tiroler gröstl (+43 544 63625).
By Public Transport
The best destination to access the downhill slopes by public transport in this ski area is St Anton. Station close to all lifts.
- From Zurich the least travel time is 2 hrs 17 mins with as few as zero changes.
- From Basel the least travel time is 4 hrs 7 mins with as few as 1 changes going via Zurich.
Please refer to a map and check local conditions for accurate routing information.
- The road distance from Zurich is around 200 km and the journey time is roughly 2 hrs 15 mins.
- The road distance from Basel is around 268 km and the journey time is roughly 3 hrs 10 mins.
The nearest major airport to St Anton is Zurich although other airports may also be convenient.
Innsbruck airport is closer, has good public transport links and also has international flights.
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