Why not try...
- testing your nerve on the high ropes course in the trees on the banks of the Rosanna River
- exploring some of the Arlberg’s 200km of mountain biking trails – from easygoing tracks to hardcore downhill courses
- the summer toboggan run in Pettneu, the steepest in the Tirol - great family fun
- the high-Alpine flower hike – a 10 hour hike on which you’ll see numerous rare and beautiful plants that only grow above 2,000m
- seeking out some of the life-size cast iron human figures by British sculptor Anthony Gormley in the mountains above Lech
- grab your summer card from your hotel and get access to the summer lifts. Cards and some lifts available from mid June
So what's it like?
There are numerous marked walking routes around St Anton and Lech, leading you into some truly breathtaking countryside full of majestic mountains, Alpine meadows, forests, streams and crystal-clear lakes. The whole Arlberg area is a walker’s paradise, with a network of over 500km of kilometres of paths. The routes vary from hour long strolls to three-day hikes with overnight stops. To really get the most out of your time in the mountains and see them in a whole new light join one of the local guides. get access to the summer lifts. Cards and some lifts available from mid June.
Lech is a great choice for keen walkers with 250km of marked trails. The tourist offices will give you advice on walking routes and organise regular guided walks and you can easily explore the alpine meadows, forests and beautiful mountain streams using the summer lifts (opening dates vary, usually from mid June to Oct).
All Crystal customers staying in Lech will receive a free Lech 'Activ Inclusiv' Card giving you free unlimited use of all open summer mountain lifts and cable cars (photo required).
Sightseeing - Bookable in resort Lake Constance £35 Alpen Zell & Liechtenstein £30 Duty free shopping in Samnaun (Switzerland) £22
Prices are as a guide only.
Please book your choice of away days when you arrive, with the local supplier in resort. The above excursions are an example only of what may be available. Some entrances, tolls and optional extras are payable locally. Reduced prices for children up to 12 years incl. Infants who do not require a seat are free.
The Arlberg region is a real playground for sporty types, with a huge choice of activities including rafting, canyoning, mountain biking, climbing, fishing, paragliding, tennis and Nordic walking. Both St. Anton and Lech even have their own golf courses. The arl.rock sports centre offers a wealth of indoor options too, including many different types of climbing, squash, bowling and volleyball.
If that all sounds a bit too intense, the ARLBERG-well.com spa in St Anton is worth a visit, with its heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, waterfalls and numerous treatments and relaxation rooms. If you want to get close to nature there’s a hide built into the hillside near Lech from where you can watch wild animals feeding.