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St Christoph am Arlberg Resort Overview

Sat at an altitude of 1,800m, St Christoph am Arlberg is a charming ski resort that offers a blend of luxury and tranquillity. The resort is situated in the heart of the Tyrolean Alps in Austria and serves as a gateway to the expansive Arlberg ski area, which offers 305km of skiable terrain.

This high-altitude resort is known for its snow reliability, with its ski season typically running from late November to early May. The resort offers a variety of accommodation options, including charming alpine chalets, luxury hotels, and convenient ski-in-ski-out lodges.

Skiing in St Christoph am Arlberg

St Christoph am Arlberg is a paradise for ski enthusiasts. With a comprehensive lift system, the resort offers access to the entire Arlberg ski area, which boasts 305km of pisted terrain.

The resort caters to skiers of all abilities. Beginners can find their feet on the gentle slopes around the village, while intermediate skiers can explore a vast array of blue and red runs that traverse the surrounding mountains.

For advanced skiers, St Christoph am Arlberg offers challenging, high-altitude skiing with a selection of long, steep black runs and a plethora of off-piste skiing opportunities. The Valluga and St. Anton areas are particularly popular among experienced skiers.

Is St Christoph am Arlberg Family-friendly?

St Christoph am Arlberg is a great ski resort for families looking for a quiet and relaxed ski holiday. The resort offers a range of family-friendly accommodation and a variety of activities for children, including tobogganing, ice skating, and indoor swimming. St Christoph am Arlberg’s ski-in-ski-out accommodation and pedestrianised centre make it a safe and convenient option for families.

Après-Ski Scene in St Christoph am Arlberg

While St Christoph am Arlberg is quieter than its bustling neighbour St. Anton, it still offers a cosy après-ski scene. The Hospiz Alm is the heart of the village’s nightlife, offering live music and a unique wine cellar that can be accessed via a slide!

For a more relaxed evening, head to the Arlberg Thaja, a traditional Austrian bar that offers a cosy atmosphere and a selection of local beers and wines.

Dining in St Christoph am Arlberg

St Christoph am Arlberg offers a selection of dining options, from gourmet restaurants to cosy mountain huts. The Hospiz Alm is a must-visit, serving traditional Tyrolean cuisine and boasting an extensive wine list in its impressive cellar. For a more casual dining experience, the Skiclub Arlberg serves hearty Austrian fare in a cosy setting, while the Hospiz Sport Hotel offers a gourmet dining experience with stunning mountain views.

How to Get To St Christoph am Arlberg

The quickest way to get to St Christoph am Arlberg from the UK is to fly to Innsbruck Airport, a 1h15m transfer from the resort. Other nearby airports include Friedrichshafen Airport (1h45m) and Zurich Airport (2h30m). If you are travelling by train, Langen am Arlberg is the nearest station (15m transfer). If you choose to drive to St Christoph, there is free parking available at the edge of the resort.

St Christoph am Arlberg Insider Tips

  • Enjoy a drink at the quirky Hospiz Alm and slide down to their impressive wine cellar for a unique après-ski experience.
  • For a day off the slopes, take a horse-drawn sleigh ride through the stunning Arlberg landscape.
  • Don’t miss out on the stunning views from the Valluga peak, accessible via the Valluga lift.


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