Enjoying the Arlberg summer on two wheels
St. Anton in Tirol, the world-famous cradle of alpine skiing, has long established itself as a summer destination for cycling enthusiasts. Which is not surprising: In your summer holidays, the Arlberg region boasts a huge range of tours, whatever your skill and style. Whether you’re a mountain biker, road cyclist or e-biker: There are endless opportunities to explore the impressive mountain landscape surrounding the Hotel zur Pfeffermühle in St. Anton on two wheels.
This statement by the German psychologist Bert van Radau explains why sport-loving guests and locals alike radiate pure happiness and serenity here in St. Anton. The combination of a fresh breeze, the stunning natural scenery, and the freedom of travelling on two wheels will leave you feeling amazing. If you haven't experienced this for yourself yet, your summer holiday at our hotel in St. Anton am Arlberg is the perfect opportunity to do so!
We at the Hotel zur Pfeffermühle pride ourselves on being mountain-loving fresh air enthusiasts, and we couldn’t agree more: The best cure for almost everything is spending a day in the mountains around St. Anton. And the fastest and healthiest means of transport to get to this gorgeous alpine scenery is by bike. No matter if you prefer vertical or horizontal terrain: St. Anton am Arlberg offers tours to suit everyone, whether you’re a serious mountain biker, passionate road cyclist, or leisurely e-biker.
(E-)mountain bikers can choose from a variety of approx. 350 kilometres of well-marked bike trails. What makes the region so special is the mix of easy forest and meadow paths, moderately demanding climbs, and challenging tours.
Our favourite tour tip for experienced bikers is the mountain bike tour to the Darmstädter Hütte in the Verwallgruppe at an elevation of 2,384 metres. Starting in St. Anton am Arlberg, the route leads through the Moosbach valley past the beautiful Kartell reservoir. Bikers must tackle over 1,000 metres of elevation - so before the bike tour, make sure you enjoy our invigorating breakfast to provide your body with the much-needed hit of nourishing fuel!
Do you prefer road cycling? St. Anton am Arlberg is the gateway to plenty of routes in alpine surroundings to the east and west. From the three-passes ride to the Bregenzerwald via the Silvretta High Alpine Road to the Hahntennjoch, or the challenging ascent to the Kaunertal glacier: In your summer holidays at the Hotel zur Pfeffermühle, the multitude of options will leave you spoilt for choice.
Whatever bike adventure you choose, our hotel in St. Anton is the ideal starting and finishing point. In addition to safe bike storage, our amenities include washing and cleaning facilities to make your bike shine after a day’s adventures on the MTB trails. Of course, we will not only look after your bike. At our hotel, you enjoy an all-round feel-good package: This includes, for example, kicking back and relaxing in our Auszeit-Spa and savouring Tirolean power food in the evening as part of our half-board.
Events, discounts, and offers
Every year the region plays host to a challenging road cycling classic: The Arlberg Giro is one of the most exciting cycling races, whether you’re a participant or a spectator cheering from the roadside. The best part? At the Hotel zur Pfeffermühle, we offer sports travel packages for race participants. The offer includes an early morning breakfast on the day of the race, plus a voucher code for a discounted Giro registration.
A similar offer is available for the E-Bike Fest, which is aimed at both seasoned and novice mountain bikers. The event location beneath the spectacular backdrop of the Arlberg makes the festival a unique experience. Our package offer also includes free entry to the festival grounds and a free e-mountain bike test ride. And of course, we’ll make you feel at home with our friendly and personal service.
Independently of events, you can take advantage of 10% discount on e-bike rentals at our hotel. How? Just book your bike online in advance with our partner Alber Sport in St. Anton in Tirol.