Hiking holidays in St. Anton am Arlberg
St. Anton in Tirol enjoys a beautiful setting beneath a backdrop of the imposing Arlberg alpine massif, and that is our biggest treasure. What could be more relaxing than being outdoors in nature and exploring the fascinating mountain world? In your hiking holidays at the Hotel zur Pfeffermühle in St. Anton, the diverse natural landscape of the Arlberg is right on your doorstep, and there is a lifetime of adventures and experiences to be had.
This quote by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe sounds almost as if he had been hiking on our trails, describing exactly the feeling that comes with a hiking holiday in St. Anton!
St. Anton am Arlberg is both a boundless adventure playground and a very relaxing oasis of tranquility. No matter whether you are a pleasure hiker, an experienced mountaineer or an expert climber - everyone will find their favourite place in nature! From gentle routes to steep summit climbs to high alpine via ferratas: The extensive mountain scenery of the Kapall, Galzig, Valluga and Rendl offers an incredible variety of options. The region boasts a network of 300 kilometres of charming hiking trails and has been awarded the Tirolean Seal of Quality.
In the Arlberg region, summit victories lie within everyone's reach, regardless of their fitness level. Intrepid adventurers who want to test their head for heights can go rock climbing or try via ferrata. Those who are looking for more comfort can journey up the mountains in the Arlberg cable cars. All guests of the Hotel zur Pfeffermühle will also receive the free St. Anton Summer Card upon arrival. Among other attractions, the card includes one day free unlimited use of all lifts and cable cars in St. Anton operating in summer.
Our personal hiking tips for the whole family
Besides being your hosts in St. Anton am Arlberg, we are also mountain enthusiasts and experts. We are happy to share our insider knowledge for exploring the region like a local. For example, a sunrise hike is an absolute highlight that lets you experience the mystical atmosphere of the Tirolean mountains at daybreak. The requisite headlamps can be borrowed from our reception.
Both the public bus stop and the cable car are in the immediate vicinity of our hotel in St. Anton and yet there are plenty of hikes starting right on the doorstep of the Hotel zur Pfeffermühle. A recommended moderate hike, for example, leads to the Putzenalm, where fresh air enthusiasts have a wonderful view of the Stanzertal valley. Gourmets should opt for the moderately difficult hike to the Rendlalm.
Visitors should not miss out on Kaspressknödel (flat bread dumplings filled with cheese), Kaiserschmarrn (a sweet, fluffy shredded pancake served with plum or apple compote) or a Brettljause (snack with dry-cured and smoked specialties like speck and sausages, mountain cheese and bread). Families can experience a world of adventure on Senn’s Wonder Walking Way where a barefoot trail, a water trail, a nature playground, a tree house and a magical forest await small and large explorers.
In and around St. Anton in Tirol there are about 30 options to stop for refreshments, and we will tell you which alpine huts are a definite must-visit in your holidays. And when you return from an eventful day in the Tirolean Alps, the regional delicacies prepared by our hotel's own restaurant will already be waiting for you on our sun terrace.
Guided hikes at the Arlberg
Do you want to immerse yourself in the impressive alpine world around St. Anton accompanied by a professional mountain guide? No problem at all – Julia is not only a member of the host family but also a certified mountain guide. In your hiking holidays at the Hotel zur Pfeffermühle in St. Anton, Julia will happily advise you and also conduct guided hikes. The alpine destinations will be selected according to the ability of the group so that our guests can join tours ranging from leisurely family walks to challenging hikes. Mountain enthusiasts should not miss our two holiday packages “Hiking fun in the Arlberg area” and "Hiking days with Julia”.
You should also not miss the relaxation offers of our hotel during your hiking holidays in St. Anton in Tirol. Whether it's basking in the sun on the terrace, enjoying a spa treatment in the Auszeit Spa or relaxing in our inviting rooms – at our hotel you can recharge your batteries for your next mountain adventure!