Warth at Arlberg
Unique nature

Warth at Arlberg

Pure nature and recreation!

Located in the heart of Austria, Warth is a perfect destination for anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. With its unspoilt nature, this idyllic mountain town offers a range of activities suitable for all types of travellers and holidaymakers.

Whether you are looking for a relaxing retreat or an action-packed adventure, Warth has something for everyone.

For those who want to take it easy, there are many picturesque hiking trails that offer breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. You can also enjoy peaceful walks through picturesque villages and scenic landscapes.

A fascinating mountain destination in Austria

Warth in the district of Bregenz

Warth at Arlberg is a fascinating mountain destination that offers legendary downhill skiing in winter and an unforgettable nature experience in summer. This charming village is located in the Austrian region of Vorarlberg at an altitude of 1,500 metres above sea level, surrounded by the majestic peaks of the Austrian Alps and 42 km south-east of Lake Constance.

It is also home to Austria’s largest ski area with over 300 kilometres of slopes and 200 km of open terrain for skiers and snowboarders. The entire ski area covers over 50 km² and is one of the most family-friendly ski areas in Austria.

In winter, Warth at Arlberg attracts visitors from all over the world with its fantastic skiing conditions and breathtaking scenery. The ski area here is connected to other popular destinations such as Lech Zürs, St. Anton am Arlberg and Stuben – making it one of the most extensive ski areas in Europe. Skiers can enjoy challenging slopes for advanced skiers as well as more relaxed routes for beginners or families with kids.

Warth NEWS Jan. - Feb. 2024

Pure skiing fun!

Warth at Arlberg, nestled in the Austrian Alps, is a winter wonderland from December onwards, offering snow enthusiasts an unforgettable experience.

Numerous winter attractions await guests of all ages.

  • January 18th, 25th und February 1st 2024 Tobogganing evening in Warth with tractor ride - 7:00 p.m. - "Höhi" toboggan run
  • January 22th, 29th, February 5th and 12th 2024 Snowshoe hike - meeting point 3:45 p.m. Ski School Warth (25.00 EUR incl. snowshoes)
  • January 19th and 26th, 2024 - Warth Tourist Office - Lantern hike with Toni in Warth - Guests Warth (free)

Unique mountain scenery

Warth at Arlberg, nestled in the Austrian Alps, is a winter wonderland from December onwards, offering snow enthusiasts an unforgettable experience. With its extensive ski slopes and breathtaking landscapes, this hidden gem is becoming increasingly popular with travellers in search of a unique adventure.

The charm of Warth lies in its traditional Alpine village atmosphere coupled with first-class facilities and modern amenities.
An exciting new development this winter is the addition of new ski lifts and pistes to cater for the growing number of visitors. This expansion not only enhances the skiing experience, but also provides more variety for all skill levels. Whether you are a beginner looking for gentle slopes or a pro looking for exciting challenges, Warth at Arlberg has something for everyone. And let’s not forget the breathtaking panoramic views that await you at every turn – from snow-capped peaks to picturesque valleys, it’s a true paradise for nature lovers.

Furthermore, Warth is not just limited to skiing; there are many other activities to keep you entertained during your stay. Snowshoeing on pristine trails, ice skating on frozen lakes surrounded by high mountains, or simply savouring the delicious local cuisine – this Alpine region has it all. The mix of outdoor adventure and cultural experiences sets Warth apart from other winter destinations.

The magic of Warth spreads more and more every year, as more and more people discover its extraordinary beauty and exceptional offerings. In winter, it’s not just about hitting the slopes here, but also about immersing yourself in an enchanting world where nature takes centre stage and you are pampered by the warm Austrian hospitality at every turn.

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Time out in nature and on the mountain!

Nature in Warth is the ultimate retreat, a place where you can simply let yourself drift and enjoy your time out. Every excursion into the great outdoors offers its own unique challenges and rewards, leaving you with lasting memories that will stay with you for many years to come. Whether you’re hiking through rough terrain or simply enjoying a picnic in a picturesque location, there’s something energising and relaxing about being out in nature.

One of the best things about spending time in nature is the opportunity to switch off from the stresses of everyday life. No matter what challenges you’re facing at work or in your personal life, immersing yourself in the natural environment can help put everything into perspective. As you breathe in the fresh air and soak up the beautiful scenery, you’ll feel more grounded and centred than ever before.

Warth in Winter

Warth is world-renowned for its magnificent mountains and legendary downhill runs in winter. The village’s cosy setting offers visitors the chance to experience genuine Austrian hospitality while enjoying some of the best skiing conditions in the country. The snow-covered mountain peaks around Warth offer numerous opportunities for skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports activities.

The region’s unique mountain ranges are simply breathtaking to behold, with challenging mountains, towering peaks and crystal-clear glacial lakes providing the perfect backdrop for outdoor activities.

In addition to skiing, Warth also offers numerous winter sports activities such as snowshoeing, ice skating, ice climbing, freeriding, heli-skiing and tobogganing.

Although the village is small with only around 170 inhabitants all year round, it offers everything you need for a comfortable stay, including restaurants serving delicious Tyrolean and Vorarlberg cuisine and cosy accommodation ranging from traditional inns to luxurious hotels.

Warth is also home to several world-class SPAS where you can indulge in luxurious treatments that will rejuvenate your body and mind.

Whether adventure or relaxation, the Ski Arlberg has something for everyone.

Ski lifts operating hours

The operating hours of the ski lifts in the ski resort Warth-Schröcken at Arlberg, Austria.

Start of Season: 08.12.2023
End of Season: 16.04.2024

Skilift Dorfbahn:8:45 am – 4:15 pm
Skilift Hochalp:9:00 am – 4:15 pm
Skilift Jägeralp-Express:9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Skilift Kahorn:9:00 am – 4:15 pm
Skilift Salober-Jet:9:00 am – 4:15 pm
Skilift Körbliftle:9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Skilift Wartherhorn-Express:9:00 am – 4:15 pm
Skilift Wannenkopft:9:00 am – 4:15 pm

Further information about the ski pass cash desks & vending machines in the Ski Arlberg ski area can be found here.

Fascinating nature on the Arlberg - the Körbersee

The Körbersee in beautiful Schröcken is a natural gem at 1,656 metres above sea level. This picturesque lake is surrounded by breathtaking mountain scenery and offers a unique atmosphere in the great outdoors.

Ideal for nature lovers, the Körbersee is only accessible on foot or with a limited shuttle service.

The crystal-clear waters of the Körbersee are ideal for swimming and fishing in the summer months. The surrounding alpine meadows offer hikers countless opportunities to explore this breathtaking area and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views. Guided hikes are offered on a weekly basis.

The charming Berghotel Körbersee offers visitors a stop-off in idyllic surroundings.

A paradise for nature lovers and hikers

Warth is a paradise for nature lovers, hikers, families and kids. With its colourful flowering meadows and lush green edges between meadows and forests, this place offers breathtaking views. Hikers can choose between easy walks and challenging mountain tours or summit tours, depending on their fitness level and interests.

The easiest hikes lead through the beautiful valleys of Warth, where visitors can explore the lush green landscape and enjoy idyllic views of the surrounding mountains. For more experienced hikers, there are challenging mountain trails that offer spectacular views of the Alps. Whether a leisurely stroll or an intensive hike, there is something for everyone in Warth at Arlberg.

In addition to hiking, Warth also offers other outdoor activities such as cycling, Nordic walking, swimming in nearby pools or lakes.

More Information about Warth

District:Bregenz
State:Vorarlberg
Altitude:1.495 m ü.A.
Residents:176

Hiking to the Punschhütte

The Steffisalp-Express is an easy and convenient way to reach some of Austria’s best hiking trails. This takes you from 1,498 meters to 1,880 meters above sea level in just a few minutes.

From here you can explore some truly breathtaking scenery and enjoy a variety of activities such as hiking, mountain biking, climbing or simply stop off at the Punschhütte and enjoy the Austrian specialties there. It is only 0.5 km from the mountain station to the Punschhütte.

Steffisalp-Express in summer

The 4-seater chairlift “Steffisalp-Express” is 50 metres from our lodge and takes you directly to the Arlberg hiking area and the most beautiful mountain world in Austria.

Start of season: 23.06.2024
End of season: 08.10.2024
Operating hours: daily from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Tickets can be purchased online or on site.

Type:Detachable, fast 4-seater chairlift
Journey time:ca. 5 min.
Valley station altitude:1.515 m
Mountain station altitude:1.887 m
Difference in altitude:369 m
Delivery capacity:2.280 people/h
Travelling speed:5 m/s (18,0 kmh)
Construction year:1990

Hiking to the Hochalphütte

The path to the romantic Hochalphütte winds its way through beautiful alpine meadows before entering steeper terrain. Along the way, hikers have plenty of opportunities to stop and admire wildflowers, waterfalls and wildlife. As you approach the hut, expect more rocky terrain and some steep sections to climb.

You can reach the Hochalphütte from Warth or directly from the Jägeralpe via a circular hiking trail along the “Alte Salzstraße”. Open daily from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm in summer.

Hiking to Bürstegg

Bürstegg, formerly the highest Walser settlement in Vorarlberg, is an insider tip for hiking enthusiasts. This small village in the mountains offers breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside and is a perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life.

The name of the village itself suggests a close connection with nature. The winding paths that lead over the Wannenkopf to Bürstegg offer hikers unique opportunities to connect with nature in its purest form as they graze trees, bushes and wildflowers along the way.

The hiking trails are well marked and suitable for all fitness levels. The route is approx. 5 km long.

Magical views from the summits

As soon as you arrive in Warth, you should definitely enjoy the magical view. The peaks of the surrounding mountains are around 2,700 m high. This is an experience not to be missed when visiting this area. The majestic mountains offer breathtaking views that will leave you speechless.

From every corner, you can see the towering peaks of the mountains that surround it. A visit at sunrise or sunset is particularly captivating as the sun illuminates these towering mountain ranges and casts shadows across them, creating a beautiful contrast with the clear blue sky.

The beauty of these mountains also goes beyond their visual appeal. They offer visitors the opportunity to connect with nature through hiking trails for the adventurous and skiing and snowboarding opportunities for adrenaline junkies in the winter months.

More Space

Live in the middle of a fascinating mountain world. Sleep with an open window and breathe clear mountain air

More Time

Relax and unwind. Let go of everyday life, enjoy outstanding scenery and architecture and discover the power of tranquillity

More Passion

Experience hospitality away from mass tourism and enjoy quality time with your loved ones in the jewel of nature, the Arlberg

More Freedom

Get moving in nature. Whether in winter with skis or in summer with mountain boots