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Skiing in Austria

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Globe Correspondent / December 7, 2003

How to get there

St. Anton am Arlberg is 372 miles west of Vienna and 62 miles west of Innsbruck, in Austria. Most visitors arrive by train from Zurich, Munich, or Innsbruck. The train ride from Zurich is about two hours, from Munich, three hours, from Innsbruck, 75 minutes. Swiss Air and American Airlines offer nonstop flights from Boston to Zurich. Lowest round-trip air fare available at press time started at $427 on Continental Airlines, connecting through Newark.

What to do

General information can be found online at www.stantonamarlberg.com. For snow reports, check www.ski-arlberg.com or www.stantonamarlberg.com.

Krazy Kanguruh
Moos 113
011-43-5446-2633
www.krazykanguruh.com
Beautiful views -- and beautiful people -- conjoin at this merry bar.11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Mooserwirt
Unterer Mooserweg 2
(Above the town)
011-43-5446-3588
www.mooserwirt.com
Rowdy on-mountain disco.10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

The Arlberg-well.com Center for Wellness and Communication
Hannes Schneider Weg
011-43-5446-4000
Fax: 011-43-5446-4000 25
www.arlberg-well.com
A healthy alternative to the apres-ski scene. Includes pools, saunas, and fitness area.

Tobogganing at night
For reservations, contact theTourism Board.
Dorfstrasse 8
011-43-5446-22690 (23520)
Fax: 011-43-5446-2532
info@stantonamarlberg.com
Barrel down a lighted ski slope on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and warm up with live music at Gampen-Restaurant until 10 p.m. Adults $17.50, children up to 15 years $8.50, includes lift ride. (Free with a ski pass.) Toboggan rental, $8.50.

Where to stay

Hotel Schwarzer Adler
Dorfstrasse 35
011-43-5446-22440
Fax: 011-43-5446-224462
www.schwarzeradler.com
A beautiful fresco-covered hotel located in the center of St. Anton. Constructed in 1570. Doubles $138-$261 in winter.

Appartements/Hotel-Garni San Antonio
Nassereinerstrasse 38
011-43-5446-3474
Fax: 011-43-5446-347415
www.arlberg.com/sanantonio/
Spacious apartments in the Nasserein section of town. Features a sauna, steam bath, and solarium. 1-3 bedrooms, $113-335.

Appartements Hotel-GarniArlenburg-Aparthotel
Nassereinerstrasse 49
011-43-5446-3144
Fax: 011-43-5446-272025
New, clean condominiums located in the Nasserein section of town. 1-3 bedrooms, $195-$350.

Where to eat

The Train
Hotel Manfred
Im Gries 10
011-43-5446-27200
Fax: 011-43-5446-272025
Great for groups. Meat or cheese fondue, and raclette. $23-$28 per person.

The Funky Chicken
Dorfstrasse 7
011-43-5446-30201
A lively spot for cheap eats including roasted chicken and thin crust pizza. Known for its margaritas. Close to the main lifts. $5-$10

Ben.Venuto Restaurant &Espresso Bar
In Arlberg-well
Hannes Schneider Weg
011-43-5446-30203
Fax: 011-43-5446-4000 25
Excellent and innovative Italian-Asian fusion fare in a contemporary setting. $39-55 prix fixe menu.

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