Austria offers many beautiful and scenic places to visit and one of these is the Arlberg/Stanzertal area. Located in the Austrian region of Tyrol this holiday destination offers many things for visitors to do and see. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, chalets, apartments, B&Bs and campsites.
The Arlberg/Stanzertal area offers fantastic skiing during the winter. As well as downhill skiing, holidaymakers can also try their hand at cross country skiing, tobogganing and snowboarding. There are many hiking trails in the area enabling visitors to enjoy the wonderful scenery in the area both in summer and the winter. Golf is enormously popular in Tyrol and as a result there are numerous courses in the region. Visitors can relax after a hard day of sport or skiing at the health and spa centre in Arlberg. Many other sports can be enjoyed while on holiday here including tennis, football, volleyball, badminton, swimming, mountain biking and climbing. There are many bars, cafes and restaurants in the area offering local fare. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drinks at the local stores and supermarkets. Skiing equipment and other sportswear can be purchased or hired at a number of stores.
There are a number of interesting places to visit in the Tyrol region including historic buildings, monasteries and chapels such as the Schloss Ambras Castle near Innsbruck. There are a number of attractive parks and gardens in the region and even a crystal related theme park in Wattens, home to Swarovski Crystal.Innsbruck is a wonderful city well worth visiting with features such as the Goldenes Dachl and the Triumphbogen. The smallest town in Austria, Rattenberg and Kufstein with its fortress or Kitzbühel can all be reached in a very short time.
Temperatures in the Tyrol region of Austria vary sharply during the year with July the hottest month. The average maximum is 25 degrees centigrade in July with June and August almost as hot. December and January are the coldest months with temperatures regularly dipping below zero degrees centigrade and a good deal of snowfall occurs too. Ironically June and July also have the most rainy days per month.
The biggest airport in the Tirol and the nearest to Arlberg/Stanzertal is Innsbruck Kranebitten Airport, which is approximately 90 kilometres away. The airport handles regional flights around Austria and Germany as well as seasonal flights from other European destinations including LondonAmsterdam, Dublin and Moscow-Sheremetyevo. Car rental offices are located in the main hall and on the ground floor of the multi-story car park. Alternatively Munich Airport is 230 kilometres away and handles more flights to and from cities such as Amsterdam, London, Paris, Madrid, New York, Toronto and many more. Again there are car rental firms located at the airport.