"Favourite destination for skiing" Sankt Gallenkirch by vtveen

Sankt Gallenkirch Travel Guide: 17 reviews and 58 photos

St. Gallenkirch, situated in so called 'Montafon', is our favourite destination for skiing already for a long long time.

Not too far away (from Holland) and easy accessible over German and Austrian motorways, with just the last 20 km's over a 'normal' road through the Montafon valley.

Fantastic ski area

St. Gallenkirch has a great ski area with lots of possibilities, also in other villages not too far away.

The main area is called 'Silvretta Montafon' (the former Silvretta Nova) and has about 140 km's of ski runs of every kind of difficulty. But on the same ski pass you are allowed to ski in Gargellen, Schruns, Golm and a couple of smaller ski areas.

We never had any problem with snow and nowadays the main runs have also artificial snow machines.

Quiet village

To be honest: don't expect a wild after ski life in St. Gallenkirch, although there are some pub's and bar's. It is still a rather quiet village, where most of the visitors come to ski.

As most of the Austrian ski villages there is a lot of accommodation from luxurious hotels till simple guest houses.

There are also some typical Austrian restaurants.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:never a problem with snow; sporty
  • Cons:expensive (as every ski holiday)
  • Last visit to Sankt Gallenkirch: Feb 2010
  • Intro Updated Dec 22, 2014
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Sep 27, 2014 at 1:39 PM

    This looks like a great region for skiing. No wonder you keep going back there so often.

    • vtveen's Profile Photo
      Sep 28, 2014 at 12:35 AM

      Thanks for the visit. Yes you are right it is a great place for skiing.
      But to be honest the last couple of years we are going to Oberstdorf (perhaps you know it), because it offers more activities than just skiing.

  • Wann's Profile Photo
    Apr 1, 2007 at 2:39 AM

    Your id pic brings me here. Love the beautiful snow scene! W.

  • Tripack's Profile Photo
    Mar 28, 2007 at 1:51 PM

    Happy to see that the thousand beer bottles @ Muntanella are still full ;-) Great update about the local snowy pleasures. Hope to discover Silvretta Nova skiing area one (winter) day!

  • VincentJJ's Profile Photo
    Mar 23, 2007 at 4:14 AM

    Diverse keren in Sankt Anton geweest en omgeving (Lech). Schitterend daar! Zou zo weer willen gaan!

  • dannebro's Profile Photo
    Feb 11, 2007 at 12:02 PM

    nice place for skiing !

  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Oct 5, 2006 at 9:27 AM

    Hi again! been meaning to get to St Gallen for ages - mad about snow as it is and snow covered villages and esp if its Switz - stunning pics you have - i need to hurry up and get there!

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