The Montafon Alpine valley is 39km long, its 11 villages are lying at altitudes of between 600m and 1,450m, surrounded by mountains as high as 3,312m (Piz Buin). There are villages with a sporting character and extensive leisure programmes, whilst others offer a more peaceful setting, being a perfect place for family holidays and total relaxation.
The 11 villages (in geographical order) from Bludenz into the valley are: St Anton i. m (650m); Vandans (660m); Bartholomaberg (1,100m); Schruns (700m); Tschagguns (700m); Silbertal (890m); Gargellen (1,430m); St. Gallenkirch (900m); Gortipohl (950m); Gaschurn (1,000m); Partenen (1,050m).
Winter transforms this Alpine valley into a fabulous ski arena. 62 cable-cars and chair-lifts, around 222 km of sign-posted and tended pistes, ski touring on Silvretta's white glaciers, 100 km of cross-country skiing tracks, 290 km of winter footpaths, sports and natural toboggan runs (some floodlit),and snow-shoe hiking trails, sports and natural toboggan runs (some of which are floodlit).
There are 10 ski schools, 8 ski kindergartens and a covered artificial ice rink, 2 tennis halls and plenty of apres ski make for a memorable and active winter holiday.
Montafon's ski pass is an all-in-one ticket for all the valley's cable-cars and ski-lifts, the Bludenz - Schruns railway route and the valley's post buses.
WINTER 07/08 SPECIALS Enjoy 7 days, pay for 5.
Montafon's Lift Companies, in conjunction with participating accommodation providers in the region, are offering this attractive deal during the period 12-01 to 19-01-08. You pay for 5 days, but enjoy 7 days skiing and accommodation. Guests receive a voucher from their accommodation provider to be presented when they purchase their ski pass at the Lift Company's ticket offices. * Please Note: The discount offer applies to ski passesand accommodation only. Meals can be charged for the full seven days.
The offer only applies to the ski pass and accommodation. Meals provided at the hotel will be charged for the full 7 days.
Family Friendly Montafon - Ski & Stay (in parent's room) free of charge! Valid for children born in 1996 or later (personal ID required) during the periods from 08-0308 to 15-03-08 9HIGH SEASON), AND FROM 24-03-08 TO 06-04-08 (LOW SEASON). This offer applies when at least one parent books a stay and purchases a Montafon ski pass for 5 days or more over the same period of time.
Families who take up the offer will receive a voucher from their accommodation provider, which can be exchanged for a ski pass at all mountain cable-car ticket offices.
The Montafon Valley is 99km from Friedrichshafen (Germany) and about 140km from Innsbruck (Austria) and enjoys the benefits of the London-Friedrichshafen or Innsbruck link by Austrian Airlines whilst Munich and Zurich airports are only 2,5 hours drive away from the Montafon. You can reach the Montafon from the rail station at Bludenz, 15kms distance.
If you prefer to drive to the Montafon from the UK, the car journey from Calais on a good motorway network will take approximately 10 hours.