Arlberg


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Arlberg

(ärl`bĕrk), pass, 5,946 ft (1,812 m) high, W Austria, on the boundary between Tyrol and Vorarlberg. The Arlberg region forms the water divide between rivers flowing to the North Sea and those flowing into the Black Sea. The Arlberg Tunnel (built 1880–84) is one of the world's longest (6.2 mi/9.9 km) railway tunnels. The Arlberg district is a noted winter sports center.
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Just a few kilometres distant as the crow flies is the Rendl area of St Anton am Arlberg and the well advanced idea is to build two lifts to link Rendl with Kappl--effectively, via a short bus ride, connecting Ischgl and St Anton.
The hotel was named along with some Of the world's most elite mountain destinations, including the Machu Picchu Sanctuary in Peru, Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in Canada, Dalat Palace in Vietnam and Arlberg Hospiz Hotel in Austria, along with hotels in Italy and India.
Priced from pounds 325, including return coach travel, return Channel crossings, two nights' B&B in eastern France, five nights' B&B in the Vor Arlberg region of Austria, journey from Chur to Andermatt on the Swiss Glacier Express with standard reserved seats, services of a tour escort in Austria.
nEnjoy seven nights in St Anton with Total Experience Easter on skis among the snow-covered mountains of Austria's Arlberg region.
Robert Buchner, St Christoph am Arlberg. Die Geschichte von Hospiz und Taverne, Kapelle und Bruderschaft, von Brucken, Wegen und Wasserstrafien, Saumern, Wirten und anderen Menschen an einem Alpenpafi.
This seven-day itinerary also features a train journey along the banks of the Rhine, past Lake Constance and over the Arlberg Pass into Austria.
NEW deals from Inghams: # A week at Austrian ski resort of Lech, flying from Glasgow or Edinburgh on January 8, half board at five-star Hotel Arlberg, from pounds 1431.
Anton am Arlberg had little to offer tired skiers hoping to soothe sore muscles, much less health-minded individuals, except small spas located in traditional Heidi-style inns.
Despite these international players, however, it was the vibrant local scene of architects that inspired this change in attitude leading to the improved public reception of modern architecture; for instance the ar+d highly commended scheme by Manzl-Ritsch-Sandner Architects for a station building at the 2001 world championship skiing venue of St Anton am Arlberg (AR December 2001), and their Zielstadion; and the town house by riccione architekten (Bortolotti, Cede and Ramoni).
That was the great life work of the Austrian Hannes Schneider (1890-1955), whose Arlberg technique--a low crouch and a lift and swing into the turn--enabled skiers (with much practice) to swirl down the mountain sides in an exhilarating schuss (the word was anglicised in the 1930s), equaled only by the beauty of motion.
The bog sites (N = 5) were vegetated with black spruce (Picea mariana), Sphagnum spp., and ericaceous shrubs, and were located at Pine Island, Red Lake, Toivola, Arlberg, and Ash River near Voyagers National Park.