61points

St Anton

78points

Val d’Isère

St Anton
Val d’Isère
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40 facts in comparison

St Anton vs Val d’Isère

St Anton
Val d’Isère

How does St Anton compare to Val d’Isère?

  • 21 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    80vs59
  • 48.7km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    95.3kmvs144km
  • 1.81$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    66.1$vs67.91$
  • 29 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    56vs27
  • 459.58$ cheaper season ticket price
    ?

    1 046.60$vs1506.18$

How does Val d’Isère compare to St Anton?

  • 79 more ski slopes
    ?

    158vs79
  • 24km bigger skiable area
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    300kmvs276km
  • 556meters higher mountain height
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    1906metersvs1350meters
  • 4 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    40vs36
  • Allows off-piste skiing
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  • 23.8inches more snowfall (December)
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    74inchesvs50.2inches
  • Has a ski school
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  • 23 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    29vs6

General info

1.mountain height

1350meters

1906meters

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.
2.distance from airport

95.3km

144km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
3.opening hours

7hours

7hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
4.summit height above sealevel

2450meters

3456meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
St Anton
Val d’Isère
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.months open yearly

4.5months

5.5months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

79

158

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

276km

300km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

36

40

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
4.Allows off-piste skiing
St Anton
Val d’Isère
In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
5.Has a ski school
St Anton
Val d’Isère
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
6.trails (difficult)

6

29

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. High-difficulty trails (marked with a black diamond) have a slope gradient of more than 40%; such trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a good challenge.

Leisure

1.restaurants

80

59

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.Has a spa
St Anton
Val d’Isère
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
3.Has an ice rink
St Anton
Val d’Isère
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
4.Has a bobsled track
St Anton
Val d’Isère
This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
5.Has snowmobile circuit
St Anton
Val d’Isère
A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.
6.Has a golf course
St Anton
Val d’Isère
The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

56

27

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2.chalets

8

15

A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.
3.number of five star hotels

1

5

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
4.Has camping facilities
St Anton
Val d’Isère
Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

Snowfall

1.snowfall december

50.2inches

74inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
2.snowfall march

91.3inches

114.6inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
3.snowfall february

98.2inches

111.32inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.
4.snowfall april

86.5inches

124.15inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.
5.snowfall january

71inches

104.7inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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