Wald am Arlberg is a rural and remote village characteristic of authentic Austrian culture. According to which season embraces the earth with its weather, the town can be transformed into a snow smothered winter wonderland or a springtime centre of serenity. With its mountainous surroundings and imitable tradition, the village is a serene and somnolent place in which to rest, relax and restore mind, body and soul. Sample signature specialities after an invigorating hike, or settle down beside a smouldering fire to sip spiced tea after a day on the nearby slopes.
Wald am Arlberg is a stop on the world renowned Arlberg Railway Line, a talismanic track that transports passengers through the mountainous and majestic landscapes of rural Austria. The line ascend high above sea level, reaching almost 4,000 metres as it ventures across vertiginous bridges past crumbling castle, avalanche shelter huts and alpine farms.
Wald am Arlberg lacks a traditional selection of tourist’s attractions, instead boasting a natural panorama that shines with splendour. For access to a warm and welcoming lake, visit the neighbouring town of Dalaas to enjoy the serene shores beside the water. Paddle your feet, recline with a classic novel or take an idyllic boat ride over the shimmering surface.
Hailed as one of Wald am Arlberg’s most excellent eateries, Gasthof Tafelspitz is a rustic and rural restaurant that specialises in typical Tyrolean specialities. Absorb the cosy and convivial atmosphere before perusing the menu for signature specialties that come in the form of rich dumpling soup and indulgent cheese fondue.( Göttschlig 21, 6752 Wald am Arlberg, Austria)