Tennis, Fishing and Motorbikes
Relax during various leisure time activities at the Arlberg
No matter if you seek relaxation during fishing, mountain sports or a game of golf: here you will find your perfect leisure time activity! Motorbike fans will be thrilled when reading about the attractive routes and bike courses.
Tennis holidays with a majestic mountain panorama
Show off your skill with the racket: At the hotel's own tennis clay court or at the indoor tennis centre near your holiday residence in Tyrol, Austria.
A clay court in top condition is at the tennis aficionado's disposal during your holidays at the Hotel Gridlon. Have exciting tennis matches surrounded by the majestic mountain panorama of the Tyrolean Alps.
Full service for future tennis aces at the Hotel Gridlon: the team at the tennis hotel Gridlon will gladly introduce you to tennis trainers and tennis partners. Improve your hitting techniques and your leg work with a personal trainer or simply have enormous fun with a partner at the tennis court.
Your Gridlon Tennis-Plus
- Tennis Sand Court
- Tennis Trainer or Tennis Partner bzw. Tennispartner service at the Hotel
- Organisation of a tennis tournament
- Tennis Indoor Court in St. Anton
Petri Heil at the Tyrolean mountain world
The crystal clear mountain streams of the Tyrolean Alps are brimming with trout and char. Surrounded by the awe inspiring summits of the Arlberg massif, fishermen will certainly make a good catch.
Many miles of natural, pristine mountain streams with the highest water quality imaginable await enthusiastic anglers in the close vicinity of the Hotel Gridlon. Char, rainbow and brown trout splash about in the water of the Rosanna and Lech rivers and the Ferwallsee lake. Fishing is a long tradition at St. Anton and Pettneu in the Arlberg massif.
The fishing area Pettneu-Schnann
|Season||May to the end of September|
|Fishing licences are issued here||Restaurant Kirchplatzl, Tel.: 0043/5448/8202, Tourismusverband St. Anton am Arlberg, Informationsbüro Pettneu, Tel.: 0043/5448/8221|
|Head fishermen for Pettneu||Karl-Heinz Lampacher, Tel.: 0043/5448/8202,Helmut Gröbner, Tel.: 0043/5447/5254 (Schnann)|
|Rates for fishing licences||Day ticket for guests in the St. Anton holiday region Euro 21,00
Half day ticket Euro 15,00
The fishing area St. Anton / Arlberg
|Season||May to the end of September, partial use of the fishery from May to June, use of the entire fishery from the end of June|
|Extent of the fishery||more than 15 kilometres of crystal clear rivers and two mountain lakes|
|Fishing licences are issued here||Raiffeisenkasse St. Anton, Stefan Schneider, Tel.: 0043/5446/23210. Maximal fünf Karten pro Tag.|
|Rates for fishing licences||Day ticket for Euro 30,00|
|Allowed number of fish||a maximum of four fish can be taken from the Rosanna River or six fish from the Kartellsee Lake. A total maximum of six fish may be taken|
|Further information||please contact chairman Sepp Zündel, tel: 0043/650/3474100 or Stefan Schneider, tel: 0043/664/3805381.|
Through the wonders of the Austrian mountains on a motorcycle
Feel the freedom, far away from all conventions: Discover the alpine roads, mountain passes and secret spots during your holiday in Tyrol, Austria.
The Hotel Gridlon is an ideal starting point for numerous motorcycle tours to fantastic high alpine destinations. Explore valleys, villages and mountain passes, let your gaze sweep over majestic mountains and dense forests, take a rest whenever you like. That is freedom on two wheels.
From Pettneu you will quickly get to the most beautiful scenic routes of the Austrian Alps: the Kaunertaler Gletscherstraße road, the Silvretta Hochalpenstraße road, and the Timmelsjoch and Hahnenjoch mountain passes. Popular motorcycle tours in the neighbouring countries Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Liechtenstein are also within easy reach.
Motorbike Tours - Highlights
|over the Silvretta mountain range to the Montafon valley||From Pettneu am Arlberg take the S16 highway or the old A-road towards Landeck. Leave the S16 at Pians and turn right ahead of the JET petrol station, taking the B188 to the Paznauntal valley.
The B188 will take you to the Silvretta Hochalpenstrasse toll station via See, Kappl, Ischgl and Galtür (toll rate status November 2008: motorcycle € 10,50, passenger car € 11,50). The scenic route of the Silvretta Hochalpenstrasse will take you to the Montafon valley and from there on the B188 to Bludenz. From Bludenz take the S16 or the old A-road over the Arlbergpass mountain pass back to the Hotel Gridlon.
Length of the tour: approximately 155 kilometres
|through the Bregenzerwald region||From the Hotel Gridlon over the Arlbergpass and Flexenpass mountain passes to Zürs - Lech - Warth. In Warth turn left onto the B200.
Stay on the B200 until you have reached Au (approx. 25 km). In Au turn left onto the B193 heading towards Faschinajoch. From Faschinajoch via Bludenz (S16) back to Pettneu am Arlberg.
Length of the tour: approximately 130 kilometres
|scenic route with numerous side trips through Italy||From Pettneu take the S16 to Landeck. In Landeck turn right onto the B315 heading towards St. Moritz (CH). In Prutz you have the first opportunity to take a side trip from this scenic route - on your left you will find the scenic route of the Kaunertertaler Gletscherstrasse (toll). If you stay on the original route the next opportunity for a side trip comes right after Pfunds.
The road on your right heads towards Samnaun in Switzerland (outside the custom union). If you stay on the B315 you will get to South Tyrol via Nauders and Reschenpass. The next kilometres on the S 40 and S38 heading towards Meran are not very impressive but very soon the next attractive travel destination is waiting for you.
At Compaccio turn left into the Schnaltal valley - no real biker should miss the opportunity of racing down these serpentines. Back from your side trip to the Schnaltal on the B38, it is prudent to check the time. Continue towards Meran and return to Austria via the Timmelsjoch mountain pass. Or take the same way back to Pettneu.
In Meran you should go to see the waterside promenade and treat yourself to some delicious Italian ice cream. Take the S44 in Meran and get to the Timmelsjoch mountain pass via Rifiano, Saltusio, San Martino in Passiria, San Leonardo in Passiria, Moso and Belprato. On the Austrian side of the border take the A12 and leave the Ötztal valley behind via Hochgurgl, Obergurgl and Sölden. Return to Pettneu on the A12 motorway via Imst and Landeck.
Length of the tour: approximately 330 kilometres without detours
Length of the tour: approximately 410 kilometres including side trips
|through the lechtal valley||From Pettneu via the Arlbergpass and Flexenpass mountain passes towards Zürs - Lech – Warth. In Warth turn right onto the B198 heading towards Steeg.
Between Häselgehr and Elmen turn right towards the Hahntennjoch mountain pass. Follow the signposts to Imst. From Imst travel back to Pettneu via Landeck.
Length of the tour: approximately 140 kilometres