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Amenities Alt St. Johann

last updated: December 3, 2012

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 900 m
Inhabitants - total: 750
Country side  X 
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 2 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 6
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 373
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 660
Group lodging - total beds: 440
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Holidays on a farm  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
Families / children - all year round  
Quality label 'Families Welcome'  X 
Other information all year round  
Good to Know Alt St. Johann gehört mit seinen rund 800 Einwohnern zur Gemeinde Wildhaus-Alt St. Johann und wird 1152 im Zusammenhang mit der Gründung des Benediktinerklosters erstmals urkundlich erwähnt.
www.toggenburg.org
Hobby-courses summer and/or winter (course language): KlangWelt Toggenburg - Klangkurse (deutsch) - verlangen Sie das Kursprogramm
www.klangwelt.ch
Congress center - capactiy of biggest hall - number of persons: 160
Mountain railways - info phone: 0848 84 15 06
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer Happy Friday
Jeden Freitag, die ganze Saison. Die Tageskarte jeden Freitag CHF 39.00 statt CHF 57.00, Happy Weekend Pauschalen, spezielle Menüs am Berg und noch viel mehr. Mehr unter: www.happyfriday.ch

Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 900 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 2279 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 1
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 1390 m
Chairlifts in summer - total: 1
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 300 km marked
Nordic Walking/Running 11 km
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 6 km
Biking trails within Destination 6 km marked
Mountainbike slopes 85 km marked
Beach volleyball terrain, public 1 Number
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" Nordic-Walking, Gleitschirm, Mountain-Bike, usw.
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Families / children - in summer  
Children's adventure park  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Churfirsten, Wildenmannlisloch, Gräppelensee, Klosterkräutergarten, Thurwasserfälle
Families / children - in summer  
Children's animation, organized  X 
Other information for summer  
Cultural sights: Klangschmiede Alt St. Johann, ehem. Klosterkirche Alt St. Johann, Bauernhofbesichtigungen, Käsereibesichtigungen
Technical sights: Erste kuppelbare 4er-Sessel-/Gondelbahn der Schweiz
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Klangweg, Sagenweg
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL www.toggenburg.ch
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter: Jeden Freitag bezahlen Sie im Toggenburg nur CHF 39.- statt CHF 57.- für die Tageskarte, in den Happy Friday-Hotels gibt es zusätzlich 30% Rabatt auf die Freitagsübernachtung und Happy-Weekend-Pauschalen. Zudem warten spez. Mittagsmenüs und viele weitere Attraktionen auf Sie. www. happyfriday.ch
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1 livecam.feratel.at/cam/altsanktjohann/4055/index.jsp?bgColor1=FFFFFF&bgColor2=99CCFF&textColor1=000000&textColor2=ffffff&language=de&design=noban
Live Cam 2 www.toggenburg.org/de/pop_webcam_to_stjohann.cfm
Detailed local Weather Link www.toggenburg.org/de/weather.cfm
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Obertoggenburg
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 900 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 2262 m
Price one day pass adult 57 CHF
Price one day pass children 30 CHF
Familien Reduktion  X 
Snow sports school (phone.) 071 999 37 70
Ski bus  X 
Local transport installations in winter - total: 17
Subregional transport installations - total: 17
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 2262 m
Cable-cars - total: 1
Cogwheel trains - total: 1
Funiculars - total: 1
Gondolas - total: 1
Chairlifts - total: 4
Skilifts - total: 11
Babylift - Number: 1
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 0848 84 15 06
Name mesurepoint Station Unterwasser
Point of measure ski area bottom 1350 m
Point of measure ski area top 2262 m
Number of slopes: 23
Local ski slopes 60 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 15 km
Alpine ski area with skipass subregion 60 km
Slopes for night skiing, illuminated 2.5 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 20 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 70 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 10 % advanced
Alpine ski area surface 250000 m2:
Slope with powder snow(Freeride) 3 km checked and marked
Snow-/Boardercross slopes - total: 1
Snow-/Boardercross slopes 0.7 km marked
Snowboard  
Fun / Obstacle or Snowboard Park - total: 1
Snow canons for snowboardpark  X 
Lowest Snowboardpark 1300 m
Highest Snowboardpark 1500 m
Lift for Snowboardpark  X 
Snowboard - info phone: 0848 84 15 06
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross country comments Schneesichere Panoramaloipe am Fusse der Churfirsten auf Alp Selamatt, klassisch und skating. Herrliches Panorama
gepflegte Talloipe Unterwasser-Starkenbach
beleuchtet von Alt St. Johann nach Unterwasser
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 0848 84 15 06
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 900 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1560 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 15 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 42 km subregion
Skating slopes 15 km
Skating trails 42 km marked
Winter hiking trails 39 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 900 m
Snowshoe trail 26 km marked
Tobogganing  
Tobogganing - Info phone: 0848 84 15 06
Tobogganing installations - total: 3
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 11600
Total difference in altitude of all installations 600 m
Tobogganing slopes (toboggans only) total 11600 m maintained
Tobogganing trails total 11600 m marked
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's day-care, organized  X 
Other information for winter  
Camping ground in winter  X 
Overnight in an igloo-village  X 
Excursions on a horse-drawn sleigh, organized  X 
Excursions with sleigh dogs, organized  X 
Curling rinks number 4
Bavarian Curling rink: 1
Airboard slope 2 km marked
"""Other """"in"""" sports (winter):""" Hundeschlitten-Fahrten, Carving, Telemark (auch Kurse), Schneeschuhlaufen, usw.
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL www.toggenburg.ch
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.