Border between Vorarlberg and Tyrol

The Arlberg Pass, at 1793 metres above sea level, separates Vorarlberg from Tyrol. In the 14th century it was just a mule track for the salt trade, but the development of the textile industry and postal services necessitated the opening of a road in 1824, which became insufficient in the 20th century. Since 1978, a 14km long road tunnel connects Klösterle to Sankt Anton am Arlberg for a fee, making it possible to avoid the pass.

Inn Valley

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