Winter wonderland

Winter paradise in Lech

Snow reliability, the varied terrain and the impressive mountain scenery is appreciated by winter sports enthusiasts from all over the world. This is the cradle of alpine skiing.
As the largest contiguous ski area in Austria and the fifth largest in the world, “Ski Arlberg” is always on the cutting edge. If not a nuance ahead.

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Ski Arlberg - Austria's largest contiguous ski area

Bright sunshine, blue sky. Perfectly groomed slopes and white mountains in the background. A quick look up: the slope is clear and so is your mind.

In addition to being part of Austria’s largest contiguous ski area and one of the most extensive ski resorts in the world, Lech Zürs is also extremely versatile and therefore equally popular with families, freeriders and ski tourers. Here we have the right slope for winter-sports fans of all stripes. Those who have experienced the majesty of Lech Zürs first hand are always eager to return.

The Arlberg features more than 300 kilometres of downhill slopes, making it the largest connected ski area in Austria and the fifth largest in the world!

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Enjoy off-piste action in the powder snow of Lech Zürs am Arlberg

Freeriding…in the winter paradise of Lech Zürs…get a little closer to the untouched mountain landscape with the local guides of our various ski schools and dive deep into off-piste and firn fun.

A powder day in Lech Zürs. You look to the left: Snow. Then to the right: snow. Above: blue sky and sun. And in front: untouched deep snow. Now shift your weight slightly and: Go!

But before you start, a few points should be considered. It is important to know the area well and to enter alpine terrain only with the appropriate experience, information and equipment ( LVS, shovel, probe, etc.). Therefore, we always recommend you to book one of our local, professional guides for incomparable freeride and firn experiences.

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Very close to you - deep snow experiences experiences is sure to put a smile on your face!

Kneeling down in the snow, the roar steadily increases as the helicopter takes off and flies away. Nothing remains but silence and snow kicked up into the air. As the snow settles again, the silence remains and the powder snow adventure can begin.

In the heart of a vibrant ski resort, climb into a helicopter and arrive at a lonely summit. From on high, find your own line. Plunge into powder snow up to your hips, and propel the powder meters high into the air with every turn. There are few moments in life more joyous!

In Lech Zürs am Arlberg, heliskiing delivers that deep powder snow grin you’ve been missing.

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27 kilometres of training grounds - A multitude of cross-country trails await

If you’re the kind of person who loves to clear your head, inhale the fresh mountain air, and do your daily workout, Lech Zürs is the perfect place to make your cross-country-ski dreams come true.

More than 27 kilometres of groomed, free-of-charge cross-country ski trails are at your disposal as a training ground in the Arlberg region. Flat terrain and gentle climbs, crisp mountain sprints and short descents – beyond the Ski Arlberg ski resort, there is a varied network of cross-country ski trails just waiting to be discovered.

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Hiking trails through the winter landscape

Snow crunches softly underneath your feet Your footprints mark the path you have already taken. Full of concentration, your gaze is focused on what lies ahead: mountains, sun, snow and a picturesque hiking trail that will take you deeper into the magnificent winter landscape.

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Oberlech - Lech toboggan run

The spectacular route ensures an unforgettable tobogganing adventure for the whole family. Bobsleds can be borrowed from the Oberlech mountain railway or from the sports shops.

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On runners through the snow

Whether by day or night, a horse-drawn sleigh ride is always a highlight. By day, listen to the distant roar of the Lech river and feel the tingle of the cool mountain air as you enjoy the views of the mountains and an unforgettable panorama. At night, enjoy the glow of the romantically lit houses and the blanket of stars that carpet the sky above.

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A delicious dinner with friends, a little refreshment at lunchtime or enjoying the afternoon sun with coffee and cake. In Lech Zürs the doors are open to you.

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Lech Zürs is a year-round destination

It is well known that the region offers a very diverse range of outdoor sporting activities, ranging from golf, skiing, hiking, cross-country skiing, trail running, winter hiking, mountain biking to snowshoeing and outdoor yoga.

Indoors in Lech Zürs, people head to the sport.park.lech for sport – but also fun and games. This sports centre – known as the “Haus der Bewegung” – leaves nothing to be desired for young and old alike.

Of course, you don’t necessarily have to have done any sport to relax in one of the wonderful Arlberg spas.
Those seeking relaxation, who want to re-energise themselves and be thoroughly pampered, will find small yet mighty spa oases in Lech Zürs where wellness takes priority.

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Shops in Lech Zürs

Here you find an overview of all stores in Lech Zürs. Let yourself be inspired before you stroll through the alleys and streets of the Arlberg.

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Culture in Lech Zürs Arlberg

Lech Zürs as a region is known for more than just its scenic views and high-quality tourism offers, it’s also recognized for its horizon-widening cultural impact. Kultur am Berg has been successful here for many years and is highly appreciated by all guests with an affinity for culture.

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