Summer in Lech Zürs
Lech Zürs was first inhabited around 700 years ago by the Walser people, who are still represented by centuries-old wooden structures and the fantastic cultivated landscape. This multi-faceted hiking region features a variety of mountain flowers including 20 types of orchids, crystal-clear lakes, Alpine pastures and art objects. The “Grüner Ring” (Green Ring) trail includes an intriguing series of free-standing doors in the mountains, while the Lechweg trail leads along the last wild river in Central Europe.
This natural idyll offers a rich variety of leisure activities such as, e-mountain biking, archery and fishing. The magical Zugertal valley is also home to Austria’s highest golf course, a forest swimming pool and a fish pond – with freshly-caught trout serving as one of many regional delicacies.
The first-class rage of cultural events covers everything from the traditional musicians’ day to the Lech Classic Music Festival featuring renowned performers from around the world. The Skyspace Lech, opened in autumn 2018, takes visitors into new dimensions. The unique architecture in the middle of the low-light environment provides deep insights into the sky above and into ourselves, it can be visited all year. At the Arlberg Classic Car Rally rare and valuable vintage cars pass the alpine scenery.
Lech Zürs during winter time
The Arlberg is the cradle of Alpine skiing and one of the most attractive mountain landscapes in Europe and has wowed guests from across the world for over a century. Home to Olympic champions and pioneers, this is a place where history has been made in sport, film and tourism. Lech Zürs unites grand traditions with discreet elegance, unique flair and an unbeatable range of attractions.
The Arlberg is featuring 305 kilometers of slopes, over 200 kilometers of off piste runs, and 88 lifts and cable cars. Once the site of one of the world’s first skiing school, meets the highest standards as the largest ski area in the country and the fifth-largest worldwide. Top skiing instructors and private ski guides assist winter sport enthusiasts of all ages.
The wild and romantic winter landscape provides thrills including cross-country skiing, snowshoe hikes and horse-drawn sleigh rides. Ice skating and tobogganing are further wonderful ways to experience the stunning mountains. Families are well-served by the professional childcare at the ski schools and hotels, with the latter also offering tempting extras such as wide-ranging spa, beauty and body treatments.