If you want to enjoy your winter vacation to the fullest, Lech am Arlberg is the place to be. Winter sports fans from all over the world appreciate fascinating mountain scenery, the varied terrain and the snow guarantee. The Arlberg is the largest contiguous ski area in Austria and spans five Arlberg resorts as well as Lech's neighbor Warth. It is a unique ski circuit, because all the resorts (Lech, Zürs, St. Christoph, St. Anton, Stuben, Warth) are connected by cable cars and lifts and promise true winter and skiing pleasure.
The Arlberg ski resort in number:
- 87 lifts and cable cars
- 305 continuous kilometers of ski runs
- more than 200 kilometers of high alpine deep snow slopes
In winter the Arlberg offers all kinds of winter fun not only for alpine skiers:
A dream in white
A winter holiday right on the slopes in Austria matches your holiday ideas? Then Chalet Anna Maria is the ideal place to spend a winter skiing holiday - with children, without children, with your partner, with friends...
With over 305 kilometres of slopes, the Arlberg ski area is the largest connected ski area in Austria. 88 ski lifts take you to lofty heights. As far as the eye can see, ski runs of all levels of difficulty await ski beginners, pleasure carvers, snowboarders and steep-slope pros. Freeriders and ski tourers can look forward to countless untouched slopes.
The Arlberg is also famous for its deep snow slopes. There are 200 kilometres of high alpine slopes.
Classic or skating
Away from the piste, cross-country skiers will find 27 varied kilometres of trails for every level and style. Let yourself be enchanted by the dreamlike winter landscape and enjoy the peace and quiet. Flat terrain and gentle climbs as well as crisp mountain sprints and short descents await athletes here on the Arlberg.
In Lech at the Arlberg
Fairytale-like snow-covered forests, clear winter air, wide views over the Tyrolean mountains - you only really understand the magic of the cold season on a winter hike. A 40 km network of winter hiking trails is waiting to be discovered by you alone, as a couple, with friends or together with the whole gang.
A spectacular panoramic run in the midst of a breathtaking mountain panorama: 22 kilometres, 5439 metres of altitude covered. This ski circuit is one of the most beautiful and impressive in the Alps. The starting point is the summit of the Rüfikopf (2,337m). Those who have the necessary stamina can compete with the best at the legendary annual "Der Weiße Ring" race.
Lech is the only place in Austria where heliskiing is offered. There are two peaks to choose from: The Mehlsack (experienced skiers) and the Schneetäli-Orgelscharte (intermediate ability; popular especially in spring when firn conditions prevail).
Learn to ski with the pros
From small to large, beginner to professional, on the slopes or off-piste, skiing pleasure and safety come first. To make the most of your time on the slopes or off-piste in the Arlberg region, we are happy to recommend our ski schools.
A visit to the ski school is not only recommended for beginners. It can also be advantageous for already advanced or well-practised skiers* to explore the area with a guide during a short area check on your first visit, or to enjoy the maximum of deep snow fun with experienced mountain guides.
We are happy to recommend:
Skischule Lech | Alpincenter Lech | Skischule Oberlech | Skischule Exklusiv
Guests will find everything that moves them: fitness, cycling, tennis and other ball sports (badminton, volleyball, football, handball, basketball, ping pong, etc.) as well as 10pin bowling, climbing, bouldering, slacklining and a sauna area to relax in.
Sporty and active in winter
Romantic and sporting options during your winter holiday include routes for snowshoe hikers, horse-drawn carriage rides through the snowy landscape, curling, bobsleighing from Oberlech to Lech and much more.