Winter in the Arlberg region

The Arlberg region is world-famous as a winter sports resort, and Lech in particular is one of the most popular destinations for skiing and winter fans. The spacious town offers several ski runs for a time full of adrenaline and adventure, but also enough places for relaxed family ski days. Freeriders also don’t miss out in the Lech Zürs am Arlberg ski area, as there are many routes for backcountry lovers. The Arlberg region simply awakens the desire for days in the snow and good food after a ski trip.

Winter wonderland

It’s not just skiing that is very important in Lech. In addition to more than 300 kilometers of slopes and modern lifts, the town offers a lot more than that. As cross-country skiing fans you have come to the right place, because there are some beautifully groomed cross-country ski trails in the Arlberg region. Winter hikers can enjoy the snow-covered landscape on foot and explore the glittering forests and idyllic towns all around. Lech am Arlberg is not only known for its sporting activities, but also for its unique atmosphere and cuisine. The excellent gastronomy rounds off the holiday experience on the Arlberg. Away from the slopes, Lech offers a wide range of events and cultural activities during the winter. Among other things, the race for the white ring, which you definitely have to see at least once, but there are also impressive musical and artistic events that you should visit in the Arlberg region.

Verschneiter Berg und Abdendrot mit Skifahrer auf der Piste in Lech am Arlberg

Winter activities in the Arlberg region

A winter holiday on the Arlberg region is simply magical and enchants young and old alike. You cannot miss the beauty of the white Alps and the combination of nature, culture, cuisine and sport. This unique interplay of impressions makes Lech one of the most sought-after winter destinations in Europe.

2 Skifahrer in roter Kleidung rasen die Piste hinunter in Lech

The ski region in Lech is a varied winter paradise that has something to offer for everyone. Here you can enjoy extensive ski slopes, challenge yourself on fast race tracks or discover spectacular freeride opportunities.

Kinder und Frau am Bobfahren, Holzhütte im Hintergrund

Tobogganing, ice skating, horse-drawn sleigh rides and curling are fun activities for the whole family. Daring people can also enjoy a tandem flight and experience the impressive mountain landscape of Lech Zürs from a bird’s eye view. All of this makes for a unique winter experience full of magic.

2 Langläufer zwischen verschneiten Bäumen und Wald

In Lech Zürs you can train on over 27 km of cross-country ski trails. These groomed routes are ideal for a sporty winter day with flat terrain, gentle climbs and short descents. Here are some recommended routes for your next cross-country skiing days.

Skifahrer-Gruppe neben Helikopter mitten im Schneegebiet in den Bergen

In Lech Zürs you can take off in a helicopter right in the middle of the snow-covered ski area and watch how the town gets smaller. This experience is specifically designed for freeriders looking for an unparalleled experience. Lech Zürs is the only place in Austria that offers this experience.

Filmszene aus "James Bond" im Skigebiet am Arlberg

The Austrian mountains are popular filming locations for film producers from all over the world. Sometimes, if you’re from Vorarlberg, you can even recognize locations from Hollywood blockbusters. Lech is also a popular holiday destination for celebrities, so there is the possibility of spotting one or two stars on the slopes or in a ski hut.

Schön angerichtete Speise auf grauem Teller in Lech am Arlberg

The restaurants in the Arlberg region offer high quality and a large selection of venues. Whether for a fine dinner with the family or a small snack after skiing, there is a guesthouse to suit every taste.

Vater und Sohn beim Winterwandern in winterlichem Wald

In winter, the towns around the Arlberg region are ideal for magical winter hiking in the snowy landscape of Lech am Arlberg. Here you can comfortably hike through the fresh snow while the snowflakes fall gently and the snow crunches under your shoes.

Lech Dorfmitte mit beleuchteten Weihnachtsmarkt-Ständen

Christmas time in Lech am Arlberg and the surrounding area is undoubtedly the most wonderful time of the year. In the evening, the villages shine in a warm light and the scent of mulled cider and roasted almonds hangs in the air. A diverse Advent program awaits you in the Arlberg region, which will allow you to spend the entire Christmas season there.

Paar am Shoppen in Lech

Shopping in Lech am Arlberg is a unique experience with exclusive boutiques and shops found in the picturesque streets. Here you will be inspired before you discover your next treasure.

Familie mit Kinder beim Winterwandern in Lech, rundum verschneite Berge

There are many new experiences and activities in Lech am Arlberg that should definitely be on your to-do list. The Arlberg region is known worldwide for its breathtaking landscape and the opportunity to spend a great winter holiday in the Alps. Whether it’s a sporting challenge or a relaxing holiday – there’s something for everyone in Lech am Arlberg.

Frühlingswiese in Damüls, Vorarlberg
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