Lech

A member of the “Best of the Alps” group, this internationally renowned ski resort at the Arlberg has already been attracting winter sport enthusiasts for almost a century. At an altitude between 1,450 and 2,450 metres, this alpine gem offers something for everyone – no matter if you are an ambitious skier, a passionate promenader or a culture enthusiast! Surrounded by the impressive Lechtal Alps, Lech offers a multitude of opportunities to explore the phenomenal landscape during an activity or family holiday. 
 

High praise: "Austria’s most beautiful location"

Make some wonderful summertime memories amidst the mountains surrounding the source region of the Lech river. Alpine climbing, hiking or mountain-biking – this place leaves nothing to be desired! Visit the scenic Formarinsee lake, which in 2015 was awarded the title “Austria’s most beautiful location”. From there you can embark on a long distance hiking trip which includes three regions and two countries over a course of 120 kilometres. Recharge your batteries at the nature park Tiroler Lech and explore the wild river scenery, internationally significant due to its size and biodiversity. Whether you prefer to check out the summer toboggan run or go on a rafting tour down the river, adventure and family fun are inevitable here at Lech am Arlberg!
 

Wonderful mountain experiences

Reliable snow conditions from late November throughout late April and the incomparable hospitality make Lech the favourite winter holiday destination of numerous sophisticated visitors every year. With a total of 305 kilometres of skiing slopes and 200 kilometres of deep-snow hills, the area offers everything a passionate skier could ask for. Unmatched diversity in a league of its own! Explore the whole potential of the Arlberg and acquire the Ski Arlberg Card which gives you full access to the ski lifts and cable cars of all five Arlberg municipalities. Also away from the slopes, Lech offers a wide range of attractive wintertime activities. Experience the area on a winter or snowshoe hiking tour, race down the bobsleigh run or go on a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride. So many unbelievable highlights! Visit the cradle of Alpine skiing and have a most excellent time at this winter paradise!
 

Data & facts

  • Altitude: 1,444 m
  • Population: 1,568
  • Location: approx. 20 km from St. Anton am Arlberg