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Lech

Austria

A traditional alpine village, Lech is one of three Arlberg region offerings in our portfolio.

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The Village

If you want to stay in a picturesque traditional Austrian village Lech is the destination of choice. From classic Alpine chalets to exceptional snowfall, Lech is ideal for an active and relaxing holiday whether on piste or off.

Lech strikes the perfect balance of sublime Austrian skiing, good restaurants and relaxation, making it the perfect family holiday choice.

The Skiing

Frequented by die-hard beginners and royalty alike, Lech has plenty to offer any level of skier.

The resort has a large connected ski web offering a total ski area of more than 280km and the impressive snow record continues to bring people back for more. Part of the vast Arlberg ski region, Lech and the nearby Zurs are linked by gondola to the smaller resorts Warth and Shrocken that are known to be the snowiest destinations in the Alps, creating a combined ski area that is 50% bigger than the existing Lech-Zurs terrain.

Restaurants and Bars

Gastronomy is a large part of Lech's culture and there is a vast selection of cuisines with restaurants varying from fondue to seafood, Austrian to Asian cuisine.

A must when skiing in Lech is a visit to one of the famous local fondue restaurants, the Alpele is minutes away from the village. For some traditional mountain fare you visit the Rud-Alpe, a rustic welcoming restaurant traditional in style where you can savour powerful tastes of local Austrian dishes. Lech is also home to Fux Steakhouse, which boasts the second largest wine cellar in Austria.

Winter Activities

Lech is an alpine playground for the whole family to enjoy both on and off the slopes.

Don't miss the exhilarating toboggan run from the hamlet of Oberlech served by its own lift, or the horse drawn sleigh adventure to Zug. There are also ice skating facilities and even a selection of indoor activities such as football, climbing, tennis and squash.

Spas and Fitness

All of our properties in Lech offer fantastic wellness facilities, with various treatments for you to enjoy and relax.

The Krone Hotel Spa is particularly impressive offering a solarium, sauna, steam baths, indoor pool and an outdoor whirlpool - soothing heat, comfort and calm, the spa is especially compelling. 

High above the rooftops of Lech and extraordinary retreat of wellbeing awaits your family within the exceptional Alpin Spa of Hotel Goldener Berg. Rest weary ski legs in the all-natural, freshwater spring, Finish Sauna, bio sauna, steam bath, herbal steam spring, open air panorama pool and there's even a special relaxation and regeneration zone. The Alpin Spa is not only a harmonious place for calm, but also for aesthetics and beauty. Enjoy exclusive spa treatment programmes for face and body during your stay. 

Access and Transfers

After a short 1.5 hour flight to Zurich, or a 1 hour 40 minute flight to Innsbruck from London, our in-resort team will be waiting for your arrival and take you directly to your hotel.

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Map of Lech

Getting There

Located just 2 hours 45 minutes by road from Zurich airport and a mere 1 1/2 hours from Innsbruck, this top resort is easily accessible.

Ski Facts

Altitude of Village1450m
Altitude of Ski Area1450m - 2810m
Number of Lifts32 (Lech and Zurs)
Total Pistes284km (Arlberg)
Easy40%
Moderate40%
Difficult20%
Snow CannonsYES
Longest Run 5.2km
Cross Country Skiing30km
Mountain Restaurants38