Ski on the perfect powder of Austria’s most revered ski slopes and join the après-ski festivities at this Alpine destination, popular with royals and celebrities.

Ski pristine slopes in style at Lech am Arlberg, a mountain range and ski resort in Vorarlberg, Austria. Lech is reputed to be one of the world’s best ski destinations and was the birthplace of today’s techniques in Alpine skiing. Visit Lech am Arlberg to experience excellent ski slopes, see magnificent views of the mountain ranges and find out why this resort is the playground of the rich and famous.

Explore the mountain village to find the glamorous shopping and dining areas. If you didn’t bring your own ski gear, purchase or rent it from one of the equipment shops here. Lech offers a range of shopping opportunities, from upscale boutiques to department stores.

The mountain offers terrain for skiers of all abilities, including challenging off-piste areas for alpine touring. Try Der Weisse Ringe (The White Ring), a ski-racing route that covers 13.6 miles (22 kilometers) of trails through three towns, Lech, Zürs and Zug. Skiing classes are available for beginners to experts.

Head back to the village to unwind with a glass of glühwein, a traditional mulled wine. Sightsee in the village and visit a 14th-century church. Lech village offers a great range of restaurants and cafés, offering traditional Austrian Wiener schnitzel as well as contemporary dishes.

Lech am Arlberg also offers a range of activities in summer, including hiking, canoeing, mountain biking and rock climbing. Trek across the mountain’s peak or explore the fascinating Sea of Stone trail, a hike that crosses a fossilized coral reef.

Reach Lech via coach or car in a few hours from Zürich, Friedrichshafen and Innsbruck airports and Langen train station. The ski season runs from approximately December until April. Only one ski pass is needed for the whole skiing area. The Arlberg-Card provides access to over 90 lifts and 171.5 miles (276 kilometers) of slopes.

With a warm village atmosphere and exceptional ski facilities, Lech am Arlberg is an Alpine destination not to be missed.

Top Hotels in Lech am Arlberg

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Haus Schrofenstein
Haus Schrofenstein
3 out of 5
Anger 160, Lech am Arlberg, Vorarlberg
$125
per night
Dec 1 - Dec 2

Situated in the mountains, this pension is within a 10-minute walk of Old Church "St. Nicholas", Lech-Oberlech Gondola, and Museum Huber-Hus. Arlberg Pass and ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (35 reviews)

"Nice hotel, friendly staff, really clean and cosy!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2019

Haus Schrofenstein
Sonnenburg
Sonnenburg
5 out of 5
Oberlech 55, Lech am Arlberg, Vorarlberg
$204
per night
Nov 19 - Nov 20

This family-friendly Lech am Arlberg hotel is located in the mountains, within 1 mi (2 km) of Museum Huber-Hus, Lech-Oberlech Gondola, and Old Church "St. Nicholas". ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Skiwochenende

"Das Hotel war ein sehr gutes Hotel mit ausgezeichnetem Service und gutem Preis Leistungsverhältnis"…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2016

Sonnenburg
Severin*s The Alpine Retreat
Severin*s The Alpine Retreat
5 out of 5
Stubenbach 273, Lech am Arlberg, Vorarlberg
$656
per night
Dec 12 - Dec 13

Situated in the mountains, this luxury hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Museum Huber-Hus, Lech-Oberlech Gondola, and Old Church "St. Nicholas". Arlberg Pass and ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Best hotel in Vorarlberg

"The experience staying at Severin's exceeded expectations. The quality of the hotel was at the very highest at all levels from service to the design of the hotel, choice of materials, food, wine and amenities. The view of the alps from the balcony takes one's breath away. The quality of the staff ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2017

Severin*s The Alpine Retreat

Popular things to do in Lech am Arlberg

Lech-Oberlech-Zuers Ski Resort
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Lech-Oberlech-Zuers Ski Resort

4.5/5(9 reviews)

Hit the slopes at Lech-Oberlech-Zuers Ski Resort, a top ski area in Lech am Arlberg. Wander the college campus or discover the area's mountain views.

Zugspitze
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Zugspitze

5/5(99 reviews)

Ski and snowboard down powdery slopes, stay in an igloo and experience panoramic views over the Bavarian alps at this resort located on Germany’s highest glacier.

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Royal Castles-Fast track Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Palace
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Royal Castles-Fast track Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Palace

$64

Step into the pages of a Bavarian storybook as you venture to the fairytale castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Palace. Discover the magic of these royal estates, dreamed up by reclusive King Ludwig II, as you admire the architecture that inspired Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle.

Fast Track Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Full-Day Premium Tour
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Fast Track Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Full-Day Premium Tour

$163

Enjoy sweeping mountain views and feel like royalty as you journey to the fairytale estates of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof with all the comforts of traveling on a luxury coach. Meander through the alleys of Oberammergau and marvel at woodcarvings and frescoes showing historic Bavarian themes.

Skip-the-Line Neuschwanstein Castle Tour by train or bus
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Skip-the-Line Neuschwanstein Castle Tour by train or bus

$58

One of the most photographed buildings in the world, Neuschwanstein Castle towers majestically on a rugged hill, like a fairy tale come to life. Beat the long visitor queues, take a glimpse at the private chambers, and marvel at splendid views while accompanied by an expert guide.

Neuscwanstein Castle & Pilgrimage Church of Wies Tour by MYU
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Neuscwanstein Castle & Pilgrimage Church of Wies Tour by MYU

$99

Leave Munich for the fresh Alpine air of rural Bavaria when you join this full-day tour. Discover spectacular sites like the majestic Neuschwanstein Castle and the Pilgrimage Church of Wies, explore the village of Füssen, and admire stunning mountain views amid the countryside.

Skip the line Neuschwanstein Castle & Rothenburg day tour
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Skip the line Neuschwanstein Castle & Rothenburg day tour

$333

Journey into the southwest of Bavaria to see the most iconic palace in Germany and explore one of the country's idyllic medieval towns. This full-day tour shows you the grand Neuschwanstein Castle, perched high on an alpine mountain, and the village of Rothenberg in the highlands above the Tauber.

Winter tour to the royal castles Neuschwanstein & Linderhof
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Winter tour to the royal castles Neuschwanstein & Linderhof

$57

Visit the famous and fabulous castles built by the fairytale King Ludwig II. These unique buildings in the midst of the Bavarian alpine landscape will definitely fascinate you. The first stop of our tour will take you to Hohenschwangau.