Holidays in Lech offer a variety of excellent activities: there are several quaint shops and cafés plus an excellent outdoor swimming pool surrounded by pine forests and lawns. The unspoilt beauty of the area, with pretty lakes dotted around rugged terrain is unique to the region and is ideal for rambling as well as more adventurous hiking. Also unique is the Lech Active Summer Card, which gives all guests in Lech free use of all chairlifts, cable-cars and buses in the area throughout their stay, as well as a full programme of guided walks and many other attractions.
Other things to do in and around Lech
- Over 250km of walking trails
- Shops, Boutiques & cafes
- 5 cable-cars & chairlifts in the valley
- Selection of guided & themed walks
- Special hikers’ buses
- Good biking tracks with FREE bike hire available from most hotels
- Forest swimming pool
- Golf-course and golf-academy
- Crazy golf
- 3 museums
- Fishing in nearby Zug
- Tennis, squash & badminton courts
- River rafting
- Open-air brass band concerts and folklore evenings.
Free Lech Summer Active Card (valid day after arrival, from approx 23rd June)
The Free "Lech Summer Active Card" is provided by your hotel upon arrival and gives you:
Free unlimited use of all chairlifts and cable-cars in Lech
- Free local hikers' buses (not including tolls)
- Free use of open-air swimming pool
- Free entrance to leisure centre including tennis courts
- Free supervised daily kids' club and activity programme
- Free entrance to the local museums
- Free slide shows, band concerts and folklore evenings
- Free entrance to the table tennis and billiards
Lift and cable-car approx. opening times 2019
Rufikopf: Approx. 19 June to 6 October 2019 from 08:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Oberlechbahn: Approx. 22 June to 7 October 2019 from 08:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Petersboden: Approx. 22 June to 7 October 2019 from 08:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Steffisalp: Approx. 29 June to 14 October 2019 from 09:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Car hire is available
A true walker's paradise, Lech's 250km of marked hiking paths range from flower-filled meadows, riverside and woodland paths starting from the village centre, to remote high alpine routes up to beautiful lakes and rugged peaks. There are plenty of rustic mountain alms, as well as designated picnic areas, and a great sense of travel as paths
link through local hamlets and over into different valleys.
Getting Around | An excellent network of hikers' buses, 2 chairlifts (Schlegelkopf and Petersboden) and 2 cable-cars (Rufikopf and Oberlech), enable walks to be shortened or lengthened as you wish. All lifts and buses are FREE with the Summer Active Card.
WALK WITH US - INGHAMS GUIDED WALKS
A guided walk is programme is organised by your Inghams rep and payable locally. (The following programme is shown as a guide only and is subject to change.)
Zug River Stroll- enjoy a relaxing stroll along the impressive river Zug. See local places of interest such as the fishing lake, where the water is so clear you can watch the trout swim and Lech's forest swimming pool. With unique scenery, such as ancient rock formations, forests and glacially-sculpted mountains.
Zursersee - the route begins from the nearby town of Zurs, and ascends up to the scenic lake Zurs. Nestled in a high mountain bowl, you get superb panoramic views over the colorful Lech Valley.
Tannberg Trail - discover the tale of the Arlberg's first settlers, the ancient Walser people. This incredible walk will take you on beautiful riverside paths and up onto the green hills with breathtaking views across the valley.
Tourist Office Walks | Lech Tourist Office runs an excellent programme of guided walks (pay locally), including themed flora and fauna walks, dawn hikes, easy peak walks and more demanding full day alpine tours.
Hotel Guided Walks | Hotel Austria, Hotel Arlberg and Hotel Berghof offer FREE guided walks with their own professional mountain guides.