Ski holidays in Lech

Tremendous, picturesque and snow-sure skiing in three top resorts

Ski in Lech and you'll enjoy one of Austria's most exclusive resorts, dominated by a lovely 14th century church and river, high up in the Arlberg valley next to the tiny hamlet of Zürs, surrounded by stunning peaks.

The cableway link between Zürs and Stuben/Rauz closes the loop with St. Anton and St. Christoph and creates complete ski convenience and gives you access to the 304km interconnected pistes in the extensive Arlberg ski area.

Skiing holidays in Lech give you easily accessible slopes and good intermediate skiers can enjoy the famous White Ring circuit that links the two resorts. Wonderfully picturesque runs link the resort to scenic Oberlech. The extensive Arlberg ski area also includes the neighbouring resorts of Stuben, St.Christoph, St. Anton and Sonnenkopf, although there is more than enough skiing for even the best skiers in Zürs and Lech alone. In addition, off-piste opportunities are numerous and these are the only resorts in Austria that offer heli-skiing. Lech also provides sophisticated après-ski, including some outdoor ice bars serving champagne. Non-skiers can browse exclusive boutiques, enjoy the extensive walking trails in the valley or take a horse-drawn sleigh ride from the picturesque village into the romantic Zug Valley.

Added value

50% off ski/snowboard hire or carriage when you pre-book your lift pass (must be booked 6 weeks prior to departure)

Lift pass for children born 2013 or later €10 per week (available locally)

Inghams Rep based in resort

  • from£1048pp
  • Sleeps 25 - 35
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We're proud to say that the Chalet Hotel Montfort is one of our properties run by our sister company Ski Total. Offering an authentic chalet experience with greater choice and quality in Austria. The chalet hotel couldn’t be in a better position for the nursery slopes of Lech, being just metres from the Flühen and Schwarzwand drag-lifts. 

  • from£2169pp
  • 51 rooms
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With its first class service and top cuisine the Hotel Arlberg enjoys an excellent reputation around the world. Located in a prime position in Lech opposite the main ski lifts and in the heart of the village.

  • from£1559pp
  • 55 rooms
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The luxurious Hotel Berghof is one of Lech’s leading hotels and is full of Austrian charm thanks to the hospitable Burger family. Located right above the centre of Lech, you have your own private lift that takes you from the hotel into the resort centre and the main ski lifts.

  • from£1189pp
  • 23 rooms
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Small and exclusive, the popular Hotel Haldenhof has been welcoming Inghams guests for many years. Located just a couple of minutes walk to the beautiful centre of Lech and the ski lifts.

Ski and Snowboard Information
Skiing levels
Beginner
Intermediates
Advanced
Snowboard
Cross country

Beginners skiing in Lech

Beginners' gentle nursery slopes are located beside the village, conveniently placed for all our hotels.

Intermediates skiing in Lech

Idyllic wide open, long blue and red runs are plentiful in the area and capable intermediates will enjoy the White Ring circuit which connects the villages. The Jet-lift connection to Warth adds a further 17km of red runs to the ski area

Advanced skiing in Lech

An experienced skiers' dream with probably the best, most challenging off-piste skiing in Austria, as well as some Superb black runs.

Snowboarding in Lech

The wide open slopes are ideal for snowboarding. There is a boarders’ funpark under the Schlosskopf chairlift in Lech and the Salober snowpark in Warth.

 

Our favourite run

'It's hard to pick one run in the massive Arlberg area, but apart from some lovely scenic runs above and through Oberlech, my favourite is probably the red run from the top of the Schindler Spitze down to St Christoph, which has a great snow record.' (Neil Lodge, Product Manager Austria)


Mountain facts
Area 304 km
Resort Altitude 1450m
Ski Alt. From 1450m
Ski Alt. To 2811m
Runs
123
130
51
Longest run 10 Km
Run Information

304 km of interconnected pistes, 200 km of powder runs

Lifts Chairlifts 46, Draglifts 20, Gondolas 13
Lift Times

All, 0900-1630

Lift Ski LockersNo
Local Pass Lifts79
Night Skiing IncludedNo
Mountain Restaurants18
Snow Cannon Coverage60%
Cross Country Trails

50km

Off-piste OptionsYes
Off-piste Restrictions

Guide is advised.

Slope DirectionN, E, S, W
Snowpark Info

3 Snowparks

Things To Do
  • Sport Park with bowling alley, pool tables, tennis courts and climbing wall
  • Squash
  • Skating & curling (natural)
  • Snowshoeing
  • Sleigh rides
  • Snow tubing
  • Tobogganing 
  • Tennis
  • Bowling
  • Skating Rink 
  • Sledging 
  • Curling 
  • Heli-skiing
  • Ski-touring
  • Winter walking (50km)
  • Hill Walking
  • Resort bus is free with lift pass
Ski Extras

Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition

SPECIAL OFFER ON EQUIPMENT HIRE
Save up to £144 per person

Book your lift pass with us and we’ll give you 50% off equipment hire or carriage. See our Ski Bundle page for details. 

 

Lift Passes W20/21 Days Season Adult  Senior 1955 
or earlier
Youth
2001-2004
Child
2005-2012
             
Arlberg Area Pass 6 L £188 £162 £162 £113
M £229 £200 £200 £134
H £268 £231 £231 £161

* Inc. St. Anton, Lech, Zürs, St. Christoph, Stuben, Warth & Schröcken

L (30 Oct - 4 Dec, 16 - 28 Apr), M (5 - 18 Dec & 2 Apr - 15 Apr) & H (19 Dec - 1 April). Children born from 2013 lift pass €10 per week. (available locally) Senior Active Lift Pass available locally for guests born before 1946.  

 

Equipment
(6 days)
Description Blue Red Black 
Adult Skis £131 £179 £217
Ski Boots £65 £64 £64
Snowboard & Boots £196 £196 £243
Youth (13-16yrs) Skis & Boots - £115 -
Snowboard & Boots - £115 -
Child (6-12yrs)** Skis/Boots* - £64 -
Snowboard & Boots - £99 -
Helmet - - -

Children 3-5yrs incl. get FREE boots included with ski hire.

**Child snowboard & boots = 6-12yrs (max. length 135cm). Please see here for a description of hire categories.

Tuition Days Times Adult Child (4*-14yrs)
& Senior 65+
Ski 3 9.30am-11.30am
& 1.30pm-3.30pm
£196 £185
Snowboard £196 £185
Ski 6 9.30am-11.30am
& 1.30pm-3.30pm
£304 £286
Snowboard £304 £286

Ski school is closed on Saturdays, Christmas Day & New Year’s Day. 

*Child snowboard lessons from 8 years

Prices and supplements are correct at time of publishing but may vary up or down; correct prices will be advised at the time of booking.

Useful Information
Information about Lech
Resort Code ATLE
Languages spoken German/English
Time difference GMT+1
Currency EUR
Latitude 47.208295
Longitude 10.141780
Travel and Transportation

Flights depart Saturday

To Friedrichshafen

From Gatwick

Transfer 1 hour 45 mins hrs by coach

To Innsbruck

From Manchester
Stansted
Heathrow
Bristol
Edinburgh
Birmingham

Transfer 1 hour 45 mins hrs by coach

Flights depart Saturday

Flight supplements may apply
Private transfers and self drive options are available

 

Car hire available: No

Evening resort bus service: No

Local bus services:

Parking available: No

Resort Ski bus available: No

Good to know

  • Tremendous, picturesque and snow-sure skiing in three top resorts
  • High altitude skiing & guaranteed snow
  • One of Arlberg’s most prestigious resorts
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