Hiking in Lech am Arlberg

Walking holidays in Austria: hiking in Lech am Arlberg

Spend the summer walking in AUSTRIA at the 4-star superior Burg Hotel Oberlech in Lech am Arlberg in Vorarlberg. The walking hotel is located at 1,600 m at the heart of the Austrian Alps and a magnificent walking area.

The Arlberg Pass links the states of Tyrol and Vorarlberg and the Burg hiking and walking hotel is located at the heart of this fantastic mountain world.

Video: hiking in Lech am Arlberg – holiday in the Alps!

In summer and autumn, Oberlech is ideal for families and children with its endless leisure offers and free child-care. Simply step outside the hotel and take advantage of the numerous interesting walks and excursions into the surrounding Arlberg mountains. You can combine a walking holiday with the diverse range of offers available at the Burg hotel:

The walking hotel: 4-star superior Burg Hotel Oberlech in Lech am Arlberg

  • Located at the heart of the Austrian Alps in the Arlberg walking region between Tyrol & Vorarlberg
  • Relaxation in nature: peaceful, safe for children, clean air
  • 1,200 m² large SPA & well-being area
  • Hotel’s own tennis court
  • Own walking guide, tennis trainer and fitness trainer at the Hotel
  • Walking map, rucksack, walking sticks, tennis rackets and mountain bikes for hire
  • Free child care for children from 3 years old for 6 days a week incl. lunch
  • Gourmet cuisine with 1 Gault Millau toque and Best Sommelier in Austria 2013 (according to Falstaff)
  • Incl. Lech Card for free use of numerous offers such as cable cars, buses, guided walks, swimming pool, tennis courts, day fee for the Lech golf course, museums etc.
  • Comfortable journey here by car, train (St. Anton / Langen a. Arlberg station) and aeroplane (Innsbruck 1.33 h, Friedrichshafen 1.37 h, Zürich 2.07 h, Munich 2.58 h)

If you are interested in a walking holiday at the Burg Hotel Oberlech in Lech am Arlberg, you can choose between 13 different room categories and enjoy various additional services. Or you can select one of our popular package offers for extra services at a fair price during your mountain summer in the Alps.

Walking holiday offers for 2016 im Burg Hotel Oberlech

  • Walking week(s) - 7 nights at € 858,- per person
    7/14 day holiday week in the Alps for a package rate incl. numerous extra services
  • Walking weekend - 3 nights for € 374,- per person
    Short walking holiday in Austria from Thursday to Sunday for a package rate
  • Family week - 7 nights from € 2.183,- for 2 adults + 1 child in a double room
    Package offer for families with children incl. numerous additional services as part of the package at this hotel for kids
  • All Active Inclusive - 5 nights from € 699,- per person
    Food, drink (table wine, beer, soft drinks), walking guide - all-inclusive

Walking in the most beautiful mountains in Tyrol and Vorarlberg

Thanks to the location of the hotel between Tyrol and Vorarlberg in Austria, you can reach the most beautiful footpaths and mountains in both states within a short time. Walks, fixed ropes courses, climbing routes and mountain tours of all difficulty ratings are available. Some 250 km of signposted footpaths are accessible directly from the hotel in Lech am Arlberg.

The Kriegeralpe, part of the hotel, is the ideal destination for short walks with family and children. The hut is used as a ski lodge for the Lech-Zürs ski resort in winter and as an attractive Alpine lodge with cows etc. in summer. The perfect place for a hearty snack or a good drop of wine. Cookery courses are also held here where you can learn to prepare ‘Käsknöpfle’, an Austrian speciality cheese dish.

The Alpine safari is of particular interest to families with children and includes a walking guide to take guests on an exploratory tour of the flora and fauna of the Alpine mountains. Ibexes, chamois, eagles and much more can be observed using binoculars supplied by the hotel. The perfect excursion for any family holiday on the Arlberg in Austria.

Additional particularly attractive mountains in the area include the Rüfikopf, Omeshorn, Kriegerhorn, Mohnenfluh, Tannberg and Karhorn.

The ‘Sagenweg’ (legends trail) is a particularly special experience: here, artists have created an impressive backdrop to present a description of local legends to walkers.

The Gipslöcher nature protection area is home to some deep gypsum craters, over 100 sinkholes, 20 different orchid species and many other mountain flowers. The flowering period for the orchids is July to August.

The Green Ring is a circular walk around Lech-Zürs am Arlberg comprising 3 day stages which can also be completed individually. It leads around numerous Alpine peaks, lakes and mountains: to the panoramic restaurant on the Rüfikopf, to the Zürsersee and Monzabonsee lakes, to the Monzabonalpe, up the Madloch, through the Sagenwald forest to the Balmalp, up the Kriegerhorn, to the Kriegeralpe and Libellensee lake, along the Waldlehrpfade trail, to the Rudalpe, etc.

Additional sporting opportunities in and around the Burg Hotel

Those who would prefer not to spend every day of their holidays in Austria walking can let off steam on the football pitch or the hotel's own tennis court and in bad weather can use the hotel’s modern gym.

Endless forest trails and single trails can be explored by mountain bike, leading past some beautiful lakes such as the Formarinsee and Spulersee lakes. The Burgwald Bike Trail is located directly below the hotel - a spectacular downhill trail for endurance and freeride bikes which can be hired at the cable car. Guests can take the cable car back up to the hotel after their biking descent.

The Lech Card also offers free admission to the Lech forest pool where there is a large heated swimming pool, a children’s pool and a water slide. Children can let off steam at the adventure playground while you enjoy relaxing in the sunshine.

Golfers can make use of the Berghof practice area with 3-hole course with 9-tee-off points, chipping and pitching area or the Lech golf course. 9 additional golf courses with dreamy panoramic Alpine views are accessible within a 1 hour drive. In July, the Burg Hotel organises a multiple day golf tournament on the Arlberg which takes place at the Lech golf course.

The Austrian Alps in Tyrol and Vorarlberg offer much more than just walking. The region is also home to some magnificent climbing routes and fixed ropes course for ambitious mountain climbers. For added safety, guests can be accompanied on these mountain routes by an experienced local mountain guide.

Those seeking an adrenaline rush will find what they are looking for on a rafting or canyoning tour. Guests who opt for a family holiday on their walking holiday in Austria will have a tour already included in their package price!

Gourmet pleasure & relaxation for greater

A full day of activity requires plenty of sustenance and relaxation. Both are on offer at the highest level at the Burg Hotel.

A generous breakfast is served at the Burg Hotel. A snack pack is also offered for outdoor refreshment or guests can stop off for a snack at the hotel’s own Kriegeralpe. The cuisine at the hotel has been awarded 1 Gault Millau toque and the food here is based on top quality cuisine using the very best ingredients – and this is immediately evident to guests during the multiple course evening meal.

Wine connoisseurs can choose from over 1,000 different wines in the wine cellar and receive advice from the sommelier of the year 2013 (according to Falstaff).

Rest and relaxation can also be found in the 1,200 m² beauty and well-being area. In addition to the sauna, swimming pool and relaxation area, there are also plenty of massage offers, body treatments, beauty specials and pamper and relaxation packages here.

Book your dream walking holiday in Austria

  • Walking week(s) - 7 nights for € 858,- per person 7/14 days holiday week in the Alps for a package rates incl. numerous extra services
  • Walking weekend - 3 nights for € 374,- per person Short walking holiday in Austria from Thursday to Sunday for a package rate.
  • Family week - 7 nights from € 2.183.00 for 2 adults + 1 child in a double room Package offer for families with children incl. numerous additional services as part of the package.
  • All Active Inclusive - 5 nights from € 699,- per person Food, drink (table wine, beer, soft drinks), walking guide - all-inclusive

Package rates for the 4-star Burg Walking Hotel in Lech am Arlberg can be booked throughout the summer season 2016. Different tariffs are available for individual rooms, depending on the season.

Pre-season: 30 June - 16 July 2016
Peak-season: 16 July - 20 August 2016
Mid-season: 20 August - 23 October 2016

Ask about our Walking offers now!

Reservation-Hotline +43 5583 2291