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Winter walks / snow hiking

Winter walks / snow hiking in Lech am Arlberg, Vorarlberg

Enjoy your winter holidays on the peaceful and romantic snowy winter walks of Lech am Arlberg. A network of winter hiking trails extending over 40 km leads to the best winter hiking destinations on the Arlberg.

And if that’s not enough, you can explore some of the more remote and untouched areas as part of a snow shoe walk.

Draw inspiration from the beautifully snowy peaks of the Austrian Alps on the Arlberg and savour the tranquillity away from the hustle and bustle of the many winter walks in Lech.

The Arlberg Pass links the states of Tyrol and Vorarlberg and the BURG Hiking Hotel is located at the heart of this magnificent mountain world.

Winter hiking

Lech and Zürs are renowned in particular for their skiing and snowboarding pistes. But hiking fans will also find plenty to do in the Arlberg region – and not just in summer.

The magnificent mountain landscapes are also perfect for a walk in winter and you can recharge your batteries here away from the hustle and bustle. There are numerous hiking options available and comfortable benches along the way invite you to stop for a break while you savour the snowy landscapes and sunshine to the full.

Various sun terraces and Alpine huts are also available if you fancy a refreshment break.

Winter walks in the winter paradise of Lech

Lech is the ideal place for a romantic winter stroll for two or an enjoyable walk with the family. Enjoy the feeling of the snow crunching beneath your feet and savour the sparkling wintry landscapes of Lech – a chance to switch off completely. Lech also offers plenty of opportunities and winter walking tours for your winter holiday. 

Winter hikers can also take advantage of a ‘Sonnenabo’ ticket for journeys up and down the mountain on the various lifts. This enables you to access the many high Alpine footpaths without breaking into a sweat or you can simply use it a as chance to absorb the beautiful views of the Arlberg.

The most popular winter walking routes in Lech

  • Lech – Zürs, approx. 5 km
  • Lech – Zug: 2.8 km approx. 45 mins
  • Zug – Älpele: 3.5 km approx. 60 mins
  • Lech – Burgplateau via Spitzenegg (Berg): 2.5 km approx. 35 mins
  • Lech – Burg – Burgplateau: 2.1 km approx. 30 mins
  • Burgplateau – Schlössle: 0.5 km approx. 15 mins
  • Schlössle – Tannegg: 0.5 km approx. 10 mins
  • Rundweg Rüfikopf: 2.0 km approx. 30 mins
  • Zürs – Flexenpass: 2.0 km approx. 25 mins

At the end of the day, you can enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride to explore new sights and see familiar sights from a different perspective. What better way to while away the end of an adventure-packed day than being transported by two horses!

Your basecamp for winter walks in Lech am Arlberg - 4-star superior Burg Hotel

The Burg Hotel Lech is located at an altitude of 1,660 m at the heart of the Austrian Alps and is the starting point for many winter trails. The nearby chairlift will transport you up to the Alpine trails in Lech in comfort. Guided winter walks and snow shoe walks can also be organised on request. Request your personal quote for your winter walking holidays in Lech right now!

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