Winter fun

Holiday at the cradle of alpine skiing


Winter fun

Holiday at the cradle of alpine skiing


Winter fun

Holiday at the cradle of alpine skiing


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    Skiing & winter holiday in Lech am Arlberg

    Hotel by the slopes in one of the top 12 ski regions of the Alps

    Here’s how your winter holiday at the bed & breakfast hotel Edelweiss goes: put on your skis or board right outside the door and take off! Discover 350 km of slopes, 200 km of powder downhills and the Snowpark Lech without detours! Those looking for a quiet time can start their unhurried winter hike right outside the 3-star hotel.

    Skiing, snowboarding and freestyling in the Arlberg ski region

    You’ve made a good choice for your winter holiday in Austria: the ski region Lech-Zürs-Warth-Schröcken is one of the best winter sports regions in the world. Perfectly prepared and marked downhill slopes for beginners, intermediates and real experts are waiting for you at attitudes between 1,450 and 2,450 m with guaranteed snow. A total of 97 mountain railways and ski lifts will bring you quickly and without delay to the starting points of the most beautiful, spectacular downhill rides with tonnes of views. The Arlberg is the place to be from early December to late April. Guests at the bed & breakfast Hotel Edelweiss run by the Kitzmüller-Fetz family are right at the heart of the action in terms of winter sports.

    Alpine skiing on the Arlberg: ski rental, lessons and ticket prices

    You can certainly bring and use your own winter sports equipment on holiday in Lech. There’s a ski cellar with ski boot dryer and a ski wax bench waiting for you at the hotel. However, if you’d like to try a new kind of winter sports or a trendy new ski model, there are several ski rental places within a five to seven-minute walk of Hotel Edelweiss. Free local and ski buses quickly bring you to the valley stations of all ski lifts and mountain railways. Your holiday residence is only a few steps away at night after your final run.

    Lech ski school: learn to ski at the cradle of ski sports

    You’re perfectly at home at the Lech ski school. Children from the age of three are playfully introduced to snow sports while older kids, teens and adults can try their luck in group and private lessons or work on advanced techniques. There are ski and winter sports courses of different experience levels offering something for everyone. Don’t miss the area check every Sunday where a ski guide shows you the beauties of the ski region on the Arlberg from 10.30 am to 3 pm. Skiers and boarders looking for a special adventure must try heli-skiing with guaranteed adrenaline kicks and amazing powder snow!


    Contact Lech ski school
    Office Schlegelkopf-Skilift
    Phone: +43 5583 2355

    Opening hours and sale of lift passes in winter
    Sunday to Friday 8.30 am to 5 pm
    Saturday 8.30 am to 6 pm

    Snowboarding and freeriding in Lech and surroundings

    You can, of course, experience all downhill rides and powder adventures on a snowboard; even heli-skiing is possible on your board. 200 km of deep-snow downhill pistes are the sure-fire highlight on the Arlberg! If you want to give freestyling a shot, hit up Snowpark Lech on the Schlegelkopf at an altitude of 1,600 m. Everyone from beginners to pros will find perfect lines, all of which are shaped every day. Rails, kickers, boxes and special obstacles make the fun, rail and pro line the ultimate experience.

    Lech Zürs for the brave
    Cross-country skiing in Lech

    Gentle winter holiday in Lech: cross-country skiing, winter hiking and tobogganing

    Winter hikers get a good deal at the bed & breakfast Hotel Edelweiss. The Lechweg starts right outside the door and is fully cleared of snow in winter. A total of 40 km of hiking trails can be tackled either unhurriedly or athletically. The lane from Oberlech down to Lech is ideal for tobogganing; the mountain railway spares you the ascent. The next cross-country ski run is about ten minutes from your 3-star hotel in Lech and features 27 km of runs for both traditional cross-country skiers and boarders. Want even more winter activities? You might want to discover the ice rink or go on a romantic ride in a horse-drawn carriage.

    Lech-Zürs interactive winter hiking map

    Lech-Zürs ski run map

    Now you’ve gained a brief insight into your next winter holiday in Lech. Many sporting activities and events are waiting for you. You can already book your room at the bed & breakfast Hotel Edelweiss right now!

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