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Alternatives to skiing

Winter delights

Cross Country Skiing

With a snow guarantee and 27 km of beautifully prepared trails, there’s something to satisfy every cross country skier. A wide variety of trails leading across the alpine mountains are a real paradise for pleasure skiers who want to draw strength from nature as well as professional athletes who want to train and build up stamina. Winter fun and relaxation becomes one and the same thing.

Trails in Lech & Zürs
k = classic| s = skating

  • Lech – Zug | ca. 2,8 km | k
  • Gasthof Omesberg – Zug | ca. 2,4 km | k
  • Zug – Älpele | ca. 3,5 km | k / s
  • Älpele – Tannläger – Älpele | ca. 8,0 km | k / s
  • Spullerswaldweg | ca. 2,0 km | k / s
  • Zürs – Flexenpass – Zürs | 4,0 km k / s

The perfectly groomed cross country slopes can be used all season free of charge. Equipment for classic and skating is available at the locals ski rentals and the Lech Ski School offers cross country lessons.

Winter Hiking

Nature lies under a thick glistening white coat, the sun shines down from cloudless skies, the fresh air flows through the body. The snow crunches underfoot, one step after the next leads to rejuvenation.
Stock up on new energy in the winter landscape around Lech am Arlberg and enjoy nature at its most beautiful.
In Lech a wide network of winter prepared paths are available for you.

Mountain Hiking Trails

Experience the Alpine scenery from up high! The Arlberg region offers you the reduced price “Sonnenabo” ticket for travelling up the mountains and down into the valleys specifically to the connoisseurs among the winter guests. This way you can easily reach the winter hiking trails or just simply enjoy the wonderful view.

Our recommendations for your winter hiking experience:


Experience the unique winter landscape around Lech Zürs am Arlberg in the fresh, clear winter air. You can also discover really special views away from all the hustle and bustle.

Guided Tours

There are guided snowshoeing tours every Tuesday: „Toni‘s Classic“ is probably the most beautiful snowshoeing tour in the world. Through the amazing, snow-covered forest of the Zug valley this tour leads you to hidden places.

On every other days they offer private guided tours for families, groups and events. There is a minimum number of 4 person.

Toni Grissemann | Four Seasons Guiding