Skiing in Lech

Winter holidays in the world-famous Arlberg region

For many decades, the Arlberg region has been synonymous with top-class winter holidays. Guests all four corners of the world come to enjoy the unique experience of a holiday in this alpine winter wonderland.

Lech am Arlberg stands out even among the very best ski resorts in Austria as an absolute must-visit destination for skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts thanks to its excellent pistes and countless off-piste runs between the picturesque villages of Lech and Zürs. 

Skiing in Lech-Zürs at a glance

  • Pistes between 1300 and 2800 metres altitude
  • 278 kilometres of pistes
  • 180 kilometres of powder runs
  • 85 cable cars and lifts
  • 4 ski schools
  • Heliskiing
  •  "Weißer Ring" ski safari

Between early December and the middle or end of April, the snow-sure ski area in and around Lech is a hotspot for wintersports enthusiasts yet manages to avoid being overrun by tourists. The lifts and cable cars run from the centre of this picturesque mountain village and give skiers and snowboarders access to 110 kilometres of marked pistes and countless powder runs. The nearby Hinterwies lift lies just 150 metres from the four-star superior Hotel Plattenhof.

Several of the pistes Lech-Zürs are connected by the legendary 22 km “White Ring” ski safari taking in marked pistes, lifts and powder descents. Don’t miss out on this unique sightseeing tour through the beautiful Arlberg region!

Arlberg ski paradise

Combined with the surrounding villages of Oberlech, St. Anton, St. Christoph, Stuben, Warth and Schröcken, skiers and snowboarders in Lech can enjoy an incredible 340 kilometres of slopes connected by 94 lifts and cable cars using just one lift pass: the Arlberg Skipass (available from reception).

Guests trying skiing or snowboarding for the first time or wishing to improve their technique can contact one of the wintersports schools and can also hire equipment from our rental partner. Those looking for something a little more extreme can use the heliskiing options available to access untouched powder. Wintersport, luxury and tradition – welcome to skiing in the Arlberg region!

Looking for a dream holiday with powder skiing?

The four-star superior Hotel Plattenhof is the ideal base for an unforgettable winter break in the Alps. Contact us now to recieve a non-binding offer.