The huge hiking area stretches from Vorarlberg towards Tirol, Austria's westernmost provinces. Vorarlberg has enchanting holiday villages like Lech, Zürs and Stuben – renowned destinations embedded in the breathtaking Alpine scenery. Quality comes first is the undisputed slogan of all these scenic holiday resorts. Vorarlberg's mountains are known as the cradle of Alpine Skiing, offering vast terrain for all ages and skill levels. Also in the summer months guests can choose from an infinite number of top-notch services and accommodations, plus endless panoramic hiking routes and mountain bike trails. The Arlberg holiday region makes a heaven for ambitious sportsmen and mountaineers.
Skiing in the Alps' ultimate winter sport paradise
Not without reason the Arlberg is widely known as the cradle of Alpine ski sports. Enough snow and immaculate slopes are guaranteed until late spring thanks to the high altitude location. The giant Lech-Zürs-Warth ski area received numerous quality awards for its excellent infrastructures and top-notch services: guests from all over the world trust in the certified local ski guides proud to show all the little secrets of Alpine sports. What's more, unlimited winter sports fun is waiting as well on 340 slope kilometers for all skill levels and preferences – spread over the fabulous Ski Arlberg mountains. A true heaven for skiers, snowboarders and freeriders since the high Alpine slopes lend themselves to superb ski mountaineering and off-piste skiing for nature aficionados. Special highlights like helicopter skiing promise this extra thrill and adrenalin kick with the mighty Arlberg mountains as splendid backdrop.
The Arlberg hiking area comprises the source of the Lech river, one of Europe's last untouched river landscapes. Among the highlights ranks the Lechweg long-distance hiking trail - leading from its source close to lake Formainsee to the Lechfall area on splendid 125 kilometers. Pristine pasturelands, mountain farming regions, rare Alpine fauna and flora accompany you on this unique route. The summer mountain lifts of Lech, Zürs and Stuben take hikers effortlessly to panoramic walking paths, high-altitude hiking trails and quaint mountain huts serving mouth-watering specialties. Passionate mountain bikers and downhill fans get together on the Burgwald Trail in Lech where unlimited action is guaranteed. Both fitness and stamina training are offered at the ultimate sports park. Besides sports and activities, holiday makers can indulge in a number of cultural attractions on the western slopes of the Arlberg Pass: concert series on occasion of the Lege Artis Festival or cultural highlights next to Lech's white waters at the outstanding Philosophicum Lech – The choice is really varied!