Lech-zürs am Arlberg Ski Arena

The twin resorts of Lech and Zürs are ideal for couples and families. These resorts have an unwavering dedication to excellence and this is evident in the type of wealthy clientele they attract. You will find in the Arlberg ski area great 2/3-star hotels as well. The ski resorts of Lech (1,450m) and Zürs (1,716m) are geographically in the Vorarlberg region of Austria but are connected to St Anton, St Christoph, Stuben, Schroecken and Warth via the Flexenbahn and Auenfeldjet lifts. The twin resorts alongside the Klosterle’s Sonnenkopf ski area (a bus ride away), form the vast Arlberg ski territory, with plentiful lifts and slopes to excite skiers throughout their stay.

Lech-Zürs and St. Anton: the noisy neighbours of skiing

From snow-capped peaks and cashmere jumpers to calfskin trousers and crisp apple strudel, Lech is the stuff of white dreams – with the help of the gondola linking to neighbouring Warth-Schröcken, the snowiest region in the Alps.

  • 22km of beautifully groomed pistes
  • 303 km of slopes and 200 km of ski routes
  • 88 ski lifts will take the tourist

Source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/ski/articles/Best-Austrian-ski-resorts/.

Closest Airports to Lech-Zürs

The closest airports to Lech and Zürs are Altenrhein, Innsbruck and Friedrichshafen. But the larger international airport at Zurich is less than 200km away with transfer times of less than 2 ½ hours by road or 3-4 hours by train to the nearest railway station at Langen am Arlberg.

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Driving direction to Lech-Zürs and St. Anton

The E60 motorway that runs east-west from Switzerland to Austria and the 13 km long Arlberg tunnel puts St. Anton within easy reach of several airports. Although further than either Innsbruck or Friedrichshafen, Zurich airport in Switzerland offers the biggest choice of flight times and transfers by road and rail. More information https://www.ultimate-ski.com/ski-resorts/austria/st-anton/getting-there/.

  • Drive from Innsbruck Airport to Lech. Distance 115 km. 1 hour 30 mins drive.
  • Drive from Friedrichshafen Airport to Lech. Distance 128 km. 1 hour and 36 mins drive.
  • Drive from Zurich Airport to Lech. Distance 133 km. 1 hour 50 mins drive.

Where to stay

This cradle of alpine skiing and one of the favorite tourist destinations for alpine winter enthusiast can be easily accessed through the Arlbergstraße and by train. Party lovers will find the Mecca of Après-Ski- St. Anton Mecca, very desirable while calmer folks will lean towards Lech has a calmer atmosphere. Couples and families will be more comfortable at Schröcken Warth and Zürs.

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10 Beginner Skiing Tips First Timers Need Before Hitting the Slopes

Coming skiing for the first time is a great idea whatever your age. Learning to ski as an adult can be daunting, but is also extremely accessible with just a small amount of fitness. We want to make sure you get the most out of your first time, so we’ve got a few tips for first-time skiers, to make that it’s a good one.

  • Do Some Research Before You Depart.
  • Arrive Early.
  • Don’t Overextend Yourself.
  • Ski Clothing Works Best When You Dress in Layers.
  • Rent Your Equipment.
  • Pack Fluids and Snacks.
  • Get in Shape Before the Ski Season.
  • Protect Yourself from the Sun.
  • Take professional lessons
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