Après-ski in Lech
The best parties & pubs on the Arlberg
There’s nothing a decent party can’t fix, which is also true for slope fun in winter. The Arlberg isn’t only a mecca for skiers and snowboarders of all ages and skills, but also the hotspot for decent after-hour activities. Après-ski in Lech, Zürs and St. Anton always offers the best entertainment and the wildest spirits until the early morning. But where can you find the après-ski party in Lech? Which bars and pubs absolutely do you absolutely need to hit? Here are the hottest locations in the cradle of alpine skiing.
Après ski-ski-bars in Lech
Lech itself features six high-class locations with wild parties, tons of fun, but ones with a relaxed atmosphere as well. Après-ski in Lech is tons of fun here:
The classic for après-ski in Lech is in the heart of the ski and board paradise. Amazing views and even better atmosphere turn the after-hour into an experience. The parties on the Rud Alpe are truly legendary.
More information: rud-alpe.at
Straightforward and recreative, the Schneggarei offers a proper alternative with a cool atmosphere. The excellent cuisine with good pizza and Austrian delicacies plus the fine drinks facilitate delightful relaxation.
More information: www.schneggarei.at
Romantik Hotel Krone
Après-ski in Lech with style: “The crown of Lech”, as this bar is also known, goes strong with champagne and a fine selection of wines. Discriminating night owls, in particular, find an exclusive hive in upscale ambiance at Romantik Hotel Lech.
More information: www.romantikhotelkrone-lech.at
The bar on the Schlegelkopf is always hip and trendy. Things can get a bit odd with creative food & drink experiments and neat beats. No question, the Frozen Icebar is a genuine experience.
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This hut at approx. 2,100 m impresses with its astonishing 360° panoramic view alone. The healthy, high-quality cuisine provides a pleasant design and comfort counterpoint to après-ski in Lech. Let yourself be enchanted by the magical array of colours of sundown with a glass of champagne.
More information: balmalp.at
Situated directly at slope no. 34 (Kriegerhorn - Petersboden), the Kriegeralpe is the top location for skiers and winter hikers. Enjoy cool après-ski action and amazing food before going back into the valley.
More information: www.kriegeralpe.com
Après-ski in Zürs
Zürs, too, is home to wild parties and chill locations for party animals and connoisseurs. Read here which bars and huts are particularly recommendable:
The house at the Seekopfbahn valley station is over 400 years old and historically listed. Classic, fine home-style cooking and an excited mood awaits you in the rustic pub. There’s always something to celebrate here.
More information: www.schroeflialm.at
The legendary glamour of the Zürserl at Hotel Edelweiss has been providing the Zürs nightlife with dapper counterpoints since 1977. There’s a hint of extravagance in the air when looking for extraordinary drinks, private atmosphere and genuinely legendary parties.
More information: www.edelweiss-arlberg.at
Things are also a bit more upscale on the roof terrace of Thurnhers Alpenhof. The refined cuisine of this leading hotel is accompanied by fine wines and deeply relaxed atmosphere. Those who prefer a quieter time will be enchanted by the panoramic view of Hasenfluh, Trittkopf and Rüfikopf.
More information: www.thurnhers.com
The Vernissage has been making the Zürs mountains tremble, figuratively, since 1992. The night club is home to loud, frisky parties regularly hosting the best DJs in the country. There’s always something happening here – and the night bus brings you back into the valley afterward.
More information: www.bar-vernissage.at
The large sun terrace at the Hexenboden indulges with good home-style cooking and Austrian specialties. Cosiness takes centre stage here. Party life has found a home in the new snow bar with DJ.
More information: www.zuersamarlberg.at
The hut at the Übungshangbahn is right next to Hotel Flexen. Home-style cooking and fondue specialties meet genuine snugness with astonishing views. Enjoy the best hut hits on the sun terrace every Friday afternoon.
More information: www.flexen.com
More après-ski highlights in St. Anton, Stuben, Warth and Schröcken
Après-ski in Lech and Zürs aside, the winter sport region Arlberg itself also features lots of hot action and cool beats. You absolutely must visit the following eight locations:
This hut with umbrella bars at the valley station of the Steffisalp-Express opens its doors every day at 11 am. Look forward to everything from neat mulled wine during a ski break to a proper nightcap at the bar accompanied by the latest hits and classics. The weekly concert series Ski & Concert provides grand entertainment every Saturday from 3 pm.
More information: www.steffisalp.at
Parties get a bit classier and quieter at Restaurant Griabli, which promises a different kind of après-ski. Blues and rock’n’roll with several live bands a week are on the programme – a bit of la dolce vita with earthy sounds.
More information: www.griabli.com
This iconic après-ski bar on the Arlberg is directly at the valley station of the Galzigbahn and the Gampenbahn. Resident DJs provide pumping beats in the afternoon before a distinctly quieter programme takes over at 7 pm carrying into the after-hour.
More information: www.bergschloessl.at
Krazy Kanguruh is widely regarded as the first après-ski location on the Arlberg. It has indeed been in existence since 1965 and rocks the slopes every day from 10 am to 8 pm. None other than two-time slalom world champion Mario Matt is the owner.
More information: www.krazykanguruh.com
The Mooser Wirt calls itself “likely the worst ski hut on the Arlberg” with quite a bit of cheek. For many, however, it is the absolute après-ski hotspot at the pub seems to be bursting at the seams both inside and out.
More information: www.mooserwirt.at
S1 Ski Lounge
The sun terrace in the ski region Warth-Schröcken is all about exciting partying mood from 2.30 pm. In a cosy atmosphere with live-bands at the Salober-Jet valley station, it provides the perfect end to an exciting day of skiing.
More information: www.warth-schroecken.at
A genuine Arlberg institution for over 40 years, St. Anton is hard to imagine without the Underground. The pub at the Galzigbahn valley station is all about rock, jazz and blues providing an alternate soundtrack to dapper partying moods.
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The valley slope to St. Anton on no. 50 leads you directly to this location. Open every day from 10 am to 7 pm, culinary enjoyment and snug atmosphere are where it’s at. Live music is another integral part.
More information: www.heustadl.com
Enjoy après-ski on the Arlberg to the fullest and spoil yourself at Hotel Monzabon. We’ll gladly accept your non-binding holiday enquiry!