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Winter, hiking, Austria

Snowshoeing and winter hiking in Austria has something magical about it – nature shines and glitters, the sun warms the red winter noses, and in the silence of the white winter landscape you feel as if you were alone in the world. The endless kilometres of winter hiking trails around Lech are perfect for a romantic stroll or a demanding snowshoe tour. Experience nature up close during your time-out at the Hotel Jagdhaus Monzabon, our hotel at the Arlberg!

Fancy a winter hike in Austria? The most beautiful tours await you in Lech!

Rent, ready, let’s go!
These seven tour tips are our favourites:

Rüfikopf circular tour

One of the most beautiful snowshoe tours in Lech for beginners leads to the Rüfikopf. Next to the marked hiking trail, which starts at the mountain station, you will find your own path for an easy and leisurely snowshoe adventure in Lech am Arlberg. The view up there is of course fantastic!

Distance: 1.2km

Zuger tour

A short and quite easy hike leads around the Zug district, which is particularly suitable for beginners and experienced runners.

Distance: 2km

Flexen Pass

The Flexen Pass can be hiked on snowshoes in about one hour. On this tour, which is not too demanding, you can become wonderfully familiar with the leisurely sport and always have the alpine winter wonderland in front of your eyes.

Distance: 2.6km

Älpele ciruclar tour

The almost three-kilometre long circular tour takes you from Zug through easy terrain to the Gasthof Älpele. A magnificent Kaiserschmarren awaits you there!

Distance: 2.8km

Kriegeralp cicular tour

The Kriegeralp cicular tour is filled with small, but challenging climbs and partly leads over challenging terrain. Especially experienced and enduring hikers will love this snowshoe hike.

Distance: 3.2km

From Lech to Zürs

The snowshoe hike from Lech to Zürs will make you break a sweat. But don't worry, the only thing you need is good physical condition! You will be rewarded with a great view.

Distance: 4.9km


When snowshoe or winter hiking in Austria, the famous Spullerwald round trip is a must. The ascents are not too strenuous, but a good ten kilometres of pure hiking trails await you. Rarely has the stopover been so necessary and deserved as after this winter hike in Austria.

Distance: 10.3km

Have our wonderful tours convinced you? Then experience the wonderful winter magic in the Hotel Jagdhaus Monzabon!