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Winter hiking on the Arlberg for families

The most beautiful tours for joint trips

The quiet, almost idyllic winter scenery in Lech Zürs and the neighbouring Arlberg villages offers many an amazing trail for all ages. Winter hiking on the Arlberg for families provides you with several perfectly snow-cleared paths leading you deep into the heart of the region. We’ve only collected easy, not too long paths for you that shouldn’t pose a problem for little legs.



Family hikes in the Lechtal

The Lechtalweg isn’t only popular in summer as this tour can also easily be completed in winter in under an hour. Start level with the old, covered bridge in Lech and walk snugly to Zürs across flat streets, cleared forest paths and small bridges. Quickly go back to the start by bus.

Distance: 3.8 km



Höhenrundweg Rüfikopf

Reach the mountain station on a proper 2,350 m in no time with the Rüfikopfbahn. The cool, clear mountain air lifts up the spirits and invites you to take a deep breath. Walk across the high plateau in half an hour on almost fully flat 1.2 km. The grand view along the round tour will even amaze the littlest ones.

Distance: 1.2 km




Zürs is home to another mountainous round tour for the entire family. Reach 1,700 m quickly with the Trittkopfbahn before walking to the Flexenpass at a slight incline. Rest in between on one of the many benches while the kids frolic – we recommend sturdy shoes for winter family hiking on the Arlberg in Lech Zürs.

Distance: 2.6 km



Zürser Runde

Family winter hiking for beginners: The Zürser Runde leads around the entire district of Lech in 45 relaxed minutes. You and your children get to discover the winter sport resort on this completely flat, very easy route.

Distance: 1.1 km



From Zug to the Älpele

Take the fast hiking bus to travel from the trailhead in front of the post office to the church of Zug. Now walk – cosily and fully relaxed across the perfectly cleared path to the Gasthaus Älpele where delicacies for the entire family await you. Then it’s back again to the start.

Distance: 3.9 km



Zuger Runde

Walk around the entire Zug district in just under half an hour: This snug winter hike doesn’t pose any challenge worth mentioning and, thus, is recommended for all ages. Wide, deeply snow-covered meadows are ideal for brief stops. Have you already built your first snowman of the season?

Distance: 3.2 km


Winter hiking on the Arlberg for families ensures cosy, entertaining variety. Lech Zürs is home to amazing paths with glorious views and many play options along the way. Look out for flying snowballs! We’ll gladly accept your non-binding holiday enquiry.


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