Winter holidays in Lech am Arlberg
Deeply snow-covered dream at an alpine paradise
Soft snowflakes fall from the sky, covering the land in its white glory little by little. Winter is coming and presents itself with its brightest side around Hotel Jagdhaus Monzabon. Whether you want to spend your winter holidays in Lech am Arlberg on or up beyond the slopes or even just enjoy the wellness offerings at our house, you certainly won’t have a single boring minute in this inviting region. We’d be delighted to show you what winter in Lech Zürs and the surrounding Arlberg villages has in store.
Skiing & snowboardingEnjoy your relaxing winter holiday!Cross-country skiingSki-fun on difficult cross-countrry ski-tracksWinter- and snowshoeingDelicious fun...Winter activities and excursionsDiscover some enjoyable activities for your winter holiday
Skiing and snowboarding
The Arlberg is known as the cradle of alpine skiing for a reason. Austria’s largest connected ski area is a hotspot for skiers and snowboarders. Countless slopes and lifts, excellent infrastructure and many a surprise turn winter on the Arlberg into an unforgettable experience. Here are some of the things to look forward to:
- Ski regions:
A total of three top-notch winter sport regions await you! The entrance to the ski region Lech am Arlberg even is only a one-minute walk from the hotel. St. Anton - St. Christoph - Stuben and Warth-Schröcken – both easy to reach by ski bus – are the other two amazing hotspots.
- Ski circuits:
Imagine if you could explore the entire ski region in just one tour. The half-day tour “The White Ring” and the full-day tour “Hall of Fame” take you all over the mountains – the ultimate challenge!
- Langer Zug:
Race down the Rüfikopf with a slope of up to 80% when facing the Langer Zug, the steepest slope on the Arlberg. For pros only!
- The best slopes:
There are countless insiders’ tips and highlights among the hundreds of slope kilometres your Arlberg winter holiday has to offer. The Monzabon team compiled personal favourites for families and pros.
- Family ski holidays:
Your winter holidays in Lech am Arlberg are fun for the entire family. That’s what the excellent infrastructure ensures with children’s ski schools, family-friendly slopes and special children’s offers. The huts and restaurants also cook especially for the little guests.
- Race slopes:
You’d like to know how fast you can race down the slope? Several speed sensors on designated slopes await you. In addition, you’ll come across various racing options on the Arlberg. Ski against friends, family or colleagues on parallel courses.
The excellent Arlberg slopes are also open to snowboarders. Additionally, there are the outstanding deep-snow pistes and events. Boarders find their second home on the Albona, the “holy mountain”.
- Snow parks:
Action on skis and boards includes: Three snow parks and fun slopes on the Arlberg impress with their obstacles, rails and boxes for beginners, intermediates and pros.
After-hour skiing provides lots of reasons to party and celebrate while on winter holiday in Lech Zürs. Countless après-ski offers combine rustic fun with dapper atmosphere – depending on what you feel like.
The Arlberg is one of only very few Austrian ski regions where you can give heliskiing a shot. Fly to the Mehlsack or Orgelscharte by helicopter and ski downhill on fresh deep snow or fine spring firn in complete peace and remoteness.
- Ski schools:
Skiing newcomer? Haven’t been skiing in a while? Looking to tune up your technique? The ski schools in Lech, Zürs and Oberlech offer a wide selection of courses for all ages and experience levels.
You can’t miss out on Nordic fun during winter holidays in Lech am Arlberg. The different Arlberg villages are home of a wide variety of runs leading – most of which with both classic and skating runs – through far-stretching valleys, onto sharp inclines and across high plateaus with great views. Several cross-country schools and winter sport rentals supply you with fitting equipment for your undertaking – you can easily leave your skis at home and explore the following runs:
- From Lech to Zürs
- Höhenloipe Gaisbühel
- St. Christoph
- And many more!
Winter hiking and snowshoeing
The idyllic winter scenery in and around Lech Zürs pretty much lends itself to outdoor activities. And what’s better than snugly walking and hiking through deeply snow-covered scenery? Attractive winter hiking trails, family walks and snowshoeing paths already await you in winter in Lech am Arlberg!
- Winter hiking:
Perfectly cleared routes on mountains and in valleys need to be explored with all the time in the world. There’s something here for everyone from enduring walks to snug family tours with fun and games.
Reach even the most remote spots on snowshoes, which you can rent affordably in the local sport stores. Hit exciting routes after a brief introduction. Incredibly stunning views pay off all the hard labour.
- Alpine huts:
Hiking makes hungry, which is why you shouldn’t miss out on a rest stop during or after your tour. We know where it tastes best.
Winter activities and trips
Your winter holidays in Lech am Arlberg have so, so much more in store. Amazing activities beyond the slopes and refreshing destinations let your hearts skip a beat. We recommend:
- Ice skating & ice stock sport:
The Monzabon is the only hotel in Europe with its own ice skating rink. Glide across over 300 m² of artificial ice!
- Horse-drawn carriage rides:
The Monzabon is the only hotel in Europe with its own ice skatingWrap yourself in warm blankets and let the quiet winter scenery pass you by. Ideal for family trips or romantic moments together.rink. Glide across over 300 m² of artificial ice!
The toboggan run in Oberlech and the natural toboggan run in St. Anton am Arlberg provide speedy action. Both runs are lighted in the evening.
- Inatura Dornbirn:
Explore Vorarlberg’s natural habitats during this exhibition. The museum also introduces you to the ins and outs of the human body and showcases scientific experiments.
- Huber Hus:
Built at the end of the 16th century, this mountain farm house converted into a museum introduces you to life on the Arlberg in early times. Renovated carefully and with original exhibits!
- Lech Zürs:
Visit one of the most beautiful villages in Europe and discover the original mountain village charm in Lech Zürs!
- Ski tours:
Numerous ski tours in all difficulties lead across the Arlberg region. Mountain guides and skiing instructors accompany you.
Healthy winter activities in Lech am Arlberg
Did you know that you can do something good for yourself with a stay in lofty heights? The AMAS altitude study, partially executed in Lech Zürs am Arlberg, showed that even a brief stay at 1,500 to 2,500 m in combination with exercise can have a positive and sustainable effect on your health. Activating the stem cells creates a feeling of happiness while body and mind can regenerate. Our comfortable rooms, the attractive package deals and the wide winter sport region already await you!