In the Snow A Stay in winter in Arlberg Region is an amazing Experience
In Arlberg region, with a base elevation of 1,300 metres and a top elevation of 2,800 metres, you find one of the best skiing areas in the world according to the assessment of the experts of the “Skiresort Service International”. When carving for the first time through the powder snow in the Arlberg mountains, you will most probably agree with them. Thanks to the new cable car, connecting the resorts of Zürs and Stuben/Rauz, you can get everywhere in the Arlberg skiing area easily, comfortably and quickly on your skies: St. Anton, St. Christoph, Stuben, Zürs, Lech and Oberlech as well as Schröcken and Warth. The skiing area provides 87 cable cars and lifts and 305 kilometres of well-groomed ski runs and ungroomed slopes to suit all skiing abilities. The ski schools in Arlberg skiing area with about 400 instructors offer skiing lessons for individuals and groups.
The following excellent ski school are available:
Die Skilehrer am Arlberg/HZSG
Schneesportschule Omeshorn Alpincenter Lech
A Unique Ski Pass
The entire “Arlberg” skiing area, including the resorts of Lech, Zürs, Stuben, St. Anton and St. Christoph is accessible with only one electronic, contactless ski pass. This card is the entry ticket to a unique skiing paradise. Heated lift seats make a day on the ski slopes even more enjoyable. Free ski shuttles run within and between the resorts. On numerous sun terraces, you are welcome for an après-ski drink and relaxation. Ski passes are available from our reception desk.
One for all and all for one
“Arlberg” winter sports area can not only satisfy skiing enthusiasts, but also guests who prefer enjoying winter off the ski slopes. There are possibilities to suit all tastes, for example, cross country skiing, winter walks, sledge runs, horse-drawn sleigh rides, shopping facilities, sun-bathing, après-ski parties and facilities for a leisurely spa day. Come and discover our multifaceted region with its idyllic valleys and its breathtaking mountain scenery. The “Zugerbergbahn” – located next to our hotel – brings you to the top and directly into Austria´s biggest skiing area. Ski-in and Ski-out via the “Madlochabfahrt”, the “Zugertobel” or the “Zuppert”.
Please click here for the interactive map of the ski region.
Following a few additional suggestions:
“Weißer Ring” Ski Tour
This ski tour consists of several descents on the ski slopes with a length of 22 kilometres and a total ascent/descent of 5,500 metres. It was the skiing enthusiast and engineer Josef Bildstein, nicknamed Sepp, who had the initial idea. The project started in 1940/41 with the inauguration of the first tow lift. For more information about the ski tour, please click here.
Arlberg Ski Club
Founded on January 3, 1901, the Arlberg Ski club is one of the oldest and most famous ski clubs in the Alpine region. Having today 7500 members originating from 56 countries, it is the biggest ski club in Europe by membership. Among its members there have been world champions and Olympic gold medal winners. And not to forget that the Arlberg ski club has always promoted and driven the development of Alpine skiing and tourism in Arlberg region throughout his history. To honour this venerable ski club the “Reisetbauer” Distillery has crafted a special brandy: the “Red Williams Pear” – this speciality is actually available at our Allerlei. More information about the ski club is available at the following link: skiclubarlberg.at
Pablo Picasso once said: “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life”. The Arlberg region boasts a rich cultural life, including sports competitions, arts and cultural events, exhibitions in various museums, a wide variety of concerts, cabaret performances, film premieres. The near towns of Lech and Zürs provide a wide choice of entertainment to suit all tastes. This year again there will be numerous highlights, for example, the race on “Weißer Ring” Ski Circuit, “Fantastic Gondolas” Music Festival and the Tanzcafé Arlberg in winter and the Arlberg Classic Car Rally, the Arlberg Classic Music Festival and the “Philosophicum” Philosophy and Culture Festival in summer, to cite only a few.
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