A winter hike in Lech Zürs offers you a unique winter landscape, always accompanied by clear, fresh winter air, crunching snow and a breathtaking view of the surrounding peaks. In addition, a variety of sun terraces await you in front of the traditional huts or the gourmet restaurants, which invite you to a refreshing break away from the hustle and bustle. On a well developed winter hiking trail network of more than 40 kilometres, there is a suitable route for everyone either active hikers or ambitious athletes alike.
Especially for connoisseurs, the region offers the discounted "Sonnenabo" weekly ticket, with which you can reach the high altitude winter hiking trails or simply enjoy the wonderful view without much effort.
Around Lech lies snow on the treetops, children paint butterfly patterns in the snow and the midday sun radiates idyllic into the valley. Mixed with a 40-kilometer network of winter hiking trails, the best conditions for a winter hike await you. This takes you north-east of the village Lech to Stubenbach. On the well signposted hiking trail, you will trudge through forests and pass promising slopes that guarantee a little break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life!
This hike deserves the following attributes: short, crisp and beautiful.Start is the mountain station Rüfikopf, from where you can catch the best view of Lech. Continue on the marked winter hiking trail over the solid snowpack. The path leads you in a big loop over the promising plateau, where you get a fantastic view. If you go further, you will soon come back to the mountain station of the Rüfikopfbahn, where you can fortify yourself at the mountain restaurant Rüfikopf. Back to Lech it's comfortable again with the gondola. This hike is a small but no less worthwhile trip into nature!
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From the Zuger church you go up the created winter hiking way. The path is easy and short steep, otherwise it is mostly flat and well groomed. Perfect so to make a small sleigh ride with the family! The top is at 1564m so the path offers you wonderful views over the Alps, which are indeed in hibernation, but no less impressive.After stopping at the Gasthof Älpele, it is best to take the same route back. As it's easy but constantly downhill, the fun factor on the sled increases a lot! Have fun
This hike leads you through the dreamlike Oberlech. On the almost two-hour hike, an impressive mountain ambience is guaranteed. It leads you past the lookout point "Guggisköpfe", on to the Gaisbühelalpe, where cheese has been made since the 13th century. On the way back you can stretch your legs on one of the many sun terraces and relax. La vie est belle!
This tour is a perfect start for a winter holiday in Lech Zürs. If you are just starting the winter hiking season or if you are traveling with your kids, this tour is perfect for you. Overall, it is not very steep or technically demanding, yet you expect constant slope. In addition, you can expect two very special delicacies with the "Kriegeralpe" and the hut "Der Wolf".
This tour is certainly one of the more strenuous in this region. Nevertheless, it leads along the Lech, through an enchanting landscape that often gives you a view of the exposed peaks of the surrounding mountains such as Schafberg, Bratschenkopf and Rote Wand. The finale of the tour is in Zug, where you can expect rustic inns to top restaurants.
Once Oberlech and back. The path you usually take by cable car is quite different on this tour. Whether snow-covered forests, the fantastic view of the idyllic Lech or the magnificent sun terraces Oberlechs - this winter hiking trail shows Lech from its best side. Along the way is, among other things, the Hotel Sonnenburg, which, as the name suggests, especially attracts sun worshipers. After having tasted regional delicacies, the descent follows back to Lech.But beware: the path partly runs alongside the toboggan run. You should not enter these to avoid coalescing. Follow the ski slope a few meters further until the path leads you back into the forest. From there you return to Lech am Arlberg.
Zug is a small, romantic district about 3 km from Lech - but not away from the action. On the perfectly groomed path you will find cross-country skiers, lovers on a sleigh ride and breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. Paired with the crystal-clear air certainly not bad conditions for a successful hike!
Just under five kilometers lie between the two known places Lech and Zürs. A perfectly developed hiking trail leads you, partly through the sugared forest and partly beside the Lechtalstraße, from village to village. Perfect for a short early morning hike or to relax your legs after a day on the boards.