Holidays in the heart of the Lech am Arlberg ski region

Lech Zürs in Austria: Tips for your winter holiday


Lech – and especially Oberlech, where our Hotel Burgwald is located – is the perfect winter holiday destination to really unwind, enjoy nature or hit the slopes. Find out why winter in Lech is so special and what else you can do here in addition to winter sports.

Lech Zürs ski region

Skiers in the Lech Zürs ski area


Lech am Arlberg is one of the most renowned ski resorts in the world, offering an impressive and unique combination of tradition, luxury and excellent skiing. The ski region stands out with its impressive variety of slopes of all difficulties, suitable for beginners as well as experienced skiers and snowboarders. The well-groomed slopes, the vast ski region and the modern infrastructure all contribute to making Lech am Arlberg one of the top destinations for winter sports enthusiasts. The region also impresses with its exclusive flair, spectacular scenery and outstanding ski huts – from rustic to modern, and of course with delicious regional specialities. You’ll find everything you need for the perfect skiing holiday.

Ski-in, Ski-out in Oberlech


Your winter experience in Oberlech am Arlberg begins and ends right on our doorstep, as Hotel Burgwald is located right in the heart of the Lech Ski region. Put on your skis and the get onto the Arlberg for total skiing bliss.

Ski hire and a ski school are located right next to the hotel. Please read up on all the options by checking out Oberlech Ski School and Sport Shop Walch. We recommend booking the equipment and ski lessons you require before you arrive so that you have everything you need on site and everything is ready for you to ski ahead. The ski school offers both ski and snowboard courses for children and adults, both in groups and as individual private lessons.

Slow down in Lech in winter

Winter walk through snow-covered winter landscapes in Lech Zürs


The region is not only a paradise for skiers and snowboarders; it also offers a wealth of other winter activities. It’s amazing how quickly you can unwind when the car isn’t parked right outside the door. Immerse yourself in the very special world of Oberlech – away from mass tourism. The Lech-Zürs region offers the ideal conditions to get into nature and leave your everyday life behind. Look forward to long winter walks, guided snowshoe hikes beyond the slopes and cross-country skiing along the river Lech – ask at hotel reception about tours and guides. Discover the snow-covered landscape and the unique atmosphere of Lech Zürs, surrounded by majestic mountains – the ideal backdrop for unforgettable winter experiences.

Events in winter


On the mountain or in the valley – the Lech Zürs am Arlberg region offers events at the highest level. Lech demonstrates its wine expertise during the ‘Arlberg Weinberg’, where everything revolves around great wines and fantastic food. The ski race ‘Der Weisse Ring’, attracting over 1,000 ambitious winter sports enthusiasts every year, features exciting competitions that you can follow as a spectator along the course and at the finish line. During the ‘Tanzcafé Arlberg’ music festival, endless ski slopes merge with exciting concert stages and magically attractive dance floors amidst the picturesque mountain scenery of Lech Zürs, St. Anton and Stuben. The ‘Weingondeln’ (wine gondolas) provide an additional highlight, offering floating wine tastings amidst the wintry landscape. You can get further information on all events at

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Family fun

Family with toboggan on winter holiday in Lech am Arlberg


It doesn’t have to be the ski slope every day. Tobogganing, ice skating, curling, horse-drawn sleigh rides or tandem flights – there’s something for everyone here. And all activities are immersed in the incomparable winter magic amidst the magnificent mountain scenery of Lech-Zürs. You can get more information at the reception of our Hotel Burgwald, or find more ideas for your winter holiday in Lech here.

Good food

Lech is known far beyond its borders for its excellent cuisine, with numerous renowned culinary hotspots recommended in guides and books. Both regional cuisine and fine dining are very popular here. A walk to the restaurant immersed in the wintry tranquillity of the village is the perfect relaxed way to start the evening. Oberlech also features a diverse culinary scene, from rustic-regional to award-winning cuisine, all within a few minutes’ walk of Hotel Burgwald. We are happy to give you suggestions or help you decide, and we’re happy to take care of reservations.

Find more information about the diverse culinary options in Lech here.

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Accommodation for your winter vacation in Lech am Arlberg

Of course, all non-skiers, adventurers and nature lovers will also get their money's worth.

Hotel Burgwald, Lech am Arlberg

The Hotel Burgwald directly on the ski slope offers cozy rooms, you can enjoy a fantastic mountain view.