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A-6763 Zürs am Arlberg

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Winter sports in Lech Zürs

You don't have to walk long distances or transport your ski equipment, because with Thurnher’s Alpenhof Hotel in Zürs you have chosen a hotel right on the ski slopes. You are just a few steps away from one of the most beautiful ski areas in Europe: around 300 kilometers of slopes and more than 88 mountain lifts are waiting for you. Therefor, you can enjoy your skiing vacation to the fullest and discover this wonderful winter dream for yourself without any detours. Thurnher’s Alpenhof offers everything you could wish for from a relaxing and exciting winter vacation in Austria.

Ski area
Lech Zürs

A skier in red clothing with a rucksack on his back is skiing through deep snow.

Ski area
Lech Zürs

It is considered one of the most beautiful winter destinations in Europe: the ski region Lech Zürs in the Arlberg region is a dream destination for skiers and snowboarders, freestylers and heliskiing enthusiasts. Zürs belongs to the municipality of Lech and is one of the most exclusive winter sports resorts in the Alps. Situated at an altitude of 1,720 meters, the traditional village offers a fantastic mountain scenery and the best winter sports conditions for your skiing vacation. All the ski slopes lead right into the small village and can be reached in just a few minutes by foot. In Zürs, skiing or snowboarding is possible right up to the hotel doorstep. Our ski hotel Thurnher’s Alpenhof is also located directly on the ski slopes and is just a few steps away from the Hexenboden lift and Zürsersee lift.

A skier in yellow clothing is skiing down a steep slope.
A snow-covered mountain landscape with two snow-covered cottages.
A snowboarder in blue clothing riding down a steep slope.

Endless skiing

A paradise and meeting point for skiers from all over the world: top pistes and fantastic powder snow guarantee fun in the Lech Zürs ski area. Après-ski included. It is definitely an incomparable winter destination for skiers and snowboarders.

With the opening of the Flexenbahn cable car in the 2016/17 winter season, the ski resorts in the Arlberg region - Zürs, Stuben, Rauz and St. Anton - merged into one large ski area. This makes the Lech Zürs the largest ski resort in Austria with 302 km of slopes. With the Ski Arlberg ski pass, you have access to all slopes and lifts in the region with just one card.

Guaranteed snow at an altitude of 1,720 meters
  • Snow-sure area
    from the end of November to the end of April
  • 302 kilometers of slopes
  • 16 gondolas and cable cars
  • 44 chairlifts
  • 25 T-bars

Our ski guide Roman

Our ski guide Roman

Let's go ski touring with our ski guide Roman Dornauer.

We are the only hotel in the Arlberg region to offer our guests a free service of our in-house ski guide. Benefit from his experience and enjoy unforgettable hours on the slopes, always with the best Alpine view.

More about our ski guide

Cross-country skiing

Around Thurnher’s Alpenhof, 27 kilometers of cross-country trails await. The conditions for winter days could hardly be better for cross-country skiing - it doesn't matter what level of experience you have. The cross-country ski trails have been designed to offer routes for every level of ability: extensive plains, gentle ascents, brisk mountain sprints. The cross-country skiing area spans a total of 27 kilometers of trails, which are free to use and are among the best groomed in the region.

More about cross-country skiing
A man in a yellow jacket cross-country skiing through a snowy landscape.You can see two ski pole grips and a snowy landscape in the background.

Other winter experiences

Next to the ski slopes the Arlberg region also has to offer a wide range of winter sports and leisure activities - thrills included!

A sledge stands on a snow-covered path.
from Oberlech to Lech

Tobogganing is an amazingly fast-paced winter experience that don't require a lot of technical skill. The sled run from Oberlech to Lech is close to the hotel and is a real insider tip.

Three people hike through a snowy mountain landscape.

You can stroll from Zürs along a beautiful, idyllic hiking trail to Lech or towards the Flexenpass. With snowshoes, you can easily go through the untouched nature and thick snow exploring the ski region at your own pace with your loved ones, with the whole family or as part of a guided tour.

More about snowshoeing
A paraglider hovers over a snowy mountain landscape.

Those who prefer to take off can experience the breathtaking mountain world from above while paragliding. This is definitely an experience that will live long in your memory.

Two feet with skates are standing on a patch of ice.
Ice skating

Ice skating is a winter sport for everyone! Whether with your partner, the whole family or a few friends - it's always a fun time. The covered ice arena in Lech is located just a five-minute drive from the hotel.

More about ice skating
A woman in a green coat strokes two horses with harnesses.
Carriage ride or winter picnic

How about a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride or a picnic in the snow? To make a booking, please contact our hotel staff on site.


Look forward to a snowy winter and a skiing vacation with the family. The Lech Zürs ski area offers the ideal conditions for everyone. With 85 cable cars and lifts, more than 300 kilometers of slopes and downhill runs in various levels of difficulty, fun on the slopes is guaranteed for the whole family.

Located right next to Thurnher’s Alpenhof the first-class and traditional ski school Zürs with specially trained children's ski instructors who will look after your kids with love and patience. Here, the little ones are the biggest. On request, your children can also be looked after over lunchtime.

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