In Lech & Oberlech!

A Skiing Holiday in the Cradle of Ski Sports

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Snowy Skiing Holiday
in Oberlech

Powdery snow and ski runs as far as the eye can see. That’s the view from the Sonnenburg hotel balcony. Quickly strap on your skis in the ski room, step outside the hotel – and off you go!

Whether blue, green, red or black, in Lech in Austria skiers can rush down on over 300 km of perfectly prepared slopes. In car-free Oberlech, ski lifts and cableways take holidaymakers smoothly and comfortably from one fantastic ski run to the next. In front of the ski schools, it is bustling with young skiers making their first attempts together in the snow. In cozy ski lodges, you can take a breather and savour traditional delicacies from Vorarlberg. Or in short: Skiing in Lech is like nowhere else.

Skiing in Lech
off the slopes

Far away from the groomed slopes, ski adventurers discover breathtaking, alpine deep-snow ski runs. Accompanied by an experienced ski guide, freeriders get up close and personal with the most beautiful parts of Lech while skiing through powdery snow and leaving their tracks turn after turn.

From December until well after Easter, the ski resort Lech in Austria is a paradise for skiers, snowboarders, cross-country skiers and all winter sports enthusiasts alike. Let’s go on a skiing holiday in Lech!

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Skiing holiday
for the whole family
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Why go on a skiing holiday in Lech & Oberlech?

Agreeing on just a few reasons why you should spend your next skiing holiday in Lech and Oberlech in Austria? Well, that’s quite the challenge for us. Raving about our home is far too enjoyable. But we gave it our best shot and are happy to present to you our top reasons why:

  • perfect location in Austria’s largest ski area, Ski Arlberg
  • countless kilometres of groomed slopes & deep-snow runs
  • state-of-the-art lifts, cableways & ski shuttles
  • ski-in/ski-out from the Sonnenburg, directly at the slopes
  • undisturbed skiing fun in car-free Oberlech
  • ski schools & ski rentals in the immediate vicinity
  • sporty alternatives to skiing in Lech

Where else if not in Lech?

Lech and Oberlech are part of Austria’s largest interconnected ski area – Ski Arlberg – and located right at the heart of a tried-and-true winter sports mecca.

On a skiing holiday in Lech and Oberlech, there is plenty you can look forward to – and all that with just one ski pass. The 305 km of downhill skiing and 200 km of deep-snow runs are just the beginning. 88 lifts and cableways transport you quickly to all summits and numerous ski lodges are the perfect place for a little break and a delicious hearty meal. And if you want to switch it up or try something new, you will find cross-country ski trails, winter hiking trails, toboggan runs, snow parks and more right on the doorstep of the Sonnenburg.

The icing on the cake?  Just one step out of the ski room and you’ll find yourself on the slopes. Ski-in/ski-out in Austria at its best. Just the way you want it.

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Ski-in/ski-out in Oberlech

Out of bed and on the board!

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Freeriding & deep-snow skiing in Lech Zürs

The Arlberg and the ski area Lech Zürs are famous for the supreme discipline of skiing: freeriding!

Gliding through untouched powder snow in open terrain is a pure thrill. Whether you are skiing or snowboarding in Lech: Together with an experienced guide, deep-snow skiers explore around 200 km of alpine freeride routes, topping off their skiing holiday in Lech.

Unique in Austria: Heliskiing

Deep-snow cruises are not action-packed enough for you? When skiing in Lech, we take powder snow adventures to the next level: Lech Zürs is the only ski resort in Austria where you can experience heliskiing.

Fly by helicopter to the Mehlsack (2,652 m) or the Schneetäli (2,450 m). From there you can glide into pure powder snow or firn bliss. Experienced ski and mountain guides will lead you safely back down to the valley through untouched snow. In collaboration with our partner Arlberg Alpin, we gladly arrange this unforgettable adventure – heliskiing at the Arlberg – for you.

Ski school in Oberlech

Do you or your kids want to learn how to ski in Lech Zürs? Then Hotel Sonnenburg is the right place for you. The meeting point for the children’s ski school is right on the doorstep – so your children only need two minutes from breakfast to their ski lessons. Relax on our sun terrace while watching your kid’s first attempts at skiing. Right at the other side, just a few steps away from our 4-star superior hotel Landhaus Sonnenburg in Lech, is the children’s practice slope.

The ski school in Oberlech also offers snowboard and ski lessons for teenagers and adults. Our concierge will also be happy to book private lessons for you. Either way: If you want to learn to snowboard or ski while on skiing holiday in Lech, Austria, you will benefit from the treasure trove of experience of our winter sports instructors, who are among the best in the world.

Skiing in Lech made easy

Ski rental directly in our hotel

Our full service for skiers also includes a first-class ski rental in our Hotel Sonnenburg: In the basement with direct access to the slopes, the experts at Sport Huber ski rental will ensure that you are always perfectly equipped for whizzing down the mountain. Look forward to expert advice and a high-quality ski service during your skiing holiday in Lech.

At Sport Huber, you cannot only rent the latest ski and snowboard models, you will also find a large selection of other winter sports equipment. Additionally, the express service includes a speedy and thorough service of your skiing gear by a specialist: waxing the skis, readjusting the bindings or sharpening the snowboard edges. And if you ever experience any problems with your skiing gear, you can conveniently ski directly to the service team at the ski rental in the Hotel Sonnenburg.

Sport Huber
– ski rental in Oberlech

  • opening hours in winter: daily 8:15 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • ski & snowboard rental
  • contactless ski rental via an online reservation tool
  • ski service
  • snowboard service
  • repairs
  • equipment & ski accessories
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Holidays without skis

Nature lovers can also experience the winter in Lech at its best off the slopes. Winter holidays without skis can be so wonderful: tobogganing, winter hiking or snowshoeing, a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride or ice skating. There’s something for everyone!

Of course, there are also many exciting events in Oberlech beyond skiing holidays and snow, such as readings in the literary salon or the Tanzcafé Arlberg.