Thanks to the unique countryside which surrounds them, Lech and Oberlech are a paradise for a wide range of summer sports such as hiking, cycling, climbing and many more.
Here you will find a small selection of ideas for your summer stay. We will be happy to help plan your activity and leisure programme.
The Active Inclusive Card, which you will receive free of charge upon arrival at the hotel, gives you access to cable cars, lifts, walker's buses, the Waldbad forest swimming pool and many other leisure facilities in the area.
Hiking and Nordic walking
Recharge your batteries and experience the peace and calm of nature. Let yourself be enchanted by the majestic mountain scenery of Arlberg and discover over 350 km of marked hiking paths. Rest in blossoming mountain meadows, relax in aromatic forests and refresh yourself in babbling streams and clear mountain lakes. Fortify yourself at the cosy alpine huts in the area and enjoy regional specialities. Explore Arlberg's most beautiful places with our hiking and Nordic walking guides and with a bit of luck even see chamois, ibex and whistling marmots. Arlberg offers captivating destinations not only for committed hikers but also for those who prefer to stroll and families with children. Discover Arlberg with the free walker's bus using your Active Inclusive Card, the Lecher Sommercard. Experience the impressive backdrop of the surrounding peaks from the comfort of the summer cable cars in Lech and Oberlech.
Especially popular tours are:
Lech - Ebra - Flühenweg - Stubenbach - Bodenalpe - Bürstegg - Gaisbühel - via Oberlech and back to Lech (distance: approx. 13 km, altitude difference: approx. 500 m)
Take the Rüfikopf cable car up and walk over the Monzabon Alp to the Trittalpe and on to Zürs. Return by local bus to Lech (free with the Active Inclusive Card).
Walking time approx. 2.5 hours
Mountain bike tours
Discover the mountain scenery of Arlberg by bike on demanding tours of the peaks or on well-maintained high altitude paths. Arlberg offers a large number of tours for beginners and pros which you can discover for yourself or with our guide. Pedal away in the fresh mountain air and experience impressive panoramic views in the unspoiled countryside of Vorarlberg. We are happy to supply mountain bikes free of charge.
A great tour for beginners is a trip to the Zugertal valley or around the Formarinsee or Spullersee lakes. The 12 km tour over the Kriegersattel with an altitude difference of 550 m is sure to excite the pro riders.
Between Lech and Zug you will find the Vita Parcours with its 12 exercise stations around Lech's Waldbad forest swimming pool. The natural "Kneipp" water therapy site is an invitation to rest and regenerate.
Arlberg is a paradise for keen sport climbers - and anyone who would like to learn how. Experienced mountain guides run courses providing essential knowledge and technique as well as information about the beautiful countryside.
Lech Waldbad forest swimming pool
The Lech Waldbad forest swimming pool, between Lech and Zug, offers swim fun in the fabulous outdoors:
Designed to look like a mountain lake with craggy island, water at a warm 25° C, giant water slide, large paddling pool, adventure playground, tennis courts, table tennis, snack bar and romantic lawns for sunbathing alongside the river Lech.
It makes you want to jump straight in!
In the heart of the Arlberg region's beautiful mountain scenery there is a lovingly designed three hole golf academy for all golf fans with driving range, putting green and practice bunker. The golf centre is in the centre of Lech - next to the Hotel Berghof. It offers the opportunity for beginners, advanced players and experts to improve their golf swing.
Tennis courts at the Waldbad forest swimming pool
Die beiden Sandplätze liegen zwischen Lech und Zug beim Waldbad und sind täglich von 09.00 bis 19.00 Uhr geöffnet. Die Reservierung können Sie im Waldbad an der Kasse vornehmen.
This is located behind the Schlosskopf car park in Lech.
65 m² indoor cycling studio with weekly course programme
4 bowling lanes
Multi-use sports court
Climbing and bouldering area
130 m² sports cafe/lounge with Internet access and flat screens for sports broadcasts
Leisure hall with table tennis, table football, pool, air hockey
Entertainment for the whole family at Lech's leisure centre:
Pit-Pat (pool with obstacles)
Open-air pool table
Baby and toddler paradise for children up to 3 years
Fishing and fly-fishing
An unforgettable experience for enthusiastic fishermen and women. The fishing waters of Lech and Zürs, with their beautiful landscape, have everything that the fisherman's heart desires!
Fischteich pond - fishing fun for the whole family
Spend an unforgettable day with the family at the idyllically situated fishpond in Zug. Young and old can catch their own trout and char at the edge of the forest and then enjoy them smoked or fried in the cosy fisherman's hut or on the sunny terrace. You can rent your angling equipment at the fishpond itself.
Lechbach – Formarinsee – Spullersee
These waterways in the heart of extraordinary mountain scenery can be reached on foot, by mountain bike or in comfort with the free walker's bus and they promise pure angling pleasure! Find angling passes and more information on the June to November fishing season at Lech Zürs Tourismus.
Canyoning, rafting and high ropes course at the Holzschopf adventure park
Conquer wild water and explore dark caves on some adventurous routes.
Equipped with wetsuit, helmet, canyoning belt, rope and rucksack you follow the natural course of the stream. Abseil through waterfalls, slide down rocks worn smooth by water, jump into crystal-clear plunge pools and swim through deep passageways.
The courses can be mastered by any visitor with a little skill, courage and confidence.
14 rope course, 1 flying fox zip wire 140 metres long
Small bore shooting
Would you like to take part in a little shooting competition, just once get a real bullseye or try out something new when the weather turns unfriendly?
If you want to test your accuracy you will be more than welcome at the Lech shooting range.