Luxury Ski Chalets Lech
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Luxury Ski Holidays in Lech
Lech ski holidays hold an unrivalled reputation for exclusivity and outstanding snow. The destination has earned its place amongst the top ‘must-ski’ resorts in the world. Part of the Arlberg ski area, which includes neighbouring St Anton, both its skiing and snow reliability are superb.
Despite a modest altitude of 1,450m, Lech receives around twice the amount of snow of some of its French competitors. In addition to superb luxury chalets in Lech, the beautiful, car-free town centre is full to the brim with swanky hotels and glitzy designer boutiques and shops.
With its stunning architecture, Lech encapsulates style, sophistication and elegance. The traditional town has remained the resort of choice for European royalty for decades, and one can see why.
The resort has maintained its unique charm yet also has the advantage of an extensive ski area spanning 305 km. Come December, Lech’s Christmas markets held in the Church square turn the town into something of a winter fairytale; there could not be a more perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit.
Luxury Chalets & Apartments in Lech
Leo Trippi has an extensive collection of luxury chalets in Lech as well as some exquisite apartments. When booking a luxury ski holiday in Lech, it is important to take location into account as Lech accommodation is spread across two different areas.
Located 200 metres above Lech in the Arlberg ski area, the luxury satellite resort of Oberlech offers a range of luxury ski-in ski-out chalets providing breathtaking views and immediate access to the slopes. In this car-free area, guests staying in Oberlech can also enjoy the facilities of Lech by taking the cable car between the two centres.
For those looking to be in the centre of the action, Lech offers first-class accommodation with the opportunity to enjoy charming restaurants, bars and shops.
One of Lech’s many neighbourhoods, Stubenbach, located just a three minute drive from the centre of Lech, also has a selection of luxurious ski chalets providing easy access to the ski area.
Skiing in Lech
Lech ski holidays are renowned for featuring well-groomed pistes, fast lifts and great snow. Beginners have a large choice of both blue runs and nursery slopes on which to practise their technique, while intermediates and experts can enjoy the famous White Ring as well as extensive off-piste terrain and heli-skiing.
Divided into three sectors, the ski area of Lech has an extensive array of terrain waiting to be explored. On the mountain above Oberlech, a majority of blue runs will make for a good beginner's base, whilst the second sector on the other side of Lech has some beautiful off-piste descents and intermediate runs. Connected by the Auenfeldjet gondola, Warth-Schröcken has a combination of challenging black runs, with more intermediate and easy runs.
Eating & Drinking in Lech
When enjoying a luxury ski holiday in Lech, you can choose from a variety of excellent restaurants serving international and traditional Austrian cuisine. Many of the best restaurants are located in the numerous four and five-star hotels dotted around the village.
Perched on the mountain at the top of the Zugerberg lift, Balmalp is a popular choice on sunny afternoons with its panoramic views from the large terrace overlooking Zug. Over in Oberlech, Hotel Goldener Berg has a delightful sun terrace and a changing menu of healthy dishes with a focus on regional products. If you are not staying in a luxury catered chalet in Lech, Griggeler Stuba comes well recommended having been awarded 4 toques from Gault Millau. Serving beautifully presented and innovative seasonal dishes using local ingredients, this is the place to come for something a little bit special.
Whilst the nightlife in Lech doesn't rival St. Anton, there are still plenty of lively cocktail bars and nightclubs with dancing continuing into the early hours. Set on the slopes at 1,800 metres, Schlegelkopf has three terraces with an outdoor restaurant, lounge and ice bar, not to mention serious panoramic views. Directly opposite the Schlegelkopfbahn, the Ice Bar at theHotel Krone caters to the more sophisticated set at the end of a day's skiing with a glass of champagne or wine being the order of the day. Also part of the Hotel Krone, K-Club is the place to dance into the early hours of the morning. With a resident DJ spinning the tunes, delicious cocktails and a VIP area, the K-Club is a must-visit venue for party-goers.
A perfect day in Lech
1. Start the day with a hearty breakfast in your Lech accommodation before exploring the vast Arlberg ski area.
2. Explore the sunny slopes above and below Oberlech which are home to many inviting blue runs.
3. Sample Austrian specialties such as goulash soup and warm apple strudel at Rud-Alpe.
4. In the afternoon, why not try something a little different and discover Lech on a sleigh ride around the village.
5. Return to your luxury ski chalet in Lech and make use of the wonderful spa facilities or book a massage treatment to ease any sore muscles.
6. Head out for dinner at one of Lech’s many gourmet restaurants such as Fux which houses one of the largest collections of wine in Austria.
Location & Map
Located in the Vorarlberg region of Austria, Lech is easily reached from several international airports, the closest being Innsbruck (115 km) and Friedrichshafen (128 km). Zurich is also not too far away (194 km) with a transfer time of around 2 hours 30 minutes by road. There are rail connections from Zurich, Munich and Innsbruck to Langen am Arlberg station (15 km from Lech).
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