- MOUNTAIN SUMMER -
Hiking holiday in the Tyrolean Lechtal
The power of the mountains
The Lechtal Nature Park region offers ideal conditions for recreation seekers and nature lovers.
Numerous well-marked hiking trails lead to alpine pastures and mountain huts where you can enjoy the fantastic view of the Tyrolean mountains in peace and quiet. Along the Lech - one of the last natural wild rivers in Europe with its extensive floodplains - cyclists and hikers get their money's worth.
Room to let off steam
Holiday with dog in the Lechtal
You would like to spend your summer holiday with your beloved four-legged friend? No problem. Your pet is a welcome guest in our hotel and may even stay in your room free of charge. Our ideal location - directly on the edge of the forest, in the middle of the extensive natural landscape of the Lech Valley - offers your dog plenty of room to let off steam. If you are on the Lechweg or on one of the countless hiking trails, you will usually find a mountain stream or lake to cool off in between. Please note that dogs must be muzzled and kept on a lead on all public transport in the valley.
Original, wild & free
Countless hiking trails and exciting themed and adventure trails await you in the region's unspoilt natural landscape. Hardly any other region offers such an extensive and varied range of hiking opportunities.
There is something for every taste: the pleasure hiker can enjoy the magnificent natural beauty of the European Long Distance Trail or the Lech Trail, and the high alpine hiker will have a real treat with the section of the Adler Trail that leads through the Lechtal Nature Park region! An excursion to one of the numerous alpine pastures and huts is an unforgettable holiday experience for families, as in addition to the beautiful view, a delicious snack beckons as a reward for the effort.
Those who also like to go on a hike in between will be delighted by our over 50 huts and alpine pastures be completely thrilled. From the rustic alpine hut to modern gastronomy, everything can be found.
Tradition and customs are still writ large everywhere. So if you are lucky, you will see the mountain farmers harvesting hay or bringing it home. Breathe in the smell of freshly mown meadows or fields wet with rain. Experiences that cannot be offered or sent, but only "experienced".
Easy climbing tours for beginners, but also climbing routes that require the highest concentration and good skills can be found in the Lechtal. Professional guides are of course also available with advice and assistance!
Our highlight: via ferrata at the Simmswasserfall in Holzgau: cross the waterfall via two rope bridges. thundering waterfall. A great via ferrata adventure also for children, which can be combined very well with a visit to the 200 m long suspension bridge on the way down!
Be closer to the Lech than ever before on an adventurous rafting tour on the last of the Wilden.
Our tip: A rafting tour with fun rafting (https://www.fun-rafting.at) - the experienced Outdoor providers for rafting & canyoning in Häselgehr.
CYCLING / MOUNTAIN BIKE / E-BIKE
You can explore the Lechtal Nature Park region extensively not only on foot, but also on two wheels. On a total of 27 routes, which extend over approx. 150 km and where the Lech Cycle Path not even counting the beautiful panoramic trails, challenging mountain routes and alpine tours with great views await you. Here, both experienced mountain bikers and pleasure cyclists, but also families with children, get their money's worth.
We are a quality-approved bike/MTB accommodation.
To make your holiday as pleasant as possible, as a cycling holidaymaker you enjoy these special benefits:
Sportsman's breakfast (fruit, muesli,..)
Adjustment space for wheels
Bike stand in front of the house
Bike/MTB Info Corner
Small wheel repair package
Facilities for washing and drying cycling clothing
Fancy exploring the Lech Valley from the saddle of a bike?
The Lechtal Active Card
The Lechtal Active Card is an "all-in-one" card in the truest sense of the word and offers an exceptionally wide range of leisure options for the price-conscious Tyrol holiday. With the advantage card, you can take advantage of great holiday offers such as the free hiking bus, mountain railways, reduced free swimming pool entries and much more at no extra cost.
Your holiday at the Styrolerhof includes the Lechtal Activ Card, with which you can travel free of charge on the hiking bus or use the ski lifts at reduced or free rates.
Long-distance hiking experience in the Alps
The Lech Trail
The 125 km long long-distance hiking trail leads through an Alpine region that is also one of the last wild river landscapes in Europe: from Lake Formarin near Lech am Arlberg via Warth into the Lechtal-Reutte nature park region to the Lech Falls in Füssen in the Allgäu. It thus connects three regions and two countries with their respective traditions and histories. An unforgettable long-distance hiking experience!
Motorbike hotel in the Lech Valley
Motorbike holiday in the mountains
Cosy and sociable with a sunny terrace, bar, covered parking spaces for motorbikes, generously equipped rooms, indoor pool with sauna area: all this enriched with charming hospitality and refined with delicacies from Tyrolean cuisine, ensure a wonderful holiday feeling for all bikers. Our motorbike hotel in the upper Lech valley offers the ideal starting point for extensive tours to the Arlberg, the Allgäu or over the Hahntennjoch into the Inn valley. A fast ride over the popular Hahntennjoch pass road with its 1,894 metres of altitude and 15 hairpin bends will make every motorcyclist's heart beat faster!
Top excursion destinations in the Lech Valley
Built directly into the striking cliffs of Elbigenalp's Bernhardstal gorge, the impressive setting of the Geierwally open-air stage attracts numerous visitors to Elbigenalp year after year in the summer months of July and August.
Summer toboggan run
A special highlight for young and old is the summer toboggan run "Wally Blitz" in Elbigenalp. With 25 curves, a steep curve and a tunnel, you can reach up to 40 km/h on the 900 m long track.
As a guest in Elbigenalp, you should definitely not miss the Elbigenalp Wunderkammer. Here you can learn about the culture and history of the Lechtal people through the eyes of the collector and lithographer Johann Anton Falger.
Since 2005, the Lechtaler Distillery in Elbigenalp has been dedicated to the art of high-quality brandies and liqueurs. Show distillery - shop - guided tours incl. tasting
Holzgau suspension bridge
A top excursion destination in the Lech Valley is Austria's longest pedestrian suspension bridge: It is 200 m long and 100 m high and leads over the wildly romantic Höhenbachtal gorge. Nearby are wonderful hiking trails on the sunny slopes of Gföllberg, Schiggenberg and Simmswasserfall.
One of the most important fortress ensembles in Central Europe: Ehrenberg castle ruins with Schlosskopf fortress, Ehrenberger Klause and Fort Claudia in Reute. With adventure museum & nature park exhibition "The Last Savage". Large medieval spectacle in July with knights' games.
Natural cheese dairy Sojer
The cheese dairy of the Sojer family in Steeg is today the only one in the entire Lechtal. Here, first-class milk from alpine pastures (1,500-2,500 m above sea level) rich in herbs and flowers has been processed by hand using traditional methods since 1903. The small shop and the Milchtrinkstube with terrace are definitely worth a visit!
Nature Park House in Elmen
A welcome and informative stopover for cyclists and hikers is the Nature Park House located on the Klimm Bridge. From the middle of the bridge near Elmen you have a beautiful view of the wide riverbed of the Lech, probably the last untamed wild river in the Northern Alps. The building is home to the nature park administration and informs visitors about the characteristics as well as rare animals and plants of this unique natural landscape. For children, there is a great nature park playground right next door.