- MOUNTAIN WINTER -
Winter holiday in the Tyrolean Lechtal
In winter, the Lech Valley is transformed into a holiday paradise where you can experience wonderful winter days.
Family-friendly skiing areas, well-kept winter hiking trails, cross-country skiing trails and toboggan runs make the heart of every winter sports enthusiast beat faster. After an active winter day in our unspoilt natural landscape, it's time for relaxation and tranquillity in our spacious SPA area.
Skiing pleasure for every taste
In the Tyrolean Lechtal Nature Park region, alpine skiers have a wide choice between several small Family ski areas in the Lechtal and the Top skiing area Ski Arlberg:
The experts as well as the beginners, the families as well as the pleasure skiers will find in the numerous Ski resorts and family-friendly lifts in the Lech Valley is guaranteed to find something suitable. If you can't get enough of skiing, you can even whizz down the slopes at night with floodlights.
Our ski areas in the valley:
- Family Ski Area Jöchlspitze
- Gföllberg lift Holzgau
- Knittel ski lifts in Elbigenalp
- Family ski lifts Stanzach
For those who like it more exclusive and larger, the Austria's largest contiguous ski area - Ski Arlberg - a new dimension of skiing pleasure: 305 kilometres of ski runs and 88 state-of-the-art lifts and cable cars from St. Anton, St. Christoph, Stuben via Zürs and Lech to Schröcken and Warth. Best snow quality awaits all skiing fans from December to April, because Warth-Schröcken is considered the skiing area with the most natural snow in Europe. Should the natural snow still not be enough, a state-of-the-art snow-making system is available.
The best: The free ski bus Brings all winter sports fans in just a few minutes directly from the hotel from, quickly and easily to the lifts.
Ski hotel for clever combiners
Live traditionally & enjoy exclusivity
Steeg in the Lechtal and our hamlet of Walchen is the ideal holiday region for clever combinationists. With us, you stay in a restful, quiet, affordable place without the hustle and bustle of large winter sports resorts. Nevertheless, you are very close to the boundless ski dimension of Ski Arlberg with its ski resorts Warth-Schröcken, Lech and St. Anton. Because the free ski bus takes all snow fanatics directly from the hotel to the middle of the ski area in just a few minutes. Those who then feel like a bit of exclusivity can make themselves comfortable on one of the dreamy sun terraces in Lech with a glass of champagne.
Winter holiday with dog
Enjoy your winter holiday in our Pet-friendly hotel in the Lech Valley! Our wonderful secluded location, directly on the edge of the forest, offers your dog plenty of space to let off steam. In addition, fairytale hiking trails, snow-covered fields, cosy alpine pastures & huts and of course an unforgettable skiing holiday with your dog await you. Your beloved pet is a welcome guest here and can even stay in your room free of charge. Please note that dogs must be muzzled and kept on a lead on the ski buses in the valley.
OTHER WINTER EXPERIENCES
Sledding and tobogganing is great fun for the whole family. In the Lechtal Nature Park region there are several toboggan runs for big and small toboggan fans. A very special, unforgettable experience is night tobogganing with the run lit up.
Far away from the alpine ski circus, the Lechtal offers wonderful variants for ski tourers. Unforgettable powder descents included! However, anyone venturing into the backcountry for the first time with skins on their skis should only do so in the company of a professional guide. It is important to know the local snow, weather and avalanche conditions.
Cross-country skiers enjoy a varied and perfectly prepared network of trails in the Lechtal. The cross-country and skating trails lead you along around 190 km in an overwhelming natural landscape through the entire valley. Equipment for cross-country skiing can be rented at the local rental shops. For beginners, but also for already experienced cross-country skiers, there is the possibility to book a professional guide. Please ask at the reception. Our highlight: The entrance to the cross-country skiing trail is directly at the hotel.
A special nature experience for all winter and nature lovers away from the slopes. 34 designated winter hiking routes on around 132 kilometres lead you through snow-covered forests, along the Lech or up to impressive views of our popular alpine pastures & huts. Your physical well-being is definitely taken care of! With a valid guest card, which you can obtain from us, you can travel free of charge on the buses to your starting points and back again.
Family fun at the ice rink with a fantastic view of the Tyrolean mountains - that's what the various ice rinks in the area offer: Elbigenalp, Häselgehr, Elmen and Holzgau. Curling is also possible at all the rinks.
Huts & Pastures
In addition to numerous cleared hiking trails, 8 cosy alpine pastures and huts open in winter invite you on a hike in the winter wonderland. Fantastic power spots in intact nature, fabulous views into the valley and the wintry Lech landscape await you.
Romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride
The holiday highlight for couples, children and all those who have always dreamed of a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride in a magnificent winter landscape.