Tours

Lech - Zürs

A pleasant hike between the modern villages of Lech am Arlberg and Zürs am Arlberg.
Tour-Quickfacts
Tour-Quickfacts
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5,2 km
Duration
01:40h
Ascent
315m
Descent
40m
You start at Rüfiplatz and walk to Hotel Pfefferkorn, where you take the small side road uphill to the Ebra district. Turn left there and follow the signposted winter hiking trail into the forest. You cross the main road and continue following the course of the Zürsbach river until you cross the main road again over a viaduct and reach the Zürs biomass heating plant. Now it is only a few metres to the centre of Zürs am Arlberg.

Details

Difficulty moderate
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Highest point 1715 m
Lowest point 1440 m
Best time of year
Jan Feb Mär Apr Mai Jun
Jul Aug Sep Okt Nov Dez

Our map

Lech - Zürs
Safety information

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Turn-by-turn directions

You start at Rüfiplatz and walk to Hotel Pfefferkorn, where you take the small side road uphill to the Ebra district. Turn left there and follow the signposted winter hiking trail into the forest. You cross the main road and continue following the course of the Zürsbach river until you cross the main road again over a viaduct and reach the Zürs biomass heating plant. Now it is only a few metres to the centre of Zürs am Arlberg.

Public transport

Take the train to Langen am Arlberg or St. Anton am Arlberg station. From there, buses (no. 91 +92) run at regular intervals to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

Getting there

From Germany: Take the A 96 to Bregenz from there on the A14 to Bludenz, continue on the S16 to the Lech Zürs am Arlberg exit. Follow the B197 to Alpe Rauz, turn left here onto the B198. Through the Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass you reach Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

From Switzerland: Via the A13 and the Feldkirch, Hohenems or Lustenau border crossing onto the A14 as far as Bludenz. Continue on the S16 to the Lech Zürs am Arlberg exit. Follow the B197 to Alpe Rauz, turn left here onto the B198. Through the Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass you reach Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

From Austria: Take the Inntal motorway A12 and then the S16 to the St. Anton am Arlberg exit (Arlbergpass). Follow the B197 first through St. Anton, then through St. Christoph and over the Arlberg Pass to Alpe Rauz. Turn right here onto the B198. Through the Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass you reach Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

Parking

You can park your car either directly with your host or in the underground car park Anger. The underground car park is located directly in the town centre opposite the Raiffeisenbank Lech.

Equipment

Good winter shoes, warm clothes, cap, scarf, gloves