Tours

Lech - Zug

From Lech, take the signposted winter hiking trail through the forest to Zug.
Tour-Quickfacts
Tour-Quickfacts
Difficulty
easy
Distance
3,0 km
Duration
00:30h
Ascent
77m
Descent
29m
From the old covered bridge, walk in the direction of Zug and cross the road at the level of the chapel and immediately afterwards the Lech over a narrow bridge. Follow the signposted winter hiking trail to the left of the river Lech in the direction of Omesberg. Here the path turns away from the water and leads slightly upwards to the last houses of Lech am Arlberg. From here it goes slightly downhill through a light forest back to the bank of the Lech. You cross the Lech and follow the path upwards over a wide clearing towards the road to Zug. From here the winter hiking trail follows the road to the centre of Zug.

Details

Difficulty easy
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Stamina
      
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Landscape
      
Highest point 1518 m
Lowest point 1441 m
Best time of year
Jan Feb Mär Apr Mai Jun
Jul Aug Sep Okt Nov Dez

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Lech - Zug
Safety information

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Turn-by-turn directions

From the old covered bridge, walk in the direction of Zug and cross the road at the level of the chapel and immediately afterwards the Lech over a narrow bridge. Follow the signposted winter hiking trail to the left of the river Lech in the direction of Omesberg. Here the path turns away from the water and leads slightly upwards to the last houses of Lech am Arlberg. From here it goes slightly downhill through a light forest back to the bank of the Lech. You cross the Lech and follow the path upwards over a wide clearing towards the road to Zug. From here the winter hiking trail follows the road to the centre of Zug.

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 until the exit Lech Zürs am Arlberg. 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 one of the free day parking spaces in Lech Zürs am Arlberg. The free ski bus will then take you to the desired starting point on site.

Equipment

Solid shoes, warm clothes and bus timetable.