Lech - Zugertal

The beautiful cross-country ski run starts in Lech and leads along the banks of the Lech through the forest to Zug. There are many possibilities to take a short break and enjoy the peace and quiet.
2,8 km
This fantastic cross-country trail, which starts directly in the centre of Lech at the covered wooden bridge, leads along the Lech directly to Zug. Even beginners will feel at home on this perfectly prepared route. The cross-country ski run has a few gradients and leads directly to Zug, past the fishpond. Experienced and ambitious skiers can continue the route to the Älpele Inn and enjoy a well-earned break with culinary delights.


Difficulty easy
Highest point 1490 m
Lowest point 1440 m
Best time of year
Jan Feb Mär Apr Mai Jun
Jul Aug Sep Okt Nov Dez

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Lech - Zugertal
Safety information

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Turn-by-turn directions

Directly in the centre of Lech, at the Rüfiplatz near the roofed wooden bridge, you cross the road and directly next to the parking lot at the Filomena, you will find the start of the cross-country ski run. The entrance to the cross-country ski run is clearly visible from afar. Now follow the perfectly groomed cross-country ski run straight ahead, always along the banks of the Lech until you reach Zug. The cross-country trail leads over a hilly terrain through the forest. At the mountain railway station in Zug, just before the fishpond, you can either turn around and walk back to Lech, or you can follow the trail further towards Älpele inn.

Public transport

By train to Langen am Arlberg station or St. Anton am Arlberg. From there, buses (No. 750 +760) run regularly to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

Getting there

From Germany: Take the A96 motorway to Bregenz from there on the A14 motorway to Bludenz, continue on the S16 to the Lech Zürs am Arlberg exit. Follow the B197 up to Alpe Rauz, turn left here onto the B198 through Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

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

From Austria: Via the Inntalautobahn A12 and then via the S16 to the exit St. Anton am Arlberg (Arlberg Pass). Follow the B197 first through St. Anton, then through St. Christoph and over the Arlbergpass to Alpe Rauz. Turn right here onto the B198, pass through Flexengalerie and continue to Zürs.


You can park your vehicle either directly at your host or at one of the day parking lots. Or in Lech am Arlberg in the parking garage Anger.


Cross-country skiing equipment, cap, gloves, sunglasses, possibly sunscreen