Tours

Zug - Älpele

A romantic winter hike through an enchanting landscape!
Tour-Quickfacts
Tour-Quickfacts
Difficulty
easy
Distance
3,9 km
Duration
01:16h
Ascent
101m
Descent
47m
Start your hike at the starting point at the Rüfiplatz in Lech. Take the blue local bus towards Zug. Get off at the church in Zug. Alternatively, you can hike directly in Lech along the Lech river to Zug. The well-prepared winter hiking trail leads you directly to the Gasthaus Älpele. Here you can stop for refreshments and, after a well-earned break, return to Zug to the bus stop or to Lech.

Details

Difficulty easy
Technique
      
Stamina
      
Experience
      
Landscape
      
Highest point 1564 m
Lowest point 1488 m
Best time of year
Jan Feb Mär Apr Mai Jun
Jul Aug Sep Okt Nov Dez

Our map

Zug - Älpele
Safety information

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Turn-by-turn directions

From the Zug church or the bus stop at the toll station, follow the well-prepared winter hiking trail slightly uphill. Soon the path becomes flatter and leads you over the Alps which lie in hibernation and through snow-covered coniferous forests to Gasthof Älpele.

Public transport

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

Getting there

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

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

From Austria: Via the Inntal motorway A12 and then via 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 to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

Parking

You can either park your car directly with your host or in the Anger underground car park. The underground car park is located directly in the town centre opposite Raiffeisenbank Lech. Opening hours 07:00 - 20:00 o'clock.

Equipment

Winter boots, hat, gloves, sunscreen, sunglasses,