Lech Ski School

Our Lech Ski School, nestled in one of the snowiest resorts in Europe, is charming and fun for all ages and abilities. Thanks to the interconnected variety of pistes and access to the Arlberg ski area, it’s easy to navigate around the resort.

Our young, fun team of instructors are energetic and driven to help you become a better skier or boarder. Their passion for the mountains, making improvements, and exploring more is undeniable. They can show you the best-hidden powder stashes, the best parks for the kids and the quietest runs for those looking for a confidence boost.

We know it’s the little things that count. Whether you’re looking for lessons and coaching, a bespoke package for your corporate trip or to find the best lunch spot, our experienced team have got it covered.

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Lech at a Glance

Ski Resort Guide

Pisted Ski Area

348km

Total Lifts

88

Longest Run

10km

Snowparks

1

Night Skiing

Yes

Ski Pass Area

Arlberg

Resort Altitude

1444m

Nearest International Airport

Innsbruck

Snow
Lifts
On-Piste
Off-Piste
Beginners
Nightlife
Green Runs

0

Blue Runs

34

Red Runs

70

Black Runs

30

Lech Piste Map

Ski School Meeting Point

Where you’ll meet your instructor

Our Lech ski & snowboard instructors can meet you either in front of the large bubble Rüfikopf-Seilbahn or in front of the Sportalp ski rental shop, just on the snow and in front of the stairs going underground.

Choose Your Lesson Type

Custom Experiences

Tailored for each client
Adaptive Ski Lessons

Adaptive ski lessons are enabling more people to participate in snowsports with the greatest possible level of independence.

Bespoke business packages
Corporate Lessons

Whether it’s making lunch reservations using our extensive local knowledge, or taking your group heliskiing. So why not let us organise your corporate booking this year?

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Lech FAQ’s

Fly

Fly to Innsbruck or Zurich and then a transfer to Lech. 

Transfer companies: gettransfer.com, skilifts.com, alpinbus.com, The Arlberg Express bus company

You can also rent a car at the airport and then drive to resort yourself if you’d like. From Innsbruck it’s a 90min drive, and from Zurich is just over 2hrs. Coming from Innsbruck drivers should follow the main Inn Valley motorway up to where the road splits for Ischgl or St Anton.

Train

Innsbruck. The easiest rail route from Innsbruck to Lech am Arlberg is to take the frequent service to St Anton am Arlberg and then use the public bus or a taxi onwards to Lech.

Langen railway station is the closest train station to Lech and is the most convenient for the airports of Zurich or Friedrichshafen. The train journey from Zurich takes around 2 hours and 20 minutes and the ride from Friedrichshafen around 20 minutes longer – however the trip from Zurich is direct and that from Friedrichshafen involves a number of changes.

At Langen, a taxi can be hired or the local bus (which runs every 1 or 2 hours until around 22.00).

Drive

Driving from the UK is quite the trek – it’s over 16hrs from London! So unless you’re staying for longer than a week, it probably isn’t your best option.

Bus

Regular buses from Innsbruck. The Arlberg Express bus company runs an airport transfer bus service to Lech or Zürs. The service is more frequent at weekends, but there is also a single daily bus from the Zurich airport.

If you’re staying up in Oberlech, then fear not- you aren’t isolated. The 80 person Bergbahn cable car runs from 7 am – 1 am. Oberlech is car-free and home to the high-end hotels and chalets that have a network of underground tunnels that the staff use for deliveries and luggage.

The town of Lech itself is easy to navigate, as it still remains a small village. The council will not let it expand which makes the furthest lift from the town around 600m away. But there is a free shuttle bus that runs regularly so you don’t need to worry about walking that 600m in ski boots.

Lech on average gets around 10m of snow which is much more than many French resorts. Lech and the Arlberg area is one of the most snow safe places to ski in Europe. With over 60% of the resort covered by snow cannons too, you can be sure to enjoy great conditions. 

For live webcams, click here.

If you’re looking for more information about resort including what’s on during your stay, then try the following website:

Lech Zeurs Website
A helpful site with regular event listings of what’s going on in resort, snow reports and more.

Lech has a mix of high-end clothing brands mixing sport and fashion to one-of-a-kind- gift shops. The Strolz ski shop is an iconic family-run shop located in Lech centre which is worth a look. Walking down the main street of Lech is a truly delightful experience. With many elegant products on offer at the exclusive shops and exquisite boutiques between Rüfiplatz square and the church. As you stroll past the display windows, you’ll see why shopping in Lech is such a special experience.

Whether you’re a non-skier or have one in your party, or you’re looking for something to do when the weather draws in, there’s plenty of non-skiing activities to keep you entertained in Lech.

Snowshoeing 

Swimming 

Spas & saunas, massage 

Ice rink 

Yoga Facilities 

Gym facilities 

Paragliding 

Helicopter tour 

Horse riding/ sleigh rides

Gallery & museum 

Sledding 

In Lech we recommend:

The Kristiania hotel runs a ski nanny service for children over 3 years old. You will need to contact their reception to make a booking. 

Googie’s babysitting company 

For other childcare options, click here. 

Need help with your booking?
Give us a call, we’re here for you.

UK office: +44 1462 674 000
Lines open: Monday – Friday 9:00 – 17:00 UK

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22

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