Luxury hotels Lech for Freeheeling

By: David Hurley

Get an Arlberg ski pass and you will gain access to 260 kilometres of impeccably groomed piste with a mix of uphill transportation. Off piste skiing, cross country trails and ski touring are also possibilities for the more adventurous ski enthusiast. Snowboarders are also well catered for in this vast area of snow opportunities. Freeheelers never had it so good. Luxury hotels in Lech make this part of Arlberg a magical experience and a stay to remember.

The Arlberg ski resorts offer comfort, challenge and sheer exhilaration. Lech, Zurs, Oberlech and Zug and all the resorts in the St Anton area are available. It is possible to ski between Lech and Zurs and you dont have to mix with the hoi polloi of St Anton. In Lech town centre beginners, experts and intermediates can take a cable car to Oberlech, double chairs and the Rutikopf bahn to alternative nearby ski areas.

Cross country skiing can be found for every level from the advanced racer to the beginner in training. Quiet cross country tours are available on well groomed trails as well as deep powder adventures into the woods. Big open bowl skiing, vast meadow gliding, knife edge ridge walks and classic couloirs are all available for a more exciting alpine excursion. The selection of slopes is unbeatable and after fresh falls of glorious snow, ski tracks can be seen in the most amazing places.

For the freeheeling enthusiast Lech and the surrounding ski area offers exceptional scenery and challenges. Choose steep ascents to views that will astound, glide down through the majesty of the towering peaks and recover in spruce forests and well groomed tracks and trails.

Stay in Lech and its higher neighbour Zurs and you will be staying in the most glamorous and expensive resorts in Austria. Pampered comfort and style in a traditional Alpine village will have you people spotting for the rich and famous. Stay in a luxury ski chalet and not only will you be in ski heaven youll be in pampered heaven. The ski in ski out pistes run along both sides of the road and a crystal clear river runs through the centre of Lech.

Arlberg has a reliable and envious snow record. Most of the skiing is intermediate but Lech is noted for fantastic off piste skiing made all the more special by massive snow dumps throughout winter. This really is picture postcard perfect. Access to the piste is immediate from most of the accommodation in Lech.

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Neil Macleod writes for Aurelio Lech, If you simply want to sit in the sun and watch the activity from the comfort of a luxurious room think of luxury hotels Lech and take a look at Aurelio.

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