Summer vacation in Lech am Arlberg - Hotel Sandhof **** Lech



Summer in Lech Zürs am Arlberg is full of variety. The region in Vorarlberg is a great location for sporting activities. Hiking, mountain biking, golf – the summer in the mountains around Lech promises so much more; fully exert yourself while at the same time finding peace. Experience nature and enjoy unique views. Recharge your batteries. Look into the distance in one moment, then marvel at nature from up close the next. Focus on the mountain summit or the next tee-off. Feel time and space. And for a little variety, there’s the finest in culture and architecture. Open from the 07/12/2024 - 10/13/2024

Summer in the mountains in Lech am Arlberg

Hiking, biking, golf

It doesn’t matter if you travel by bike or on foot. Idyllically situated alps and mountain huts with incredible views invite you take a break – culinary delights included. Move through a picturesque landscape that tells stories. Feel the tradition with every step, experience the charm of Lech Zürs with every kilometre. And when you pack up your bags at the end of your summer holiday, you will take YOUR story and YOUR memories of an unforgettable summer holiday in Lech back home with you.

Lech Zürs am Arlberg has long been known for more than just its beautiful winter scenery and world-famous ski area. Summer in the mountains also has a special charm and convinces with an incredibly beautiful mountain scenery.


Summer activities & top offers at a glance:

  • 350 km of marked hiking trails
  • Hut tours & summit hikes in the mountains around the Arlberg, easy-going hiking tours across green mountain meadows through valleys and to lakes, and adventurous hiking trips during your family holiday
  • 3 themed trails for stage and long-distance hikers: the Lechweg trail to the Lech spring, the mystical “Green Ring” legend trail in the Lech Zürs hiking region, and the regional Tamberg themed trails retracing the footsteps of the Walser people
  • Varied mountain bike tours for beginners and pros
  • Guided mountain bike tours
  • Bike and hiking tour suggestions
  • E-bike rental in Lech Zürs
  • Golf on Austria’s highest-altitude 9-hole golf course
  • The newly opened Waldschwimmbad Lech forest public pool is perfect for cooling off. Open since summer 2020, it offers a 25 metre sports pool, an aquafit pool with spring loungers and massage jets, a children’s pool and a baby pool, and a wide wave slide.
  • Lech Card: the entire summer offer in one card


Discover the diverse hiking world of Lech Zürs, from walking trails on the banks of the Lech to fixed rope routes on the Karhorn.

Mountain biking

In Lech you will find high-speed trails, sweaty mountain bike tours, guided bike and hike tours, and an e-bike rental.


Play on the highest-altitude 9-hole golf course in Austria: situated in the Zugertal valley amidst a stunning natural landscape.

All in one card


The Lech Card is the perfect offer for your summer holiday in Lech am Arlberg. With the Lech Card, you can, among other things, use the cable cars and local buses for free and participate in guided tours. Admissions to various adventure offers are included as well. There’s the two-day Lech Card for short stays, while for guests staying longer the seven-day Lech Card is recommended so that you can get introduced to the many different services and offers. The card is particularly attractive for families: children up to the age of 14 receive the Lech Card for free and from June to September can take advantage of the many experiences and the family and children’s adventure programme. That makes your family holiday even easier to budget in advance.


All the services of the Lech Card 2024 at a glance


Prices for My Lech Card 2024

  • 1-2 days: € 36,- / 3-4 days: € 56,- / 5-7 days: € 69,- / 8-14 days: € 99,-
  • Children: born 2008 or later will receive a free Lech Card. 
    Seniors: seniors (born 1954 or earlier) receive the Lech Card with 30% discount.
    Guests with disabilities: upon presentation of a disabled person's ID card (from 50% degree of disability), guests receive the Lech Card free of charge. For the accompaniment the regular regulations of an adult Lech Card apply.

Creative and diverse

Art and culture in summer in Lech

Culture in Lech = culture on the mountain. Here you can find a change from all the sporty activities. Interesting buildings and extraordinary events in Lech and its surroundings provide lots to see and do for those interested in culture and architecture. The Vorarlberg towns of Feldkirch, Hohenems, Bregenz, Dornbirn and Bludenz are small creative metropolises that can be reached from Lech within an hour.


Tips for events and culture in and around Lech:

  • Literaricum Lech  – a literary summit
  • Lech Classic Festival ( August 2024) with internationally renowned vocal and instrumental soloists
  • Jazzbühne Lech: sport.park.lech attracts top-class jazz musicians from around the world during the second week of August
  • The renowned Philosophicum Lech deals with current topics of our time.
  • Immerse yourself in the history, language, culture and tradition of the region at the Lech museum, the Huber Hus, and the Walser museum.
  • The artwork Skyspace is located on the Tannegg, above the Schlosskopfbahn mountain station at 1,780 m. The world-famous artist James Turrell opens up time, space and light in a completely new way in this objet d’art built in 2018.
  • Find art and modern architecture in Bregenz; at the Kunsthaus Bregenz, with exhibitions of contemporary art, or at the vorarlberg museum with a permanent exhibition of cultural history, changing themed exhibitions, interesting insights and extraordinary views.
  • The Bregenz Festival  invites you to spectacular open-air productions under a clear sky.