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Lech

Listed under Skiing in Zürs, Austria.

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Along with its twin resort Zurs, Lech offers an extensive array of skiing, appealing to skiers of all abilities. With nursery slopes in Zurs and an assortment of gentle pistes in Lech, beginners will be able to progress throughout the holiday. The majority of the trickier pistes appeal to intermediate skiers, whilst experts tend to take advantage of the extensvie off-piste on offer. As the resort also shares a linked ski area with the Alberg, visitors are spoilt for choice as to where to ski. Lech is a particularly pretty village with a good accommodation, offering a greater choice of off-the-mountain activities than its partner Zurs, although the range of shops is surprisingly limited. Meanwhile, the aprés-ski is fairly limited, but of good quality with sufficient opportunities for a lively evening idf desired. The majority of accomodation in Lech appeals to the predominantly wealthy clientele, although there is some more affordable accommodation on offer too.

Written by  David Holyoak.

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My ski heaven

I am preparing for my sixth trip back to Oberlech ... and especially Pension Sabine .. where the alpine atmosphere and friendly hosts are outstanding. Getting there from USA is simple - Zurich Flugzug to Hauptbahnhof (10 min) by train; hourly trains to Langan am Arlberg (less than two hours but check for non-xfr trips), taxi (Euro 44) to your hotel.

Not the cheapest ski vacation - but you get full value which makes it more than worthwhile. I just don't ever now think of going skiing without considering Oberlech ... and day trips to St Anton are quick and easy.

Perhaps not the most rigorous runs - but delightful and UNCROWDED! And, perhaps the best part, the Brits haven't yet discovered the area and messed it up as they have Grindelwald. :)

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