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Lech, Austria

Lech

Altitude1000m
Highest Lift2450m
Longest Run5km
Kms of Piste276km
Snowboard Parks1
Total Runs54
Beginner Runs27
Intermediate Runs49
Advanced Runs24
Total Lifts34

Winter Wonderland
Guaranteed snow together with world-famous hospitality, lots of tradition and sophisticated tranquillity have been attracting winter sports enthusiasts from all over the world for more than a century to this Eldorado of winter sport.  It is located between 1,450 and 2,450 metres aand is one of the distinguished circle of 12 locations dubbed “Best of the Alps”. But it’s not only those with sporting ambitions who get their money’s worth in this heavenly winter landscape, because there is also something on hand for walkers, gourmets and culture lovers in the winter season

 

Skiing in perfect conditions
The "Arlberg Card" gives you contactless access to every cable car in all 5 Arlberg locations and you can enjoy unparalleled skiing on 280 km of ski runs and  180 km of deep powder snow runs. Guaranteed snow, from the end of November to the end of April, and unrivalled variety make this skiing region a home from  home for winter guests from all over the world. The appeal of the mountain and the snow, and the fun they provide, is exceedingly powerful and everything in  Lech Zürs am Arlberg revolves around them.

World's best skiers
Those who spend their skiing holiday in Lech Zürs am Arlberg can count themselves among the best skiers in the world. Because the high level, and by that we don't mean its location between 1,300 and 2,800 meters above sea level, of skiing in Lech Zürs am Arlberg is unequalled worldwide. There are several reasons for this. No-one who has ever experienced a crystal-clear winter's morning on a freshly prepared piste or an untouched slope of deep powder snow, can escape the fascination, or the magic, of this area and the passion for skiing.

The original constitution of the Arlberg Ski Club, founded in 1901, really makes this point  best: "Enchanted by nature, inspired by sport, imbued with the need to create a humble meeting point in Arlberg for all friends of this noble pleasure, the  excursionists involved in this impromptu Act felt moved to found the Arlberg Ski Club.” It is these regular guests who make the pilgrimage to Arlberg year after  year, maintain true mountain friendships with innkeepers and ski instructors, and are driven to improve themselves continuously. Not least because the local people themselves see winter sport as a part of their identity and set them an appropriate example.

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Win A Ski Holiday for Two to the French Alps with Ski Amis

Win a catered chalet ski holiday for two in one of the world’s largest ski areas! Indulge on a full English breakfast, homemade cakes and 3 course meals with unlimited wine for 7 nights in the French Alps! You could be staying in Les Menuires, La Tania or La Plagne – all great resorts with skiing heights up to 2850m and plenty of après ski, bars and restaurants on your doorstep. Catered Chalets that are ski in/ski out, traditional, big enough for the whole family or in a peaceful beautiful location – the choice is yours if you win. With a large list to choose from, there will be a chalet to suit you! 

 

You can choose from:

 

Les Menuries, Three Valleys

Chalets de Bruyeres– This perfect ski in/ski out location is right at the bottom of the piste. The gondola at the backdoor will take your straight up to 2850m! Whilst your there, have a go on speed mountain (suitable for children and adults), dine out for one night and try some traditional French cuisine and maybe even treat yourself to a spa day at the wellness centre next door. 

La Tania, Three Valleys

Chalet Christine, Titania or Morgane– Ski through the trees in this great south facing resort with great access to the whole of the Three Valleys. These chalets are close to everything. La Tania is a pedestrianised resort so you are only 5 minutes away from the piste, a lift or a bar! 

La Plagne, Montchavin – Paradiski 

Chalet Dolomites– this chalet is quirky but in a great location, only 2 minutes away from the lift that takes you straight up to the Vanoise Express. This gives you great access to 425km of piste. Watch your little ones learn to ski in the snow garden from the balcony and enjoy a soak in the hot tub of an evening. This traditional village has everything you need for a perfect ski holiday!  

 

Holiday Details 

Ski Holiday for 2 people in the French Alps

One week in January or March 2020 (subject to availability) 

Transfer from Geneva included 

Standard Service Chalet (subject to availability) 

Les Menuires: Chalets de Bruyeres, Katerina or Lorraine

La Tania: Titania, Morgane or Christine 

La Plagne, Montchavin: Dolomites

Flights, ski passes, ski hire and ski lessons are not included, Altitude Holidays general competiton terms here