Have you ever wondered what’s behind the cable cars that take you to the summit day by day? In Lech you’ll find the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes. Qualified employees are there to inform you about technology, environment, energy and so on.
What is the altitude difference a cable car attendant covers in a year? How many P.S. are necessary to move a full cable car tot he summit? How many working hours are invested in safety in the summer? Why are 23 scottish highland cows on the summit?
You’ll find answers to these and many other questions every Wednesday from 2:45 pm to 4:30 pm – meeting place is the entrance of the Rüfikopf valley station in Lech. Have fun!
The most traditional Arlberg ski competition will also take place in the upcoming winter season on January 17th 2015. Once more the „Wihte Ring“ will fascinate all those who will attend this unique challenge. From September 15th to September 28th the online registration is possible, the assignment will take place on October 7th. One day before the „White Ring“ there’s the well-known „Speed-Race“ in Zürs, at which one needs to achieve the highest speed rather than the best time to win the race.
We wish you good luck at the race or great fun watching it!
The Festival LegeArtis Lech will be held for the 3rd time. From 10 – 14 September 2014 concert in the middle of the Alps will fascinate the audience from Lech and abroad. Baroque music, classic, romantic, modern music and even Sswing and jazz will show a huge variety of our musical heritag. Recitals, music cabaret, chamber music and orchestra concerts with soloists and bib band brass sound will bring a colourful mix to Lech and will make the festival very special and unique in this area. The programme includes artists as Pepe Lienhard his Big Band and the voices, Aleksey Igudesmann, Asya Sorshneva, Vadym Kholodenko, Stefan Vladar, Apollon Musagète Quartett and the Wiener Kammerorchester. Save the date!
The 12th edition of or great run in Lech ended with Kenyan victories. But actually everyone who participated is a winner, because the weather didn’t make it easy for all the runners. When the race started we had to cope with 5 degrees Celcius and at the peak of the trail one or another snowflake had been seen!
A felicitous race with weather obstacles - we congratulate everyone who participated! Here are the minimum times:
1. Lucy Wamburi Murugi (KEN) 1;47:11,0
2. Heidrun Besler (GER) 2:02:48,4
3. Andrea Rauch-Feurstein (AUT/V) 2:02:59,2
1. Henry Kimani Mukuria (KEN) 1:31:42,7
2. Peter Chege Wangari (KEN) 1:31:49,1
3. Samuel Njeru Karani (KEN) 1:34:33,1
Fitness run (13 km)
1. Iris Bruse (GER) 1:26,49,4 Stunden
2. Vera Hirsch (AUT) 1:28:57,2
3. Katrin Fleischer (GER) 1:31:15,1
1. Jodok Feurstein (AUT/V) 1:09:28,2
2. Balint Pap (HUN) 1:13:20,7
3. Andreas Howorek (GER) 1:16:50,7
Children‘s run (1500 m)
1. Maren Bruse (GER) 8:26,7 Minuten
2. Luisa Schippers (GER) 9:56,2
3. Hannah Schippers (GER) 10:04,7
1. Maik Bruse (GER) 7:13,6
2. Tom Mattoni (FRA) 8:11,9
3. Jonas Faisst (AUT/V) 8:29,5
From 4. to 9. August 2014 the music festival offers a varied programme which will not only include traditional, but also unconventional content. Gospel and Spirituals are in a contrast to opera and top-class solo concerts including international artists.
More information: Lech Classic Music Festival
Source: TVB Lech-Zürs
From the stage inspire unchanged Hanno Pinter, Alex Zoppel, Andreas Mager and David Breznik and their uncompromising sound; handmade, honest and genuine. The vibrating bass, the character guitar, driving drums, the distinctive voice - all this will not be just the ears, but it goes to the heart also. It is just there, a good feeling is spreading immediately, because you can feel: THE MONROES have remained true to themselves.
THE MONROES are with us at Tannbergerhof next Sunday - Elvis sends his regards!
The partnership Festival "Sister Resort Party" on 5th April 2014 in sport.park.lech is the highlight of the annual meeting of the Lech’s partner locations, attended by representatives from Beaver Creek in United States, Hakuba Happo in Japan and Kampen on Sylt. In the center of the culinary specialities from three continents are accompanied with jazz music by Tony Gulizia, Joey Gulizia and Roger Neumann. During the evening the best winemaker of the new Lech Wine Festival will be announced.
Après-ski as it was back in the days - let's finish your ski day with style - from 30th March to 13th April 2014!
We wake up to the après-ski with retro feeling atmosphere like in the good old days. 17 high-profile artists such as Joja Wendt, 5/8terl play in Ehr'n, Mr. Tischbein, Wouter Hamel and Louie Austen will be performing from 30th March to 13th April 2014 live at the "Tanzafé Arlberg" and provide on the sun terraces of the hotels and huts in the ski area with swing, jazz, soul and rock'n roll for a stylish and nostalgic conclusion of an enjoyable winter sport day.
Lech-Zürs has been selected together with the Ski Club Arlberg as the venue for the International Austrian Alpine Skiing Championships from 24th to 27th March 2014!
The Austrian national team with their Olympic participants (like Olympic champion Matthias Mayer) will solve the Austrian champion 2014 in the Downhill and Super-G. All ski fans are welcome as spectators of course and we look forward to exciting contests at the Arlberg!
Lech Zürs at Arlberg also offers snowboarders and freestylers the best opportunities to indulge their passion. On the Schlegelkopf, the 1,600 m high Lech snowpark, which continues to grow and offer ever more professional facilities, gets snowboarders' and freestylers' pulses racing. The Lech snowpark offers something for every skill level, whether you're at the beginner, advanced or pro level, there's something for everyone here. There are 20 obstacles in an area of 3.6 hectares, divided into an Easy Line, Medium Line and Pro Line, which are prepared and "shaped" on a daily basis. The snowpark can be found right in the middle of the Schlegelkopf ,which means it is easy to access and you can get your first view of it from the Schlegelkopf lift, which also offers a wonderful view over Lech.
...a successful evening finale should not be missed, of course! The Ice Bar in front of the Hotel Tannbergerhof offers the best opportunity for this. Every day we serve you ice cold and of course hot drinks also with best atmosphere and great music! We are looking forward to round off a great skiing day with you.
Charming, explosive and sensitive, but also full of power... with his distinctive voice and virtuoso guitar playing Wolfgang Frank offers the audience a musical journey through the past decades. Highest level of professionalism in his stage shows guarantee to make any event an unforgettable experience.