Posted By teddy on October 15, 2012
Known as Lech’s “little sister”, Zürs is the higher “heaven” of the Arlberg skiing paradise and one of the most famous spot among austria ski resorts. At 1724 m above sea level the peaceful alpine village assures the serenity of snow white winter till late April. Zürs was first built for the special purpose of a luxury skiing resort, but it has though preserved the traditional Austrian charm of the cozy mountain atmosphere and hospitable welcoming. Zürs and Lech form the core of one of the best skiing areas – Arlbeg region. Arlberg also includes the resorts of St. Anton and Sonnenkopf within short distance and great skiing and entertainment opportunities. The different parts of the Arlberg skiing area are interconnected by a modern lift system and regular bus network, so coming up to peaceful Zürs you can profit all within reach. Zürs welcomes skiers of all abilities and interests. Experts will find great variety of advanced and difficult runs to conquer.
Powder snow skiing is one of the best here along the entire alpine scenery. Intermediates can quickly improve especially after joining the famous Zürs skiing school. The expert guidance of the instructors will soon make beginners confident enough to try the red and blue downhill runs. Hands-free skiing system is also available in the Arlberg area. The bravest could try the adventure of helicopter skiing, leading you to the lovely Orgelscharte and Mehlsack mountains, in favorable weather conditions. The lift system and transport logistics give you direct access to all the 260 km of skiable slopes of the Arlberg area. Vast off-piste terrains are at the disposition of eager skiing freaks around Zürs, nearby at Lech and especially St. Anton.
Zürs is a skiing dream come true, but is still a peaceful charming small resort for austria ski holidays offering few opportunities for boarders and cross-country skiers. The Arlberg resort area, though is pretty well equipped to combine all of its parts in a perfect mixture of all winter delights being best presented and accessible for visitors.
The skiing village of Zürs has 22 hotels of really high class to assure the comfort of a luxury holiday within the mountain serenity. The site is really exclusive supplying all the comfort and entertainment of a modern resort – in-door tennis, swimming, bowling, mini-golf simulator, sauna, solarium, best hotel and restaurant servicing. At this altitude it is really calm and perfectly suitable for families and contemporary workaholics longing for a peaceful break of relax, comfort and beautiful surroundings for a fresh and energizing holiday. Even if non-skier you will not get bored in Zürs. Lovely walks along the cleared paths between Lech, Zug and Alpele will let you touch the singularity of alpine charms. You could also try hiking on the lovely track at the top of the Rüpfikopf cable-car. Snow shoe walking or horse-sleigh rides along the picturesque area between Zug and Lech could be another entertainment for you and your family. Adventure seekers will especially enjoy the helicopter rides with splendid sky views of the region.
Apres ski scene is quite calm here but relaxing and well equipped. Mixture of exclusive and traditional alpine atmosphere in the nice cafes and stylish bars perched on the snow powdered hills. Nightlife is calmer too, but high-class to bring you unforgettable sensations.