At the latest at spring, when the last snow remains melt, the summer season in the mountains is at start. The skis are stored into the cellars and the hiking boots are retrieved. The Arlberg region and the nature reserve Lechtal offer best conditions for small or extensive hiking tours. The best thing: you don’t have to drive. Just head out of the apartment, step outdoors and get right into nature.

Lechweg trail

he Lechweg trail provides you with an extraordinary experience of nature and is characterised by its surrounding rivers with one of the most naturally preserved stream flows in Europe. Hiking along the Lechweg, which comprises 125 km in length (certified long-distance trail), allows you to see many highlights of fauna, flora, architecture and hospitality ranging from the largest ibex colony in Europe and the biggest amount of growing lady’s-slipper orchid to astonishing suspension bridges.

You will be hiking across 5 regions and 2 countries, starting at the “Formarinsee” lake, crossing the “Tiroler Lech” nature park and the royal castles in Füssen in the Allgäu region and eventually the Lechweg will take you to the “Lechfall” waterfall in Füssen. Enjoy nature in all its uniqueness!

For more information on each stage of the trail, please visit:

Lechweg trail

Lechtal Aktiv Card

The Lechtal Aktiv Card is included with every booking: a first-class ‘all in one’ Card! Free Lechtal hiking bus bus schedules

mountain railways

  • Steffisalpexpress in Warth - free
  • Petersbodenbahn in Lech - free
  • Rüfikopfbahn in Lech - free
  • Bergbahn Oberlech - free
  • Hahnenkammbahn in Reutte – 50% discount

outdoor and indoor swimming pools

  • outdoor swimming pools: Bach, Elbigenalp and Häselgehr – EUR 1.00 per day and per person
  • Badino nature adventure pool in Vorderhornbach – EUR 1.00 per day and per person
  • Aqua Nova indoor swimming pool in Steeg – 25% discount
  • Ehrenberg alpine spa in Reutte – 25% discount

Find more free and discounted leisure and outdoor offers in Lechtal nature park!

Further Details

Lechtal Aktiv Card

Rafting in the Lechtal valley

A rafting tour on the Lech river represents an exceptional experience. Come float or paddle downstream across the valley on rivers with one of the most originally preserved stream flows in Europe and enjoy the nature and mountains surrounding you.

Neoprene wetsuits, helmets, life vests and an experienced boat guide will be provided to guarantee your safety.


FUN RAFTING; Clemens Friedle
Ebele 209
A-6651 Häselgehr / Tyrol
+43 676 47 25 337

Josef Klotz
Untergilben 1
A-6652 Elbigenalp / Tyrol
+43 664 75 02 335

Rafting in the Lechtal valley

Climbing in the Lechtal valley

Lechtal nature park offers easy climbing tours for beginners as well as high-level climbing tours, requiring experience and good skills.

Via ferratas/climbing tours

  • Hanau via ferrata
  • Simms waterfall via ferrata in Holzgau
  • Lechleiten via climbing crag
  • Wolfsebenerspitze climbing crag
  • climbing rock face in Bach/Kraichen

Rental and buying options

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Climbing in the Lechtal valley

Events in the Lechtal valley

Lots of traditional and custom-related events as well as theatre performances take place in the Lechtal valley.
Beyond the borders of the Lechtal valley the “Geierwally” open-air theatre of Elbigenalp represents another well-known event location. The offer provided by the tourist board or local organisers also includes themed hikes (e.g. herbal hikes), to which you can sign up directly.

You can find day-to-day events taking place in the Lechtal valley

Events in the Lechtal valley

Experience nature

Well-known and favoured destinations are the ‚Biberkopf‘, next to the Southest point of Germany and the ‚Kleinwalsertal‘, which is popular for exploring by mountain bike. Yet, the nature reserve has far more to offer. Here you will find the last torrential stream landscape of the Northern alps. The light-blue and turquois sparkling water that flows through the valley enchant worn minds with its piece and quiet. Despite, you can also go exploring off the water. A manifold wildlife with rare species, as for example, the natterjack toad and the red-backed shrike apart from the equally manifold flora and fauna with the ladies slipper orchid and the German tamarisk can be discovered.

The nature reserve Lech is a retreat, which enables to calm and refresh your minds and recharge your batteries. At the latest when the sun sets behind the mountains and a starlit sky enfolds the mystic power of this scenery is perceptible. The clean air has its own beneficial role and helps allergic people to breathe freely and deeply without fear. At our place you can discover secret (natural) treasures and enjoy a picturesque scenery, which is beyond description. The valley Lechtal in summer -  That’s always worth a visit.

Experience nature - Residenz Tirol
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