From piste to pub to pillow: an insider ski holiday guide to Lech

From piste to pub to pillow: an insider ski holiday guide to Lech

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  • Date: 14-Jan-2022
  • Source: The Telegraph
  • Sector: Tourism
  • Country: Jordan
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From piste to pub to pillow: an insider ski holiday guide to Lech

Austria's most exclusive resort F ew resorts have a more exclusive image than Lech. Princess Diana was its most famous patron and other past visitors include the Jordanian royal family, the Dutch royal family and Monaco’s Princess Caroline. With a blue-blooded guest list like this, Lech might sound like an Austrian St Moritz  or Megève , a place for the rich and famous to see and be seen. But despite its international reputation, and no shortage of five-star living, picturesque Lech remains true to its farming village origins. The village of Lech is set at a modest altitude of 1,450m, but each year the resort receives up to twice as much snow as some of its French rivals. The local slopes are best suited to intermediates , who will find the terrain a lot more friendly than in the linked resort of  St Anton , which – for those seeking variety or more challenges – is covered by the same Arlberg lift pass as Lech/Zürs. L ech’s original cluster of inns around the church and river has expanded over the years in both quality and quantity, and its car-free satellite, Oberlech above the village and served by the

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