Zürs Ski Resort

Hugely fashionable and popular amongst both the rich and famous, Zürs ski resort is the exclusive sister village to Lech in Austria. Zürs ski resort is located in the Arlberg ski area situated just ten minutes from St. Anton and is renowned for its great snow record. Featuring some of the most high-end hotels, spas, sophisticated nightlife and beautiful off-piste skiing terrain, as well as the amazing opportunity to go heli-skiing, this ski resort is not to be missed. Zürs in itself is petite but perfectly formed, sitting right on the slopes for a quick start every morning.

Zürs ski resort is mainly made up of four-star and five-star accommodation, perfect for those looking to combine fantastic skiing, including off-piste and cross-country, with beautiful bedrooms and opulent spas. And for those that are eco-conscious, Zürs ski resort has its own biomass district heating, meaning the entire resort is independent of fossil fuels.

Call our ski experts to find out more about Zürs ski resort.

Zürs Transfer Time
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Best For...

  • Après ski
  • Beginner skiers
  • Heli-skiing
  • High-altitude skiing
  • Intermediate skiers
  • Non-skiers

Resort Statistics

  • Resort Altitude 1,720m
  • Skiing Altitude 2,450m
  • Total Ski Area 305km
  • Lifts 97
  • Blue Runs 133km
  • Red Runs 135km
  • Black Runs 37km
  • Cross Country 40km

Ski Accommodation in Zürs, Austria

Our collection of Zürs ski accommodation has been hand-picked by our ski experts. Whether you’re looking for a luxury escape, a boutique hotel or something suitable for the whole family, our experts would be delighted to help you find the perfect accommodation for your ski holiday.

Ski accommodation
Ski Areas in Zürs

Ski Areas in Zürs

Visitors to Zürs ski resort can purchase the Ski Arlberg pass, which is valid for all 97 ski lifts in the areas of Lech, Oberlech, Zürs, Warth Schröcken, St. Anton, St Christoph, Stuben, Klösterle/Sonnenkopf and Lechtal. This pass gives access to 305km of fantastic ski runs with an extensive variety of slopes for all abilities. Given that Zürs neighbours Lech, the reliability of the snow in the area is also some of the best in Austria, with reliable snowfall from December to April.

Skiing in Zürs

Skiing in Zürs

You’re spoilt for choice in Zürs ski resort, with skiers of every ability sure to find something that they love. The beginners area is located just a short walk from many of the main hotels. Those looking for something more challenging will find plenty of skiing to enjoy between Zürs, Lech and the rest of the Arlberg ski area. Zürs ski resort is renowned for its amazing powder record; the combination of the high altitude and snowy microclimate makes it one of the best resorts for those that love being waist-deep in snow. There are also three terrain parks in resort.

Ski Schools in Zürs

Ski Schools in Zürs

With many ski schools and instructors to choose between, there really is something for everybody.

We’ve partnered with New Generation and Oxygène and highly recommend their services. All of our partners offer fantastic lessons for all skiing ability levels.

Book your ski lessons with our recommended suppliers. If you’re travelling during a peak week be sure to book these well in advance.

Crèches in Zürs

Crèches in Zürs

The ski school within Zürs ski resort runs a Ski Kindergarten from Sunday to Friday, and a nursery aptly named ‘Little Zürs’. Babysitting services are also available for a combination of hours, including half-days, full-days and evenings.

Restaurants in Zürs

Restaurants in Zürs

There’s an abundance of fine-dining restaurants within Lech and Zürs, most of which have a traditional Austrian theme. The Albona Nova has an excellent reputation and, as is mostly the case in these Austrian resorts, the restaurants within hotels offer some of the best options in the evening, particularly the Zürserhof, Lorunser and Hirlanda. If you’re on a tighter budget then you’ll be able to find a good standard Italian to grab a pizza.

Après Ski in Zürs

Après Ski in Zürs

Zürs is a fairly quiet ski resort but there are some bars and clubs to choose from if après ski is something you enjoy. Ambiente and the Sporthotel Zürsersee are great for drinks once you’re off the snow for the day. Or, if late-night clubbing and dancing is what you’re looking for, the Skiclub Alpenrose is the place to be.

Non-Skiers in Zürs


Zürs ski resort has a fantastic landscape that is well worth exploring, whether you’re a skier or not. You can watch the feeding of the wild deer on a beautiful guided sunset walk, or if you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, try tubing on a giant blow-up tyre along a specially designed track. For those that enjoy ice skating, there is a natural ice rink open daily, and for lovers of all things animal, there is the option to take a horse-drawn sleigh ride, accompanied by some of the most beautiful views of the region.

Map of Zürs

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