Skyspace Lech is an art installation high in the mountains where visitors will find themselves transported to a new dimension. It is open all year round and can be easily accessed on foot from the village of Oberlech using a walking trail leading through snow in winter and meadows in summer.
Cultural highlights & sightseeing attractions in Lech
Where nature meets culture
The Lech-Zürs region is rich in customs and traditions. There are many cultural highlights throughout the year in both Lech and the surrounding villages. From musical highlights like the Tanzcafé or the Lech Classic Festival to the spectacular floating opera stage on Lake Constance - here are some of the best things to see and do during your stay with us.
Art in the mountains
Sightseeing attractions near Lech am Arlberg
The town of Bregenz lies on the shores of Lake Constance and offers a mix of high mountains and calm water. Enjoy a stroll through the centre of town, travel up to the impressive Burg Hohenbregenz fortress above the lake and enjoy fantastic views from the local mountain, the Pfänder. Friends of contemporary art will enjoy the Kunsthaus Bregenz, while the Bregenz Opera Festival hold spectacular open-air performances at the floating stage on Lake Constance.
Lake Constance measures 63 kilometres in length and has sections in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. There are sightseeing boats which stop at the main towns on the shore and give visitors an opportunity to see the best sights the lake has to offer.
From mighty eagles to agile ibex, the Animal Park Feldkirch is a good place to learn about the animals native to the Alps. It is open all year round and is particularly popular with families.
A little piece of history
The Vorarlberg Museum is an architectural highlight in its own right as well as a treasure trove of information on the history and culture of the westernmost province in Austria. It has a main exhibition as well as a number of temporary exhibitions which change at regular intervals.
The Huber-Hus Museum gives visitors a chance to learn how people lived in Vorarlberg centuries ago. The building itself dates back to the 16th century and is full of original artefacts and objects showcasing the hard life endured by many in this region dominated by agriculture.
The Kunstraum Zug in the small village of Zug is a platform for artists from Austria. It hosts exhibitions showing works by some of the most interesting and engaging artists of the contemporary art scene.
Dance your way into spring
Snow-covered mountains, clear blue skies, warm temperatures and lively music to get those ski shoes dancing! The Tanzcafé Arlberg is held each spring and invites skiers and snowboarders to turn the ski pistes into a huge dancefloor with a mix of swing, funk, pop and soul on the menu.