ZURS AM ARLBERG, AUSTRIA
Ski Holidays in Zurs am Arlberg, Austria
One of the most exclusive ski holiday resorts in Austria, Zurs is located in the heart of the Arlberg and offers an attractive village and fantastic skiing in a vast skiing area.
Quite rightly described locally as a ‘diamond in the snow’, the prestigious resort of Zürs is one of the most exclusive villages in the Alps. Nestling high up on the sunny side of the Flexen Pass summit, Zürs enjoys an idyllic location, in the Arlberg ski region, close to Lech & St Anton. Zürs is renowned for its great snow record and dramatic scenery. The resort offers the highest quality of hotels which is enjoyed by highly profiled visitors and royalty from around the world who seek a discreet, first-class service.
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Skiing in Zurs am Arlberg
With well-prepared slopes, covered with countless square metres to traverse, the resort is ideally placed with convenient lifts right on the doorstep.
Zürs is widely known as the Mecca of Alpine powder snow skiing and is home to one of the most celebrated and best ski schools in the world. The Zürs ski school offers personal attention with private instructors or group tuition, from beginners' courses to heliskiing. And children are looked after well during skiing lessons or in the "Little Zürs" nursery.
Other reasons to ski in Zurs am Arlberg:
- • Good ski lift system – the resort restricts the amount of people on the mountain at one time to avoid congestion.
• Resort altitude at 1700m – ensures reliable snow to the resort.
• Skiing best suited to intermediates, whilst off-piste skiing caters for the advanced skier.
Apres-ski, restaurants and other activities in Zurs am Arlberg
Après ski in the village is fun with many chic, fashionable bars and select lunchtime restaurants plus mountain huts, many of which offer award-winning cuisine.
The village shuttle bus service operates between Zürs and Lech and is FREE (until 7.00 pm daily); snowboarding; helicopter skiing; paragliding; squash; small, exclusive range of boutiques, sportshops; cafes, bars, restaurants; bank; selection of nightlife in the exclusive hotels; walking trails on the Flexenpass.
Resort and Après ski in Zurs:
- • Exclusive resort, even more exclusive than the resort of Lech.
• Quiet après ski.
• High end accommodation.
Transfer time in Zurs am Arlberg
Zurich is the nearest airport to resort around 194 km away. Tourists can drive to resort within two and a half hours or catch the local ski train which takes around three to four hours.
Zurs am Arlberg Reviews
A week spent in Zurs with 2 and a 1/2 days of massive snow storm. We like to tick off all the runs, so used the efficient ski bus service instead of lengthy ski links to get to Lech which opened up the whole Warth Schrocken area as well as Lech and Oberlech. Also easy new link to Stuben which gave us a nice day out. Didn't make it to St Anton this time as our ski days were limited by weather. Very quiet resort of only a handful of nice hotels. Apres ski not in action due to covid rules, so cannot comment on that. We didn't queue for any lifts, but in general resort was probably a lot quieter than usual. Excellent new lifts make Zurs much better linked to the area than previously, particularly the Medloch which replaced a really slow 2 man chair to Zug.
Apres Ski: 2/5