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Two Places Rich in Tradition

250 Years of Hospitality at the Arlberg Massif: Five Star Hotel Krone

The Arlberg Massif is known as the cradle of Alpine skiing. The majestic mountain peaks have inspired entire generations to reach its summits on foot and on skis. The Romantic Hotel Krone in Lech has been there from the very beginning: offering shelter and refreshments to the very first to conquer the Arlberg Massif in Austria. 
Four years before Maria Theresia was crowned Empress of Austria, Lech at the Arlberg Massif already received its very own crowning feature: the former “Krone von Lech” (the crown of Lech) opened its tavern doors already in 1741. 

The Arlberg Massif in Austria: Cradle of Alpine Skiing 
During winter 1898/99 four ski mountaineers first dared to cross the Arlberg Massif in Austria. 1907 a young man from the Arlberg Massif became the first professional ski instructor – a novelty that was never heard of before. From 1910 the first ski courses were taking place on the Arlberg in Austria. The famous Skiclub Arlberg was already founded in 1901 and counts amongst the most traditional and most successful ski clubs in the world. Many an Austrian ski legend has been a member of the famous Austrian ski club.

More than a 100 Years of Alpine Ski Sport: Lech At the Arlberg in Austria
With more than 100 years of Alpine ski sports Lech at the Arlberg Massif has become one of the top ski resorts in the world. And not just that: Lech is known to be one of the most exclusive and elite ski resorts far beyond the borders of Austria. Skiing in Lech and skiing the Arlberg Massif is the crème de la crème of Alpine skiing. The village of Lech, which has been voted “most beautiful village at the Arlberg Massif” in 2004, has stayed authentic and true to tradition, the natural paradise that is found here is carefully preserved. 

250 Years of Hospitality: Romantic Hotel Krone in Lech, Austria
Today’s Romantic Hotel Krone in Lech has been witness to how Alpine skiing found its way to the Arlberg Massif in Austria. Run in its fifth generation your hosts the Pfefferkorn Family are themselves part of this tradition and the fascinating history of the Arlberg Massif. And while tradition is held in high regard at your elegant five star hotel in Lech, the “Krone von Lech” has changed and adapted to modern times over the years. Old and new are lovingly combined – creating an elegant, comfortable atmosphere for guests from all over the world.
Experience the unique feel of the Romantic Hotel Krone in Lech at the Arlberg Massif first hand. Only a few metres from your elegant hotel in Lech you will find the ski lifts, and the breathtaking mountain panorama is all around your tradition-rich Arlberg hotel. Send your online enquiry for a room or a suite at the Romantic Hotel Krone in Lech now. 

Romantik Hotel „Die Krone von Lech“ · Familie Pfefferkorn · Dorf 13 · 6764 Lech am Arlberg · Österreich
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Romantik Hotel "Die Krone von Lech"
Familie Pfefferkorn
6764 Lech am Arlberg

Telefon: +43(0)5583-2551
Telefax: +43(0)5583-2551-81