Culture in the Arlberg – The Krone von Lech
Authentic folk culture and tradition that is alive and well in Lech
In 2004 Lech was named the loveliest village in Europe. Today, an increasing number of people are coming to the Arlberg for their summer holidays. This is predominantly down to the enchanting landscape and the inspiring mountain setting, yet it is also due to the inimitable Austrian hospitality which each and every holiday-maker experiences here.
Lech has still kept its lovely village feel in spite of its trendy style. The calming harmony that prevails in this village in the Vorarlberg has been inspiring guests for decades and ensures that they keep coming back.
Culture in Vorarlberg. "An award-winning" atmosphere
As well as being names the loveliest village in Europe, Lech am Arlberg is also one of the "Best of the Alps" towns. This accolade is only given to areas that meet the highest in quality requirements. The town of Lech received the award due its special cosmopolitan flair. This is also seen in the unique blend of the traditional and the contemporary. That Lech is an endearing place, with healthy natural resources is also evident in the gold medal it received at "Entente Florale" in 2004. Guests, locals and employees in the Hotel Krone in Lech enjoy a decidedly high quality of life here.
Experience unique culture in Vorarlberg in the summer
While in winter it is après-ski that is the crowning finale to a day of skiing and many people turn night into day in the bars and clubs, summer is somewhat more tranquil. During this time the some 1600 people who live here wholeheartedly enjoy traditions, being part of a village community and being connected to the natural surroundings. Traditional events such as the Lech village festival, Lech Musicians Day and the Lech Classic Festival, which is now firmly established after being held for the 8th time, mean that people enjoying a summer holiday in Lech get to enjoy being part of real village life.
Find out about the traditions and customs in Vorarlberg that are alive and well, in a mountain farming community which has become a holiday destination of international repute. Book a room now in the 5-star Romantic Hotel Krone in Lech am Arlberg.