Short, crisp round around Lake Formarin!
Starting from the bus stop, follow the path slightly downhill until you reach the Formarinsee and bypass northwest until you reach the Freiburger Hütte. Here you can get some refreshments and after a relaxed rest you can walk back to the bus stop on the same footpath above the eastern shore.
Refreshment stop: Freiburgerhütte Worth seeing: Capricorn Monument - was erected for the successful resettlement of wild boar. Today, this area is home to the largest Capricorn colony in Europe.
Presented by: Lech Zürs Tourismus GmbH,
Difficulty: schwer Technique: Condition: Experience: Landscape: Altitude: Best season: JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Safety instructions:
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Good footwear (ankle-high, treaded sole), rain cover, Lech Card and bus timetable.
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From the bus stop, take the slightly sloping path to Formarinsee and follow it northwest to Freiburger Hüttte (1,918 m). After a stop, either take the same path back over the footpath above the eastern shore in a slightly descending direction back to the bus stop. (Attention this way is only recommended for experienced people who are free of dizziness.)
Start Busstop Formarinsee
Geogr. 47.17126 N 9.99921 E
Destination Busstop Formarinsee
Take the train to Langen am Arlberg or St. Anton am Arlberg station. From there, buses (no. 91 +92) leave for Lech Zürs am Arlberg at regular intervals.
From Germany: Take the A 96 to Bregenz, then the A14 to Bludenz, continue on the S16 to the Lech Zürs am Arlberg exit. Follow the B197 to Alpe Rauz, then turn left onto the B198 through the Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.
From Switzerland: Via the A13 and the border crossing Feldkirch, Hohenems or Lustenau onto the A14 to Bludenz. Continue on the S16 to the Lech Zürs am Arlberg exit. Follow the B197 to Alpe Rauz, then turn left onto the B198 through the Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.
From Austria: Via the Inntal motorway A12 and then via the S16 to the St. Anton am Arlberg exit (Arlbergpass). Follow the B197 first through St. Anton, then through St. Christoph and over the Arlberg Pass to Alpe Rauz. Turn right here onto the B198 through the Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.
From Lech take the car in the direction of Zug until you reach the Formarienweg and drive along it to the Formariensee.
You can either park your car directly with your host or in the Anger underground car park. The underground car park is located directly in the town centre opposite Raiffeisenbank Lech. Opening hours 07:00 – 20:00 o’clock.