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Bregenz
Lindau Island
Vaduz
Rorschach
Oberstdorf
Lenzerheide
Dornbirn
Lech am Arlberg
St Moritz
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Schaffhausen
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Lech am Arlberg is s a mountain village and an exclusive ski resort in the Bludenz District in the westernmost Austrian state of Vorarlberg on the banks of the River Lech.

In terms of both geography and history, Lech belongs to the Tannberg District. In touristic terms however it is part of the Arlberg Region Lech is administered together with the neighbouring villages of Zürs, Zug, Oberlech and Stubenbach.

Catering to the wealthier clientele, particularly to the international jet set and foreign royalty the municipality is an internationally renown winter sports resort on the mountain range Arlberg.

The Dutch royal family and Russian oligarchs regularly ski there as Lech am Arlberg is one of the 12 members of the elite group 'Best of the Alp' resorts. In recent years Lech has grown to become one of the world's prime ski destinations and the home of a number of World and Olympic ski champions.

It is best known for its skiing (both on-piste and off-piste) and is well-networked via mechanical lifts and well-groomed pistes with the neighbouring villages of  Zürs, St. Christoph, St. Anton, Stuben, Warth, and Schröcken. All of these villages are located within the Arlberg Region, the birthplace of the Modern Alpine Skiing and the seat of the Ski Club Arlberg. It is one of the most extensive connected ski areas in Austria and one of the largest in Europe.

Lech is also the starting and finishing point for The White Ring, a circle of runs and lifts that is a popular ski tour and the scene of an annual race involving 1,000 participating ski racers. With its 22 km it is considered the longest ski circuit in the world. The ski area Lech-Zürs has been the venue for numerous FIS Alpine World Ski Championship races.

The mountain holiday scenes in the movie Bridget Jones - The Edge of Reason were shot in Lech.

Although not as well-frequented in the summer as it is in the winter Lech nevertheless has sporting, cultural, culinary and other activities. There are many premier hotels in Lech, as well as numerous top class restaurants.

In winter the road is often blocked from Warth due to snowfall, but still accesible from Zürs, St. Christoph and St. Anton.

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- St Moritz is s a high Alpine resort town in the Engadine in Switzerland at an elevation of about 1,800 metres (5,910 ft) above sea level. It is Upper Engadine's major town and a municipality in the district of Maloja in the Swiss canton of Graubünden.

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