The Thurnher`s blog

Interviews, portraits, as well as news of our hotel and the Arlberg region: The Thurnher's online magazine offers background information and interesting insights into the world of our 5-star superior Hotel.

Fresh Wind in Thurnher’s Bar with Moris Tonni

His C.V. is impressive, listing more than 20 ports of call, including numerous famous luxury hotels in Italy, France, England, Germany and Switzerland. This winter he is starting as barman in Thurnher’s Alpenhof. May we introduce you to Moris Tonni?

Celebrate the New Year with Soundkultur

New Year’s Eve in the mountains? Many of our guests swear by it and keep coming back to Thurnher’s Alpenhof in order to celebrate the New Year at 1,750 metres above sea level. We cannot claim the credit for the magnificent Alpine panorama, but we can round it off with a creative programme in the hotel. This year the duo Soundkultur will be providing the musical accompaniment together with DJane Juwel. Would you like to get to know these three ladies?

Our new chef de cuisine Gernot Bischofberger

Gernot Bischofberger is a true native of Vorarlberg. He grew up in the Bregenz Forest, and so you could say that his position at Thurnher’s Alpenhof is really a home fixture. He will be in charge of our kitchen from the coming winter season, and so of course we wanted to ask him a few questions.

Austrian Afternoon Tea

The British love their afternoon tea! But it is not just them who enjoy their Afternoon Tea - the afternoon break has a long tradition in Austria as well and we would like to bring this ritual back to life in Thurnher's Alpenhof.

Welcome: Our new Maître Anika Polesch

Anika Polesch loves challenges and a change of scenery: She has achieved a lot in her young age - she made her apprenticeship in hotel business in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, studied tourism management in Munich and has managed the "Bamberger Haus" in the Bavarian capital. Starting with the new winter season, she leaves her adopted hometown Munich and begins in Thurnher's Alpenhof as the new Maître. We would like to know more about her …


In our spa, the care products of the prominent beauty global player Dr. Barbara Sturm are now on sale. Our top recommendations: Ski Cream, which offers optimal protection against extreme cold, wind and other climatic conditions.

Home, Suite Home

When building started in 2016 Dr. Beatrice Zarges and Stephanie Zarges-Vogel had a clear idea of what the Thurnher’s Residences would look like. This time we should like to present to you our Penthouse Suite, the largest of our serviced apartments with a living area of 200 square metres.

Thurnher’s Residences = Free space + Top-Service

.A stylish and comfortable temporary home – for couples, families and friends. Who would not dream of that?


The most picturesque descents, the cosiest skiing huts, the best carving technique – Roman is your ski guide for every occasion. Come and meet him!


Experience our region and learn more about the highlights of the 2016/17 Lech Zürs winter season in our online magazine. There’s a lot to discover!


On 15 December 2016 we will open Thurnher’s Residences right next to the Zürser See lift. Read on and get all the information about our new luxury apartments.

Discover the Mountain!

The Lech Zürs ski region is described with good reason as the “cradle of Alpine skiing”. So the location of Thurnher’s Alpenhof could hardly be better