Bürser­berg (5)

The Sunday Telegraph - Travel - - Austria -

Start with a visit to the Alpe Rona dairy, a few min­utes’ walk away, to learn how moun­tain cheese is made. Re­turn to the A14 via Bürs; pick up the S16, then the B197 and B198 for

Stop for re­fresh­ment at Hûs Nr 8 at 8 Omes­berg (0043 558 333 220; hus8.at), a charm­ing old Walser-style chalet. Check in to the Ho­tel Aus­tria Lech at 287 Omes­berg, then ride up the nearby Rü­fikopf ca­ble car to the 2,350m sum­mit. En­joy lunch and treat views from the ter­race of the Panora­marestau­rant (0043 558 323 36 278), then take the easy 2½-hour hike over the Alpe Mon­z­abon to the Trit­talp and down to the vil­lage of From there, catch the bus back to Lech for a swim in the ho­tel’s in­door pool fol­lowed by a well-de­served din­ner.

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