Zell am See - Kaprun

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Zell am See - Kaprun

Glacier, mountains and the lake – The region of alpine sights Zell am See-Kaprun is right in the heart of Austria. There is no other destination that offers so many spectacular places for excursions and alpine sights located as close together. Mighty mountains, mellow pastures, the glistening expanse of Lake Zell, the eternal ice of the Kitzsteinhorn glacier and the untamed forces of nature. The region offers a wide choice of activities, entertaining family fun, tranquil scenery as well as culinary and cultural discoveries.

Do & See Summer

Situated at the base of the 3.203 metres high Kitzsteinhorn and the Zell local mountain, the Schmittenhöhe, all kinds of holiday dreams come true around the crystal-clear Lake Zell: For hikers and water sports fans, for families and nature lovers, for cyclists and trail runners, for adrenalin junkies and connoisseurs, for yogis and golf enthusiasts. From snow to the lake If you appreciate variety, then you will love Zell am See-Kaprun: plenty of adventures and variety for the entire family is guaranteed here. “Top of Salzburg/Gipfelwelt 3000“ at the Kitzsteinhorn with cinema, National Park Gallery and Ice Arena, the TAUERN SPA – one of the Alps‘ most modern wellness oases –, the Kaprun High-Mountain Reservoirs, the Schmittenhöhe mountain with panoramic view to over 30 three thousand metres high mountains and the Sigmund Thun Gorge are just some of the region’s fantastic excursion destinations. The water of Lake Zell is of drinking water quality and invites to relaxing days in the lidos, a panorama boat tour on the MS Schmittenhöhe and many sports activities. Amazing events – from IRONMAN 70.3 to the magnificent “Lake Zell Magic“ fill the summer event calendar.

Do & See Winter

With its glacier and white snowy peaks, deep forests and lakes, the Zell am See-Kaprun region is also in the Winter is a dream destination for outdoor fans - no matter if they want to relax Walks, cross-country skiing, tobogganing with the whole family or crisp ski tours stands. Just a glance at the winter weekly program makes it clear: The guests have every day the choice between a variety of activities such as curling, winter yoga, Torch hikes or winter bike tours. With 138 kilometers of pistes, three mountains, Funslopes for all ages and fascinating snow parks and freeride routes, Zell am See-Kaprun is one of the most attractive winter sports regions in Austria - and with an extra-long season from October to May. Whether skiers or snowboarders, pleasure caravans, freeriders or families with kids - every alpine fan finds its territory in the Kitzsteinhorn, Schmittenhöhe and Maiskogel ski areas. And the best: You do only need a single ski pass for the whole region.

Do & See

Glaciers, mountains and lake – the Austrian town of Zell am See-Kaprun combines all aspects of the Alps and is a place to visit all year round. These include the summit world 3,000 on the Kitzsteinhorn, the unique glacier ski r area, the Maiskogel family region, the Schmittenhöhe local mountain, the crystal clear Lake Zell.Tradition and authenticity are reflected in the events and culinary specialties in the region. Guests can find relaxation in the 20,000 square metre water and wellness world in the Tauern Spa and in many other traditional pampering hotels.