A sparkling lake, powerful mountains and glacier-covered peaks. The heart of Austria awaits you.
The holiday region of Zell am See-Kaprun is located in the Pinzgau region in SalzburgerLand. The two villages of Zell am See and Kaprun are the heart of the region. The picturesque town of Zell am See combines the advantages of a small town with holiday highlights such as the Schmittenhöhe hiking paradise and the crystal clear Lake Zell. Kaprun boasts the Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski area.
The holiday region of Zell am See-Kaprun is located in the Pinzgau region in SalzburgerLand. The two villages of Zell am See and Kaprun are the heart of the region. The picturesque town of Zell am See combines the advantages of a small town with holiday highlights such as the the Lake Zell or the nearby ski resorts. Kaprun boasts the Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski area.
The holiday region of Zell am See-Kaprun combines active winter and summer fun. The Lake Zell is perfect for ice and water sports. In winter, you can take a spin on skates on the glittering ice. In summer, the lake invites you to an exceptional bathing holiday with swimming, sailing, kayaking, stand-up paddling or a comfortable trip on the Zeller boat ride.
The TAUERN SPA and the Summit World 3000 are among the highlights of the region. In the TAUERN SPA can you relax in the indoor and outdoor pools, and enjoy sauna, massages and treatments. The Panorama Platform TOP OF SALZBURG on the Kitzsteinhorn Mountain in Kaprun offers a wonderful view of 30 Alpine giants. In the 3000 Cinema visitors get acquainted with the mountain’s flora and fauna and in the National Park Gallery you can experience the full diversity of the Hohe Tauern National Park. A highlight for golfers: From April to November, the championship courses of Schmittenhöhe and Kitzsteinhorn with 36 holes, offer enough space for ambitious golf beginners as well as professionals to practice their ball artistry.
Whether on picturesque valley bike trails, breath-taking Freerider Trails or crispy marathon routes, mountain bikers, from beginners to professionals, always find a suitable terrain on the 242 kilometres in Zell am See-Kaprun. On the extra-long Alpine descent, from the Alpine Centre down into the valley, Freeriders conquer the 12km circuit and 1,500 metres descent. The three Kaprun Freeride Trails offer pure biking fun! Whoever prefers to spend their spare time active and outdoors, can explore the Run & Walk Park for mountain runners and Nordic walking in Zell am See-Kaprun. Hikers and climbers find their paradise in Zell am See-Kaprun on approximately 400km of hiking trails at all altitudes. On the Schmittenhöhe, special childrens’ walks entertain the whole family, and with E-Motocross in the “Schmidolin Mechano” kids put their skills to the test.
Winter Fun in Zell am See-Kaprun
Whether a skiing beginner or carving Pro – 408 kilometres of downhill runs, spread out over 240 slopes, pamper all winter sports fans in the Zell am See-Kaprun region thanks to the new ki ALPIN CARD. Due to the high location of the Kitzsteinhorn at 3,029 metres, snow is guaranteed right into the summer. On the Maiskogel, families will find perfect conditions. Snowboarders and Freeskiers are drawn into the snow park 2,900m above sea level on the Kitzsteinhorn with its 160-metre-long Superpipe. The Schmitten scores well with boarders thanks to one of the largest Funslope in the world and the adjacent snow park area!
ALPS AT THEIR VERY BEST – new cable car connections
In addition to the three starting points in Zell am See, the Schmittenhöhe panoramic and family skiing area will also offer a new valley station in the Glemm Valley from Winter 2019/20. With the completion of the zellamseeXpress, the stage is set for a brand-new dimension in skiing. To begin with, you can take the natural snow slope from the Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn Ski Circuit which leads directly onto the Schmittenhöhe ski area. Then, you can return in just a few minutes using a ski bus connection.
On the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier, winter begins in October and the extra-long winter season excites skiers through until early summer.
From Winter 2019/20 onwards, the new K-onnection cable car connection, with its two new cable cars, will take you over the Maiskogel to the 100% snow-guaranteed Kitzsteinhorn Glacier ski area. This means Ski in – Ski out for all guests of the town of Kaprun, who can easily reach the valley station of the MK Maiskogelbahn cable car on foot or by ski bus.