Surrounded by mountains, such as the imposing “Hohen Tauern” and an incomparable panorama of the Alps, the town is located on 750 metres in height on the shores of the lake and on the slopes of the “Schmittenhöhe”. Water sports enthusiasts come here just at their expense, as the followers of the mountains. In addition the town of Zell am See invites you to discover the diverse range of cultural events, leisure activities and other events for the whole family.
Covered by a thick blanket of sugar:
The snow covered town guarantees you a winter feeling.
For lovers of the nature, vacationers and sports enthusiasts.
Ski and Snowboard fun up into 3000 metres, ice skating on the lake or in the ice skating rink, sledging, winter hiking paths, tennis and a big choice of wellness activities.
130 kilometres of slopes – glistening in the sun – connected by 57 cable cars and lifts:
Are you dreaming of velvety slopes, steep slopes and romantic trails?
If you do so, you are very welcome to stay with us. Zell am See offers you everything what you need for a perfect winter holiday. Perfect snow conditions, variety of sports, Apres Ski, a panoramic view over the mountains and the Austrian hospitality.
The Schmittenhöhe shows itself at its best – snow white! 75 kilometres of well-groomed slopes are every day a new experience for beginners and professionals.
The glacier Kitzsteinhorn is close by and guarantees pleasure of skiing above 3000 metres. A funpark for snowboarders and freestylers is provided.
In der Ski- und Snowboard Schule erwarten Sie gut ausgebildete Skilehrer für Skifahrer aller Könnensstufen. Ob in der Gruppe oder privat, hier können Sie Ihre Technik erlernen und verbessern.
Enjoy a romantic horse sleigh through the snow covered region.
The toboggan run with flood light (length 1,5 km) just near our house. At the start of the run you will find a traditional inn “Köhlergraben”. You can enjoy the fun even in the night.
As far as the eye can see, cross-country trails of a total of 40 kilometres in length wind their way all through Zell am See-Kaprun and into the neighbouring regions. Enjoy the "high trail" loop around the lake Plettsaukopf at the Schmitten. You'll have a wonderful view over the whole region up there!
Browse through our many cross-country trails in our interactive map