Zell am See & Kaprun

Highest Skiable Mountain
1,965 Meters

Vertical Drop
758 Meters

Base Elevation
1,207 Meters

Gondola, Trams, Chairs, & Surface Lifts

Closest Airport

Airport to Resort
2-3 Hours

The medieval alpine town of Zell am See is one of the most beautiful places in Austria, picturesquely situated between Lake Zell and the Schmittenhöhe mountain and ski area. A couple of miles up the road is the sleepy little village of Kaprun, which lies at the foot of the well-developed glacier ski area of Kitzsteinhorn and the towering Kitzsteinhorn peak.

While these two ski areas are not interconnected, they are very closely situated and both covered under the Europa Sport Region Ski Pass. Zell am See is the gateway to Austria’s highest peak, the Grossglockner and Kaprun is where the largest glacier in Austria is located. Both these ski areas offer mostly intermediate runs, with a few blacks, and some very temping off-piste terrain (which is restricted in certain areas because of the regions strict environmental policies!)

The town of Zell am See is quaint with most of the shops located in a well-organized pedestrian zone centered around a tenth-century tower. The après-ski scene in Zell am See is one of the most lively one can be looking to experience – once the lifts close most skiers and snowboarders flock to one of many bars where the mood is right.

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