Zell am See is a snow sure and rustic little Austrian village, located on the shores of Lake Zell and offer spectacular scenery. Not only is it famous for its outstanding natural beauty it befits form a short transfer from Salzburg, and has long been a favorite ski holiday destination keen skiers and families.
Zell am See is linked to Kaprun and is part of the Europa Sports Region. This ski area is home to the famous Kitsteinhorn Glacier that stands at an eye watering 3,203m. Zell am See is a glacier resort and here it is possible to ski 365 days a year, so whenever you decide to book, snow is guaranteed!
Newly opened for the 2019/2020 season, the link over to Saalbach-Hinterglemm creates even more skiing given access to a huge 408km of piste if you buy the Alpin Card Lift Pass
Whatever type of ski holiday you want, we have a wide choice of winter Zell am See ski holiday packages to choose from where you can fly form your local regional airport.
This charming ski resort is a famous all year round holiday hotspot and benefits from a vibrant atmosphere with many bars, shops and restaurants to choose form. Mount Schittenhöhe is located right in the center of town is said to be Austria’s most beautiful mountain so the skiing is never far away.
During the cold winter months lake Zell can freeze over, making it possible to walk from one side to another. For the more adventurous the frozen lake allows other winter sports such as curling, ice-skating and ice driving fancy a go?
This resort really is a perfect destination for families and couples looking for something a little different; browse our fantastic range of Zell am See hotels or Please call our experts on 0203 7780 123 to see what Zell am See can offer you.
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Zell am See is linked to Kaprun forming the Europa Sports Region, and ha also recently be linked up with Saalbach-Hinterglemm and offers ski holidays in some of the most spectacular scenery in the whole of the Alps. With the link to Saalbach-Hinterglemm the ski area now offers over 400km of piste. The Kitsteinhorn Glacier stands at a mighty 3,203m and has glacial skiing all year round so there is guaranteed snow. With Mount Schittenhöhe located in the center of town you are never to far from the slopes and with its short transfer from Salzburg it really is a perfect choice for your winter holiday.
This resort has some great skiing for first timers and children; the best areas are up the Sonnenalm cable cars where there is some easy blues. Or try the City Xpress where there are some outstanding views.
There are some nice wide red runs and on the Sonnenalm; or you can try the Hirschkogel lift over to the Areit side, here you can enjoy the long Schüttabfahrt piste down to Schüttdorf. Mount Schittenhöhe also befits from having many tree-lined slopes.
Zell am See has a great reputation for its long and medium steep slopes through the forest and is featured on the World Cup circuit. If this is not enough for you if you buy the Alipn Card ski pass allowing you to also ski in the nearby resorts of Saalbach & Hinterglemm and access a total of 408km of amazing piste skiing.
Snowboarders will enjoy the wide blue and red runs on the Sonnenalm and the Snow Park on the Schmitten.
The perfect way to finish a hard day on the slopes is après ski and there are no shortage of Zell am See après bars to choose from. Popular choices include Pavillon, Lederhosen, Schnaps-Hans and the Crazy Daisy where the party mood never stops. It is claimed that Schnaps-Hans Bar offer some of the best après ski in the Alps but why not check it out for yourself and make up your own mind.
If you prefer something quitter you can enjoy Austrian specialties such as mulled wine and “Kasnocken” in one of the rustic ski huts. These huts can offer great views perfect for the romantic.