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Hiking and climbing in Zell am See-Kaprun

Multi-faceted nature that never fails to enchant. Hiking is an especially satisfying experience in Zell am See-Kaprun. The spectacular combination of glacier, mountains and lake is nothing short of unique and guarantees unforgettable insights into Austria's nature.Scale a peak in the Salzburg province.

Pleasure is the main focus of all hiking possibilities in Zell am See-Kaprun. Your hikes will present wonderful panoramic views, sparkling mountain lakes and blooming mountain pastures. Rustic Alpine huts and mountain restaurants supply weary hikers with traditional delicacies.

Zell am See-Kaprun: hiking, climbing, mountaineering

Regardless of whether you prefer challenging hikes or more relaxed walks, the Zell am See-Kaprun region has something in store for everyone. You can scale the Schmittenhöhe and Maiskogel on foot or via the cable car. Once you have reached the "Gipfelwelt 3000" on the Kitzsteinhorn glacier, you have the option to take a guided tour to the summit (3,203m altitude), which offers a unique view of Austria's highest mountains, including the famous Grossglockner. The mountain reservoirs with 160 million m³ of water fascinate many hikers every year.

Duration: 4 min.
Trails as far as your feet can carry you: a mountain tour to Kitzsteinhorn, Schmittenhöhe or Maiskogel is a special experience for hiking enthusiasts. Against the backdrop of the gorgeous scenery of Zell am See-Kaprun, you can make your way up to the peak either leisurely or at a fast speed. There are 83 splendid routes! More: http://www.zellamsee-kaprun.com

Guided mountaineering in Zell am See-Kaprun

For all persons who are searching for a thrilling and demanding mountain hike, we recommend to contact one of our experienced local guides. If you are interested in an especially extraordinary hiking experience, give "Lama Trekking" a try.

A digital map ensures that every hiking route (including rests) can be planned perfectly. You can find detailed information about every possible hiking tour online - including information about altitude coverage and difficulty levels.

So you want to explore the multi-faceted mountain landscape in and around Zell am See-Kaprun? Start planning your hiking holiday today - the Zell am See-Kaprun tourism association is happy to answer all your questions.

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Alpine huts & restaurants
Plan your stops for a delightful "Jause" and drinks when hiking!

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