Holiday in the region of Zell am See-Kaprun
Mountains, lake and glacier
Contrasts are dominant in the landscape around Austria’s region of Zell am See-Kaprun. Located at a sparkling lake and surrounded by mountains covered with green meadows, close to a snow-covered glacier. This incredible diversity makes Zell am See-Kaprun a unique holiday region.
The region of Zell am See-Kaprun was formerly known as "Europa Sport Region" and is one of Austria’s most beautiful holiday regions. From picturesque Mount Schmittenhöhe Lake Zell is just a stone’s throw away. One of Europe’s clearest bathing lake the shores of Lake Zell provide holidaymakers with a place for taking a deep breath and enjoying the fresh air of Zell am See, a climatic health resort.
Close to Kaprun the glacier of Mount Kitzsteinhorn is located. It is the only glacier in the province of Salzburg. On its plateau and the summit at an altitude of 3,029m you will find perpetual ice. Not only in winter but also in summer snow can be taken for granted here. Enjoy the fun and luxury of going skiing at least ten months a year.
The view you have at 3,000 metres above sea-level is spectacular – have a look at the beauty of the Austrian Alps. At the summit of Mount Kitzsteinhorn you have an unforgettable panorama of 30 summits above 3,000m, among them Austria’s highest mountain - Mount Großglockner. Do not forget – the valley’s nature is as beautiful as the mountains‘.
You can relax in the valley after a trip to the mountains‘ summits – visit Kaprun’s “Tauern Spa“ and enjoy massages, whirl pools and much more. Also many hotels offer wellness and spa facilities. If you like to spend your family holiday in Zell am See-Kaprun, you will find accommodations that offer special facilities and services for their young guests.