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Mountain breakfast with sunrise over Zell am See

18/07/2020, 5:00 AM

Sunrise over Zell am See at 2000m

The top-class nature experience

Who doesn't know this special moment when night turns to day ?! An unforgettable natural spectacle of colors takes its course and the sun‘s rays enliven the unique landscape above the Pinzgau. At this moment, a very special atmosphere can be felt on the Schmittenhöhe: an almost endless view, the untouched nature and the native sounds of the Alphorn make this magical moment unforgettable!

Dates: July 18 & August 15, each Saturday


  • exclusive ascent with the trassXpress in July at approx. 5:00 a.m., in August at 5:45 a.m 
  • followed by a short hike (approx. 20 min.) to the top of the Schmittenhöhe
  • unique panoramic view of the lake, city and the surrounding mountains with 30,000 3,000 meter peaks
  • the fantastic sunrise is accompanied by fine alphorn sounds
  • small hike to the Franzl panoramic restaurant for a cozy, fine mountain breakfast
  • then option of a guided hike on the high promenade to the Sonnkogel or individual design
  • number of participants: approx. 50 people (optionally also possible indoors or if the weather is really bad Weather will be postponed by a week)

Price: € 49, -/Person incl. up-and down ticket trassXpress

event location:

Schmittenstr. 119
5700 Zell am See


phone: +43 6542 789 211
email :

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