Glacier & Spa

Winter start in Zell am See-Kaprun

Wide glacier slopes, fantastic ski touring routes, an action-packed snow park and magnificent views of high alpine nature invite all winter sports enthusiasts to the Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski resort, because the skiing season in SalzburgerLand has already startet on 9 October.

Those who are seeking relaxation after returning to the valley tired from the fun on the pistes will find what they are looking for: at the modern 4* Superior Resort TAUERN SPA, holiday guests can enjoy wellness in perfection on 20,000m².

6 reasons for a winter holiday in Zell am See-Kaprun

  • 100% snow reliability on the glacier
  • One of the most modern wellness oases in the Alps
  • Booking without worries
  • Health is a priority
  • Relaxation with space for sufficient distance: 20,000 m² wellness area
  • Winter sports variety on the Kitzsteinhorn
100% snow reliability on the glacier

Did you know that the Kitzsteinhorn ski resort is located on a glacier? This fact guarantees snow from October to early summer and provides fun on the pistes almost all year round on your skiing holiday in Zell am See-Kaprun.

One of the most modern wellness oases in the Alps

The TAUERN SPA in Zell am See-Kaprun is one of the most spacious, diverse and modern wellness facilities in the Alps. In addition to indoor and outdoor pools with a view of the peaks of the Hohe Tauern National Park - first and foremost the legendary Kitzsteinhorn - the SPA with its new glass panorama pool invites you to relax.

Booking without worries

The 4*S Resort Tauern SPA offers 100% planning security, so you can look forward to your winter holiday. It has been awarded the official "Trusted CLEANLINESS" certificate by TrustYou for their strict COVID-19 hygiene measures. In addition, free of charge cancellation until 48 hours prior to arrival and rebooking options are offered for this special winter season.

Health is a priority

During the 2021/22 winter season, all establishments, restaurants and accommodations will apply the highest safety measures. A COVID-19 Code of Conduct, which aims to protect all guests and employees, has been drawn up by the mountain railways of the Ski ALPIN CARD. All measures of the companies in Zell am See-Kaprun can be found here.

Relaxation with space for sufficient distance: 20,000 m² wellness area

"Size matters" - especially when others had the same idea that a visit to the TAUERN SPA would be worthwhile. It never feels crowded at the 20,000 m² SPA, aqua and sauna world. 12 pools and 10 saunas make a clear statement and everyone finds their own individual place to rest.

Winter sports variety on the Kitzsteinhorn

The Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski resort offers pure variety already in autumn: wide pristine glacier slopes, various ski touring routes and a snow park facility of superlatives! The glacier cross-country ski track puts a sparkle into cross-country skiers' eyes.

Zell am See-Kaprun is Austria's glacier skiing & SPA hotspot.

Glacier skiing fun since 9 October

The glacier ski resort on the Kitzsteinhorn provides a variety of winter fun from autumn to early summer. At over 3,000 metres above sea level, skiers and snowboarders can enjoy their first turns in the snow as early as October.

In addition to wide, 100% snow-reliable glacier slopes, winter sports enthusiasts can enjoy ski touring routes, a snow park full of variety and unique nature experiences at the TOP OF SALZBURG. Besides the National Park Gallery and Cinema 3000 - Austria's highest-situated cinema, Gipfelwelt 3000 - which is easily accessible for everyone by cable car - offers many other spectacular nature experiences right on the edge of the Hohe Tauern National Park. All of this is easily accessible by a short ride on the ski bus from the TAUERN SPA resort in SalzburgerLand.

From the glacier to the spa

At the 4*Superior Resort TAUERN SPA, 12 indoor & outdoor pools, 10 saunas & steam baths as well as a separate children's area ensure activity and relaxation at the same time - and all this on 20,000 m². Treat yourself to a massage or enjoy quiet minutes in the relaxation zones of the SPA aqua and sauna world.

Enjoy the stunning view of the Kitzsteinhorn and the Hohe Tauern mountains in Austria's largest and most exclusive Hotel Panorama SPA. At the new Hotel SPA "Gletscherblick", with modern glass panorama pool including sauna with glacier view and ice fog walk, new worlds open up in the wellness area. Differently staged lounging areas with cosy corners & inviting double loungers promise pure well-being, rest and relaxation!

Top of Salzburg viewing platform on the Kitzsteinhorn at 3,029 m | © Kitzsteinhorn
Gipfelwelt 3000

Top of Salzburg

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Taking a bath with a view: at Tauern Spa in Austria | © TAUERN SPA WORLD Betriebs GmbH & Co KG
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Safe holiday

Travelling in times of COVID-19

Time to step outside the door again! Pack your bags and discover the world from new perspectives. As an internationally renowned travel destination, Zell am See-Kaprun meets the highest standards: quality, trust and safety have top priority here in all areas. This also applies to the handling of Covid-19 and the related safety measures and hygiene regulations.

Nature offers the opportunity for a wide range of leisure and sports activities with plenty of distance and free space.

Health is a top priority:

Comprehensive test facilities on site (both rapid antigen tests and PCR tests) are available.


FFP2 masks as well as rapid tests can be purchased at local pharmacies.

The 4*S Resort Tauern SPA is certified as a "Trusted Cleanliness" hotel and also offers free of charge cancellation options up to 48 hours prior to arrival.

We guarantee the highest safety and hygiene precautions at excursion destinations, mountain railways, attractions, etc.

Best medical care is guaranteed at the region’s Tauernklinikum hospital as well as numerous general practitioners and specialist practices.


Zell am See-Kaprun is located in the heart of Austria, making an easy and fast arrival possible.


Salzburg Airport is 80 km and Munich Airport is 200 km away from Zell am See-Kaprun.
Many bus or shuttle services to Zell am See-Kaprun are available from both airports.


Using the main traffic routes and motorways, you reach Zell am See-Kaprun within just 1.5 hours from the City of Salzburg and within 2.5 hours from Munich.


The Zell am See train station is situated directly in the town centre and is easily reached because of many good transport connections.