Paradise for real winter sportsmen and women

Do you love skiing, ski touring, cross-country skiing or snowboarding? Or several of them at once? Then we welcome you to the winter sports paradise of Zell am See-Kaprun.
The possibilities to discover, check out and try out activities are endless here.

Explore a wide range of pistes for beginners and experts, various snow parks and fun slopes, ski touring routes and amazing landscapes as well as cross-country ski tracks in the valley and on the glacier.

Freeride hotspot & off-piste activity programme: Zell am See-Kaprun promises pure action, fun and activity. 

The new K-ONNECTION  takes you directly to the snow-reliable glacier ski resort Kitzsteinhorn, and on the Schmittenhöhe panorama mountain you can experience pure adrenalin on the "Trass" - with a difference in altitude of 1,000 metres and a gradient of up to 70% the "blackest piste" in the region.

7 reasons for winter holidays in Zell am See-Kaprun

  • Endless skiing pleasure
  • 100% snow reliability
  • Health is a priority
  • Ski-In Ski-Out
  • Booking without worries
  • Glacier, mountain and lake combined
  • Dedicated ski touring mountain
Endless skiing pleasure

The new Ski ALPIN CARD offers endless skiing pleasure on 408 kilometres of pistes, and just one ski pass covers three ski resorts: Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn,  Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See and Kitzsteinhorn in Kaprun. Glacier included.

100% snow reliability

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.

Health is a priority

During the 2020/21 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.

Ski-In Ski-Out

With the new K-ONNECTION, you can ski-in ski-out directly from the centre of Kaprun to the Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski resort, where snow is guaranteed. The new zellamseeXpress enables direct access from the Skicircus to the Schmittenhöhe panorama & family ski resort. The ski bus is included free of charge in the Ski ALPIN CARD and modern ski depots at the lower termini make a comfortable skiing holiday without car possible.

Booking without worries

Numerous accommodations of all categories in the region offer 100% planning security, so you can look forward to your winter holiday. Many of the establishments have been awarded the official "Trusted CLEANLINESS" certificate by TrustYou for their strict COVID-19 hygiene measures. In addition, free of charge cancellation and rebooking options are offered for this special winter season.

Glacier, mountain and lake combined

Only in Zell am See-Kaprun you will find a glacier ski resort, mountains and a unique alpine lake panorama combined in one region. Enjoy the view to Lake Zell while skiing in Schmittenhöhe panorama and family ski resort and taking your turns in the fresh glacier snow on the Kitzsteinhorn.

Dedicated ski touring mountain

In harmony with nature, Zell am See-Kaprun offers beginners as well as experienced alpinists attractive opportunities for winter ski tours. In the district of Thumersbach, the ski touring mountain "Ronachkopf"  is exclusively reserved for ski tourers and snowshoe hikers. There is an easy and a medium option for the ascent, the piste is groomed for downhill runs - but there is no cable car on the Ronachkopf.

freeriding at the Kitzsteinhorn - freedom on 3000 m | © Kitzsteinhorn
Powder snow feeling:

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Snowparks and Pipes at Kitzsteinhorn in Austria | © Markus Rohrbacher
Kicker & Rails:

snow parks

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Ski touring mountain in SalzburgerLand | © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus
Winter nature experience:

Ski touring

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Enjoy the view during cross-country skiing in the mountains of SalzburgerLand | © Ideenwerk Werbeagentur GmbH
Training on the high-altitude

cross-country ski track

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Race-feeling on Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See-Kaprun: Audi Ski Run | © Schmittenhöhebahn AG
Race feeling:

Audi Ski Run

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Schmittenhöhe in Ausria: Skiing holiday in Zell am See-Kaprun | © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus GmbH
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Events for active winter holidaymakers

The Ski ALPIN CARD ticket network, which covers the three premium regions Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn, Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See and  Kitzsteinhorn Kaprun, promises 408 kilometres of pistes, including glacier. 

In addition to this almost unlimited range of skiing possibilities, there are also various events where you can show off your skills or try something new. Here we will tell you exactly what is on offer.



Zell am See-Kaprun is not only situated in the heart of Austria, it is also in the heart of Europe.
This makes an easy and fast arrival possible.

By plane

Salzburg Airport is 80 km and Munich Airport is 200 km away from Zell am See-Kaprun. Many bus and shuttle services operate at both airports.

By train

Zell am See train station is situated directly in the town centre and is easily reached thanks to convenient connections.

By car

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