Zell am See Local Area Information

Activities, Facilities  and Services in Zell Am See

Winter Activities

Ski and Snowboard

Zell am See/Kaprun - The vast Zell am See-Kaprun skiing area is perfectly suited for professional skiers / snowboarders and beginners alike. Both the Schmittenhöhe and the Kitzsteinhorn promise pure skiing enjoyment on diverse ski slopes in the midst of snowy mountain landscapes. The Schmitten & Maiskogel are the perfect location for skiing families.

Interactive Ski Map

Zell am See Ski School


Salbach/HinterGlem SkiCircus - 200 km of prepared slopes, 55 modern cable cars and lifts, 10 km cross-country tracks , snow parks, SkiMovie courses, speed courses, Learn-to-Ride park, playgroundSNOW, carving slopes, GS race courses, flood-lit slope, moguls and ungroomed slopes and much much more.

Inertactive Ski Map

Ice Skating -  If the temperature is low enough you can experiece the delights of ice skating on the frozen Lake Zell, otherwise you can vist the local ice arena to skate or watch the local Zell am See ice hockey team play in the Austrian league.

Cross Country Skiing - As far as the eye can see, cross-country trails of a total of 40 kilometres in length wind their way all through Zell am See-Kaprun and into the neighbouring regions.

Tobogganing - There are many toboganning runs in the Zell am See area that can be enjoyed by all the family. The floodlit night run accessible by special bus is particularly spectacular.

Snow Shoeing - Guided winter hiking and snow shoeing tours of the Schmiten are available from the local Ski Schools.

Wellness/Spa - There are several spa and wellness centres in Zell am See and the surrounding area, we would recomend the Salzbergerhof Hotel and Tauren Spa at Kaprun.



Summer Activities

Golf Courses - There are are several golf courses within a short distance

Zell am See Golf Club

Nearest golf course to aparttment with 36 Holes and Driving range, also run competations open to guests.

If you are interested in playing other courses in the area Golf Alpin Card is good value.

Golf Alpin Card



Opening hours are much more restrictive than in the UK, so assume that all grocery shops are closed on Saturday afternoons, Sundays and public holidays although some shops may open for a couple of hours in the morning.


For late nights, Sundays and public holidays the Jet petrol station (Brucker Bundes Strasse 108) has a limited selection of basics but you can get milk,bread etc.



Billa: located in pedestrian area a short walk from the apartment, opens at 7am daily (except Sunday & holidays). This is a very well stocked shop.

Spar: on Brucker Bundes Strasse. This is closer and recently upgraded but in our opinion does not quite have the selection of the Billa.

Vegetable shop: An excellent shop on Schlossplatz.Also has good selection of Asian goods.

Bakeries: Open early (not on holidays), most at 6.45 -7am so great for fresh bread & croissants & delicious pastries & cakes.

Delicatessens: Good cured meats etc available




Villa Crazy Daisy - opposite Grand Hotel – Good food and excellent après ski.



KupferKessler – Directly opposite apartment, good food and bar, also does takeaways.



Zum Hirschen – Excellent local cuisine situated in town centre



Lebzelter – Good food with outdoor seating area in summer, located just off main square



Steinerwirt - Excellent traditional Austrian food with a modern twist, also has children’s play room and garden area for summer dining.



Ristorante Giuseppe - mainly pizzas worth a visit for quick meal.

Lohninghof - Seeuferstrasse 6, Thumersbach Good Austrian food in beautiful location, in the winter season you will need to book a couple of days in advance not to be disappointed.

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And for the special occasion

Hotel Salzburgerhof - Zells only 5 star hotel provides
award winning cuisine and a wine list to match.


Meyers Restaurant at Schloss Prielau  - 2 star Michelin restaurant in Maishofen. Meyers is the regions ultimate dining experience.



Ski Hire/Sports Equipment



Tourist Office

This is less than 100 metres from our apartment on Brucker BundesStrasse.

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday (9am to 6pm)

Saturday (9am to 12 noon & 2pm to 6pm)

Sundays & public holidays (9am to 12 noon)

Phone: 06542 – 7700


Apotheke Adler :Brucker Bundes Strasse 29

Zur Mariahilf : Banhof Strasse 3 (pedestrian zone)


Police Station & Emergency Services

Police Station is approx 75m from the apartment.

Phone: 05 9133 5170

Police emergency Number: 133

Fire Brigade: 122

Doctors on duty: 141

Beauty Treatments/Massages

Hotel Salzbergerhof Spa is probably the best in Zell.

It is difficult to get a booking after skiing (this time tends to be reserved for residents) but at other times or outside the ski season, it is relatively easy to book.

Prices are much cheaper than comparable 5 star hotels.

Phone: 06542 7650



Tauern Spa – Large and luxurious spa outside town towards Kaprun. With 48000sq m of wellness facilities the Tauern Spa will cater for all you relaxation needs.



Located nearby, opposite the Railway station

Phone number 06542-72722


Bus Station

Located nearby in PostPlatz

Phone number 06542 5444

Train Station

Located opposite apartment on Bahnhofplatz.

Telephone: (0043) 51717

Website: oebb.at


There is local history museum right in the centre of the pedestrian zone beside Stadtplatz.

A family ticket costs €4.50.

Church Services:

Catholic Church, St. Hippolyt, Stadtplatz at 10.30 am (Sundays)

Evangelic Church, Schmittenstrasse 35, every 2nd and 4th Sunday at 10 am

  • 70m to nearest ski lift
  • 100m to lake, 2 mins to town centre
  • 2 Bedrooms Sleeps 6
  • Large lounge with cable tv and free WiFi
  • Large balcony with Lake and Moutain Views
  • Fully equiped kitchen
  • Seperate bathroom and toilet
  • 1 hr from Salzburg Airport by train, car or bus
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Sehr zentrale Lage, fußläufig zu den Skiliften, allerdings auch an einer befahrenen Hauptstraße. Wohnung sauber aber doch leicht renovierungsbedürftig. — Alexander Piepereit, 29 Mar 2016
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