Zell am See, Austria
Zell am See is a beautiful resort situated as its name suggests on the shores of a lake. It has a charming old centre and direct access from the town up into the mountains.
At a Glance
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- The nearest airports are Salzburg and Munich and we can arrange transfers or car hire from these. It is also possible to get to Zell am See by train. The journey takes you to Paris, then an overnight train to Munich and then train to Zell Am See.
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- Salzburg airport is the closest, but you can also fly into Munich or even Innsbruck.
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- + 1 hr
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- Indoor and outdoor
Zell am See
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Holidays in Zell am See
A bustling mountain town Zell am See is a traditional mountain resort with true Austrian charm. It offers a good range of shops, restaurants, bars and cafes; it evens most one of the few mountain McDonalds! As well as the usual amenities you would expect to find - banks, supermarket, post office, chemist.
Skiing and boarding in Zell am See
The region offers something for everyone. The Schmittenhohe boasts 77km of terrain, much of it challenging and steep, the Kitzsteinhorn glacier is popular among freeriders. With Austria's biggest super pipe, situated in the Kitzsteinhorn snowpark (a gigantic 160 metres long and 6 metres high) even the best freeriders will be challenged. However the area is also a fantastic place for beginners and families - with the Maiskogel and Smittenhohe areas offering gentle slopes and even a family snowpark. With skiing on the glacier for 10 months of the year, you can be assured that Zell offers a good snow record, however it also has snow cannons on 94% of its slopes.
Accommodation in Zell Am See
We feature 4 hotels and a self catered chalet in Zell am See.
Doing More in Zell Am See
There's plenty to do in Zell am See from the liveliest apres ski bars to swimming, iceskating, bowling, tobogganing, cross country skiing to nordic walking or perhaps take in an ice hockey match. For those who want to relax there is the fabulous Tauern Spa in Kaprun; Offering spa days with treatments, saunas, steam baths and pools. For the family the leisure centre in Zell am See offers a good pool complex with slide and toddler pool (complete with pirate ship!).
Zell makes an attractive base for holidaymakers who enjoy travelling around. Having a car makes it easy to visit numerous other resorts - including Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Bad Gastein-Bad Hofgastein, Wagrain, Schladming and Obertauern.
The resort of Zell am see is easiy reached from Salzburg airport but can just as easily - indeed, its a shorter transfer - be reached from Woergl train station.
Trains run regularly from Paris and can be combined with the Eurostar from London - packages can be purchased with all our Zell am see accommodation.
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For train bookings of 4 or more, we will include transfers from the railstation as standard.
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