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Winter in Zell am See

Discover the magic of winter in Zell am See! Immerse yourself in a fairytale landscape of snow-covered mountains, glistening lakes and cozy huts. Whether you want to go skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing or winter hiking, Zell am See offers you endless possibilities for your winter fun.

Our perfectly groomed slopes and modern lifts make the heart of every winter sports enthusiast beat faster. Enjoy breathtaking descents and feel the snow under your skis or snowboard. For cross-country skiers, there is a well-developed network of trails where you can explore the idyllic winter landscape. There is also plenty to discover away from the slopes in Zell am See. Enjoy a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride through the snow-covered forest or dare to go ice skating on the frozen lake. Adrenaline junkies also have the opportunity to go ice climbing or ice diving. For gourmets, Zell am See offers a variety of traditional huts and restaurants where you can indulge in regional delicacies. Be sure to try our homemade Kaiserschmarren or a hearty cheese fondue. Whether as a couple, with family or with friends - a winter vacation at Haus Altenberger in Zell am See promises unforgettable experiences and pure enjoyment. Come by and let yourself be enchanted by the winter wonderland in Zell am See!

Skiing & snowboarding in Zell am See

In winter, the mountain meadows around Zell am See-Kaprun are transformed into a playground for winter sports enthusiasts: 408 kilometers of perfectly groomed slopes await you here in their ski area in Austria. The Kitzsteinhorn glacier opens its cable cars and lifts as early as October. Depending on the snow conditions, you can enjoy a long ski season here until early summer. The glacier ski area with top snow quality combines family-friendly descents, powder runs on five freeride lines, action in the five snow parks and expert turns on wide pistes.


Cross-country skiing in Zell am See

Glide away from everyday life on narrow cross-country skis, always following the trail. It takes you across meadows and under snow-covered trees. All you hear is silence and the sound of skis in the snow: this atmosphere combined with the athletic training makes the Nordic sport of cross-country skiing so popular across all age groups. In Zell am See-Kaprun and the entire region, a total of 107 kilometers of trails offer great variety. From flat trails on the valley floor, which are ideal for beginners, to challenging trails - there are guaranteed to be suitable routes for skaters and classic cross-country skiers.


Tobogganing in Zell am See

It belongs to a winter vacation like the Schmittenhöhe belongs to Zell am See and the Kitzsteinhorn belongs to Kaprun: a speedy descent on a toboggan is a must on vacation. And not just for families! In and around Zell am See-Kaprun, there are several perfectly groomed toboggan runs for sledging. In addition to the longest toboggan run in the world, there is even a year-round toboggan run in the region, the Maisi Flitzer. On the toboggan, get set, go!