Winter in Zell am See-Kaprun

Posted by January 15, 2015 - LIFESTYLE
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Although the temperatures are pretty high these days, winter is still here. No snow, no minus, no cold noses, but if you miss those feelings – we have a perfect place for you. Zell am See-Kaprun will offer you everything a true winter lover is seeking for – snow, frozen lake and and possibility of all winter activities you could imagine.

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This amazing place ranges from the eternal ice of the over 3,000-meter-high Kitzsteinhorn to the banks of the frozen Lake Zell. This fairy tale scenery will leave you speechless. Beside the breathtaking view, this place is mecca of the winter sports. From three diversified skiing areas – the Kitzsteinhorn, the Schmittenhöhe and the Maiskogel to the landscapes covered in deep snow, perfect for  hiking and snowshoe tours or even ice skating on the frozen Lake Zell.

Skiing & Snowboarding

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Zell am See-Kaprun is considered one of the most attractive skiing areas in Austria. Three areas are offering a total of 138 slope kilometers for skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts. Beside these areas there are five snow parks, Austria’s biggest super pipe, mogul slopes and ski trails which are offering you unique experience in snow activities. If you’re willing to learn something new, apply for free-ride XXL workshops where state-certified guides will prepare you and teach some skills on how to ski in deep snow.

Winter walks

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Either if you don’t ski or you just want to take a rest of skiing, Zell am See-Kaprun is also the perfect place for hiking, snowshoe or Nordic walking. Follow the cleared paths and enjoy the picturesque mountain landscape. Additionally, there are guided tours of GPS ski safari or an art hike along the “Höhenpromenade” on the Schmittenhöhe.

Peakworld 3.000

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One of the most interesting facts about Zell am See-Kaprun is definitely Peakworld 3.000. It represents the highest point of the region, called Kitzsteinhorn. With three cable cars you can reach the spectacular panoramic platform from where you can enjoy a breathtaking view to the valley of Kaprun, Lake Zell and 30 3.000 peaks. The Austria’s oldest national park Hohe Tauern, from there feels close enough to touch.

The whole new level of entertainment you can find in one of the most tremendous cinema of the Alps – Cinema 3.000 which experience of showing the most beautiful impressions of the Kitzsteinhorn in all four seasons you don’t wanna miss.

Wellness oasis TAUERN SPA

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After an exhausting day of skiing or hiking, you will need a proper relaxation. Visit TAUERN SPA, a huge water and sauna oasis which offers you either active relaxation in a sport pool or soothing spa treatments for your body and soul. It’s up to you :)

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