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Ski Holidays in Zell am See, Austria

This smart little lakeside town is packed with charm, offering a good range of shops, bars and cafés and a traffic free centre. During the height of the winter the lake freezes over enabling you to walk from one side to the other, while activities such as curling and skating are practised upon it. Zell am See is part of the Europa Sport Region which includes the neighbouring glacier resort of Kaprun. Easily accessible by local ski bus, the area provides a great range of pistes to suit all levels.

Resort Statistics

Level Rating Runs
Beginners 31
Intermediates 19
Advanced 9
Total Runs 59
Good for
  • Families
  • Non-skiers
Resort features Heated Outdoor Pool Ice Rink Indoor Pool Walking Trails Gym Parapenting Snowshoeing Snow sure Glacier Resort High altitude skiing Traditional village resort Supermarket Tourist Office
Resort Statistics
Resort Altitude 758m
Highest Lift 3029m
Total Piste 136km
Longest Run 8km
Directions of Slopes N, S, E, W
Uphill Capacity 58000
Total Lifts 55
Gondolas/Cable cars 13
Chairlifts 18
Drag Lifts 24
Snow Parks 2

Skiing in Zell am See

The ski area at Zell am See offers tree lined skiing best suited to beginners and intermediates although there are several black pistes. The views from the peak at Schmitten Pfiff are spectacular, overlooking the lake, with the glaciers toward the Grossglockner in the distance.

Apres-ski, restaurants and other activities in Zell am See

Zell am See offers excellent nightlife with numerous traditional cafés, bars and very lively discos and nightclubs.

Tourist should try:

  • Resi's Bar
  • Diele
  • Hirschenkeller
  • Karambar
  • Bierstadl
  • Greens
  • Viva
  • Lupo's Bar
  • The Rock.

Other activities in Zell am See include:

  • Swimming pool
  • Ice skating and hockey
  • Tobogganing
  • Curling
  • Indoor tennis and squash
  • Sleigh rides.

Incredible choice of 40 restaurants to choose from ranging from traditional Austrian to Chinese, Italian and French.

  • Giuseppe
  • Lebzelter
  • Traubenstüberl
  • Kupferkessel
  • Zum Cäser
  • Pizzaman
  • Octopussy

Other amenities for Ski Holidays in Zell am See:

  • Shops
  • Banks
  • Gliding
  • Paragliding
  • Excursions to Salzburg

Zell am See Hotels

In such a beautiful, small town, it's perfect for families and couples looking for a quiet break. Our Zell am See hotels accommodate these ski holiday perfectly; browse our excellent range to find the right ski hotel for you.

Transfer time in Zell am See

Salzburg airport is around 100 km driving distance from resort. There is also a bus transfer available from the airport straight into the village.