Zell am See Ski Resort, Austria
A resort authentically out of the Austrian ordinary
The medieval lakeside town of Zell am See has a very different atmosphere than most other Austrian ski resorts. Located on the waterfront surrounded by towering mountains and part of the Europa Sport Ski Region. Skiing in Zell am See gives you access to over 130km of pistes, 80km of which belong to the Zell ski area. Most of the centre of the ski resort of Zell am See is pedestrianised, creating an excellent environment and allowing you to easily work your way around the numerous après-ski bars, or visit the many shops in the ski resort.
Zell am See Resort Key Facts
|No. of lifts:||57||Intermediate:|
|Total piste length:||132km||Snowboarding:|
Zell am See Accommodation
You are spoiled for choice in Zell am See, with over 20 hotels to choose from of all standards and beauty. You will have the choice of large luxury hotels set across stunning grounds with extensive amenities or smaller picturesque hotels in the center of the resort.
Zell am See is ideal for all group sizes and budgets. A great ski fact is that Zell am see is a popular destination for marriages because of its sheer beauty and romantic ambiance. The town and many hotels over look the beautiful lake of Zell and higher up the mountain you will fall in love with the stunning area.
About the Skiing and Boarding in
Zell am See
With its multitude groomed trails, World Cup downhill, off-track runs, and glaciers, Zell Am See offers the complete Alps ski experience. Most of the best runs are accessed via the Schmittenhohe lifts. There is an outstanding network of intermediate trails, but experts can challenge themselves on the World Cup runs and a superb run down from the Kapellenlift summit. Nearby Kaprun, located 10 kilometers from Zell Am See, is famous for its high-altitude glacier skiing. Reach the Alpin Center via a cable car, or the Stanseilbahn tunnel route. Ski from there, or those with strong legs can go all the way to the 10,000-foot top station via aerial tram.
Après Ski in Zell am See
Zell Am See has a varied mix of intimate taverns, pretty cafés, and lively discos. The 'Ice Bar' outside the Berghotel in SchmittenhÃ¶he has an exciting buzz with live music and dancing. The 'Pinzgauer Diele' club has a fun young crowd and good music. 'Green's XL' is good to hear old classics and more live bands. Two of the more popular bars are the 'B17 Hangar Bar' and 'Our's Lounge', the former with great cocktails and a party atmosphere, the latter with a relaxed vibe and comfortable sofas. There are plenty more bars to choose from, all with a unique feel. There are also a good number of restaurants to choose from, try the 'Kupferkessel' and 'TraubenstÃ¼berl' for wholesome regional dishes, and if you have transport the 'Erlhof' at Thumersbach is excellent.
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Zell am See Snow Conditions
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|Piste||Resort is closed for the season|
|Last Report Update||23rd May @ 12:00|