Zell am See-Kaprun
|REGION ZELL AM SEE, KAPRUN
|This recreation area Zell am See – Kaprun is situated in a beautiful Salzburg region. True gems of this region are both resorts Zell am See and Kaprun.|
The picturesque city of Zell am See has been a climate spa city since 1961 and you can find it at the foothill of Schmitten. This place offers a combination of benefits resulting from a small-town-life and appealing destinations such as Lake Zell or near ski resorts. Kaprun is located at the foothill of Kitzsteinhorn. The iceberg ski resort situated 3000 m above sea level is open from October to May and is suitable for any winter sport.
|Zell am See – Kaprun Snow and Water Fun|
Lake Zell is an ideal place for winter and water sports. In winter, you can enjoy ice skating. In summer, you are welcome to enjoy a unique vacation at the lake in the midst of breath-taking mountains. The variety of this region is impressive: Hiking, cycling, golf, Nordic walking and much more. In winter, you simply have to do winter sports. Thanks to the long winter seasons resulting from the icebergs. Even during early summer or in fall it is possible to enjoy the beauty of some iceberg slopes. You simply cannot say no to skiing and then immediately jumping into Lake Zell! Amazing!
However, this region has some brand new options, for example, TAUERN SPA resort or Gipfelwelt 3000. In TAUERN SPA, you can experience what real relaxing is thanks to the outdoor and indoor pools, saunas, massages or other wellness procedures. In Gipfelwelt 3000 you can experience the view of 30 Alpine giants with the highest Austria’s mountain Großglockner within them. Cinema 3000 will introduce you to the flora and the faun of the mountains, the National Park Gallery will become the place of experiencing the variety of the National Park High Tauern. If you want to eat something delicious, there are plenty of restaurants with the finest food and with the view of the Austrian Alps.
|Traditions and tastes of Zell am See – Kaprun|
During whole September you can taste a lot of things from the farm and harvest festivals.
There is a marquet on the square in Zell am See with the local products from the local farmers happening once a week. On September 4th there are festivals with live music celebrating on Salzburger Platz in Kaprun or there is a traditional mountain festival in Schmittenhöhe situated 2000 masml. It starts at 10 am. A cheese festival happening from September 12th to September 18th is a culinary climax. Guests can try the best kinds of cheese from the whole region. You can try also beer, wine or traditional pastry. During this season, the visitors can taste fresh baked bread, cheese or farm product directly from local farms.