Zell am See, Austria

Zell am See in Saalbach, Austria is located in the ”Europa Sport Region” and has always been a very popular place for skiing. It is well-known for excellent offpist skiing and that it caters well for the needs of snowboarders. However, Zell am See has more to offer than just skiing on your ski holiday. What you also get is to visit a beautiful village located at the Zell am See lake, dating back to the medieval ages.

History of Zell am See

The village of Zell am See traces back to the Middle Ages and was founded in year 740 by monks, but actually had settlements during the Roman era. Today the village has nearly 10,000 inhabitants.

Zell am See - Skiing that fits all

Zell am See is located on the mountain “Schmittenhöhe”. The skiing here really fits skiers and snowboarders of all levels, no matter if you are a beginner or expert skier.
136 kilometers of ski slopes are offered, with a mixture of slopes for children, intermediate and advanced skiers. The hotels and apartments that are for rent are centrally located in the village and you can easily walk to the ski slopes and ski area. It is very convenient and you don’t need a car.

Summer skiing in Zell am See

Only eight kilometers from Zell am See you will find Kaprun and only five kilometers from Kaprun you will find the glacier with the same name. This glacier has snow all year around and you can enjoy summer skiing. Play a round of golf before lunch and do some skiing after lunch. A bit crazy but just lovely!

Good cross-country skiiing

Even if most people don’t travel to Zell am See for the sake of cross-country skiing alone, you might want to try some once here. There are over 300 kilometers of tracks which is very appealing to those who appreciate this form of skiing.

Flights to Zell am See

There are no direct flights to Zell am See.The closest airport is in Salzburg, about one and a half hour away. Many tour operators have good ski deals to Zell am See and you can find good last minute packages if you are flexible. Otherwise, book a flight ticket well in advance to get a cheap ticket.

Frequently Asked Questions about Zell am See

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Villages close to Zell am See

Close by Zell am See, with access to all the skiing facilities in Zell am See, we hace the village of Maishofen which is a possiblitiy to stay in if you are looking to go skiing in Zell am See.

Rent ski equipment in Zell am See

Via Skiset you can rent equipment online, both skis and snowboards. You can also save up to 50%.

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Ski schools in Zell am See

If you are looking to book ski school in Zell am See we can offer 9 different types of lessons for both skiing and snowboarding for all ages and levels via our partner CheckYeti. Many of the lessons can be canceled for free and you can get up to 15% discount compared to booking on site.

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Hotel & accommodation in Zell am See

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