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Zell am Ziller, Austria

The ski resort Zell am Ziller in Austria is in Zellertal and the ski area Zillertal Arena. Zell is the largest ski resort of the four resorts in the area (Zell am Ziller, Gerlos, Königsleiten and Gerlosplatte). The resort is situated on 1,250 meters. The highest peak is 2,505 meters and the climate is generally moderately cold winters with lots of snow but not bitterly cold.

Skiing to suit all levels

Zell am Ziller offers 169 km of pistes, of which 10 km are black, 113 km are red and 46 km are blue. Even though the majority of the pistes are red, the Zell area will cater to all kind of skiers. There is also a great children's area, Gerlosstein, as well as several smaller areas for children and beginners. For those who want to go cross-country skiing there are very good opportunities with 200 kilometer of tracks.

If you feel ready to challenge your friends in the snow park or the half pipe, have a go at the great snow park. In case you want to continue the challenge after a day on the slopes, we recommend to try out one of the toboggan areas. There are several slopes to choose from and one of them is lit at night. Really popular in Austria and the slopes are of very good quality.

The different ski areas within the valley can be reached both on skis and via the free ski bus.

Have you ever been the first one in the piste? It is a lovely experience - and it is offered in Zell. If you make a special reservation you can go up before they officially open.

Skiing in Austria is very much about enjoying the whole thing and not just the slopes. There are numerous bars and cafés to relax in and a good range of restaurants.

Strong focus on activities

In Zell am Ziller you will find the traditional winter activities like snowshoeing, hiking tracks, cross country skiing and paragliding, but you will also find something really exciting: llama riding! Ride away on a llama into Schwarzachtal in Gerlos in the lovely scenery. Definitely a memorable experience! If you want to have a more comfortable seat you can book a tour with piste machine.

Book you ski holiday to Zell am Ziller

In Austria you often have short transfer times. The airport of Innsbruck is about 85 kilometers away and Salzburg about 150 kilometers away. Munich could also be an option, also around 150 kilometers away.

Ski areas Zell am Ziller form part of

Zell am Ziller is part of the ski area Zillertal together with 4 other ski resorts.

Ski equipment in Zell am Ziller

Are you interested in renting ski equipment on site in Zell am Ziller? Rent your skis, boots or snowboard via Skiset and save up to 40 % off the regular price.

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Hotel & accommodation in Zell am Ziller

Here you will find in total 564 hotel, apartments and chalets/houses in Zell am Ziller.
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