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    Skiing on the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See

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    What Winter Dreams Are Made Of...

    When you are up on one of Zell am See-Kaprun’s groomed pistes, taking a breather, this is what you’ll see: A glittering lake way down below you; a natural panorama of snow-covered mountains all around; and way up, a glacier that beckons with snowy adventures all year round.

    Why Visit Zell am See-Kaprun?

    • 100% snow guarantee & extra-long skiing season from October to June
    • Easy access to three ski resorts (408 km of pistes) with the Ski ALPIN CARD: Choose between glacier skiing on Kitzsteinhorn and the Schmittenhöhe family & panorama ski resort - plus the entirety of Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn
    • Interconnected ski-in ski-out resort: Direct access from Kaprun town centre via the Maiskogel to Kitzsteinhorn Glacier thanks to new 3K K-onnection cable car AND direct access to Schmittenhöhe from Glemm valley with the new zellamseeXpress
    • Whether you look up at the imposing glacier or down at the sparkling Lake Zell, the views are pretty special
    • Picturesque, lakeside town centre of Zell am See

    Learn more about the region

    • Ski´n´Brunch skiing at sunrise on Schmittenhöhe
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      1. Ski'n'Brunch

      Start your day right by watching the sun rise on empty early-morning slopes and then, a scrumptious brunch with brilliant mountain views.

      Dig in!
    • Panorama cabin of the 3K K-onnection gondola
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      2. Kitzsteinhorn Explorer Tour

      Led by a National Park Ranger, you'll experience 4 different climate zones and learn more about glacial ice and native eagles.

      Go explore
    • Night skiing in Zell am See
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      3. Night Slope

      On Schmittenhöhe mountain, the skiing fun doesn't stop at sunset. Enjoy floodlit slopes and serene views over the lake and town, three times a week.

      Ski the night
    • ICE Camp at Kitzsteinhorn
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    And off the piste...

    Useful Information

    • How to Get There

      By plane:
      The closest airports are Salzburg (80 km), Innsbruck (160 km) and Munich, Germany (200 km).

      By train:
      There are trains to Zell am See from all major surrounding cities:

      • Salzburg: direct trains (1.5 – 2 h)
      • Innsbruck: direct trains or 1x change in Wörgl (2 h)
      • Munich: 1x change in Wörgl or Schwarzach-St. Veit (approx. 3 h)

      By car:

      • From Salzburg: via Tauernautobahn motorway or via Germany
      • From Innsbruck: via A12 Inntalautobahn motorway, exit Wörgl
      • From Munich: via German motorway A9
      • From the east: via A1 Westautobahn motorway
      Learn more
    • General Information

      2 ski resorts in Zell am See-Kaprun:

      • Schmittenhöhe
      • Kitzsteinhorn

      Cross-country ski tracks: 107 km

      Winter hiking trails: 42 km

      Ski schools in Zell am See-Kaprun: 11

      Ski Alpin Card: includes Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn, Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See & Kitzsteinhorn Kaprun

      408 km of slopes:

      • 199 km blue slopes
      • 163 km red slopes
      • 46 km black slopes

      121 lifts

      Learn more about the Ski ALPIN CARD
    • Schmittenhöhe Ski Area

      Altitude: 750 - 1,965 m

      77 km of slopes:

      • 30 km blue slopes
      • 28 km red slopes
      • 19 km black slopes (steepest slope 70%)

      8 km ski routes

      28 lifts:

      • 9 cable cars
      • 10 chair lifts
      • 9 drag lifts

      24 huts, restaurants & bars

    • Kitzsteinhorn - Maiskogel - Kaprun Ski Area

      Altitude: 768 - 3,029 m

      61 km of slopes:

      • 29 km blue slopes
      • 23 km red slopes
      • 9 km black slopes (steepest slope 63%)

      10.5 km ski routes

      18 lifts:

      • 9 cable cars
      • 6 chair lifts
      • 8 drag lifts

      17 huts, restaurants & bars

    The Region's Top Views

    Try These Delicious Dishes in Zell am See-Kaprun

    If you visit, be sure to have a taste of these local favourites...

    • Kaiserschmarrn with apple sauce, Zell am See-Kaprun region
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    • Apple strudel in the panorama restaurant Franzl, Zell am See-Kaprun
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    • Bacon and bread, Zell am See-Kaprun region
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    • Sonnkogel Restaurant - Zell am See-Kaprun, meals created from the Sonnkogel restaurants own herbal garden
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    • Kaspressknödel soup from the panorama restaurant Franzl, Zell am See-Kaprun
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    • Hotel Lebzelter - Kasnocken - traditional delicacy from Pinzgau
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