Ski & Board

Skiarea of Zell am See – Kaprun in figures:

  • Altitude : 757 – 3203 meter
  • Free shuttle bus between Zell am See and Kaprun
  • Number of lifts: 58
  • 138 km slopes

Alongside the Schmittenhöhe with 77 kilometres and the Kitzsteinhorn with 41 kilometres of ski slopes, the Maiskogel family mountain with 20km of slopes also has excellent winter adventures in store. Professional skiers can enjoy steep slopes and spectacular descents on Schmittenhöhe or Kitzsteinhorn. But don’t worry, there are a lot of easy slopes too. The Maiskogel and Schmittenhöhe are tailor made for the little guests. Zell am See-Kaprun also has challenges for thrill seekers. The Kitzsteinhorn is particularly popular among freeriders and freestyler. Off-piste tracks, powder and a huge fun park for all levels is guaranteed.

The ski shuttle transfers you from mountain to mountain swiftly – even free of charge if you hold a ski pass.

Skiing Kitzsteinhorn
Mountainbiking Zell am See

Mountain biking and cycling

The joy of exercising is the main object when cycling in Zell am See-Kaprun. Zell am See-Kaprun is well-known for its diverse cycling paths. The offering ranges from short, flat tours to challenging mountain ascents. You can explore the surroundings cross-country on a mountain or trekking bike.Whichever tour you choose you’ll enjoy the stunning scenery of the region.

Mountainbiking in Zell am See-Kaprun

Enjoy fantastic rides at the Maiskogel, to the Hundstein and at the Kitzsteinhorn. There the extra long, high alpine downhill run from the Alpincenter to the valley is 12 km long with a difference of 1500 altitude meters. The Geißstein-, Wüstlau- and Bachler trails are pure action and biking fun too! Uphill riders can enjoy 1.952 altitude meters to the Alpincenter at 2.450 m. The single ascent & descent lift tickets are valid for mountain bikers. Mountainbikes are transported to the Alpincenter, at 2.450m, free of charge.

Long distance cycling paths and E-bikes

Are you looking for a special challenge? The stunning tour on the Tauern cycling path takes you on a 325km trip from Krimml to Passau. Enjoy a bike trip through the Alps!

E-bikes are available for rent at various stations in the Zell am See-Kaprun region. This enables you to explore the region without breaking too much of a sweat. A charged battery allows you to cover a distance of 60km. But that does not mean you are limited to that range. The battery can be recharged at the aforementioned rental stations. For kids the Schmitten is offering a special e-bike motocross parcours.

Road Cycling & IRONMAN

You want to experience the region on your road bike? You’ll enjoy a beautiful scenery. We highly recommend the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship race track wich is 90km long with an altitude difference of 950m. The Großglockner High Alpine Road isn’t far away either – be prepared for an altitude difference of 2000m!

Golf in Zell am See – Kaprun

The leading Golfclub Zell am See- Kaprun  make the heart of every golf fan skip a beat. Enjoy playing golf on top-range facilities surrounded by picturesque landscape at the foot of the Kitzsteinhorn.

Equipped with top class facilities and visually perfect, the two golf courses promise you golfing delight. They are named after the local mountains „Schmittenhöhe“ and „Kitzsteinhorn“. Flawless greens, perfectly primed fairways and an unparalleled lake ambiance guarantee a great experience for professionals as well as beginners. Don’t forget to taste the regional and international delicacies in the golf restaurant.

Their perfect location means that you can play on the golf courses between April and November.

Would you like to play on other greens? No problem! There are several other 18-hole courses located within a 40-min drive from the hotel:

Golfclub Zell am See