Offering something different than your stereotypical Austrian skiing holiday, the pretty medieval town is situated next to a lakeside, but has easy access to the ‘Europa Sport’ slopes with neighbouring Kaprun. The resort is popular year-round with extensive choices of snow sure skiing and snowboarding. The picturesque mountain views over the lake and 3000 metre high peaks make skiing in Zell am See a top skiing holiday destination.
Skiing in Zell am See
With 80km of local downhill runs, including 50kms of intermediate slopes, Zell am See skiing holidays offer ample trails for you to whizz around the mountain on. Going further afield into the 130km ‘Europa Sports’ skiing area with Kaprun, you’ll have more than enough to keep you busy on your ski holiday in Austria. Those on beginner skiing holidays should find some nice easy blues at the top after a short voyage in a cable car. The area is covered with lots of blue and red runs perfect for intermediates, whilst advanced skiers can really go for it on the forest long medium-to-steep blacks descending alongside some highly rated off-piste.
Snowboarding in Zell am See
Zell am See is popular hot spot for snowboarders. What ever your ability of riding, the resort will have perfect slopes for you to rip it up on daily. Eclipse Ski’s hot tip for freeriders is to head for the sunny runs down the Sonnkogel and advanced riders can get serious on the Black 14, an exciting local trail that residents race down to try and beat the record of 9 minutes! The Kaprun glacier is the place to go for off piste and deep powder adrenaline factor if that’s what you’re looking for.
Apres in Zell am See
The village is on the lively end of the scale for après. With heaps of restaurants and bars to have an Austrian-style large beer in, the nightlife in the town of Zell am See is deservedly rated highly. The resort has a lot to offer family or group skiing holidays, so don’t delay and check out our best bargain ski deals…