Winter Active Holiday



Sporting winter holidays in austria – skiing holidays in zell am see

Skiing, snow boarding, tobogganing and much more in Zell am See

The legendary winter sports destination in Austria has much to offer: indulge in skiing, snow boarding, cross country skiing, tobogganing, winter hiking and ice skating in Zell am See.

the various pleasures of winter at the province of Salzburg: Zell am See offers perfect conditions for your perfect winter sports holiday in Austria with its majestic mountains and sparkling glaciers.

Enjoy Salzburger

Enjoy the legendary Austrian hospitality at the skiing lodges, restaurants and bars of Zell am See after exciting and sporting hours on the skiing pistes. Party the night away having fun enjoying the legendary après ski in Zell am See – party nights at the bars and discotheques in Austria in winter are an unforgettable experience.

Your Winter holiday in Zell am See Salzburger Land

The ski areas around Zell am See will promise you a lot of fun throughout the whole winter. Modern cable cars and ski lifts take you comfortably and safely to the Zeller mountains Kitzsteinhorn, Schmitt and Maiskogel. Zell am See is also a dream location for Cross-country skiers, tobogganing fans, winter hikers and skaters.


Enjoy unforgettable skiing holidays in zell am see in austria

Limitless skiing fun at the eternal ice of the Kitzsteinhorn mountain, the picturesque Schmittenhöhe mountain and the impressive Maiskogel mountain will make your skiing holidays in Austria a unique experience

Skiarea at Kitzsteinhorn

The imposing glacier skiing region Kitzsteinhorn mountain with an altitude of 3.208 metres above sea level counts among the most exciting winter sports regions of Austria. Enjoy a sparkling white holiday world during your entire stay in Zell am See in winter. Skiing is possible at the only glacier of the province of Salzburg up to an unbelievable altitude of 3.029 metres. An attractive range of 18 diverse pistes, spanning many kilometres from mountain to valley make skiing holidays in Austria at the Schmittenhöhe mountain in Zell am See a unique pleasure. The breath taking view of the majestic peaks of the surrounding Alpine mountains will make your heart leap with excitement that you will remember for a very long time.

Zell am See-Kaprun

The wide range of various pistes and downhill runs of the legendary winter sports resort Zell am See ensure that every day of your skiing holidays in Austria is a unique experience. More than 138 kilometres of groomed slopes are waiting for you at the mountains in close vicinity: Kitzsteinhorn, Schmittenhöhe and Maiskogel. What ever difficulty level you prefer: blue, red or black, you will find what you desire at the skiing region Zell am See-Kaprun. Cutting edge snow making facilities ensure the fun in the snow even if winter should decide to take a little break. 29 pistes of 68 kilometres are clad in white all winter at the Schmittenhöhe mountain thanks to this modern technology.


Your skiing break in zell am see – modern ski lifts & cable cars

Convenient transport to the summit of Kitzsteinhorn mountain - Ski holiday in Austria
27 cutting edge ski lifts and cable cars are waiting for you at the skiing region of the Kitzsteinhorn mountain during your skiing break in Zell am See in Austria.

Komfortabel ins Skigebiet

Why waste time waiting? Every second of your skiing break in Zell am See is precious: there is no need to queue at the ski lifts of the skiing region Zell am See-Kaprun in Austria. Plunge into the fun in the snow without delay! The numerous cable cars, chairlifts and ski lifts in Zell am See are capable of transporting up to 45.000 winter sports aficionados per hour. Even the ascent by cable car to a mountain near Zell am See is a breath taking experience. Enjoy the fantastic view of the majestic summits while soaring up to the peak yourself in a modern cable car.

Your skiing break in Zell am See: the ideal infrastructure for a maximum of comfort

To ensure that you get to the skiing region at the Kitzsteinhorn glacier conveniently and quickly during your skiing break in Zell am See, the skiing region Zell am See has come up with several fantastic ideas, the Crystal Cable Car for instance.

This modern cable car, which opened its gates in 2007, is equipped with protection against extreme weather and seat heating – protecting you from cold winds and low temperatures. The modern transsXpress and the comfortable Areitbahn cable cars are further examples of the comfort found at the skiing region Zell am See.


Skiing fun in zell am see in austria

Zell am See ski holidays in the province of Salzburg

A wide range of skiing slopes – 138 kilometres of downhill runs on 57 skiing pistes – ensures your skiing fun in Zell am See. Welcome to the skiing region Zell am See – Kaprun in Austria.

The Schmittenhöhe

Schmittenhöhe mountain is one of the most extensive skiing regions of the province of Salzburg and provides perfect conditions for your skiing fun in Zell am See. Take one of the most popular skiing pistes of the Alps from the summit of Schmittenhöhe mountain to the edge of Zell am See itself!

What would you prefer: racing into the valley on kilometres of pistes of different difficulty levels or relaxing at the sun terrace of the Panorama Pfiff chalet (2000 metres above sea level during your Zell am See ski holiday.

Enjoy the marvellous view of surrounding mountains and the culinary delights of the Austrian cuisine will be highlights of your winter holidays in Austria.

Attractions of the skiing region during your Zell am See ski holiday

The almost limitless skiing slopes at the Kitzsteinhorn, Schmittenhöhe and Maiskogel mountains are not only extremely popular with skiers, but also with the top stars of the free riding and free styling community. There are several exciting surprises for free skiers and snow boarders at the winter sports region Zell am See.

For instance the deep snow area of the 30.000 sqm Mellow Park, which is divided in three different areas. Enjoy more than 70 obstacles at 3.000 metres above sea level at the “Roxy Glacier Park“, the “DC Central Park“ or the “Easy Park“. Various kickers, rails, boxes and one of only three super pipes in Austria will ensure your skiing fun in Zell am See.


Skiing in salzburg – great value at fair prices in austria

Experience pure fun on the slopes with the cable cars in Zell am See – Kaprun

Skiing in Austria in Zell am See is mountain slopes deeply covered in snow and perfectly groomed skiing pistes. Skiing in Salzburg, an experience you will never forget. Find out more about the prices of the ski passes and cable cars for your skiing holidays in Austria.

Enjoy limitless ski fun in Zell am See

Enjoy limitless fun in the snow and delicious food at the countless skiing lodges and chalets of the skiing region Zell am See – Kaprun. The fair prices of the ski passes in Zell am See invite you to indulge in skiing in Salzburg with your entire family and enjoy fantastic days in the mountains.

Skiregion Zell am See-kaprun

Ski pass prices Zell am See – Kaprun

The ski passes Zell am See-Kaprun are valid at all ski lifts and cable cars: at the glacier of the Kitzsteinhorn mountain where skiing is possible almost the entire year, at the Maiskogel mountain, the Lechnerberg mountain in Kaprun and the Schmittenhöhe mountain, the landmark mountain of Zell am See.

Ski pass prices


Zell am see ski schools – your winter sports experts in austria

A perfect practice area and the largest children's park in Zell am See are located right beside the hotel Latini

Ski lessons and courses:

Ski and Snowbaord

Group Lesson

Privat Lesson
Mini club (children 3 years + )

Kindergarten (children 2 years + )

Kids on skis (children 4 years + )

Kids on Board

Book your personal ski instructor easily from home.

Or book directly at the hotel with our ski instructors.

Our ski instructors Christian and Jürgen, are there to answer all your
questions and inform you about the ski school.


Ski rental service at your skiing hotel in Austria

You do not have to buy expensive skiing equipment before setting out on your winter sports holidays at the province of Salzburg. Rent the necessary skiing equipment at the hotel's own ski rental service from 8am to 6 pm on Saturdays and from 8am to 1pm during the rest of the week. Have a look at the great value rates for rental skis.

Rates information

All rates include an insurance covering the case of breaking a ski, but not theft.

Families save money: if both parents rent their skiing equipment, the rental skiing equipment for the first child up to 12 years of age is free of charge. Snow boards, shorties, big foots, cross country skis and toboggans are available for limitless fun in the snow. 

There is a 10% discount for guests staying at the Hotel Latini.

Zell am See ski schools and ski rental service for your winter sports holidays in Austria

Zell am See ski schools, skiing instructors or ski passes: you will find everything you require for your winter sports holidays at or near your holiday hotel in Zell am See. Book the fun in the snow in Austria today! Send a non-committal inquiry for your skiing holidays in Austria to the teams of the ****Hotel Latini.


Winter fun in austria: tobogganing and cross country skiing zell am see

Perfectly groomed tobogganing runs and cross country skiing tracks in Zell am See, Salzburg

More than 200 kilometres of perfectly groomed cross country skiing tracks make cross country skiing in Zell am See – Kaprun an unforgettable winter sports experience.

Friends of the cross country skiing winter sport enjoy the peace and quiet 
of the fantastic winter landscape surrounding Lake Zell. Cross country skiing in Zell am See at the Kitzsteinhorn mountain is especially popular. The 3 kilometres cross country skiing track lies at an altitude of 2.900 metres above sea level and is groomed almost at all times of the year

Cross country skiing in Zell am See

A further popular run is the cross country skiing track Zell am See Nord. With its 25 kilometres it counts among the most extensive tracks of the province of Salzburg, with connections to Maishofen and Saalfelden. Deep blue sky or soft moon shine: glide over the sparkling snow in Zell am See, Kaprun and Maishofen long after the sun has set beyond the horizon. Illuminated tracks of all difficulty levels make cross country skiing in Zell am See an extraordinary, romantic winter sports experience.

Tremendous tobogganing fun Salzburg

In addition to cross country skiing in Zell am See a tobogganing tour is a great adventure for the entire family. The tobogganing runs of the region are easily accessible on foot or by public transport. Why not take a ride on the Zell Moonlight Toboggan Bus, taking you to the Schmittenhöhe mountain? All tobogganing runs of the charming winter sports region Zell am See are illuminated at night. By the way: additional exciting tobogganing runs are waiting for you at the neighbouring villages Bruck and Kaprun.


Romantic horse drawn sleigh rides zell am see

Glide through the winter wonderland of Austria

Is there anything more beautiful and romantic than enjoying a horse drawn sleigh ride in Zell am See safely tucked away under warm blankets – letting the winter wonderland around Lake Zell glide by?

A horse drawn sleigh ride in Zell am See through the sparkling, snow covered winter wonderland in Austria will enchant you with wonderful impressions of nature – pleasant memories that will stay with you forever. Lean back, snuggle into your blanket while the good natured horses draw your sleigh through the fantastic mountain scenery at Lake Zell.

Winter wonderland in Austria - horse drawn sleigh rides Zell am See

There are four opportunities for horse drawn sleigh rides Zell am See . Here are the contact telephone numbers:

  • Porsche Reitanlagen, Tel.: 06542/57362
  • Reisebüro Stöphasius, Tel.: 06542/73579
  • Limberghof, Tel.: 0664/5126681


Hiking in winter in zell am see, austria

Marvellous view snow shoe hiking at Schmittenhöhe mountain

The ski resort Zell am See – Kaprun is widely known for its extensive network of winter hiking trails. Let the 50 kilometres of hiking trails pique your appetite for hiking in winter.

A Paradise for running and hiking

Zell am See is a haven for hiking and running aficionados. What ever sport you prefer: there is a wide range of trails in Zell am See, from Nordic walking trails and leisurely paths for a stroll, to demanding snow shoe hiking routes or ski tours. The ski resort Zell am See offers the right thing for every hiking taste. Why not enjoy an extensive hike round Lake Zell for instance, taking approximately between three and four hours, or enjoy the “Pinzgau Stroll” at the Schmittenhöhe mountain station.


Hiking in winter in Zell am See

Breathe in the crystal clear mountain air and enjoy the beauty of life. 
Hiking in winter at the Schmittenhöhe mountain on your own, in a group or in the company of a certified Austrian mountain guide is a good deed for your body and tremendous fun! Several rustic mountain chalets and lodges invite you to stop for a break and refuel your energies indulging in tasty Austrian specialities.



Outdoor ice skating in austria

Leisure centre Zell am See: magic on the ice for the entire family

Join in – in the winter fun at Zell am See. Enjoy ice skating in Austria at the romantic Lake Zell surrounded by majestic mountains.

The sweeping lake Zell lies picturesquely embedded between Schmittenhöhe mountain and one of the most awe-inspiring Alpine summits in Austria – Kitzsteinhorn mountain. In summer the crystal clear waters of Lake Zell invite you to indulge in bathing and swimming, in winter it is a popular location to enjoy ice skating in Austria. Or why not venture a hike on the frozen lake?

Breathe in the clear mountain air, take in the idyllic view of the snow covered winter landscape and refuel your energies for daily life at home. Should the weather prevent outdoor winter fun in Zell am See such as cross country skiing, tobogganing and ice skating, various alternatives are waiting for you at the ski resort Zell am See in Austria.

Winter fun in Zell am See – at the leisure centre Zell am See

Indulge in indoor ice skating at the extensive ice rink, try out curling or witness an exciting ice hockey match in person. It goes without saying that an ice skating rental service is waiting for you here!

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