Impressive. Authentic. Austrian.
The mountain town Zell am See impresses with its ideal location in the heart of the Pinzgau and is the ideal "base station" for experiences in the Salzburger Land with its cultural and natural treasures. Discover the great excursion destinations in Zell am See as a guest at the 5*S Hotel Salzburgerhof in Austria. Some of the most beautiful attractions of the region can be found in the immediate vicinity of our hotel:
Salzburg, a small world-famous city, boasts museums, theaters and cultural treasures in the open air: romantic alleys, expansive squares and the UNESCO-listed Old Town. The birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart can still be found today in the Getreidegasse, the Salzburg Festival is regarded as an internationally recognized cultural highlight, and numerous sights in Salzburg attract guests from all over the world. A destination that can be reached from Zell am See in less than one and a half hours by car.
The Krimml Waterfalls, with a fall height of 380 m are not only the largest waterfalls in Europe, but are also ranked amongst the most impressive in the world. A hiking path created by the Austrian Alpine Association takes around 350,000 visitors each year right up close to this display of nature in amongst the amazing scenery of the Hohe Tauern National Park.
High mountain reservoirs
The crystal clear waters of the Mooserboden and Wasserfallboden reservoirs shimmer emerald green. You can walk across the dam, at over 2000 m above sea level, and go inside the Mooser Sperre dam to discover an interactive world telling you how electricity is generated from 160 m³. Nature lovers and families especially enjoy a walk along the educational herb trail.
The Kaprun Valley was covered by a glacier around 14,000 years ago that ate its way between the Maiskogel and the Bürgkogel. When the ice melted, it left behind an impressive gorge through which the wild water of the Kapruner Ache river still tumbles today. There are wooden walkways and numerous bridges leading you along the rock faces, winding through the gorge, and open for guests to marvel at the sight of the splashing river and fountains of water from May through to September. Under the title “Mythical night of water”, every month in July and August mystic torchlit walks take place followed by a romantic camp fire with a story teller present.
This gorge, created by rain and meltwater, is a wonderfully spectacular display of nature at the edge of the Hohe Tauern National Park. The idyllic bays and carved out rock faces enchant visitors from May through to October with their raw beauty. Walkways and tunnels dating back to the 16th century lead through the gorge. There is also an old Hermitage, the Embach pilgrimage church Maria Elend, and a unique stalactite cave to visit.
Weißsee Glacier World
The Uttendorf high-altitude ski area is focused on families, and up to 2 children up to the age of 12 can discover the impressive natural environment over 3000 m above sea level in the high mountains of the Hohe Tauern National Park for free when accompanied by their parents. A ski area that has something for every age and ability, with perfectly prepared pistes of all difficulties and untouched powder snow slopes. The Weißsee Glacierwelt infrastructure is owned by the Holleis family. Guests of the 5* Wellness, Ski, Golf, & Gourmet Hotel Salzburgerhof therefore benefit from a reduction of 20% on the price of a lift ticket to our sister hotel, the Rudolfshütte at 2,315 m above sea level.
The Großglockner High Alpine Road
The famous Großglockner Hide Alpine Road is one of the most fascinating panoramic routes in Europe. The 48 km long road gives you a real feeling of being high up and close to the Pasterze glacier on the highest mountain in Austria. Motorbike riders, car drivers and cyclists appreciate this wonderful route that leads up to 2571 m above sea level.