The combination of majestic mountain worlds, the eternal ice of the glacier on the Kitzsteinhorn and the crystal-clear water of Lake Zell captivates thousands of visitors every year. Whether climbing, biking or hiking near Zell am See - here in the Alps you can experience wild and untamed, romantic and tranquil. In the Hohe Tauern National Park, you are amazed by the wide alpine landscapes with glaciers, impressive rock faces, lush meadows and centuries of carefully and painstakingly maintained alpine landscapes. Mountaineers enjoy the “Pinzgau Walk” with impressive views of well-known peaks such as the Großglockner, the Großvenediger or the Schmittenhöhe. Friends of leisurely hiking tours are also in the right place in Zell am See-Kaprun.
Hundreds of routes in different degrees of difficulty are available for hiking in Zell am See and surroundings.
For example, the "Pinzgauer walk" - as it is affectionately known - is one of the most beautiful mountain trails in Austria. At a length of 17 kilometers, it leads past wonderful natural treasures and, especially in spring and summer, offers many opportunities to hike in and around Zell am See.
The viewing platform "Top of Salzburg" on the Kitzsteinhorn at 3,029 m opens up unique vistas of impressive three-thousand meter peaks - including some of the highest mountains in Austria. Numerous summer cable cars are available for hiking in Zell am See for more leisurely alpine discovery trips.
The most popular activity in Zell am See, Kaprun and the surrounding area is in addition to extensive hiking climbing. The peaks of the Zeller mountains Schmittenhöhe, Maiskogel and the Hohe Tauern National Park tower up to a height of 3,000 m.
Try the challenging climbing gardens of the region in the middle of Salzburg. Impressive mountain formations, flowering alpine meadows and crystal-clear mountain lakes form the backdrop for adrenaline-inducing tours in the rock. Those who prefer to dive into the thrilling climbing sport "indoors" or do not want to do without it in the winter also use the offer of the sport climbing and bouldering hall as well as the associated indoor high wire park.