The combination of the majestic mountains and eternal glacier ice of the Kitzsteinhorn, and the crystal clear water of the Zell Lake casts its spell over thousands of visitors year after year. Experience holidays in the Alps by the lake that are tranquil yet closely linked with nature in its untamed form. Marvel at the huge Alpine wilderness of the Hohe Tauern National Park with its glaciers, impressive rock faces, lush meadows, and Alpine landscape that has been carefully and lovingly tended for centuries. Mountaineers love their
“Pinzgau walks” with impressive views of famous peaks such as the Großglockner and the Großvenediger. The “Top of Salzburg” viewing platform on the Kitzsteinhorn at 3029 metres above sea level has views that open up an impressive array of mountains above 3000 m, including the highest mountain in Austria. There are lots of lifts operating in summer that are available to hikers for slightly less tiring Alpine adventures.
The peaks of the local mountains to Zell am See, the Schmittenhöhe and the Kitzsteinhorn seem so close you could reach out and touch them, whilst the peaks of the Hohe Tauern National Park tower up to 3000 m above sea level. Try out the challenging climbing routes in this region of Salzburger Land. Impressive mountain formations, flowering Alpine meadows, and crystal clear mountain lakes create the setting for adrenaline-fuelled tours on the rockfaces.
If you prefer to indulge in exciting climbing indoors, then take advantage of the various climbing and bouldering halls and the indoor high ropes course. This has 5 routes and a total of 50 stations, enough to excite all levels of climbers, right up to experts. The Höhenburg mountain is home to 3 via ferrata near to the Kaprun high mountain reservoirs taking you along rocks with a rich history to tell.