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Zell am See - Kaprun

Skiing in Zell am See - Kaprun

Slopes

23Km
58Km
57Km
0Km
Total 138Km

Lifts

15

16

15

Height

3029m
750m

Glacier

0

Cross-country

30Km

Fun park

5

Zell am See - Kaprun

General information

Ski holidays in Zell am See – Kaprun take place in one of the most beautiful ski areas in Austria. Skiing in Zell am See, will guarantee amazing views, loads of slopes and tonnes of fun in the snow. With 138km of slopes and being a snow-sure region, ski holidays in Zell am See – Kaprun have become very popular among holiday goers.

The Pingzau cross-country run is surrounded by impressive, natural scenery and the Schmittenhöhe boasts a charming view of the beautiful Zeller See and Kitzsteinhorn Glacier where the sun often glistens on the snow even on the cloudiest of days.

Three ski areas and the Kitzsteinhorn

Skiing in Zell am See – Kapruns, gives skiers the opportunity to ski in the Hausberg and the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See, the family-friendly Maiskogel in Kaprun and the glacier Kitzsteinhorn. You can reach the Schmittenhöhe with one of the three gondolas from Zell am See, or the Areit gondola from Schüttdorf. The top of the mountain reveals the best thing about skiing in Zell am See – Kaprun, the breath-taking panoramic views that form the thirty 3000m summits around the mountain.

Family-friendly areas are not hard to find on a Zell am See – Kaprun ski holiday. Schüttdorf has a Kid’s World which is perfect for children to learn how to manage the slopes and Maiskogel, with its extensive slopes and alpine roller coaster, is perfect for a family with younger children.

Above the glacier Kitzsteinhorn you have a wonderful view of the highest peaks of Austria. The slopes there are beautiful and the tops always capped with natural snow. In addition, a Zell am See - Kaprun ski holiday offers enough snow cannons, which together with the glacier, guarantee a snow-sure holiday throughout the entire area.

There is something for everyone 

With a total of 138km of slopes including 32km of black runs and numerous red trails and blue slopes, skiing in Zell am See – Kaprun, offers something for everyone. Even from the summit station of the glacier at 3029m, both beginners and experienced skiers can descend at their own pace.

Aside from skiing on a Zell am See – Kaprun ski holiday, you also have a huge selection of other winter sports activities such as cross-country skiing, tubing, or a serene hike through a picturesque winter wonderland. Cross-country skiers can discover 230km of cross-country ski trails of the famous Pinzgau-Loipe. For snowboarders, the region offers both a halfpipe and a fun park. You can even choose to go ice skating on the lake to Thumersbach if the weather permits.

In the evening, Zell am See-Kaprun has lots to offer with a lively atmosphere. In the bars of Kaprun or on the lakeside promenade in Zell am See, you can relax after a busy day on the slopes with a refreshing après-ski drink.

Whether you are a beginner or experienced skier, cross-country skier or snowboarder, family or group of friends - a ski holiday in Zell am See - Kaprun promises a lot of snow fun.

Travel information relating to the Coronavirus 

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Regulations per region

Distance in public areas (in metres)
Yes
2 metres
Mouth mask
Yes
Certified FFP2 masks are mandatory to wear in: banks, shops, public transport, taxis, chairlifts and in all medical facilities. Also everywhere where 2 metres in distance is not achievable. The above obligation does not apply to children under 6 years of age and persons with certain illnesses, such as asthma. For children between 6 and 14 years old, a "normal" mouth mask is sufficient.
Required documentation before arrival
Yes

A negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours or an antigen test (no older than 48 hours), is required. The test can also be taken in Austria within 24 hours of arrival.

Registration is mandatory before starting your trip to Austria ("Pre-Travel-Clearance"). Proof of registration must be available digitally or printed out during an inspection.

https://www.oesterreich.gv.at/themen/coronavirus_in_oesterreich/pre-travel-clearance.html

Covid test on destination at arrival
Depends
If you are unable to take a test before departure, you must do so within 24 hours upon arrival in Austria.
Required documentation on destination to return home (measure destination)
N/A
Required documentation on destination to return home (measure home country)
Yes
As a traveler (aged 13 or older), you must present a negative NAAT (PCR) test result of up to 24 hours old when boarding the plane. If you do not have this, you must be in possession of a negative NAAT (PCR) test that is maximum 72 hours old upon arrival in the UK, and you must be in possession of a negative rapid test of maximum 24 hours old when boarding.
Quarantaine after arrival on destination
No
Max persons together outdoors
Yes
Max. 10 persons and 10 children
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Allowed
Curfew
No
Restaurants
Open
Registration is obligatory. Entrance is only allowed with a negative COVID-19-test, certificate of vaccination or passed COVID-19-illness. Indoor 4 adults  (plus max 6 children) may share one table, outdoor 10 adults are allowed. Opening-hours: 05 am - 10 pm. All guests must wear FFP2 masks except at their seats. 2 metres distance.
Bars / Apres-ski
Closed (with the exception of Vorarlberg )
Club/Nightlife
Closed
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Open until 19:00 pm, obligated to wear FFP2 mouth mask. In different stores like grocery or also public transportations, FFP2 mouth mask are obligatory.
Activities, attractions & sights
Open
Theater, cinema, spas, thermal baths and saunas are open again from 19 May with 2 metres distance. In addition, you must register and be able to show a negative test result, and be wearing FFP2 mouth mask.
Events open air or indoor
Allowed
Requirements for events, trade fairs, congresses or visits to the cinema from 19.5: • With assigned seats: indoor max 1,500 people, outdoor max 3,000. • Without assigned seats: indoor and outdoor max. 50 people. • Maximum utilization must not exceed 50%. • Leave a minimum distance of 2 metres or a seat between. • Registration is mandatory for stays longer than 15 minutes. • Compulsory entry tests. • Food is only served seated (therefore no weddings). • The same rules apply to trade fairs, but with no upper limit for participants, but at least 20 square meters per guest.
Transfer
Available
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Available
Obligated to wear a mouth mask.
Slopes
Closed
Closed for tourist, open for locals.
Skilifts
Open
Cable cars / ski lifts can be open for leisure / sports activities under strict regulations: maximum 50% capacity; FFP2 masks in line and during the ride.
Ski rental
Closed
Closed for tourist, open for locals.
Ski lessons
No
Closed for tourist, open for locals.
Wellness
Open
Additional measures per ski region
No
Good to know
Yes
Increased restrictions for international travel, due to identification of a new variant of the virus Covid-19. The rules differ between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Please visit GOV.UK for more information.

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