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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 

This information has been carefully compiled by Sunweb based on information provided by local authorities. Since  measures mentioned are subject to constant change, no rights can be derived from this and Sunweb accepts no liability for any damage resulting from the use of this information.

Regulations per region

Distance in public areas (in metres)
Yes
2 metres
Mask
Yes
A mask in mandatory and must be worn in certain areas: In grocery stores, public transport and taxis, during indoor events (except while seated), in cable cars, coaches and excursion boats, in gas stations, bank and post offices, in pharmacies, nursing homes and hospitals as well as in places where health and nursing services are provided and other services, if the 1 metre distance cannot be maintained or no other protective measures.
Covid test before departure or wait in quarantaine
Depends
PCR test: You have to have a negative test. Otherwise you will have to quarantine. This is for every country that has more than 100 new infections per 100.000 people
Covid test on destination (random or everyone)
No
Health declaration
No
It is mandatory for all passengers to fill in a passenger location form 48 hours before arriving/returning to the UK. The form can be found here.
Quarantaine
Depends
PCR test: You have to have a negative test. Otherwise you will have to quarantine. This is for every country that has more than 100 new infections per 100.000 people
Max persons together outdoors
Yes
Max. 4 pers
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Yes
max 2 householders together
Curfew
Yes
From 17 November you are only allowed to leave the house for specific reasons, such as buying groceries (applies 24/7).
Slopes
Closed
Closed until Easter
Skilifts
Closed
Closed until Easter
Ski rental
Closed
Closed until Easter
Ski lessons
No
Closed until Easter
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Available
Restaurants
Closed
Outside only. Open again from 27th March
Bars / Apres-ski
Closed
Closed until Easter
Club/Nightlife
Closed
Closed until Easter
Events open air or indoor
Yes
No more than 6 people are allowed to gather in public areas. Events must have seat reservations and mask is mandatory (except while seated). Events indoors with a max. of 1.000 people and events outdoors with a max. of 1250 people. For Tirol there is a maximum of 250 people per event.
Shops
Closed
Shops will open 8/2/2021. Mask is required and there is a limit on the number of people per store.
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Open until 19:00 pm.
Not allowed to sell alcohol in certain hours
No
Wellness
Open
Additional airline and bus rules
No
Transfer
Available
Petrolstation
Open
Other formalities needed to enter destination?
Yes
Travelers must register online with the Austrian government before traveling to Austria. Please always double check the GOV UK website before travelling.
Additional measures per ski region
No
Other excursions
Good to know
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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