Zell am See / Kaprun

Austria

 

School Travel Awards 2016/17

Winner: Best Ski Resort

About Zell am See / Kaprun

The lively town of Zell am See enjoys a magnificent position on the edge of Lake Zell. Its backdrop is the majestic Schmittenhöhe Mountain. The town has a sophisticated atmosphere and boasts a charming traffic-free centre with narrow cobbled streets and attractive buildings.

Zell lies at the centre of the Europa Sport Region, one of Austria's best known ski resorts.

Resort video

Video courtesy of www.zellamsee-kaprun.com

Check out the lifts, slopes, views and more of what the resort has to offer.

Find more resort videos here (link to external site)

Facts

Inclusive lift pass: 6 day Europa pass - covers all lifts in Zell am See and Kaprun, including the Kitzsteinhorn glacier
Lifts to: 3029m
Total number of lifts: 56
Marked pistes: 130km
Longest run: 6.5km
Ski bus included: Yes
Lift pass photo required: No
Snow cannon coverage: 60%

Travel

By coach: Departs Friday from school. Journey time from Calais - 16 hours.
By air: Flights to Munich. Coach transfer to resort - 3 hours.

Ski Runs

Blue runs: 18
Red runs: 22
Black runs: 9

Beginners can enjoy top-of-the-mountain skiing - returning by gondola, gentle and open nursery slopes in the village as well as the Areitalm and the mid station of the Zellerbergbahn.

Intermediates will cover lots of ground on challenging runs and will appreciate the efficient interlinking lift system.

Après-ski

Swimming: Zell am See
Ice skating: Zell am See
Austrian bowling: Kaprun
Shops/Cafés: Zell am See and Kaprun
Llama walking: Kaprun
Ice hockey match (to watch): Zell am See
Pizza night: Zell am See / Kaprun
Ski show: Kaprun
Thermal baths: Kaprun
Discos: Zell am See
Mountain coaster: Kaprun

We also include a programme of free in-house evening entertainment at each of our hotels in this resort.

Snow Reports

See the snow reports for Kaprun and Zell am See
(courtesy of snow-forecast.com)

Filter Accommodation at Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria

Accommodation features

Berggasthof Jaga-Alm

Berggasthof Jaga-Alm

Located directly on the piste in the ski area of Zell am See, this 3 Star property offers spectacular panoramic mountain views.

Accomodation features: Premium

Club Kitzsteinhorn

Club Kitzsteinhorn

Top quality, purpose-built youth accommodation offering a fantastic range of facilities tailored to the needs of your group.

Accomodation features: Doorstep Skiing, In-House Recreation Facilities

Ferienhof Woferlgut

Ferienhof Woferlgut

A superb hotel offering excellent accommodation and facilities, located in Bruck only 2.5km from the Zell am See ski area.

Accomodation features: Premium, In-House Recreation Facilities

Gasthof Lampenhäusl

Gasthof Lampenhäusl

A 3 star hotel in the small village of Fusch, a 10 minute drive from the Europa Sportregion.

Accomodation features: Premium

Gasthof Mitterwirt

Gasthof Mitterwirt

A 3 star hotel with a wealth of character located on the Piesendorf village square.

Accomodation features: Single Occupancy, Premium

Gasthof Wieshof

Gasthof Wieshof

A 3 star hotel located on the waterfront of the Zell am See lake just outside the small town of Thumersbach. The town has several cafés, shops, restaurants and hotels.

Accomodation features: Premium

Gasthof zur Künstleralm

Gasthof zur Künstleralm

A three star rated hotel with good facilities for school groups.

Accomodation features: Single Occupancy, Premium

Gasthof zur Post, Taxenbach

Gasthof zur Post, Taxenbach

Gasthof zur Post is located right in the centre of the traditional village of Taxenbach.

Accomodation features: Single Occupancy

JUFA Kaprun

JUFA Kaprun

The youth hotel in Kaprun has excellent facilities for school groups, located on a quiet road in Kaprun it is walking distance to the lifts and to the town centre and just a 10 minute drive to the glacier and 15 minutes to Zell am See.

Accomodation features: In-House Recreation Facilities

Jugendhotel Notburgahof

Jugendhotel Notburgahof

Purpose-built youth hotel in the centre of a traditional village close to Kaprun glacier.

Accomodation features: In-House Recreation Facilities

Junges Hotel Zell am See

Junges Hotel Zell am See

A modern youth centre, which offers a high standard of accommodation for school parties, set in an idyllic panorama.

Accomodation features: Budget

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