Zell Am See Holidays

If you are seeking the perfect mix of Austrian charm and natural beauty, there's no better place to visit than Zell am See. Nestled into the heart of the Kitzbühel Alps and boasting a mesmerising shoreline along Lake Zell, this place is a spectacle in every sense.

A hotspot for the European aristocracy as early as the 19th century, the allure of Zell am See has only grown over time. With a myriad of ski resorts, historical sites, and a picturesque town centre, to say you've made an excellent choice in considering this destination would be an understatement.

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Things to See and Do

Whether you get a thrill from gliding down snow-covered slopes, basking in historical architecture, or immersing yourself in jaw-dropping natural beauty, Zell am See has got something for you. Here are some unmissable sights and experiences that this location uniquely delivers.

Experience the Magic on Lake Zell

No trip to Zell am See would be complete without witnessing the Magic Lake Show. The arresting combination of water, light, music, and laser against the backdrop of lovely Lake Zell culminates in a truly unforgettable spectacle. It is conveniently located near Elisabeth Park, in the heart of Zell am See.

Explore the Beauty of Elisabeth Park

Offering idyllic views over Lake Zell, Elisabeth Park Zell am See is perfect for absorbing the tranquillity. From a variety of trees to stunning sculptures, every path in this park presents a unique experience. Its kid-friendly areas also make it a great pit-stop for families.

Discover Zell am See on Foot

Walking tours, particularly those around the Hundertwasser Österreich-Brunnen, offer the opportunity to fully explore the unique charm of Zell am See. The GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities app can serve as a nifty guide. Even without data coverage, you will have a personalised encyclopaedia right in your pocket.

Venture up the Schmittenhöhe

The Schmittenhöhe mountain offers not just exhilarating ski runs in winter, but also breathtaking hiking trails in summer. Reaching an altitude of 1,965m, it provides panoramic views of the lake and the town that are sure to make a lasting impression.

Immerse in the Rich History

Zell am See's rich historical narrative is just waiting to be discovered. From its traditional Austrian architecture in the town centre to the stunning landscapes that have been shaped over centuries, you can uncover a tapestry of tales etched into every corner.

Destination Essentials

The allure of Zell Am See extends across the year, each season offering a distinctive experience. Summer months, particularly mid-July, bring delightful weather – perfect for a dip in Lake Zell or a hike up the mountains. The average high at this time reaches around 26.2°C, with surprising warmth even at night.

For visiting during winter, Zell Am See, with its renowned ski resorts, is transformed into a snowy wonderland. However, if you wish to steer clear of peak crowd seasons to make the most of hotels and flights, consider visiting in November, February, or March. Whether it's an urge for an adventurous rush or a quiet escape into nature, Zell am See offers a great holiday experience no matter when you decide to visit.

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