Zell am See-Kaprun
Zell am See-Kaprun is one region with two key areas to explore: the Schmittenhöhe and the Kitzsteinhorn. The first, located at an altitude of 750 - 1,965m above sea level, is home to 77km of slopes with 28 lifts, 8km of ski routes, and 24 mountain huts, restaurants and bar. At the Kitzsteinhorn - Maiskogel - Kaprun (768 - 3,029m above sea level), guests will find a further 61km of slopes with 18 lifts, 10km of cross country ski routes, 17 addresses at which to eat and drinks, and a special glacier ski area with an extra-long winter season. Even more slopes still are accessible with the Ski ALPIN CARD, which opens up 408km of pistes across the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See, Kitzsteinhorn Kaprun, Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn. Special offers for winter sports lovers include Freeride Monday (a one-day workshop in which skiiers nad snowboarders of all levels can learn off piste technique and safety tips), Ski'n'Brunch (sunrise skiing on empty slopes followed by a special mountain brunch), nightskiing and enjoyment for all ages on the regions various fun slopes. There are great options for ski tourers and snowshoe hikers too, with the Ronachkopft ski mountain in Thumersbach reserved solely for these activities. Visitors can relax with a seren torchlit walk, some winter yoga, or a trip to the TAUERN SPA. The region's culinary scene is exciting and varied, from the modern, stylish AreitLounge and the high altitude Gipfel Restaurant (don't miss their amazing summit breafkast!), to the quaint, cosy Pinzgauer Hütte and the traditional Jausenstation Unteraigen, which has its own private distillery. When visiting Zell am See-Kaprun, guests can rest easy knowing that the destination is dedicated to sustainable tourism. For example, the Kitzsteinhorn implements an integrated quality, environmental and energy-management system, and all cable cars on the Schmittenhöhe are environmentally friendly.