The Town of Zell am See
Only a few destinations in the Alps have such a variety of vacation possibilities that won them a specific reputation. One of these destinations is Zell am See with its beautiful location in a valley with the glittering lake. Thus Zell am See has a long history as a south after holiday destination. All the things that make an Alpine vacation so special are offered here: a high class ski resort with “guaranteed snow”, hiking and mountain biking on trails of all difficulties, two 18 hole Golf courses that are ranked among the 12 leading Golf Courses in Austria, and the lake with all its possibilities. Yachtclub Zell am See is the home club of Double Olympic champions in Tornado sailing Hagara / Steinacher. Listing all the other possibilities would fill pages, you have to find out for yourself which activity fits your vacation needs best! The town Zell am See has preserved its original character, one strolls through the alleys finding many gemütliche bars and restaurants and enjoys the alpine charm.
An important feature is the easy accessibility of Zell am See: the cities Salzburg and Innsbruck can be reached in an hour’s drive either by car or by train, from Munich the drive is a little over two hours.
For decades the Alps have been a favorite holiday destination in Europe. Some years ago mainly for skiing, today more and more as a year round destination that features recreation in all its facets: hiking, bicycling, golf, all kinds of watersports and of course various cultural events as well as many experiences of nature.
No one who ever saw the majestic Alpine panorama will ever forget this experience. But one also remembers the little things like an alpine Meadow in Spring, flora and fauna in Summer or the beautiful sunsets in fall characterize a very special holiday experience.