Summer activities in Zell am See

What to do in Zell am See in summer

Surrounded by mountains, such as the imposing “Hohen Tauern” and an incomparable panorama of the Alps, the town is located on 750 metres in height on the shores of the lake and on the slopes of the “Schmittenhöhe”. Water sports enthusiasts come here just at their expense, as the followers of the mountains. In addition the town invites you to discover the diverse range of cultural events and entertaining summer activities in Zell am See for the entire family.


Hiking, mountain biking, paragliding – many things are possible.

Whether adventurous activities, spectacular scenic hiking trails or the multi-faceted water sport activities – in Zell am See everything can be experienced – and much more.

A round trip through the Alps, summer skiing on the glacier “Kitzsteinhorn” or canyoning are just some of the alternatives which are offered out of more than 40 sport activities.

Families with children, couples and singles of all ages will find their own recreational paradise. A paradise, which has its origin in geological happenings. The diversity and uniqueness of the landscape was born. Our apartments are located centrally. The lake and the town centre can be reached within a couple of minutes.

If you think, that mountains are only for skiers – you will discover a “green miracle”. The mountains will be discovered by foot or you can make your own experience by using a mountain bike. Families and ambitious athletes feel comfortable in this region. However, if you just want to relax – then you are also at the right place.


You want to experience these any many other summer activities in Zell am See? Take a look at the suggestions below and request a non-binding holiday offer !

Lake Zell

Boating, swimming, diving or just relaxing on on the lidos around the lake - Lake Zell offers something for every taste.

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A trip by boat

A trip on Lake Zell guarantees you that you are on the right track towards holiday fun!

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In the hiking paradise of Zell am See, there are numerous trails and paths to explore. Visit our local mountain, the “Schmittenhöhe” or the glacier “Kitzsteinhorn” which is just close by.

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You can explore the countryside around Zell am See by bike. The paths are well signed and you will find plenty of variety.

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The golf club Zell am See-Kaprun offers two challenging courses, each with 18 holes. “Schmittenhöhe” offers water and sand, “Kitzsteinhorn” challenges you with an up and down. Here you can explore the facilities of the golf courses.

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