The best winter activities in Zell am See

How to spend winter at Landhaus Golfblick

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 of Zell am See invites you to discover the diverse range of cultural events and winter activities in Zell am See for the whole family.


Covered by a thick blanket of sugar:

The snow-covered town guarantees you a winter feeling.
For lovers of the nature, vacationers and sports enthusiasts.
Ski and snowboard fun up into 3,000 metres, ice skating on the lake or in the ice skating rink, sledging, winter hiking paths, tennis and a big choice of spa activities.

130 kilometres of slopes – glistening in the sun – connected by 57 cable cars and lifts:

  • Winter fun is guaranteed on the Kitzsteinhorn and on the Schmittenhöhe.
  • In the valley you find cross-country trails, hiking paths and the frozen lake.
  • Zell am See-Kaprun is the perfect place to explore.
  • The variety of recreational activities make your ski holidays in Zell am See an unforgettable experience.
  • Families with children, couples and singles of all ages will find their own recreational paradise.

Are you dreaming of velvety slopes, steep slopes and romantic trails?

If you do so, you are very welcome to stay with us. Winter holidays in Zell am See offer everything you need. Perfect snow conditions, variety of sports, Apres Ski, a panoramic view over the mountains and the Austrian hospitality - send us your non-binding enquiry.


The Schmittenhöhe shows itself at its best – snow white! 75 kilometres of well-groomed slopes are every day a new experience for beginners and professionals.


The glacier Kitzsteinhorn is close by and guarantees pleasure of skiing above 3000 metres. A funpark for snowboarders and freestylers is provided.

Ski school

In the ski and snowboard school you will meet well trained instructors for all skill levels. You can join a group or you take private lessons where you can learn and improve.

Horse sleigh rides

Enjoy a romantic horse sleigh ride through the snow covered-region.


The toboggan run with flood light (length 1.5 km) is near our house. At the start of the run you will find a traditional inn “Köhlergraben”. You can enjoy the fun even at night.

Cross-country skiing

As far as the eye can see, cross-country trails of a total of 40 kilometres in length wind their way all through Zell am See-Kaprun and into the neighbouring regions. Enjoy the "high trail" loop around the lake Plettsaukopf at the Schmitten. You'll have a wonderful view over the whole region up there!

Browse through our many cross-country trails in our interactive map