Excursions and day trips from Zell am See

The most beautiful spots in the holiday region

The Schmittenhof is located in the heart of a truly inspiring holiday region. You can look forward to active, relaxed, sporty and family-friendly experiences between the mountains and valley, 365 days a year. Many other highlights await you on day trips from Zell am See-Kaprun. We recommend the following sights and attractions around Zell am See.



You set the pace on this spectacular ride down into the valley! The Maisiflitzer toboggan run is open all year round.



The magnificent power of water roars through the dense rocks. Narrow footbridges lead through one of Austria’s most beautiful gorges.

High Mountain Reservoirs


Discover the art of engineering and hydropower along the dam wall of Kaprun. Hiking around the reservoir lakes is always a good idea.


Zell am See

The most beautiful sights on the Schmitten are almost right on your doorstep! This wonderful mountain most certainly has something for all ages.



Skiing on the glacier, icy wonderlands, and the highest viewing platform in the Alps await you on the Kitzsteinhorn.

Indoor Pool

Zell am See

Spend a rainy day in Zell am See in the indoor pool for fun and relaxation – a genuine highlight even in fair weather.

Tauern Spa


Fun and action in the family areas; divine relaxation in the sauna and the spa areas: experience cosy worlds of comfort at the TAUERN SPA.

Wildlife Park


The diverse inhabitants of the alps can be found in this wildlife park. You might even spot them during a walk.

High Alpine Road


Countless hairpin bends and turns connect the provinces of Salzburg and Carinthia at altitudes of up to 2,369 m.

Krimml Waterfalls


A drop of 380 metres over three levels makes the incredible power of water tangible at Europe’s biggest waterfalls.

World of Ice Giants


What are likely the largest accessible ice caves in the world make for a lovely frosty climate, even in the middle of summer.

City of Salzburg


With fantastic museums, large churches, fun for all the family, plus culture and shopping, the city of Mozart is a must-see excursion from Zell am See.

High Rope Park

Saalbach Hinterglemm

Visitors with a head for heights can venture into lofty areas and explore the high rope park with its balancing challenges.

Adventure Public Pool Käpt’n Hook

Saalbach Hinterglemm

The outdoor pool in Saalbach Hinterglemm is the place to be in summer. Families with children can’t get enough of the adventure pool.

Tree Top Path

Saalbach Hinterglemm

Kids can start out early on the tree top path, learning to keep their balance while peering curiously into the dense treetops.