Ski holidays in Zell am See

STC- Schmittenhohe -Zell am See

This medieval lakeside town is a popular destination for guests from all over Europe and is part of the Zell am See - Kaprun ski area. In the heart of winter the lake often freezes over enabling you to walk across to the village of Thumersbach opposite.

Much of the centre of Zell am See is pedestrianised allowing you to easily work your way around the many apres ski bars and discos or just participate in some ‘retail therapy' in the many shops availalbe.

Access to the skiing in Zell am See is at three levels via the centrally located City Xpress gondola, the Schmitten and Sonnenalm cable cars and gondolas half-way up the Schmittenhöhe, easily reachable by ski bus, or the Areitbahn in Schüttdorf, the neighbouring suburb. With 130km of piste available on your lift pass, all levels of skiers are well catered for here in Zell am See, Kaprun and the snow-sure slopes of the mighty Kitzsteinhorn reaching over 3000m.


  • Leisure centre including indoor swimming pool 
  • Ice skating
  • Bowling
  • Indoor tennis and squash
  • Horsedrawn sleighs
  • Tobogganing



  • Crazy Daisy
  • Diele
  • Insider
  • B17
  • Greens & Greens XL
  • Gin House
  • Lebzeltkeller
  • Giuseppe
  • Traubenstüberl
  • Kupferkessel


Beginners: 3
Intermediates: 5
Advanced: 4


Blue: 31
Red: 19
Black: 7


Village Height: 757m
Total Lifts: 56 (Area) 
Total km of piste: 138km (Area) 
Longest run: 6.5km (Schüttabfahrt)
Direction of slopes: N,S,W,E
Artificial snow: 100%
Mountain restaurants: 30 (Area) 
Cross country tracks: 200km (Area)


6 days   STD   TOP
Ski hire:   £89   £119
Ski Boot hire:       £55

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NB The above prices are approximate and will be confrmed at time of booking


Ski tuition

3 days - £125 (4 hours/day)

5 days - £139 (4 hours/day)

Boarding Tuition

3 days - £95 (2 hours/day)

5 days - £119 (2 hours/day)

NB the above prices are approximate and will be confirmed at time of booking


6 day lift pass

Zell am See - Kaprun whole area lift pass (incl. Zell am See, Schuttdorf, Kaprun and Kitzsteinhorn glacier)





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NB the above prices are approximate and will be confirmed at time of booking


Accommodation for Zell am See

Grand Hotel - 4 Star | Zell am See - Austria

An excellent hotel, situated right on the shores of lake Zell, split over two interconnected buildings. We are very pleased to feature the Grand Hotel, which is a popular choice with its cosmopolitan mix of guests year on year. It is within easy reach of the ski-lifts, town centre and the night life.

Grand Hotel

Hotel Gruner Baum - 3 Star | Zell am See - Austria

The Gruner Baum is a lovely hotel in a prime location right in the centre of the town and close to all the best après-ski spots and the main street to the City Xpress cable car, which takes you right up to the top of the Schmittenhohe. 

Hotel Gruner Baum

Hotel Living Max - 4 Star | Zell am See - Austria

The Hotel Living Max is a trendy, sophisticated destination for your holiday with excellent location and stunning views of the Zeller lake and the snow-covered mountains.

Hotel Living Max

Hotel Salzburgerhof - 5 Star | Zell am See - Austria


The Hotel Salzburgerhof is a luxurious traditional hotel run by the Holleis family. This 5* hotel has both award-winning gourmet cuisine, and an award-winning spa area, providing you with a holiday full of indulgence and extravagance of the highest standards.

Hotel Salzburgerhof

Hotel Seevila Freiberg - 4 Star | Zell am See - Austria

This charming, cosy hotel Seevilla Freiberg enjoys a lakeside location with amazing views. It is only a few minutes' walk from the centre of town and approximately. 7-9 minutes' walk from the Zeller-gondola or you can take the hotel's free shuttle bus. Herr Euler-rolle and his lovely wife have made the hotel into a place where guests are happy to return year after year. When the lake freezes over, events such as ice curling and skating, are arranged in the evenings by the hotel, for its guests.The hotel offers a choice of standard and recently renovated superior (villa) rooms.

Hotel Seevila Freiberg

Hotel St Georg - 4 Star | Zell am See - Austria


The Hotel St Georg is a traditional family run 4* hotel in the perfect location for getting up on the slopes first thing in the morning, just 200m to the City Xpress gondola and at the end of the day, you can ski back almost to the door.

Hotel St Georg

Hotel Stadt Wien - 4 Star | Zell am See - Austria

The Hotel Stadt Wien is run by the friendly Kerbl family who have been welcoming UK guests for many years. It is located just a short stroll above the village and only 3 minutes' walk from the City Xpress gondola.

Hotel Stadt Wien

Hotel Tirolerhof - 4 Star | Zell am See - Austria

The centrally located Hotel Tirolerhof has undergone major renovations in the last few years is now a 4 star Superior hotel, and the leisure facilities it now offers are outstanding. The superb cuisine, good wines and excellent service are under the personal supervision of the owners, the Posch family. The ski lifts are approximately 5 minutes' walk away and the hotel offers a shuttle service at a small charge.

Hotel Tirolerhof

Romantik Hotel - 4 Star | Zell am See - Austria

The Romantik Hotel is a first class family-run hotel in the centre of Zell am See, only a few minutes’ walk from the City Xpress gondola.  Run by the friendly Hörl family who have built up an excellent reputation for outstanding hospitality, excellent spa and leisure facilities and superb cuisine.


Romantik Hotel