Zell am See – Kaprun

Do you love a winter wonderland landscape, with enchanting snow-capped mountain villages, but  you do not like skiing or snowboarding…

No problem, because there is so much more to experience and enjoy in the areas surrounding Chalet Apart Austria near Zell am See – Kaprun.

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Do you prefer the Winter ambiance?

then you’ve come to the right place. Discover the magic of Zell am See and Kaprun. Beautiful shops, delicious restaurants, confectionery and cozy terraces.

Chalet Apart Austria is surrounded by beautiful nature. The largest nature park in the Alps, National Park Hohe Tauern, a true winter paradise, where there is much more to do than just skiing or snowboarding.

Take for example a romantic tour in a TRADITIONAL SLEDGE.  Go sledding with the children in the valley, or do some truly adventurous SLEDDING on the Kohlschnait in the nearby village of Bruck.  You are picked up in tractor with a trailer, which has the sledges hooked on the back – super fun. There is a cozy restaurant upstairs where you can have delicious hot chocolate. Then we whiz down 3 kilometers.

You can also go tobogganing at night, and s a guest of Chalet on the Rood and Apart Smitten, you get one free ride in the large TUBE in Piesendorf. Fun for the whole family.

In you want to ICE SKATE then go to the outdoor track in Kaprun. A cozy meeting place with restaurants around the corner. In Zell am See you can skate and play ice hockey in Eishalle.

Do you like CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING or would you like to try it? At the Ice Rink in Kaprun you can take lessons and rent cross-country skiing equipment. There are 58 km of trails with fantastic views, these are connected to the 200 km of cross-country trails of the Pinzgauerland. The 3 km long Glacier Track is spectacular.

Your holiday starts right on our doorstep.  There are beautiful WINTER HIKING trails from the Chalet and Apartment through the white snow-capped mountain peaks or the wide valley. You can also take daily hiking tours on the Schmitten in Zell am See. You only pay for the up and down trip with the gondola.

Book a guided SNOW SHOE WALK, and make it as relaxing or challenging as you like.  A guide will lead you to the most beautiful places with fantastic views. A thoroughly enjoyable and unforgettable winter sport experience.

Our favourite Winter Wonderland walking routes


  • The PANORAMIC ROAD directly from Chalet Apart Austria to Piesendorf. There you can stop for a delicious Aapple Strudel.  If you follow the FÜRTHER, you will return through the valley, or you can continue further to Walchen.  There is the option to return by bus or Lokahlbahn.
  • Along the SALZACH – A nice flat walk from Chalet Apart Austria. Through the tunnel along the paths towards Kaprun, Bruck or Zell am See. You decide the length of your walk.
  • Around the KLAMMSEE you have a view of the Kitzsteinhorn and Hohe Tauern. Enjoy the silence. It is fun to take the little ones on the sled or in the stroller.
  • About the BOULEVARD of  ZELL AM SEE along the ZELLER SEE.  Sit on the terrace at the Grand hotel or meander through Zell am See with its many terraces and restaurants.  You could also take the big tour around the lake. It’s up to you!

MOUNTAIN HIKES – always take walking sticks with you

  • The MAISKOGEL with it’s beautiful mountain huts. You can take the ski lift back or the other way around.
  • To our favourite mountain hut, the EBERBERGALM, with a fantastic view of Lake Zell.  There are two routes. From Zell am See at the city lift, the easier route, or from Schuttdorf up next to the Dorffschenke.  It is nice to have lunch together with the skiers.

Winter hiking maps are available or download the Bergfex app.

Have fun walking!

Enjoy the convenience of the ideal location in the hiking – skiing area of  Zell am See – Kaprun. After a wonderful day outside, embrace the winter atmosphere in our cozy Chalet and/or Apartment. Experience an unforgettable winter wonderland adventure with your whole family, or group of friends.


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