Lakes, rivers, spas & glaciers – water surrounds this Austrian gem.

Snowflake

One of the principal destinations south of Salzburg, Zell am See is a year-round resort perched on a ledge between the Schmittenhöhe peak and the emerald waters of the Zeller See lake. The town is alive throughout the seasons with a charming town centre, wonderful lakeside access and the best spa complex in the entire region. It is possible to ski in the morning and play a round of golf or sail the waters of the lake in the afternoon. The waters, mountains and skies are crammed with action sports throughout the year.

The home to the Porsche family, Zell am See blends the tradition and timelessness of the mountain and lake with the modernity of design hotels and uber-cool venues. Great dining and nightlife, fantastic water sports and access to the local glaciers for summer snow, Zell am See has a truly enviable range of activities. Well connected by road, rail and air, summer in Zell am See is as good an event location as can be found in the Alps.

ZELL AM SEE AT A GLANCE

Facts & figures

  • Population | 9600
  • June ave. temp. 16°C
  • September ave. temp. 14°C

Airport transfers

  • Salzburg | 60 miles
  • Innsbruck | 91 miles
  • Munich | 127 miles

Culture

  • Museums
  • Fine dining
  • Wine tasting
  • Castles
  • Design / architecture

Action

  • Golf
  • Sailing
  • Spa
  • Glacier skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Cycling
  • Rafting
  • Canyoning
  • Ballooning
  • Scenic flights

ZELL AM SEE TOWN

The principal resort in the region, Zell am See welcomes guests year-round. In summer there are restaurant terraces across the charming town centre, lakeside parks & swimming beaches and promenades for waterfront walks. In the mountains there are action and snow sports, whilst in the neighbouring town of Kaprun, clients can experience golf and the best spa complex in the entire region. Zell am See is full of tradition and history and exudes charm, yet there are many examples of fine modern architecture to contrast with the historic buildings. The town has a fantastic range of facilities, shops and entertainment to cater for diverse group event needs.

Zell am See has a truly enviable location, sandwiched between the peak of the Schmittenhöhe and the alpine waters of Zeller See lake. Looking west from the town are the tranquil waters of the lake, whilst to the south are the highest peaks in Austria as well as the nearby Kitzsteinhorn Glacier. There are endless activity options in and around Zell am See including mountain sports, water sports and air sports such as ballooning or scenic flights. As Zell am See is located between the mountains and the lake, these activity options take place in the vicinity of the town. A morning of sailing can be seamlessly combined with a group lunch in the town centre.

ZELL AM SEE ACTIVITIES

sailing

Take to the waters of Zeller See lake with a sailing event.

scenic flights

Incredible as it sounds, Zell am See is even better from the air.

Rafting

Ramp up the adrenalin on the waters that rage through the region.

ZELL AM SEE DINING

Zell am See has a great range of dining options throughout the town centre, with terraces spilling out onto the historic streets. On the waterfront there are numerous, fantastic venues to host lunches or dinners, offering stunning views over the water and the local peaks. Whilst just to the north of Zell am See is the Schloss Prielau castle that hosts the Mayer’s restaurant, a high-end gourmet experience amongst the splendour of the historic castle and its grounds.

Away from the town, located in the neighbouring mountains are endless mountain huts to experience regional dishes, complete with stunning views over the local peaks. These venues can be combined with leisure activities such as hiking and biking. Slightly outside of Zell am See, clients can visit a mountain hut, complete with a micro-brewery, offering the chance to tour the brewery and then taste its fine produce.

ZELL AM SEE NIGHTLIFE

Known as one the après ski centres of the region, Zell am See offers a slightly more sedate summer nightlife. Ski boots on tables are replaced by wine on terraces overlooking the lake. That said, the mountain huts can offer private venues to experience the glories of locally craft beers and schnapps, amongst the wonderful alpine scenery. Back in the resort, the clients in Crazy Daisy won't be wearing so many layers in summer, but the atmosphere can none-the-less be pretty pulsating.

Private boat tours on the lake offer the chance to drink & dine with a difference, with tranquil waters and staggering views over the local peaks. There are many hotels and bars located in the centre of Zell am See which can offer a great night out including some international and Irish themed bars. The neighbouring town of Kaprun to the south of Zell am See offers further nightlife options and venues including a historic castle for group functions, whilst a little further, it is possible to arrange group events at a micro-brewery on the mountain.

ZELL AM SEE MEETINGS & SEMINARS

Dedicated meeting spaces can be arranged in the heart of Zell am See at the Ferry Porsche Congress Centre. With a capacity of 1200 attendees and modular space within the contemporary congress centre, there is the full complement of professional support services available.  Design, location and facilities make the Ferry Porsche Congress Centre one of the leading meeting facilities in the region. There are also a number of hotels in Zell am See which offer meeting venues within their premises, including lakefront and mountain locations.

Transport connections, excellent infrastructure and fine dining make Zell am See a stand-out option for meetings & seminars. Additionally, the region offers a superb range of activities to complement a meeting & seminar event programme. Golf is located just a few minutes south of Zell am See at Kaprun, there is sailing on the Zeller See lake, whilst scenic flights and ballooning take place from the nearby aerodrome.

ZELL AM SEE - THE UNMISSABLE

The Kitzsteinhorn Glacier sits on the horizon, just to the south of Zell am See. In summer, clients can access the glacial snow and ice and gaze over endless, jagged peaks.

 

Dining is possible at the peak, whilst there are interactive exhibits as well as tours of the glacier.

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