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Destination guide

Explore Zell am See from holiday lettings

A relaxing or adventure-filled holiday awaits you from holiday lettings in Zell am See. Located in the Austrian Alps, Zell am See provides winter skiing down its main mountain, and also skiing down a local glacier which is open more months out of the year depending on snowfall. As Zell am See is also on the banks of Lake Zell, you’ll find a host of water activities to enjoy. Whether you visit for the winter sports, water fun, historic feel or exquisite cuisine, Zell am See has something for families, couples and solo travellers alike.


Heritage sites to explore near Zell am See holiday homes

Tracing its history to the Roman era and later months of the 8th century, Zell am See has a prolific background to discover near holiday homes. Development of Zell am See rapidly accelerated once the railway came through the region in 1875, and the historic railway station is a popular site. Additionally, one of the oldest buildings claimed in Zell am See is St. Hippolyte Church, with an ornate parapet that dates back to the early 16th century and the Baroque style stone adornments that date back to the 17th century.


Activities and attractions in and around Zell am See

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Zell am See has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zell am See Leisure Centre (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Schmittenhoehe Ski Resort (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Schmittenhoehe Cable Car (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Areit Cable Car (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Zell am See-Kaprun Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Schaufelberg Panorama Cable Car (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Zell am See

Travellers enjoy Zell am See for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in January, November, December or February, when snowfall averages 8.93 inches and temperatures average -3°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Zell am See

Travellers enjoy Zell am See for its lakeside setting and mountain views. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Zell am See. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zeller See Beach (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Lake Zell (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Sigmund-Thun Gorge (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Ritzen Lake (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Kaprun Alpine Reservoirs (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Kitzloch Gorge (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Zell am See

The nearest airport is in Salzburg (SZG-W.A. Mozart), located 33.6 mi (54.1 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Zell am See Station.

How to get around

Transport to and around Zell am See holiday cottages

As Zell am See is so frequently visited, you’ll find there are many means of transport to get to and around your Zell am See holiday rental. For international travellers flying into Innsbruck Airport or Salzburg Airport, you can hop on a train to arrive directly in the heart of Zell am See. A taxi is also a great option from one of the main airports, or one of the private transport companies. A car hire is not recommended because of the scarcity and expense of parking spaces in Zell am See. Within the town limits of Zell am See, skiers are allowed bus access for free. Taxis are a common transport service if going a short distance across Zell am See.

Food & drink

Regional cuisine of Zell am See near holiday lettings

With traditional Austrian and international flavour to delight your senses, Zell am See has fantastic cuisine near holiday lettings. The traditional duck and cabbage captures the taste buds of the regulars in Zell am See. No visit to Austria would be complete without trying the wiener schnitzel. Additionally, almost every authentic Austrian restaurant in Zell am See serves Pinzgauer Kasnocken, a cheesy pasta dish served with roasted onions. The range of international cuisine touches many favourites from Italian to Irish to Vietnamese.

Essential info

Key facts for a holiday rental stay in Zell am See

Before you visit Zell am See You want to be assured of key information to maximise your holiday home enjoyment. As most Zell am See visitors come to hit the slopes each winter, there is complete ski-run coverage of artificial snow makers to guarantee snowy runs all season. For summer activities, there are boat hires and schools to learn surfing or sailing. The weather is pleasant for winter and summer activities, with an average of 0°C in the winter and the high teens in summer. Summer does see more precipitation, so you may want to bring an umbrella or raincoat. The official language in Austria is German, with most shopkeepers and restaurateurs speaking English quite well. If rescue or emergency services are necessary, the phone numbers are 140 for mountain rescue and 112 for emergency medical services. There is a major hospital five minutes from Zell am See’s downtown.

Can I find a vacation rental around Zell am See?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 2,082 vacation rentals near Zell am See. From 100 chalets to 1,507 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Zell am See for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.