Zell am See in Austria: A Travel Guide

Zell am See in Austria: A Travel Guide

Zell am See is a beautiful holiday destination in Austria, located in the south of Salzburg. Situated in a magnificent idyll with high mountains and a crystal-clear lake, this holiday region is considered to be one of the ultimate spots for summer holidays in Austria. And that’s not without reason: Here, around the Zeller Lake, you can experience some unforgettable activities and amazing things to do. For example, on a Summer holiday in Zell am See, countless beautiful sights, exciting attractions and really amazing excursion are waiting for you. Whether swimming, hiking, cycling, sightseeing or just relaxing – for sure you won`t get bored there. This is ensured by the Zell am See Card, with which you can visit most of the attractions in Zell am See and Kaprun free of charge.

In this Travel Guide we will show the best things to do and the most amazing tourist attractions of Zell am See. In addition, you will get many information and tips about where to stay in Zell am See, getting there and what the best day trips are.

Best things to do in Zell am See


During a summer holiday on Lake Zell, many activities and things to do are waiting for you. With this huge selection of activities, you can almost lose track of it. Don’t worry, here we’ve put together the ultimate highlights of the region Zell am See. Perfect for your next holiday in Zell am See.


The old town of Zell am See


Built on a peninsula at the Zeller Lake, the old town of Zell am See is a popular place for vacationers as well as and locals. There are plenty of boutiques, bars, restaurants, a casino and also shops where you can buy local specialties. During a stroll through the historic old town and the pedestrian zone, you will discover a lot of things to see: the more than 1,000-year-old Vogtturm, which today serves as a local museum, or the impressive parish church of The Holy Hippolyte and the castle Rossberg, today’s town hall are just some of the best things to visit in Zell am See.

Mitterberg – Viewpoint of Zell am See

Visiting the Mitterberg you will experience the ultimate most beautiful view of Lake Zell and the village of Zell am See. Whether by hiking or quite comfortably by car, from up here you will see a panorama like out of a travel magazine. Particularly recommended is the viewpoint next to the Mitterberghof, a popular mountain hut with a beautiful viewing terrace. This place is one of the ultimate must-sees in Zell am See and a visit is highly recommended.



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