Hiking Hiking holiday in Zell am See-Kaprun

Zell am See-Kaprun nestles between the gentle Pinzgau grass mountains and the rugged walls of the Hohe Tauern: This diversity makes the region ideal for your hiking holiday in Austria. Here you will find family hikes as well as difficult summit tours, the leisurely tour with a rest at a quaint hut as well as the challenging full-day hike.

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The most beautiful hiking tours around Zell am See-Kaprun

Leisurely hikes with culinary rewards - 3 tips

Family hikes - 3 tips

Sporty tours - 3 tips

Hiking on the Schmittenhöhe

The panoramic and family mountain in Zell am See is the first choice for scenic hiking tours with the whole family. The hiking trails are clearly marked and many can also be easily managed by children. There is plenty of time to enjoy the impressive view! A popular hiking destination is, among others, the high-altitude promenade, enjoyable and easy is the Sisi circular hiking trail. If you have the whole day, don't miss the "Pinzgau Walk"!

Hiking on the Kitzsteinhorn

The contrast to the gentle grass mountains is the majestic world of the Kitzsteinhorn in Kaprun. The glacier region is situated directly at the entrance to the Hohe Tauern and offers you high alpine views. If you don't want to hike on your own, it's best to rely on the experience of qualified guides and hiking guides who will accompany you safely through rock and ice. Further down in the valley is the family mountain Maiskogel. It offers child-friendly hiking trails and cosy huts. The two mountains - the Kitzsteinhorn and the Maiskogel - can be combined via the well-known Alexander Enzinger Trail.

Hiking tour map

One look at the panorama map is enough to tell you: you're in good hands here with your hiking boots! In Zell am See-Kaprun, more than 400 kilometres of marked hiking trails, mountain tours and paths await you. Plan your hikes and mountain tours here!


A hike for two at the reservoirs | © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus
Huts and alpine pastures

The most important thing on any hike? A stop for refreshments, of course. The cosy huts and alpine pastures in the Zell am See-Kaprun region invite you to take a break or spend the night on the mountain. After a hiking tour, you can look forward to homemade specialities, regional delicacies and cold drinks. Many alpine huts also produce their own cheese, bacon or butter: be sure to try them!


Enjoying the cuisine and the view on the Schmittenhöhe | © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus
Guided hiking and mountain tours

On the way to the peaks, the experience and knowledge of the qualified mountain guides are particularly important: they take you safely to the world of the three-thousand-metre-high peaks and back to the valley again. Hiking guides accompany you on family-friendly hikes and tell interesting things about flora and fauna on herbal tours.


 Via ferrata on the Kitzsteinhorn | © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus