What to do in Zell am See?
Zell am See is a top destination in the summer, and the surrounding area offers many activities that will make your summer a success. For those who are not yet familiar with Zell am See, this town is located near the Zeller See. This is a freshwater lake in the Austrian Alps. The name for the lake comes from the Zell am See, in total the lake is 4 km long and 1.5 km wide. In the summer, you can visit beaches and go into the water at various places by the lake. There is also plenty to do in terms of water sports on the lake, such as sailing, canoeing, windsurfing and kite surfing. Only at the lake you can do enough, besides the many activities you can do at the lake, the environment is also beautiful.
The town of Zell am See itself is also a must to visit, this cosy town has a lot to offer. In the summer, there is a weekly town market on Friday from 08:00 to 13:00, which takes place on the square in the centre. Here, you can buy local and fresh products, but also taste delicacies. Besides Zell am See, Kaprun also has a market, which also takes place on Fridays from 11:00 to 14:00. In Kaprun at the market, you should try the original wood-fired bread!
In Kaprun you also have the Maisi Flitzer, this is a toboggan run/ roller coaster. This toboggan run is about 1300 metres long and when you go down it will go up to 40 km/h! The speed is up to you, so if you are not a speed demon, you can also choose to go down the mountain slower. You can go down the toboggan run alone or in pairs, which is very convenient when you are on holiday with your children. Next to the toboggan run, there is also an amusement park where you can enjoy various slides and swings in the summer. This is a nice trip for when you are on holiday with the children. You can find more information about the Maisi Flitzer here on the website.
For a bit more action, there is the possibility of racing electric cross bikes. They have set out several tracks that you can cross with your cross bike, this is for both young and old because there are different types of cross bikes available. For more information, please visit their website, click here.
The weather in Zell am See
In Zell am See, there is a continental climate, which means that it can be very cold in the winter and very warm in the summer. In the summer months, it can be as warm as 35 degrees! But often, the average temperature is around 23-24 degrees, making it a very pleasant holiday destination. For the current weather, we recommend keeping an eye on the weather forecast.