What to do in Zell am See?
Zell am See is a top destination in the summer, there are many activities in the area 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 at various places near the lake and go into the water. There is also plenty to do in terms of water sports on the lake, such as sailing, canoeing, windsurfing and kitesurfing. You can do enough at the lake alone, in addition to the many activities you can do at the lake, the surroundings are also beautiful.
The city market
The city of Zell am See itself is also recommended to visit, this pleasant city has a lot to offer. In the summer you have the weekly city market on Friday from 08:00 to 13:00, which takes place on the square in the center. You can buy local and fresh products here, but also taste delicacies. In addition to Zell am See, there is also a market in Kaprun, which also takes place on Fridays from 11:00 AM to 14:00 PM. In Kaprun on the market it is recommended to try the original wood-fired bread!
Full throttle of the toboggan run
In Kaprun you also have the Maisi Flitzer, this is a toboggan run / roller coaster. This track is in total about 1300 meters long and when you go down you will go up to 40 km / h! You can control the speed yourself, so if you are not such a speed demon, you can also choose to go down the mountain less quickly. You can go on the toboggan run alone or with the two of them, which is very handy when you are on holiday with your children. In addition 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 kids. Up here the website you can find more information about the Maisi Flitzer.
For a little more action, Zell am See offers the opportunity to race with electric cross bikes. They have set out different courses here that you can go over with the dirt bike, this is for both young and old because there are different types of dirt bikes available. For more information you can take a look at 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 winter and very hot in summer. In the summer months it can get up to 35 degrees! But often the average temperature in Zell am See is around 23-24 degrees, which makes it very pleasant as a holiday destination. For the current weather, we advise you to keep an eye on the weather forecast.