Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Zell am See

Enjoy the churches and other features of Zell am See. Renowned for its skiing, lake and spas, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

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)
Weather

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 highlights

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.

Where to stay near Zell am See?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,264 holiday rentals near Zell am See. From 1,604 Condos/Apartments to 214 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Zell am See is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Zell am See?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Zell am See:

  • Unterschönau: 228 holiday homes
  • Stanggaß: 151 holiday homes
  • Anzenbach: 104 holiday homes
  • Wiesern: 87 holiday homes
  • Resten: 16 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Zell am See?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Zell am See. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Zell am See Station: 3,221 holiday rentals
  • Zeller See Beach: 3,220 holiday rentals
  • Schmittenhoehe Ski Resort: 3,086 holiday rentals
  • Lake Zell: 3,180 holiday rentals
  • Breiteckbahn: 2,947 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Zell am See listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Zell am See?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,604 Condos/Apartments in Zell am See. Our other popular types of Zell am See holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 214 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 118 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 76 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Zell am See?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 408 holiday homes with pool available in Zell am See. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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