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Dam wall tours on Mooserboden in Kaprun:
The dam wall at Mooserboden is 107m high and 494m long. During a dam wall tour, you can get to know the inner workings of the building and also get to know other interesting historical facts.

The guided tours will take place from 23.07. until 15.10. (weather permitting) is held daily from 10:00 to 15:15 and takes approximately one hour.


Kitzsteinhorn Explorer Tour:
Explore 4 climate zones from the valley to the world of glaciers in just one day with a National Park Ranger. How glacial ice, where are golden eagles and bearded vultures at home, which survival strategies develop edelweiss and saxifrage - all this and much more you will learn on your journey with 3 cable cars to over 3,000 m and easy hikes.

The guides are from 02.07. until 03.09. every Tuesday at 09:00 and take about 3.5 hours.


Alpine hike Hochsonnbergalm:
It takes about 1 ½ hours on the picturesque Pinzgauer promenade to the Hochsonnbergalm. There, the group is welcomed by the landlord and hostess and enjoys a special hut and mountain guide with explanations to the Almbetrieb, the livestock, the cheese dairy and life on the mountain pasture. Of course, a break may not be missed, in which everyone strengthens as desired can. Then it's back along the Pinzgauer walk back to the Schmittenhöhebahn, where the group arrives at about 14:00 clock.

The guides are from 18.06. until 10.09. every Tuesday. Meeting point is at 09:15 in front of the info center of the Schmittenhöhebahn valley station.

For this hike a reservation is required.


Zeller summer night parties:
Every Wednesday in July and August, you can experience southern flair with extraordinary artists and culinary delights, as well as rousing music.

The festivals take place in the pedestrian zone in Zell am See.


Zeller Seezauber:
As soon as the sun goes down in Zell am See-Kaprun, it is not dark: From Thursday, 16. May to Tuesday, 15. October 2019 you can expect every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 22:00 in May, June, July and August and at 21:00 in September and October the "Zeller Seezauber" - a water, light, music and laser show of a special kind.

Let yourself be conjured up at the music pavilion in Elisabethpark in another world!


City Market Zell am See:
On Fridays, from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, you will be offered a large number of market stalls, a large selection of culinary delicacies and much more, all the way to the summer. Come to the Zeller Stadtplatz, enjoy the market atmosphere and buy fresh, local products. Stroll from stand to stand and choose from the delicacies: vegetables, potatoes, fruits, bread, cheese, meat dumplings, pastries and much more.

The city market takes place every Friday until the end of October.


Klamm lights:
Every Friday from 31st May to 6th September 2019, as soon as dawn begins, a unique event awaits you at Sigmund Thun Klamm in Kaprun.

Hike through the magically lit gorge and experience a nature festival game enchanted by colorful light and thundering water. The walk is a mystical and amazing experience for all ages.


4-Lakes Art Walk:

A leisurely hike along the beautiful trails of the Schmitten at 2,000 m. With the hiking guide you can enjoy a wonderful hiking day to our three mountain lakes and the Zeller Lake with a stunning view of 30 three thousand meter peaks.

Meeting point is 09:45 in front of the InfoCenter in the Schmittenhöhebahn valley station. For this tour you have to register in advance!

The guided tours take place every Friday from 21.06. until 13.09. instead of.


Evening tours on Lake Zell:
Every Friday in July and August, you can do a boat trip on Lake Zell in the evening. These take place either at 18:30 or 20:00.


Barbecue Sunday at the Maisi-Alm in Kaprun:
This summer it says from 30.06. until 01.09. every Sunday from 11:00 am "grilled - flitted - made-up" at the Maisi Alm in the center of Kaprun.

Kids romp around in the adjacent amusement park with bouncy castle, slides, swings and co. There's pure action on the "Maisiflitzer" - the popular Kapruner Alpine Coaster. And if you want, you can turn yourself into a lion, a bear or even a tiger for free make-up.

Meanwhile, parents relax with live music in the Maisi Alm, right next door. Grilled specialties complete the family Sunday.


Guided tours of the castle Kaprun:
Even today you can feel it, the atmosphere of bygone days: If you enter the venerable castle Kaprun, it is as if you are traveling into the past. Surrounded by centuries-old walls, you get an impression of how the counts, princes or governors spent their everyday life.

The tours take place every Monday from 16:00.


Slow train moonlight ride:
Every Thursday from 16.05. - 10.10.2019 you can enjoy the moonlight ride with the slow train. Accompanied by the romantic moonlight, it's all about Lake Zell.

The train always leaves at 20:45 at the indoor pool in Zell am See.


Zeller Seefest:
On 03.08.2019 the annual Zeller Seefest takes place. It belongs to the region like the Zeller See itself: The festival attracts every year anew, a large, international audience. With music, fireworks and a wonderful ambience, the festival unites several facets that are worth staying along the waterfront. Just when night falls, the sky darkens and the fireworks transform the region into a sea of color, it becomes very picturesque. A colorful supporting program inspires old and young.


Flying Fox at the high mountain reservoirs:
From July to September, the "Flying Fox" attraction takes place every first weekend of the month near the Kaprun high mountain reservoirs.

A zipline stretched from the castle on the Moosersperre invites you to try it out. Do not be shy and just be brave.


Nostalgic Market Zell am See:
Of course, the nostalgic markets in Zell am See on the town square will be back this summer. On 10.08. From 08:00 to 14:00 you can search, browse, taste, find and buy anywhere.

Idyllically laid out on the town square, many antique and nostalgic dealers from Austria and Bavaria offer their treasures. Much attention is given by the organizer on selected, nostalgic to antique goods, in order to meet the name nostalgic market also.