Natural Beauty in Zell am See

Zell am See is set upon the western shores of the Lake Zell in central Austria and oozes charm and sophistication set within the wonders of this stunning area of natural beauty.

Surrounded by the Hohoe Tauern National Park and the Grossglockner mountain region Lake Zell creates a focal point that is fresh and peaceful, a breathtaking image of crystal waters and stunning landscape reflections cast upon the water’s surface breathe a beauty that is serene and tranquil and tempts you to unwind and relax.

Arriving in Zell am See you will instantly feel the calm wash over you, the fresh mountain air, picture-perfect panoramic views and the vibrant natural colours that draw you into the beauty of this stunning part of Austria will provide you with a relaxing holiday like no other. Allow yourself to be fully immersed in this soothing experience, switch off your digital devices, keep things simple and breathe in the deep refreshing atmosphere around you. Enhance your wellbeing by escaping into the peace and splendour of nature and embrace all that Zell am See has to offer.

Nestled by the lake Zell am See town, with its quaint cobbled streets, cafes, restaurants, shops and historical architecture, provides plenty to explore and you won’t be disappointed by the wide range of cuisine on offer. While away the hours by exploring the centre and the historical St Hippolyte Church built in the beautiful Romanesque style full of decorative details, arches and pretty stained glass windows that allow for a reflective quiet moment.

Stroll the shores of Lake Zell to capture the wonders of the natural beauty up close, take a moment to observe the pretty fawners, forests and plants unique to this area. Find a quiet spot to escape into the pages of a book or watch the changing reflections on the water. Breathe deep and let yourself relax as moments shared in nature have a positive effect on the mind and body.

Taking a hike up to the peaks of Schmittenhöhe or Maiskogel provides you with a challenging experience to get the heart beating but if you fancy the views with a little less exertion then take the cable car rides to the peaks where you will be met with stunning mountain top views to capture. Once evening falls head to the lakeshore to capture a light show on the water, dancing fountains to individually themed music and lights create a lovely spectacle to enjoy. Be sure to check dates and times before, as shows don’t run on every evening.

Whether you visit during the warmer months when the area is bathed in sunshine or the winter seasons when the snow-capped mountains sparkle in the sunlight you can be sure to discover the delights of this part of Austria throughout the year and discover a natural beauty like no other. Hold onto the relaxed moments and treasure them forever to share with loved ones and family.