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Your summer
in Kaprun

Take a deep breath and leave the stress of everyday life far behind – the fresh mountain air, the hospitality of the people, and the wide variety of outdoor activities available to you during your summer vacation in Kaprun are ideal for recharging empty batteries and rejuvenating your spirit. Let our tips inspire you!

mountain adventure in Kaprun
Hiking summer vacation Zell am See Kaprun

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Mountain lake Zell am See Kaprung vacation in summer holidays

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Mountainbike cycling holiday summer Salzburg Kaprun

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Top 10 Bucket List

for your summer vacation at carpe solem KAPOOM*

1. Stay in one of our vibrant Color Rooms in Mint, Berry, or Purple, or with your best friends in one of the exceptional Branded Apartments by Jägermeister, Snow Architecture, Padre Azul Tequila, Tanqueray Gin, Josef Maier Kunst, Sedda Polstermöbel, Heineken and Strabag.

2. Indulge in daily freshly prepared popcorn from our popcorn machine in the hotel bar - always for free.

3. Relax in the pool and take a fun selfie with our swim rings.

4. Take the gondola and be amazed by the view at the 3,029-meter-high panoramic platform "Top of Salzburg" on the Kitzsteinhorn. The gondola ride is included in your overnight stay price with your Zell am See-Kaprun Summer Card.

5. Challenge yourself and fly tandem paragliding from the Schmittenhöhe over the surrounding mountains and the Hohe Tauern National Park. Get your discount with the Zell am See-Kaprun Summer Card.

6. Grab a SUP board and paddle across Lake Zell or enjoy the waves on a boat trip (free with the Zell am See-Kaprun Summer Card).

7. Feel like Iron Man and train swimming, cycling, and running in one day. By the way, the triathlon event takes place every autumn in the Zell am See-Kaprun region.

8. Read a new favorite book on the balcony of your room with a magnificent view.

9. Enjoy the best chocolate brownie at the evening buffet in our restaurant and why not get a second one while you're at it.

10. Browse our in-house hotel shop for souvenirs like branded caps, cosmetics, and shirts with the inscription "Out of Office / Into the Mountains".

Zell am See - Kaprun Summer Card

Check-in and Check-out - Upon check-in at our hotel, you as a guest will receive the Zell am See-Kaprun Summer Card for the duration of your stay. With this ticket, your holiday is guaranteed to be anything but boring. You'll get admissions, discounts, and special offers at around 40 attractions in the region. Feel the adrenaline as you climb along the via ferrata of the 107-meter-high dam of the impressive high-mountain reservoirs, meet the friendly dragon Schmidolin during an excursion on the Schmittenhöhe, or experience the surroundings from a new perspective from the boat during a trip on Lake Zell.

Just leave your car behind!

The Zell am See-Kaprun Summer Card also includes the region's mobility card. This means you can travel for free by bus and train throughout the Pinzgau area. Additionally, all our guests receive a 10% discount on the daily rate at SIXT car rental.

One card, numerous possibilities

Hotel Zell am See Kaprun free guest card summer card included

The Zell am See-Kaprun Summer Card is valid from May 15th to October 31st, 2024, and is included during your stay at our hotel.

An unforgettable summer is waiting for you!

Hiking Mountaineering Zell am See Kaprun Kitzsteinhorn Schmittenhöhe Summer vacation

© Kitzsteinhorn

Reaching new heights



Our pop-up hotel, situated near the Schmittenhöhe and the Kitzsteinhorn, is the perfect starting point for easy to challenging hiking tours. Surrounded by the Pinzgauer Grass Mountains and the Hohe Tauern, there's a variety of well-marked, leisurely family trails and demanding summit trails. Rustic mountain huts and breathtaking panoramic views included!

Here are our hiking tips:

Fort he whole family: Adventure trail "Feuertaufe" on the Schmittenhöhe with fun game stations

For leisurely hikers: Hike around the Klammsee in Kaprun

For sporty active vacationers: Challenging summit tour to the Kitzsteinhorn at 3,203 m


Adrenaline rush

Tandem Paragliding


Spectacular and an absolute holiday highlight – a tandem flight over the surrounding mountain scenery, Lake Zell, and the Hohe Tauern National Park. With the experienced and licensed pilots of Falken Air Tandem Paragliding, you'll soar high above from the Schmittenhöhe with a paraglider, experiencing the Salzburg region from a completely new perspective. It's a unique experience for everyone, from young to old.

You don't need any prior knowledge, and you'll be provided with all the equipment on-site. However, a bit of courage is required! Get your discount with the Zell am See-Kaprun Summer Card.

Fulfill your dream of flying!

Falken Air Paragliding Tandem vacation Kaprun

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hot air balloon booking vacation Falken Air
Into the Adventure

Hot Air Ballooning


Feeling adventurous? Take a ride in a hot air balloon! Those who have witnessed a sunrise in the Alps while ballooning will never forget this fascinating spectacle. Depending on the wind, launches take place in Zell am See or Filzmoos. From an altitude of over 3,000 meters, you can admire the mountain scenery from a completely new perspective right from the wicker basket.

Whether it's a romantic ride for two or in a group, balloon rides are possible all year round depending on the weather! If interested, simply contact Falken Air directly at falkenair.com.


Bike region



Conquer the mountain world of Pinzgau on two wheels - whether it's with a mountain bike on challenging freeride trails, embarking on adventures with a downhill bike, tackling the demanding Großglockner High Alpine Road on a road bike, or taking a leisurely ride to the most beautiful viewpoints in the area.

For e-bike tours, numerous charging stations can be found in the region. The best part: There's a bike path right by our hotel. So just grab your bike and get started!

Tip: Why not try gravel biking, an absolute trend sport!

Mountainbike Bike Trails Kaprun Zell am See Urlaub summer vacation hotel

© Kitzsteinhorn Schultheiss

hotel lake Zeller See Zell am See

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For the whole family

Fun by Lake Zell


Just 10 minutes by car or bus, or half an hour by bike, lies Lake Zell (Zeller See). With three beach resorts, additional free bathing areas, and an average water temperature of 23 degrees Celsius in summer, it's the undisputed favorite spot for relaxed days by the water.

Whether swimming, stand-up paddling, pedal boating, sailing, surfing, or taking a boat trip on one of the excursion boats, the lake and the beautiful surroundings can be explored in various ways.

Tip: The boat trip across the lake is free with the Zell am See - Kaprun Summer Card!

Run free

Running & trail running


How about a lap around Lake Zell, tackling the Schmitten Trailrun along the high promenade between Schmittenhöhe and Pinzgauerhütte, or a run around Kapruner Moor? Running routes abound in the area, catering to both leisurely runners and ambitious athletes alike.

The enchanting backdrop quickly makes you forget any exertion, offering impressive views of the surrounding mountain world.

The ultimate challenge for all trail runners is undoubtedly the Großglockner Ultra-Trail held every July. Here, a total of 110 kilometers and 6,500 meters of elevation gain are covered. Even just as a spectator, it's an absolute highlight!

Running Trailrunning vacation summer Kaprun

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alpine huts Kaprun Wandern summer

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Regional specialties

Enjoyment on the alpine pastures


Have you ever tasted authentic Pinzgauer Kasnocken, a fluffy Kaiserschmarren, or sweet Moosbeernocken? In the region, there's such a wide selection of rustic Alpine huts and cozy rest stops that you can discover a new favorite spot on every hike.

It's not uncommon to find homemade products like cheese, syrup, fresh Alpine butter, smoked bacon, as well as homemade bread or pastries on the table. Simply delicious!

36-hole golf course



Just a seven-minute drive by bus or car lies the Golfclub Zell am See-Kaprun, offering the Kitzsteinhorn and Schmittenhöhe golf courses at your disposal. Golf enthusiasts of all skill levels have the opportunity to enjoy their favorite sport and improve their handicap.

Benefit from an extended playing season until November!

golf course golfing Kaprun Zell am See Schmittenhöhe Kitzsteinhorn

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Rafting Canyoning Kaprun Zell am See hotel holiday

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Pure action

Rafting / Canyoning


Looking for some action-packed excitement? Well-trained guides in the Zell am See-Kaprun region offer rafting tours on the Salzach and Saalach rivers.

For those who prefer exploring water and gorges on foot, don't miss out on a canyoning tour in the Almbachklamm near Hallein. There, you'll navigate through waterfalls and rocks, with jump sections and abseiling included!

Pop up hotel in Kaprun

Rooms & apartments

Enjoy your summer vacation in one of our cozy Color Rooms or in our unique branded apartments. Restaurant, pool, wellness area, café & bar are waiting for you!

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