You can enjoy the experiences, beauty and charm of Austria and Austrian Alps. On the shores of Lake Zell is the resort of Zell Am See it is surrounded by beautiful alpine scenery and is approximately one hour from Salsburg. This is a cosmopolitan town and a fairly lively resort. As you wander around the cobbled streets you will see medieval buildings and beautiful scenery. In the pedestrianised area you can relax and enjoy some refreshments at one of the pavement cafes or enjoy a meal in one of the restaurants they serve local and international food.
If you enjoy walking you can take a local guided walk around Lake Zell, the stunning mountain Schmittenhope can be reached by cable car. There are plenty of shops to browse round and you will find nightclubs and late bars for your evening entertainment. Zell Am See is one of the prettiest towns in Austria and you will see some of Austria’s best alpine scenery.
This resort is popular in the winter months for skiing and is suitable for every level of skier. You can enjoy a holiday here whether you are a skier or non-skier there are many other activities you may want to try skating or learning to snowboard, you may prefer to enjoy the atmosphere and sightsee taking in the spectacular scenery around this area. This resort is suitable for children and adults alike and is close to Kaprun, another very popular and excellent ski resort.
There is plenty of choice of hotel accommodation but it is preferable to book in advance of your proposed visit, the popular holiday dates can be busy here, you can choose what type of accommodation suits your requirements and budget whether you want to be close to the town centre or in a more peaceful location and what amenities they have on offer etcetera.
Zell Am See makes a great base if you want to explore and experience a little more of the beauty of Austria and all it has to offer and is well worth a visit. This is the resort featured in one of the final episodes in the Band of Brothers series.