Excursions and sights to visit in Salzburger Land

Here are a selection of tips for places to visit and tourist sights in and around Zell am See. You can gain entry to some of these attractions for free using your Zell am See Kaprun Card.

Tips for planning your holiday

The multitude of attractions in Salzburger Land mean that there is no question of boredom cropping up. Here is a selection of possible places to visit nearby:

Saalfelden summer toboggan run

If you are looking for some fun and excitement, then the summer toboggan run in Saalfelden is just the right place. Whether young or old, fun is guaranteed. The 1.6 km long summer toboggan run winds its way through 63 curves through the scenery of the Biberg mountain.

Information about summer tobogganing in Saalfelden »

Maisiflitzer Kaprun

The Maisiflitzer in Kaprun offers summer tobogganing fun in a class of its own. The ride takes you 1.3 km over waves, jumps, and 5 spirals. At the highest point, it is even 11 m above the ground. Fun for older and young alike.

Information about the Maisiflitzer Kaprun »

Wildpark Ferleiten (wildlife park)

The Wildpark Ferleiten wildlife park gives you the perfect opportunity of observing more than 200 local animals. On the approx. 15 hectare site there is a pool where you can spend some time relaxing.

Website Wildpark Ferleiten »

Liechtensteinklamm gorge

In the heart of the province of Salzburg, come and visit the Liechtensteinklamm gorge. This is one of the most beautiful, and also one of the deepest and longest gorges in the Alps. Come and experience the magical atmosphere for yourself.

Website Liechtensteinklamm »

Kitzsteinhorn Kaprun

The Kitzsteinhorn in Kaprun achieved the unbelievable with its view over the fascinating Alpine mountains. You can take in this view from the viewing platform at the Gipfelwelt 3000 Glacier world. It’s easy to get to, in just 25 min from the bottom lift station, over the highest cable car support in Europe, then up to the top of the mountain. For snow lovers, the Kitzsteinhorn is the ideal place to visit.

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Eisriesenwelt Werfen ice caves

Just one hour’s drive from Zell am See takes you to Werfen, and 1500 m above this market community, hidden in the Tennengebirge mountains is a unique, 40 km long world of ice. The temperature differences between summer and winter have formed and continue to form impressive ice sculptures. The Werfen ice caves are a perfect example of the unbelievable forces of nature.

Website Eisriesenwelt »


The Schmittenhöhe mountain is Zell’s local mountain and is much loved by guests and locals alike. A modern gondola lift takes you safely, quickly, and comfortably up the mountain at any time of year, where you can treat yourself to culinary delights and enjoy the wonderful view over the Zell lake. Guests who enjoyed walking will find that the top station is also the perfect place to start many mountain hikes.

Website Schmittenhöhe »

Krimml Waterfalls

The Krimml Waterfalls, with a fall height of 380 m, are the highest in the whole of Europe. Marvel at this unique show of nature and the impressive power of water.

Website Krimml Waterfalls »

Großglockner High Alpine Road

The Großglockner mountain, at 3798 m, is the highest mountain in Austria, and stands in the breathtaking scenery of the Hohe Tauern National Park. Experience the amazing views and enjoy the enchanting diversity of the flora and fauna in the high Alps.

Website Großglockner »

City visits to Munich or Salzburg

A day trip by car or taxi to the festival city of Salzburg or to Munich is certainly worthwhile. Experience the flair and cultural highlights of the cities.

More Information in the official travel guide of Salzburg and on the official webiste of Munich.

Swarovski Crystal World

The Crystal World in Tyrol is a mystic and enchanting place visited by a large number of guests from all over the world. Inside this “giant”, visitors enjoy the experience of a unique and breathtaking world of crystal.

Website Swarovski Crystal World »