With a snowsure Glacier, Kaprun makes a great destination for start or end of season freestylers. 

A spacious but pleasant village a few minutes bus ride down the road from Zell am See, and with slopes on the snow-sure Kitzsteinhorn glacier. It makes a particularly good early- or late-season break. Buses to and from both resorts are often crowded at peak times; staying centrally may be best. Most slopes are on the glacier, but nearby Maiskogel also has a small intermediate area. The glacier slopes offer little challenge but there is off-piste with a guide, three ski routes and freeride workshops. The glacier itself plays host to three snowparks as well as Austria's largest superpipe.

The town has plenty of hotels, restaurants, a few lively bars and new Tauern Spa centre - there's even a spa just for kids! 

Getting there

  • Salzburg airport: 1 hours
  • Zell am See train station: In resort

Contact Details

  • Tourist office: t +43 (0) 6542 770

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