Zell Am See- Picturesque Alpine town
Zell am See is an Austrian town on Lake Zell, south of the city of Salzburg. Austria is an outdoor wonderland, and a trip to Zell Am see is an ideal for those who love beautiful mountains, pristine lakes and great food and drinks. It is an instant heart-stealer, with its bluer-than-blue lake. The picturesque lakeside town of Zell am See offers about 80 miles of local slopes, with beginner, intermediate and advanced runs all well represented. One hundred and twenty-five miles of cross-country trails offer gorgeous panoramic views. The neighboring sister town of Kaprun is famed for its glacier skiing.Partake in its pleasures, diving into the lake and cycling its leafy shores, hiking and skiing in the mountains and driving high on the Grossglockner Road. Every year, more than one million visitors from all around the world – from families to playboys in sports cars – do just that, in search of the Austrian dream. These mountains are a magnet for skiers and snowboarders and are dotted with runs to suit all levels. Surrounded by the towering peaks of Schmittenhohe and Kitzsteinhorn, the picturesque lake is also one of the cleanest in Europe. Whilst you sit and sip your daily coffee, Zell am See’s oldest building, the Kasternerturm, will have you in view. Thought to be built before the year 1000, the tower now houses the town’s museum. Just across the square, St. Hypolith’s Church, dating back to the 11th Century, stands proud. Zell Am See is the type of city that you will love to visit again and again. Every time you revisit Zell Am See you can keep unfolding the different sides of it.
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