Excursion destinations around Vötter’s Hotel
Zell am See – Kaprun is a picturesque jewel in the middle of the Austrian Alps and the perfect starting point for your summer vacation. Therefore, we would like to present our TOP 10 excursion destinations in Zell am See and Kaprun. And the best part? For our guests many of the attractions are free with the Zell am See – Kaprun Sommercard from May – October!
Lake Zell is the heart of the region and especially in summer ideal for cooling off on hot days. Surrounded by majestic mountains, the lake not only offers an impressive backdrop, but also numerous water sports such as sailing, surfing, stand-up paddling and swimming. Also relax with a boat ride on the clear water and enjoy the idyllic atmosphere.
An absolute highlight for all nature lovers is the Kitzsteinhorn. At over 3,000m – at the Top of Salzburg – many unique experiences also await you in summer: Explore the Kitzsteinhorn and the lower lying Maiskogel while hiking, cool off in the Ice Arena in high summer and go on a discovery tour with the experienced National Park Rangers!
Sigmund Thun Gorge
For hiking enthusiasts, the Sigmund Thun Gorge is an absolute must. This spectacular gorge is located just a few minutes from Vötter’s Hotel and passes through a fascinating landscape with impressive waterfalls and rock formations. The well-maintained trails make for a pleasant hike for the whole family.
The Schmittenhöhe is another wonderful place to enjoy nature to the fullest. The 1,965 meter high Schmittenhöhe is not only the local mountain of Zell am See, but above all a real all-rounder. In winter as well as in summer, this destination inspires athletes and families, connoisseurs and panorama lovers alike: From here you have a view of Lake Zell, the city of Zell am See and up to thirty three-thousand-meter peaks.
Tauern Spa Kaprun
You are guaranteed to find rest and relaxation at the Tauern Spa Kaprun. You can expect a variety of wellness offers, including pools, saunas, steam baths and massage treatments. After an active day in the mountains, this is the perfect place to pamper your body and mind.
History buffs should include a visit to Kaprun Castle in their itinerary. The castle, which dates back to the 12th century, offers a fascinating journey back in time. From here you also have a magnificent view of the surrounding mountains and the valley.
Vötter’s Vehicle Museum
An interesting experience for the whole family is our in-house Vötter’s vehicle museum in Kaprun. Here you can admire an impressive collection of historic vehicles, machines and equipment, giving you an insight into the history of the automobile.
In conclusion, Zell am See – Kaprun is a place that makes the hearts of nature lovers, sports enthusiasts and peace seekers alike beat faster. The combination of impressive mountain scenery, diverse recreational opportunities and warm hospitality makes our region a true paradise of the Alps.
So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and dive into the eventful world of Zell am See – Kaprun. Unforgettable experiences are waiting for you. And the best part? We are sure to have the perfect room for you, but only if you are quick!
See you soon in the Alps!
you and your everyday life.