Zell am See is the tourist centre and district capital of Pinzgau. Surrounded by mighty 3,000 m peaks and gentle hills, the village is located idyllically between the Zell Lake and the Schmittenhöhe mountain. The 6 km long tunnel keeps through-traffic out of the city, allowing you to shop in the pedestrian zone undisturbed. Due to its first-class ski area and great selection of leisure time activities, Zell am See has what it takes for a great Austrian holiday.
Kaprun (786 m) is located at the foot of the Kitzsteinhorn, approx. 7 km from Zell am See. The area first became well known through the establishment of the first glacial ski area in Austria. The pretty houses lie in the shadow of the Kaprun Castle, which is considered to be the town's landmark. The touristic opportunities are large. Besides various descents for skiers and snowboarders, cleared winter hiking trails, cross-country trails and a unique landscape are waiting to be discovered. Fun and action can be found in the indoor pool, at the bowling alley or whilst paragliding. Those seeking rest can also relax in the sauna.
Bruck is situated on Großglockner Str. between Zell Lake and the Großglockner Massif, on the edge of the Hohe Tauern National Park in the southern part of Salzburger Land. The ideal winter sports resort is distinguished by its proximity to the Zell am See/Kaprun ski area and its two ski centres. Bruck became well-known due to the Großglockner high alpine road, which starts here with kilometre "0". The cosy resort offers visitors various restaurants and lodges, as well as a diverse selection of leisure time activities. The scenery is forever dominated by snowy peaks of the Kitzsteinhorn (3,203 m) and the Großglockner (3,798 m).
Located in the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park in Salzburger Land, Fusch am Großglockner is a modern resort that has still retained its original charm. An important alpine pass, Fusch is the starting point for the world-famous Großglockner high alpine road. Additionally, Fusch is one of the most famous spa resorts in Salzburger Land. With the famous Fürstenquellen springs, Fusch provides for your relaxation. Those looking for fun on the piste and action will definitely get their money's worth due to the connection to several ski areas. Especially recommended is the glacier ski area on the Kitzsteinhorn, which is reachable over nearby Kaprun.
The well-known resort of Saalbach, in the middle of a breathtaking mountain setting, lies at 1,003 m. The Glemm Valley used to be a poor farmers' valley, but today it entices with lively villages and a winter sports paradise. The bypass tunnel means the centre is virtually traffic-free, so that it's possible to take an easy stroll through the pedestrian zone.The route to the lifts and pistes is short, and the sporting, apres ski and culture opportunities leave nothing to be desired. There is almost every activity here, that you may wish to partake in! Besides some relaxed shopping in the pedestrian zone you can also try tobogganing, snow rafting and snow tubing or a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride.
In the foreground of the enchanting scenery of the Hohen Tauern, at the foot of the Wildkogel (2, 225 m) is Neukirchen, the fourth-largest resort in Pinzgau at 856 m. Covered by the national park Hohe Tauern, Neukirchen does not only offer a breathtaking landscape with the best alpine air, but also many leisure activities. Next to the wide range of trails the diverse and family friendly ski area at the Wildkogel seduces cross-country skiers. A yearly highlight is the international "Wildkogel Longtrail" in January, at which approx. 60 dog sleighs at the highest positioned dog sleigh race in Austria get at the start. Out skirts of the alpine winter sports, there are other activities that can seduce you, e.g. winter hiking, tobogganing and ice skating. Romantic horse- drawn sleigh rides are also a good way to enjoy the beautiful snow-covered winter landscape. In Neukirchen you can enjoy a wonderful winter holiday!
General informationKrimml lies, with its 980 inhabitants, at an altitude of 1076 m, and is situated in the mountains close to a skiing area. Idyll and cosiness harmonise with the countryside, customs and culture. You'll find it easy here to unify your body and soul. The roaring and raging of the impressive Krimml waterfalls - the highest in Europe - is both moving and exciting.
General informationThe nature reserve Fusch an der Gloßglocknerstrasse lies 805 m above sea level and has 800 inhabitants.
The gateway to the Großglockner is known as the 'Großglockner Hochalpenstraße', built between 1930 and 1935. Every year, more than a million visitors make the 'Glocknerstrasse' an excursion destination of extradordinary status.
Fusch is rich in plants and animals, particularly in the 'Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe' area, where marmots can be seen. Varied points of interest, information plaques and educational walks accompany the visitor to the mountain peaks.
Really cosy, beautiful breakfast pensions, rustic guesthouses, or holidaying on a farm, invite the holidaymaker to linger in this traditional holiday and health resort.
Niedernsill is a village in the Pinzgau area of Salzburg. Niedernsill has its own small skiing area and a total population of approximately 2,500.
For tourism purposes, it collaborates with nearby Piesendorf, with whom it operates the skiing areas and maintains some tourism marketing measures (such as a website and other promotional ventures).
Maria Alm, especially known for winter tourism, is a member of Ski Amade, a network of 28 ski areas and towns that together make up the largest ski area in Europe.
Besides skiing, Maria Alm provides facilities for cross-country skiing, golf, mountainbiking, climbing, hiking and a toboggan run. Situated at the bottom of the alps, about 400 meters from the center of town, is the Sommerstein Pool with a 40 meter water slide, a current canal, and various swimming and play areas for kids. The grounds around the pool are grassy and open making it a great space for sunbathing. The pool also offers an indoor/outdoor snack bar and lockers with changing rooms.
Saalfelden, also called Saalfelden Am Steinernen Meer, city, central western Austria, at the southwestern tip of the Steinernes Meer Mountains (Sea of Stones), near the Saalach River, southwest of Salzburg. An old market town, it is also a winter and summer resort and manufactures textiles, metals, electrical equipment, leather goods and beer.
At 800 m, Leogang is situated in an attractive side branch of the Glemm Valley. It is perfectly connected to the sensational ski area over the Great Asitz (1,914 m). The idyllic resort is great for relaxation-seeking holiday makers. With the ski bus you can easily reach the valley station and the Asitz gondola.The more famous sights include the chapel of Saint Anna, which has belonged to Gasthaus Hüttwirt since 1904. Leogang's history is also presented in the mining and Gothic museum, which is located in lodges approx. 4 km away, unforgotten and preserving insight into the life and hard work of the miners at the high point of mining in Leogang.
Mittersill is a city in the federal state of Salzburg, Austria, in the Pinzgau region of the Alps. It is located on the River Salzach. It had a population of 5464 in 2005.
General informationUttendorf im Pinzgau, at an altitude of 804 m, has 2800 inhabitants and is situated in the mountains, by a river and close to a skiing area. The rural, friendly holiday resort of Uttendorf/Weißsee lies where the Stubachtal valley rises to meet the the white glacial mountains. Especially valued is its central and easy-to-reach location (between Kitzbühel and Zell am See), in the holiday region of the 'Hohe Tauern' national park.
This area has retained its original character, with its leisurely village life in the middle of a rural area, against the natural backdrop of the 'Hohe Tauern' national park. Here, you can experience PURE NATURE - enjoy the scent of hay, the humming of the bees and the dew on morning mountain meadows.
The popular resort Maria Alm is surrounded idyllically by the "Stone Sea" and the impressive mountain massif of the Hochkönig, and therefore offers a magnificent mountain panorama! Together with Hinterthal, Dienten and Mühlbach, Maria Alm builds a huge interconnected ski area with sunny but still snow sure slopes. The picture of the old centre of Maria Alm is now characterised by the landmark of the village's pilgrim church. The ski area offers a large selection of activities for children and is especially for families the perfect holiday destination. Due to the diverse offers of pistes with easy to intermediate runs even experts will get their money's worth. Furthermore, in and around Maria Alm there are plenty of cross-country trails for all abilities, which invite you to take part in extensive tours through the magnificent landscape.
General information800 m above sea level
Location: in the mountains, by a skiing area
Enjoy the advantages of this place in the countryside and at the same time, the benefits of the Eropa-sportregion Kaprun-Zell am See.
General informationWald im Pinzgau, lying between 885 and 1600 m above sea level, and with 1212 inhabitants, is situated in the mountains close to a skiing area. Spend a dream holiday here in one of the most beautiful holiday regions of the 'Hohe Tauern' national park! Both Wald im Oberpinzgau and the alpine pasture village of Königsleiten lie in this national park, nestled between the mountain massifs of the 'Hohe Tauern' and the 'Pinzgauer Grasbergen'. Linger here amongst the unspoilt nature - in summer as well as in winter.
Maishofen (757 m) is especially distinguished by its attractive surroundings. Surrounded by majestic 3,000 m mountains, as well as the Pinzgau Gras Mountains, Maishofen is situated directly next to Zell am See. The free ski bus takes you quickly and comfortably to Zell am See, Kaprun or the Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang ski region. Neighbouring Zell am See is Pinzgau's touristic centre and is located idyllically on a peninsula between Lake Zell and the Schmittenhöhe. The 6 km long Schmitten Tunnel keeps through traffic out of the city, so that you can stroll and shop undisturbed in the generous pedestrian zone, lined with lovely old buildings. Together with the great ski areas and the first-rate selection of leisure activities, the holiday region Zell am See-Kaprun offers the best conditions for a perfect Austrian holiday!
Unken lies at an altitude of approx. 986 and is also known as the "gateway to Pinzgau". The idyllic village is especially interesting for those who like some peace and quiet during their holidays. The Heutal, in which Unken is located, is a snow-sure area and an ideal destination for skiers, cross-country skiers and sun seekers. The cosy ski area offers easy to intermediate pistes and therefore is well-suited for families. History fans will find lots to explore here, e.g. with the fort Kniepass, which was built in the 13th century and gives insights into the tales of Unken and the Salzburger Land. Many activities, such as cross-country skiing, winter hiking or adventurous snow-kiting are sure to kill boredom. Or maybe you just want to relax on a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride through the impressive winter landscape. Afterwards you can try some of the great regional specialities in one of the cosy huts. No matter what you choose to do, a diverse winter holiday is guaranteed in Unken.
Dienten am Hochkönig se află în districtul Pinzgau din statul Salzburg. Emblema localităţii este biserica sfântului Nicolae ce datează din 1506 iar masivele muntoase din împerjurimi pajiştile şi pădurile fac din acest loc alegerea potrivită pentru un sejur liniştit.