Kitzsteinhorn Mountain is just a stone’s throw from The Kaprun Edition and in summer as in winter entices people from across the world to embark up to lofty heights. The Gipfelwelt 3000 observation deck is known as Salzburg’s highest located attraction and borders the neighbouring Hohe Tauern National Park. Skiing de luxe can be enjoyed thanks to the glacier from October to May – the summer operation has already been awarded with the “Best Austrian summer mountain cableways”-Seal of quality and the “TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice 2020”.
The Krimml Waterfalls are known as a world-famous natural summer spectacle in Salzburger Land. With a drop of 380 metres they are among the most impressive attractions in the world and are Europe’s largest waterfalls. The four-kilometre-long scenic path offers spectacular perspectives and unforgettable impressions. The crystal-clear waters of Krimmler Ache River delight young and old time and again.
The Sigmund-Thun-Gorge is just a few minutes’ drive from The Kaprun Edition and impresses with the rapid power of water. Where the Krimmler Ache River once cut through cliffs and rocks, you’ll now find a family-friendly walking path on walkways of solid wood. Not only on hot summer days does the gorge offer the perfect programme for the whole family when on holidays in Salzburger Land.
Alpine reservoirs Kaprun
At more than 2,000 metres altitude you’ll find one of the most impressive structures of the post-war era. The alpine reservoirs Kaprun, surrounded by the 3,000-metre peaks of the alpine backdrop, show how power is generated with the element of water in a captivating way, easy to understand for the whole family. The lakes can be visited from the end of May until mid-October. Transfer buses and the Lärchwand inclined lift will take you up- and downhill starting from the Kesselfall cash desk.
True mountain experiences on Schmittenhöhe – where once kings and emperors wandered, you can now enjoy scenic routes, alpine summit tours and leisurely footpaths with breathtaking views when on summer holidays in Salzburger Land. In winter, Schmittenhöhe is among the most popular skiing destinations in the Alps – the wide range of options is predestined for the whole family!
Maisi Flitzer alpine coaster
Maisi Flitzer is the first real rollercoaourster in Salzburger Land. Here the motto is: Year-round tobogganing fun on the Alpine Coaster! Dash down into the valley at speeds up to 40 km/h – perfectly safe on a guidance system of rails, you’ll negotiate waves, jumps and loops here. Single trips, blocks of three tickets and attractive combo-tickets are available.
Kaprun Castle dates back to the 12th century and has since dominated the region’s landscape. Now known as a popular event location, it attracts visitors young and old to its old, beautiful walls. The annual mediaeval festival in summer and the romantic Christmas market during the Christmas period are known as fabulous highlights!
Further experiences & activities
Swarovski Crystal Worlds
Under the motto “Moments of marvel” you can experience impressive crystal sceneries in the Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Wattens. Distance: 130 km.
The City of Mozart – undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Mozart’s birthplace, Hohensalzburg Fortress, world-famous museums and much more delight the whole family. Distance: 108 km.
World-famous Hallstatt has plenty to offer – the picturesque village with its alleys and buildings from the 16th century and the traces of salt mining captivate both young and old. Distance: 112 km.
The state capital of neighbouring Tirol is known for its buildings from the Imperial period and its modern architecture. With the Nordketten cable car you can easily get from the centre up to 2,256 metres. Distance: 140 km.
World of the Ice Giants
With a total length of 42 kilometres, the World of the Ice Giants in Werfen is known as the largest ice cave in the world. The first kilometre is open to guided tours and offers insights into the magical world of ice. Distance: 62 km.
Zell am See-Kaprun will impress during every season. Let summer lift you up high during hikes, mountain bike tours, alpine golfing or on the glacier. In winter, a whopping three exciting ski regions court you, accompanied by speedy tobogganing action, quiet winter hikes and Nordic challenges.
The breathtaking nature of Zell am See-Kaprun is perfect for active adventures and unlimited enjoyment. High mountain massifs with crystal-clear mountain lakes, permanently green Alps with rest stop options, and wide valleys with Lake Zell as their centrepiece offer an attractive variety. Hundreds of kilometres of hiking, cycling and mountain bike trails run through the heart of the region. Alpine golf fun, entertaining swimming and trips to the fascinating spectacles of nature such as glacier, reservoir and waterfall leave boredom not even the slightest of chances.
As a winter guest in the chalet village The Kaprun Edition, you can look forward to several amazing ski regions. Wide, comfortable family slopes and action-packed glacial downhills meet every taste. Freeride and snow park action, a dense network of ski schools and ski rentals, and fun après-ski trips provide additional entertainment. Don’t feel like hitting the slopes? No problem! Discover the region during winter and snowshoe hikes, check out the great array of cross-country ski runs, race down speedy toboggan runs or relax at the TAUERN SPA KAPRUN and be pampered by every trick of the spa book – there are no limits to your imagination.