Where to stay around Zell am See?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,639 holiday lettings near Zell am See. From 1,198 apartments to 261 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Zell am See is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Zell am See?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Zell am See. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Zeller See Beach: 2,280 holiday lettings
  • Schmittenhoehe Mountain: 2,316 holiday lettings
  • Zell am See Leisure Centre: 2,246 holiday lettings
  • Ebenberg Ski Lift: 2,250 holiday lettings
  • City Xpress Ski Lift: 2,245 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Zell am See listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Zell am See?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,198 apartments in Zell am See. Our other popular types of Zell am See holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 261 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 118 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 40 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Zell am See?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 167 holiday homes with pool available in Zell am See. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self-catering ski chalet or accommodation in Zell am See, Austria your home away from home

    The stunning ski resort of Zell am See is located in the Austrian Alps in the state of Salzburg. Nestled between Schmittenhöhe and picturesque Lake Zell, Zell am See is a rustic and welcoming Austrian village. The area has some of the most exquisite scenery the country has to offer, making the lakeside town a popular holiday destination year round.

    Things to do in Zell am See, Austria

    Skiing facilities in the region make Zell am See one of the most visited ski resorts in Austria. The area has 130km of attractive, tree-lined pistes and 54 ski lifts. There are a wide range of cross-country trails and varied terrain, including a few steep black runs. There is a Zell/Kaprun Ski Pass available that includes both Zell am See and nearby Kaprun ski runs.

    There is a lot to do off the slopes, making Zell am See in summer just as popular as it is in winter. Summer activities include sailing or windsurfing on Lake Zell, paragliding, hot air ballooning, horse riding, golf, cycling, walking as well as concerts and festivals. Whatever activity you enjoy, if you want a relaxing holiday where you can enjoy the superb scenery and fresh mountain air, then Zell am See is the place to rent self-catering accommodation.

    The old town center has fascinating old buildings such as the Romanesque St. Hippolytes Church and the 16th Century Rosenburg Castle. There are also plenty of shops, restaurants and banks in the town center, all within walking distance from self-catering Zell am See accommodation.

    Places to go on holiday in Zell am See, Austria

    From Zell am See self-catering ski chalets you can easily reach towns such as Kufstein, Salzburg and Innsbruck. In Salzburg visitors can visit the birthplace of Mozart and take a tour of locations used in “The Sound of Music” film. About 40km south of Salzburg is Hohenwerfen Castle, a stunning fortress built high on a hill overlooking the Salzach valley.

    You can also make a day trip to Werfen from Zell am See chalets, where you can take a guided tour of the Werfen castle and visit the Ice Caves.

    Weather in Zell am See, Austria

    In summer, temperatures in Zell am See are high. Temperatures in July and August can reach a hot 28˚C but cool breezes make walks along the lake pleasant. In winter temperatures drop to below 0˚C, perfect for the long ski season.

    Flights to Zell am See, Austria

    The easiest way to reach self-catering Zell am See apartments is to fly to Salzburg Airport (SZG). Ryanair, Flybe and ThomsonFly all offer cheap flights from various UK airports. From Salzburg you can take a train and travel the 50 miles between the airport and Zell am See chalets.

    Activities and attractions in and around Zell am See

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Zell am See has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Zell am See Leisure Centre (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
    • Schmittenhoehe Ski Resort (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Schmittenhoehe Cable Car (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
    • Areit Cable Car (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • Zell am See-Kaprun Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
    • Schaufelberg Panorama Cable Car (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Zell am See

    Travellers enjoy Zell am See for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in January, November, December or February, when snowfall averages 8.93 inches and temperatures average -3°F.

    Exploring the natural features in Zell am See

    Travellers enjoy Zell am See for its lakeside setting and mountain views. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Zell am See. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Zeller See Beach (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Lake Zell (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
    • Sigmund-Thun Gorge (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
    • Ritzen Lake (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
    • Kaprun Alpine Reservoirs (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
    • Kitzloch Gorge (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)