Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Zell am See

Enjoy the churches and other features of Zell am See. Renowned for its skiing, lake and spas, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Zell am See

Travelers 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 3.51 inches and temperatures average 27°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Zell am See

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

  • 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)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Zell am See

The nearest airport is in Salzburg (SZG-W.A. Mozart), located 33.6 mi (54.1 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, the main station serving the city is Zell am See Station.

Where to stay around Zell am See?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,220 vacation rentals near Zell am See. From 1,559 Condos/Apartments to 192 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Zell am See for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Zell am See?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Zell am See:

  • Königssee: 67 vacation rentals
  • Unterschönau: 165 vacation rentals
  • Anzenbach: 92 vacation rentals
  • Stanggaß: 131 vacation rentals
  • Schwöb: 155 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Zell am See?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Zell am See. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Zeller See Beach: 3,133 vacation rentals
  • Schmittenhoehe Mountain: 3,120 vacation rentals
  • Zell am See Leisure Centre: 3,122 vacation rentals
  • Zell am See Station: 3,119 vacation rentals
  • Sonnenalm Ski Lift: 3,082 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Zell am See?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,559 Condos/Apartments in Zell am See. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Zell am See include:

  • Houses: 192 rentals available
  • Chalets: 120 rentals available
  • Cottages: 76 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Zell am See?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 392 vacation rentals with pool available in Zell am See. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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