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Winter fun at the ski areas of Mittersill & Zell am See-Kaprun

Ski enthusiasts and ski mountaineers will find themselves spoiled for choice in the region amidst the National Park Hohe Tauern and the Kitzbühel Alps. The entrance to the Mittersill ski area in the Kitzbühel Alps is only a few minutes from the castle. Other top ski areas and lifts, including the glacier ski area Kitzsteinhorn in Kaprun, offer the perfect conditions for beginners, advanced skiers, and the entire family. Ski tour aficionados enjoy pure ski mountaineering bliss on the slopes every day until 7 pm, with KitzSki at the Panoramabahn near Resterhöhe only a brief drive away from Schloss Mittersill. Put on your skis and take off; which ski area in Mittersill and its surroundings will you travel to today?

Kitzbühel Alps – Mittersill

You’ll find plenty of exciting ski areas for every taste in and around the Kitzbühel Alps. Beginners and families enjoy the wide, comfortable slopes, while experienced skiers and freeriders conquer the extensive KitzSki options for true professionals. You can explore the ski region all the way to the Wilder Kaiser mountain, to St. Johann in Tirol, and, of course, to Kitzbühel, with the Panoramabahn. Or let yourself be enchanted by the idyllic family ski area of Kelchsau. Don’t miss out on the Panoramabahn Hollersbach during your winter vacation.


Zell am See und Schmittenhöhe

The small town of Zell am See has around 9,900 inhabitants and was a market village until 1928; It has been a town for less than 100 years. Zell’s local landmark mountain is the 2,000 m-high Schmittenhöhe, easily accessible by cable car. Wide, perfectly groomed Ski amadé slopes with 100% snow reliability, accessible through state-of-the-art lift facilities, are available in the ski area near Mittersill in winter.


Kitzsteinhorn Kaprun

That glacial feeling with action, adventure & variety: Ski fun is guaranteed from the end of October in the glacial ski region of Kitzsteinhorn! Three state-of-the-art cable cars take you to over 3,000 m above sea level, and the glacier shuttle continues your expedition to the glacier plateau. Awaiting you is an adventure area unique in Austria. Experience action, adventure, and variety in Austria’s one-of-a-kind ICE ARENA: snow beach with sun loungers, slides in summery snow, magic carpet, and the secured glacier trail. It’s an unforgettable experience for the entire family and the ideal way to cool off in summer. Don’t miss out on the breathtaking clear views of the valley, Lake Zell, and the Kalkalpen mountains during your ski holidays in Mittersill-Hollersbach-Stuhlfelden.


Zillertal Arena und Gerlos

The Zillertal Arena, the largest winter sports area in the entire Zillertal valley, is just over an hour form the Mittersill ski area. 143 km of slopes and 52 lifts delight skiers and snowboarders, with 100% snow reliability at up to 2,500 m. The highlight of the ski area is certainly the longest valley slope in Austria. Ski 1,930 altitude meters in one go on your way back into the Zillertal; what an incredible experience! Gerlos in Tyrol is located in the heart of the Zillertal Arena and mainly attracts snowboarders and freestylers with its snow parks. It is ideal for hiking and biking in summer.

Zillertal Arena


The Wildkogel Arena is a true winter wonderland for beginners, experienced comeback athletes, and families who want to explore the slopes together. 64 km of guaranteed snowy slopes at up to 2,100 m provide magnificent views of the imposing peaks of the Hohe Tauern region. Relax and enjoy cruising through the multi-award-winning winter sports region; skiing can be so beautiful.


Saalbach Hinterglemm

There is a first-class ski area awaiting you near Mittersill. Saalbach Hinterglemm allows you direct access to one of the largest connected ski areas in Austria. Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn boasts 270 km of varied slopes, connected by 70 cable cars and lifts, and lives up to its nickname ‘Home of Lässig’ (Home of Cool). Over 60 ski huts await you for a refreshing break before you return with renewed energy to the slopes and parks. There are even some floodlit slopes where you can ski all the way to the valley until 9.30 pm! The new Ski Alpin Card and the zellamseeXpress connection provide direct access to the Schmitten and the Kitzsteinhorn. One ticket for 408 slope kilometers; the best in winter action!

Saalbach Hinterglemm


This small but lovely ski area near Mittersill is famous for its magnificent panorama. The glacier world of Weisssee reaches up to an altitude of 2,600 m, with incomparable views of the surrounding mountains. The 23 km of groomed slopes are especially suitable for family adventures. Accompanied by a great infrastructure of ski schools and ski rentals, the children’s park ‘Kinderland’, and deep snow slopes, there is absolutely no place for boredom on ski and board here!


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