Summer Holiday

Holidays in Summer

In our region summer is a true paradise for every nature fan. Many wonderful hiking paths and bike routes await you in the area around Zell am See, all of which guide you through a wonderful green world.

You can do many diverse activities here on your summer vacation: Try tennis, rock climbing, water sledding in Maisiflitzer in Kaprun, horseback riding, golfing, and much more. 

On a hot summer day with lots of activities you will want to plan in some water fun. You can find a refreshing cool swim in the nearby pools or of course in lake Zell itself. Even with a average temperature of 21-24 degrees in summer it is not just for swimming: some of the highlights to experience are kayaking, surfing, sailing, or fishing.

Could there be even more? Here is just the thing for the truly adventurous, a canoeing or rafting trip in the Salzach or Saalach River. Traveling fast through the cooling waters is made easy with the best-experienced guides.

If earth and water isn’t enough, you can also try paragliding in the air, and get the birds eye view of this wonderful land.

Familiy summer vacation
Familiy summer vacation


The Salzburg Alps are a paradise for mountain lovers. There are innumerable hiking and trekking tours over light hills and through green pastures. Altogether Salzburg offers 7.200 kilometers of marked hiking paths of every difficulty. How does a hike up the Pinzgauer Grasberge sound, with a visit to its rustic mountain hut for a traditional Austrian snack and homemade Schnapps?

Do you enjoy hiking in a genial group with trained guides? Then sign up for a guided hike. Guests especially love the national park hikes.

In Maishofen guided tours are offered weekly. Furthermore music hikes are offer in Kammereggalm in July and August.

Families that enjoy a walk can also enjoy hikes in the region: themed hikes, puzzles and balance and skill games are entertaining breaks on the way and make sure no one gets bored. Whether it’s fun hours in the Märchenwald in Hinterglemm, mastering game stations in Monelino’s Erlebnisberg or a treasure hunt in the Expedition Kodak – there are plenty of ways for even the young guests to enjoy the hikes.

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Picnic on the mountain meadow
Picnic on the mountain meadow

Mountain Biking and Cycling

Pinzgau with it’s center Zell am See – Kaprun, Bike-Circus Saalbach Hinterglemm, national park Hohe Tauern, Saalfelden – leogang all belong to Austria’s outstanding cycling and mountain biking districts.  

Over 750 km of mountain biking trails, challenging bike parks, hot single trails, the action packed adidas Freeride park, round- and Transalp tours, the Großglockner and multiple international bike events are prominent showcase pieces of what makes up Pinzgau’s mountain biking. Downhill and free riders can expect one highlight after another.

In the valley there are around 500 km of bike paths along the rivers, around lake Zell and through leisurely areas as well. The Tauern bike path starts in Krimml and snakes along the Salzach to Zell am See and onto Salzburg itself. Families and friends are sure to find more then enough bike paths in Pinzgau.

You can even start biking in this great biking path network right from out cabins. You can rent your bike directly at the Feriendorf Oberreit or online in advance by our partner.

The Triathlon Ironman 70.3 event also happens every year at the end of summer right before our doors. 

Cycling in beautiful landscape
Cycling in beautiful landscape


For your golfing vacation, our cabins are the ideal place to start. The golf season here is from April until the end of October, the ideal place to practice your favorite sport. 36 greens await you in directly in Zell am See, greens to make every golfers happy.

The “Schmittenhöhe” and the “Kitzsteinhorn” named after the main mountains of the region are the biggest golf greens of the Austrian Alps. Well-developed golf greens in the middle of a breathtaking natural backdrop are an open invitation for you to participate in training and tournaments.

More golf greens can be found in Saalfelden and Mittersill.

Golfclub Zell am See
Golfclub Urslautal
Golfclub Brandlhof
Golfclub Mittersill - Stuhlfelden

Golf vacation in Zell am See
Golf vacation in Zell am See

Horseback Riding

There are plenty of Horse stalls in the area with riding possibilities and riding lessons for children and adults.

On request you may also rent out a stall for your own horse as well.

Porsche Reitclub Zell am See

Riding lessons for the whole family
Riding lessons for the whole family

Spa and Wellness – in every season

Warm waters, relaxing saunas and steam baths are heavenly pleasures for body and soul.What would you think of a relaxing spa day?

The many thermal springs in the Salzburg lands allow you to feel good and replenish your strengths. Our cabins are near the recreational center (Freizeitzentrum) of Zell am See where you can enjoy their indoor pool and sauna.

If you want a true Eldorado, the Tauern-Spa-Therme Kaprun is located just 15 minutes away.

In it’s natural surroundings and with it’s view of the Kitzsteinhorn, it offers different water worlds, such as the large sauna and beauty area, also a water park for children and the 25m long pool, make an ideal setting for a splendid day.

More Thermals in the Salzburg Area:
Hallenbad und Sauna Zell am See
Tauern Spa Zell am See – Kaprun
Alpentherme Gastein
Felsentherme Gastein
Therme Amadé
Heiltherme Bad Vigau

Wellness for body and soul
Wellness for body and soul

Tandem Paragliding

Tandem Paragliding in Zell am See.
Fulfill your dream of flying - tandem paragliding in Zell am See is an impressive
and unforgettable experience that you will keep in your fondest memories for a long time.
A unique experience from young to old (from 5-99 years).
No special prior knowledge is required.
Especially here in Zell am See, the surrounding 3000-peaks offer a spectacular panorama - no matter whether in summer or winter!

Falken Air