What's new in Zell am See and Kaprun?.

The Austrians  are a hard working nation, and  looking to improve and enhance facilities, on an annual basis,  from the upgrading of ski lift,  the provision of new cycle lanes, extension and modernization of hotels, with new infrastructure being constructed each year.

The major recent changes for  for Kaprun and the Zell am See area include:-

1) New Tauern Spa Kaprun now open

The new 85 million Euro spa complex opened  November 2010, and will enhance any stay in the area, the attached blog link gives more information http://austria-spa-world.blogspot.com/.  Great for a session of relaxation after a hard days skiing, or perhaps in the summer after a strenuous day of hiking / cycling, or just go and relax and unwind, after 36 holes on the adjacent golf course!

Tauern Spa Kaprun opens late at night.

Stop by at Tauern Spa Kaprun, hotel rooftop infinity pool.
The Tauern Spa website English website can be found at this spa link.  The German version of the same website can also be found via this link, If you visit have a great time and let us know how you get on!

2) New  Kitzsteinhorn new lift station

On the top of the Kitzsteinhorn mountain at 3000+ metres and famous for its glacier,  a new cinema complex!, viewing galleries and  refurbished restaurant has opened in December 2010  the attached article from the Zell am See - Kaprun tourist board provides further information.Go on a sunny day to take in all the views.

Kitzsteinhorn Gipfelwert 3000

The Kitzsteinhorn company run their  own website to find out the latest, prices, weather reports or events click on the link.

3)  New  Maiskogel toboggan run

The Maiskogel ski lift which comes right down into the middle of Kaprun, (is about a 10 minute walk from Austria-Holiday-Apartment) is benefiting from the extra facility of a brand new toboggan run,  it  opened in the middle of December 2010, ready for the Christmas and New year holiday period. It is designed to be used summer and winter. For further information click on the Maiskogel website link 

Maiskogel  toboggan run open winter and summer opened December 2010
The start point for the ride is in the car park adjacent to the Maiskogel ski lift close to the centre of Kaprun.  The ride starts from the valley bottom with a "tow" up the the hillside, before the ride starts for proper with an exhilarating ride back down to the start point with plenty of twists and turns on the way.

Future Developments planned
For the future plans in Zell am See and Kaprun, it is reported that:-

This would take you up from the valley bottom at Piesendorf, up to the top of the Schmitten, with a view down onto Zell am See. Click on the above link to see the proposals in a map form
  • A new multi-screen cinema close to the aerodrome is being planned,for the area between Zell am See and Kaprun

  • Along with an extension to the 36 hole Zell am See - Kaprun by a further 9 holes!

Zell am See - Kaprun Golf course, fantastic views and adjacent to Tauern Spa Kaprun
So if you are considering visiting Austria again please consider staying with us
Austria Holiday Kaprun apartment
If you are looking for somewhere to stay for 3-9 people in the Kaprun and Zell-am See areas?  With the benefit of three bedrooms and three bath / shower rooms. For further information on the area, please see www.austria-holiday-apartment.com

1 comment:

  1. I’m impressed, I must say. The start point for the ride is in the car park adjacent to the Maiskogel ski lift close to the centre of Kaprun.كسارات


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