Winter holidays for nonskiers in Kaprun

A wealth of entertainment & fun in winter on Kitzsteinhorn glacier an in the Zell am See - Kaprun region

If you are not planning to spend every day skiing when on a skiing holiday in Kaprun, winter in Kaprun has much more to offer than its ski pistes, freeride slopes, and funparks. Also for all who are not drawn to the ski pistes at all in winter.

Nonskiers on winter holidays in Kaprun, or those who want to treat themselves to a little break, can enjoy the wide variety on offer, whatever the weather.

Enjoy all that winter holidays in Kaprun have to offer away from the ski pistes on snowshoe walks and winter hiking paths, tobogganing, iceskating, or a visit to the Tauern Spa Kaprun thermal baths.

Winter hiking & ski touring

Winter hiking & ski touring

Discover the winter scenery around Kaprun away from all the hustle and bustle at ski touring or winter hiking.
Cross-country skiing

Cross-country skiing

The Kitzsteinhorn glacier cross-country ski trail, the high altitude Schmitten Loipe, or classic and skating trails in the valley; plenty to keep Nordic sports fans happy.
Tobogganing & iceskating

Tobogganing & iceskating

The Zell am See Kaprun winter paradise becomes an exciting adventure with tobogganing fun or iceskating.

Sports and leisure possibilities for nonskiers on winter holidays in Kaprun

Winter hiking in Kaprun

Walks in the valley setting off right from the hotel, high-altitude routes on the Maiskogel (with views of the Glockner massif) and on the Schmittenhöhe with wonderful panoramic views of numerous 3000 m mountains, cosy restaurants and Alpine huts to stop off at for refreshment. Well-marked, prepared winter hiking paths for nonskiers.

Snowshoe walks in the Hohe Tauern National Park

Guided walks on winter holidays in Kaprun with tour guides from the local winter sports schools. Unforgettable nature experiences away from any hustle and bustle.

Cross-country skiing

Cross-country skiing in the valley of the Kaprun - Zell am See region or on the Kitzsteinhorn glacier at nearly 3000 m above sea level

Ski touring

Enjoy the great mountain panorama away from all the hustle and bustle at Ski touring in Zell am See Kaprun


By day or night, on lit toboggan runs, the Maisiflitzer year-round toboggan run for all the family and the Maiskogel family mountain

Iceskating and curling

Iceskating and curling on the iced-over Zell Lake, on the Zell am See ice rink, and on the curling area in Zell am See.

Romantic horse-drawn sleigh rides

Experience the wonderful scenery on winter holidays in Kaprun, wrapped up nice and warm at a horse-drawn sleigh ride.

Wellness in the Alpen.Veda.Spa

Relaxation, spa and wellness, indoor and outdoor waterworld, saunas, beauty treatments and day spa in the Alpen.Veda.Spa in Alpenhaus Kaprun.


30 bars and pubs in winter for nonskiers, snow sports fans, and night owls

Impressions from the winter holiday for nonskiers and skiers in Zell am See Kaprun

Winter holidays at the four-star wellness hotel in Kaprun with comfortable rooms & suites and a spacious wellness area

The Alpenhaus Kaprun stands right in the centre of Kaprun, making it the ideal place to stay for enjoying countless activities whilst on winter holidays. The modern Alpine lifestyle of our spacious rooms and suites ensures a cosy, welcoming atmosphere of well-being for your holiday in Kaprun.

After sporty activities or a restful walk in the fresh, clear winter air, enjoy the soothing heat of the saunas in our spacious wellness & spa area Alpen.Veda.Spa, or being pampered by our spa therapists with an activating massage or caring treatment.

Winter holiday for nonskiers in Kaprun
Send us a no-obligation enquiry for your winter holiday in Kaprun, and we will happily send you an individual quotation.

Winter pleasure away from the pistes - from winter hiking to ski touring

Explore the region around Kaprun in many ways. Marvel at the wonders of the mountain environment around Kaprun on winter walks, snowshoe walks, or ski tours. As you walk through the snow covered winter landscape, fabulous views of majestic, impressive mountain peaks appear.

Gain an overview of the countless opportunities available to you on winter holidays in Kaprun. The interactive map of the Zell am See Kaprun region helps you select appropriate winter walks, snowshoe walks or ski tours.

In addition, the Zell am See Kaprun tourist association offers a range of guided tours for all levels of difficulty.

Ski tours of all difficulties in the region

Schneekönigin ski tour Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski area
Eisbrecher ski tour Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski area
Ronachkopf with panoramic views of the Schmittenhöhe

Cross-country skiing in Kaprun

Active, sporty winter holidays on the cross-country ski trails

Whether using the classic style and down in the valley, or sporty at nearly 3000 m up in the mountains, by day or night, the range of cross-country skiing in Kaprun and in the Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski area has something to suit everyone’s taste. The Zell am See Kaprun ski area is home to around 23 km of skating trails for active winter sports people. Maybe after a day’s skiing in the Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski area you still fancy an energetic cross-country skiing session in the evening. If so, the night trails in Kaprun and Zell am See are lit until 10 PM.

Cross-country skiing in the Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski area

There are perfect conditions for cross-country skiers to indulge in their favourite hobby on the glacier from early autumn through to early summer. The 3 km Loipe (prepared for both classic and skating) at 2900 m above sea level provides snow-sure conditions, and also has all the advantages of high altitude training. There are ski hire and cross-country ski service facilities on site. The high attitude Loipe on the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See offers an alternative for winter holidaymakers.

Ski hire & ski service shops for winter holidays on the glacier

Rent perfectly maintained ski equipment for cross country skiing from Kaprun’s specialist shops right in the Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski area. You can receive tips on correct cross-country skiing technique for beginners through to advanced from qualified ski instructors in Kaprun’s ski schools.

Interactive cross-country skiing map

Have a look at the range of cross-country skiing on offer in the winter sports region of Kaprun Zell am See on the interactive cross-country skiing map prior to your holiday. You enter the perfectly prepared cross-country skiing network very close to our 4 start hotel Das Alpenhaus Kaprun, and can enjoy exploring the cross-country ski trails right through until the evening on the lit night trail.

Tobogganing fun for all ages

Rodelbahn Maisiflitzer Kaprun im Winter

Tobogganing is always a wonderful experience. During the day with the whole family, or in the evening as a couple in the moonlight, or on the lit toboggan run, with exercise and fun guaranteed. A 2 km toboggan run takes you from the Jausenstation Guggenbichl on the Maiskogel down to the valley and is open until 11 PM. Or, enjoy the 1.5 km long lit toboggan run from Köhlergraben through the Schmitten Valley in Zell am See.

The Maisiflitzer year-round toboggan run on the Maiskogel family mountain offers fun for the whole family both in winter and in summer.

Variety on winter holidays for nonskiers

In Kaprun, variety on your winter holiday is guaranteed, as there are so many other winter activities available to you when on holiday at the Alpenhaus Kaprun.

Experience an adrenaline rush whilst ice climbing in the Sigmund-Thun gorge, take careful aim when curling on the ice of the Zell Lake, or skate a few laps on the frozen Zell Lake.

In winter, there is a weekly free open-air yoga session for all in the Elisabethpark on the shore of the Zell lake.

Horse lovers enjoy romantic horse-drawn rides or a ride out into the wintry, snow-covered landscape of Pinzgau in Salzburger Land.

And also nonskiers benefit from the wide variety of bars and pubs in Kaprun and Zell am See.

There’s no question of boredom creeping in whilst on holiday at the 4* wellness hotel Alpenhaus Kaprun.

Yoga im Winter in Zell am See Kaprun
Eislaufen im Winterurlaub in Zell am See Kaprun
Apres ski in Kaprun
Pferdeschlittenfahrt im Winter in traumhafter Kulisse in Zell am See Kaprun
Eisstockschießen im Winterurlaub in Kaprun
Heated indoor pool in the wellness hotel Kaprun

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