Winter holidays in Kaprun on the glacier and in the valley

A wealth of entertainment & fun in winter for nonskiers

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. 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.

Sports and leisure possibilities 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
    In the valley or on the glacier at nearly 3000 m above sea level
  • Tobogganing
    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
    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.
  • Wellness in the Alpen.Veda.Spa
    Relaxation, spa and wellness, indoor and outdoor waterworld, saunas, beauty treatments, day spa.
  • Après-Ski
    30 bars and pubs in winter for nonskiers, snow sports fans, and night owls

Winter in Zell am See Kaprun

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Winter holidays at the four-star wellness hotel in Kaprun

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 in Kaprun
Send us a no-obligation enquiry for your winter holiday in Kaprun, and we will happily send you an individual quotation.
Winter hiking & ski tours
Nordic sports & cross-country skiing
Tobogganing & iceskating

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.

Winter pleasure away from the pistes

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 ski tours or winter walks.

Ski tours of all difficulties in the region

Schneekönigin Kitzsteinhorn
Eisbrecher Kitzsteinhorn
Ronachkopf with panoramic views of the Schmittenhöhe

Tobogganing fun for all ages

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

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

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

Snow OK 3 nights

 3 or 4 nights including a 3-day or a 4-day ski pass

3-4 nights | from € 399,00
per person

Season Opening at the ALPEN.VEDA.SPA

3 nights including halfboard and EUR 50,00 voucher for massage or cosmetic treatments at the ALPEN.VEDA.SPA

3 nights | from € 334,00
per person

Season Opening at the Kitzsteinhorn

3 nights inkluding 3 days ski pass for the kitzsteinhorn

3 nights | from € 424,00
per person