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Each flat sleeps up to 4 people. Combined living/sleeping room - wardrobes & cupboards, dining suite, two single/one double bed (two single beds or put together as one double), a double sofa. Balcony with outdoor furniture - ideal for al fresco eating. Bathroom - with bath & shower over the bath. Kitchen - including cooker, fridge & microwave, toaster, kettle coffee machine. Entrance hall - with a place for your outdoor wear; Lockable storage - in the basement for skis, snowboards and mountain bikes, there is also off road parking. There is a lift in the building.
The Rental Agreement shows any costs payable to the housekeeper on arrival. You see the link to this when booking.
February 2017! All year skiing available on the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier.
Welcome to Winter - information direct from Kaprun & Zell am See tourism - "We have endless fresh snow for you here!
Good news from Zell am See-Kaprun: it’s been snowing and snowing and snowing! What does that mean for you? Perfect conditions for skiing, snowboarding and all the snow-based fun you could wish for!And it gets even better. In the next few days we’re expecting yet more fresh snow – up to 129 centimetres on the summits. So head off into the fantastic powder for never-ending amazing skiing on the Schmitten, the Kitzsteinhorn and the Maiskogel! See you soon Yours, the Zell am See-Kaprun team!"
People are booking their late skiing holidays. They are also booking their summer holidays, which are always beautiful in Kaprun. . You can enjoy drinks and meals on the balcony. You will enjoy a last minute break in the Austrian Alps including some late skiing. Our guests say how much they enjoy all the things there are to do in the snow and the sun.
You may like to book an winter skiing holiday in Kaprun for next winter as it is a golden experience in the Austrian Alps.
This is the ideal location for a holiday in the Austrian Alps. Now is the time to plan your holiday for spring and summer 2017. Why not get next winter's skiing holiday booked early? We hope that you are already looking forward to your holiday in the Austrian Alps. Make 2017 a memorable year for holidays.
There are also plenty of other things to do in Kaprun summer and winter for you to have a fantastic holiday. All year skiing available on the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier. It is well worth staying in Kaprun in summer or winter, with plenty of activities to suit everyone. The ski lifts in the village centre are walking distance and are open throughout the winter season. Kaprun is a great place for a holiday at any time of year. Book one or both of our self-catering studio flats in Kaprun, Austria, in beautiful mountains. This is such a beautiful area there is every reason for you to expect an enjoyable stay. Ideal for lakes & mountains holidays all year round, including all year skiing & snowboarding, plus walking, mountain biking, golf. 50 miles from Salzburg with easy access by road, train & bus.
Kaprun is in the heart of the action. You will find a huge choice of summer and winter sports available for all, or just relax and enjoy the wonderful scenery all around! The village location means you are close to real Austrian mountain countryside in all its beauty. The nearby town of Zell am See is next to lake Zell. It is only 5 minutes walk from the centre of Kaprun and all its amenities.
Things to do in Kaprun: RESTAURANTS: There are many restaurants in Kaprun, including one opposite the apartment building.
BIKE HIRE: Zell Am See Bike Rental Adventure Service, Steinergasse 9, +43/6542/73525 Intersport Scholz, Bahnhofstraße 13, +43/6542/72606 Sport Achleitner, Postplatz 2, +43/6542/73581 Kaprun Bike Rental Intersport Bründl, Sigmund Thun Straße 570, +43/6547/8388-32 Intersport Rent Moreau, Schloßstraße 751, +43/6547/8715-16.
HORSE RIDING: Zell am See Limberghof, Bruckberg 1, +43/6542/57407 Porsche Reitanlagen, Porsche Allee +43/6542/57362 Reitanlage Badhaus, Schloß Prielau - Nordufer, +43/664/5515902 Kaprun Fun & Trekkingsport Zell am See/Kaprun, Sigmund-Thun-Straße, 74 +43/664/2010818.
BOAT TRIPS: Three boats from the ‘Schmittenhöhebahn’ company operates on Lake Zell, depending on the time of year.
LEISURE CENTRES There are leisure centres in both Kaprun & Zell am See.
Here are a few ideas of things to do and places to visit on and around Kaprun.
There is a Billa Supermarket 5 minutes walk away.
There is plenty of free wifi in Kaprun.
For the latest events please visit:
winter & Summer Skiing
During the winter the ski lifts in the village centre are walking distance from the flats and are open throughout the winter season. All year skiing is guaranteed on the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier. There are plenty of ski equipment hire shops and ski schools in the village.
If you are looking for and alternative to skiing one day you might like to consider the following :
Snowboarding on the Kitzsteinhorn Mellow Park
With 3 Snow parks on the top, the Kitzsteinhorn gives you: freshly reshaped parks every day with 70 obstacles and this year there is a new super pipe. Why not make this year the start of your snowboarding fun!
There is a wide-spread network of paths with cafés and mountain huts. Please take sturdy footwear, winter-proof clothing. Guided snowshoe and winter hiking tours are also available. There are also hiking trails through Kaprun if you simply want a leisurely walk in the afternoon.
Grossglockner - the highest mountain in Austria about 1 hour 20 minutes drive from Kaprun
Opening times - Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Beginning of May until 15 June: 6 am - 8 pm
16 June until 15 September: 5 am - 9.3 pm
16 September until end of October: 6 am - 7.30 pm
Day ticket Private Car EUR 28,00
Last admission: 45 min. before night closure
At 3,798m the Grossglockner is not only the highest mountain in Austria, it also counts among the highest peaks in the Alps. The most famous alpine road leads you into the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park, to the Grossglockner (3,798m) and its glacier, the Pasterze. You will have a driving and nature experience of a special kind on 48 kilometres of high alpine road with 36 bends, and an altitude ascent to 2,504 metres! You pass through a unique world of mountains with blossoming alpine meadows, fragrant mountain forests, massive cliffs and eternal ice to the foot of the Grossglockner, the Kaiser-Franz-Josefs. Please note that the road is open from the beginning of May until end of season - end of October/beginning of November, depending on the weather.
Alpine reservoirs Kaprun - These spectacular Alpine reservoirs are found in the mountains high above Kaprun.
Opening hours 2009:
Sa, 30th May - Su 11th October 2009
daily 8.10 am - 4.45 pm
(last ascent 3.30 pm)
Cycling & Mountain Biking
There are plenty of well developed cycle paths
Local Walks Kaprun - there are many marked walking paths
Walking on the slopes of the Maiskogel -
Opposite the flats, on the other side of Hotel Toni, you will find Pichldorfl, where Pichlhofstrasse leads to Lederergasse, from where you can walk up to the Maiskogelweg (35). When we first took this way we made it a circular walk, but it is possible to walk up to the top of the Maiskogel. After walking up a wide track for a while, from where you can see spectacular views of snow covered mountain, you are lead into a path through a wooded area. On coming out of the wood you will find a rickety bench with great views over the Kaprun valley. As you carry on walking up you may even see a large horse grazing. Please go to Tourist Information Office in Kaprun for more details of walking in the area.
We also met a couple of small ponies at the farm and inn Weisssteinalm. Here we turned back downhill towards Kaprun
Zell am See Lake Zell Festivals - During the summer months regular festival are held by the lake in Zell am See near Kaprun
Kaprun Castle - Music and much more
The castle has been restored and many events from snowboarding, theatre, festivals, live music take place here throughout the year.
For instance, the 'Sun, Snow, and Party Week' from 28th March to 4th April 2009 will be held at the castle for the best newcomer bands. True to the motto 'Rock the Castle' the funk rock band 'Sorgente' will raise the roof and the members of 'KrautschÃ¤dl' will show what rock music sounds like in Austria. The 'Royal Captains' for their part contribute finest electro hip hop. But the best is yet to come: the entrance to all the events of the party week is free!
Other festivals such as the Cheese Festival, Roxy Chicken Jam, Irish Concerts, Mediaeval festival, take place all year round at the castle. A walk around the castle at any time of year takes you back in time.
Golf Club Zell am See - Kaprun
On the road between Zell am See and Kaprun you will find the Zell am See - Kaprun Golf Club with two 18-hole championship courses surrounded by beautiful alpine scenery.This is the largest golf resort of the Austrian Alps.
Golf Club Zell am See - Kaprun Saalbach-Hinterglemm
GesmbH & Co. KG, Golfstrasse 25, 5700 Zell am See
Tel. +43 (6542) 56161-0
Fax +43 (6542) 56161-16
Boat Trips on Lake Zell -
The boat docks in Zell am See near the Grand Hotel. You can take a boat across the lake or take a round trip, which lasts 45 minutes. The trip costs €9.50 per person. It costs an extra €3 if you want to sit on the Panorama Deck, but you can still get great views from the other decks. The boat serve drinks and food. You can even order a meal if you book in advance. From Lake Zell you get views of the Kitzsteinhorn. The lake is over 700 metres above sea level and freezes in winter. It is 4 kilometres long and 1 kilometre wide. The highest tree capped mountain in Europe lies on the banks on lake Zell.
Zell am See -
Zell am See is about 8 km from Kaprun with a population of about 10,000 people. It lies on the shores on Lake Zell and at the foot of the Schmittenhöhe mountain. It is ideal for winter and summer holidays. You can practice water sports on Lake Zell in the summer and ski on the Schmittenhöhe mountain.
Nordic walking was developed as a summer training alternative for cross-country skiers. It is ideal for young and old alike equipped with two poles walk the paths around Kaprun & Zell am See. It is a stress-free exercise for your whole body
We love Austria
Stephen Priest & Sylvia Priest purchased this apartment in 2005
Great Value for Money
Close to village centre, ski slopes, bus stops and Billa supermarket
EXTRA COSTS payable locally in cash on arrival to the hausmeister (housekeeper):
Austrian tourist tax: per person per week €9.10 (euros)
Up to 14 nights stay: 2 people €52 (euros), 4 people €64 (euros), dog cleaning: €15 (euros)
15 - 28 nights stay: 2 people €104 (euros), 4 people €128 (euros), dog cleaning: €30 (euros)
Thereafter each additional 1 - 14 nights stay 2 people €52 (euros) extra, 4 people €64 (euros) extra, dog cleaning: €15 extra
The flat needs to be professionally cleaned to be fair to all guests.
We rented one of the studio apartments in Kaprun & had thee most enjoyable stay. The aprtment was very clean well equiped and very reasonably priced. From the aprtments it is a very short walk into Kaprun centre where ther are plenty of places to enjoy a morning coffee, lunch, an afternoon beer and woderful evening meals. For self catering there is a very good supermarket within walking distance of the apartments.
The is a wealth of thigs to do in the area.For those that enjoy walking there are many lovely walks from the apartments
The heating isn't quite up to colder weather.
For internet I would suggest the A1 Internet cube for 100 Euros, which includes 30 Euros for a months unlimited access, which can be got from the A1 shop in the middle of Zell am See.
Handy for Bella Casa restaurant underneath, and near bus stop to the mountain, as well as Billa supermarket across the river.
Very clean appartement
The apartment was perfect for us. It was spotlessly clean and we loved to come home after a day's skiing and sit in the sun on the balcony having a drink and a snack. We came to ski, so we liked the glacier the most! Easy drive up to the car park and hassle free parking. We had trips Tobogganing and to the spa. We would like to come back in the summer to do some walking and cycling We would recommend this property . "
We really enjoyed the stay and will book again if we are back out in Kaprun.
We have already looked at your other accommodation and would certainly recommend you.
The location was perfect, in fact it was opposite the first place my wife and I had cake in Kaprun many years ago.
We spent the week skiing which was the plan and the reason we chose Kaprun was due to the guaranteed snow on the glacier at that time of year.
If the is any criticism (and it is minor) it was having to manually hold the showerhead whilst showering and the fact that the shower curtain sticks to you. But as I said a minor issue when taken as a whole.
Finally thank you for what was a well organised and smooth holiday let, as I said the whole family enjoyed it.
John and Jacky
The appartement is situated near the centre of Kaprun on walking distance to restaurants and shops. It was simple but oke. Unfortunately there was no TV and Wifi. We had a nice time. Perfect Skiing on the gletsjer.