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Ski passes, ski material and lessons
Lift passes can be brought from the village on arrival around € 60 per day. Available on-line or from office in the village centre or bottom of the lifts, Maiskogel ski lift, Lechnerberg ski lift and Kitzsteinhorn ski lift.
There are multiple ski/snowboard schools in Kaprun:
- Ski-kaprun.at, Oberschneider: ski and snowboard school
- Skischool-kaprun.at, ski and snowboard school
- Bewegt-kaprun.at, mainly private lessons
- Kaprun-skischule.at, Hartweger, ski and snowboard school, also freeride/ freestyle lessons
- Skifrost.at, Frost, mainly private lessons, also freeride lessons
These ski schools also provide material. Alternatively material can be rented at Brundl Sports in the city centre. It is a busy period so recommend you book early for hire and lessons
Hilbergers in village centre. Book for a table as small and gets busy as
authentic quality Austrian and great wines. One of the very best to eat at 15 minutes walk in the Village centre. 6547 7246 hilberger.at
Dorfstadl is excellent food and service in an old Barn…again book to ensure you get a table, around the corner from Bella Cassa 7 minute walk Tel 6547 7280 dorfstadl-kaprun.com
Dorfkrug is very good broad offer and good for families…7 minutes walk past Bella Casa on the main road into the village centre and good mix of Austrian and Italian / book Fondues there if you want one Tel 6547 20081 http://www.dorfkrug-kaprun.at
Tafern is located up the village towards the castle and is a modern restaurant selling good quality food from pizzas to steak. Tel 6547 20428 www.tafern.at
Bella Casa or Kennidi 660 537 7446 ampere.at/cafe-bistro-kennidi/ in the village centre are great for pizza / pasta and excellent value €12 -15 …usually just drop in…5 min – 15 minute walk down the road from the apt toward the centre
Luis’ Gardens is a very contemporary place having higher-end food, with herbs, sprouts and salads growing in the indoor farm. It is located about a 10min walk along the main road to the centre. Tel 6547 20630 luisgardens.at
Food – Breakfast – Supermarkets
If you wish to have fresh bread, rolls and croissants delivered contact +43 6547 8241 Bäckerei Gugglberger email firstname.lastname@example.org. Minimum of 10 units for a delivery. You can book this for arrival or first morning.
There are 2 supermarkets within 1 km of the Kitz in the village centre and a Billa over the main road almost opposite. During winter they are open on Sundays, but in low season they are closed.
Also you can drive to the big Maxi Market in Zell am See – Schüttdorf for a very broad range of items.
Ski Bus Shuttle
Free Ski Bus runs Oct to April from the bus stops 60m outside the Kitz, stop #29 – Gasthof Mühle. For timetables see:
WORLD OF EXPERIENCES ON THE KITZSTEINHORN
The eternal ice of the Kitzsteinhorn glacier still maintains its magic even in summer. A cool world of adventure for the whole family beckons at an altitude of over 3,000 metres when it’s high summer in the valley in Zell am See-Kaprun. Discover the Gipfelwelt 3.000 with an impressive view of the Hohe Tauern, take part in ranger tours in the National Park and let off steam in the Ice Arena when sliding in the snow.
YOUR SUMMER HOLIDAY ON THE KITZSTEINHORN GLACIER IN AUSTRIA
- Gipfelwelt 3.000 with National Park Gallery
- ”Top of Salzburg” viewing platform
- Free guided tour with National Park ranger
- Kitzsteinhorn Explorer Tour through 4 climate zones
- Tobogganing and summer fun in the snow in the Ice Arena
- Skiing on the glacier until early summer
- Guided hikes in the glacier region
- Restaurants & huts with regional specialities
At 3,029 metres, right on the border of the Hohe Tauern National Park, is Salzburg’s highest-situated excursion destination: Gipfelwelt 3000 on the Kitzsteinhorn glacier. Among other things, the “Top of Salzburg” panorama platform awaits you there. It offers you a unique view of the glaciated peaks of the Hohe Tauern. With a bit of luck, you may even see the Grossglockner, Austria’s highest mountain, in the distance. The journey also takes you to the National Park Gallery, into the interior of the glacier, where you can learn exciting facts about the mountain, nature and technology.
365 DAYS OF SNOW & ICE
You can comfortably reach the summit at over 3,000 metres above sea level by cable car. You can also hike on numerous clearly marked trails on the Kitzsteinhorn. Once you’ve reached your destination, it’s time to relax: enjoy the glacier sun on the snow beach! Then nothing stands in the way of sliding fun in the Ice Arena: here you can toboggan on snow in the middle of summer. If you don’t want to miss out on skiing in summer, the Kitzsteinhorn glacier is also the right place for you. The ski resort is also open until early summer.
KITZSTEINHORN EXPLORER TOUR
The guided Kitzsteinhorn Explorer Tour takes you on an exciting journey through four climate zones. Accompanied by a ranger, you start in the valley and then take several cable cars uphill to the eternal ice. You will learn how glacier ice is formed, where the majestic golden eagles live and how flora and fauna adapt to the high mountains. The Kitzsteinhorn Explorer Tour is suitable for the whole family.