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Kaprun in Austria Resort Guide

Blessed with one of the most spectacular backdrops in Austria with the stunning Kitzsteinhorn glacier guaranteeing snow, Kaprun is a charmingly picturesque village, dominated by its little elevated church.

Nearby Zell am See, a free ski-bus ride away, is a larger town, with some excellent shopping to add to the area’s attractions. The pretty and traditional Austrian village stands against the dramatic backdrop of the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier, where you’ll find high altitude skiing and guaranteed snow easily accessible by regular ski buses.

The resort is based at the bottom of the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier, boasting an ice camp, three snow parks and the largest super-pipe in the country, alongside an excellent range of facilities and runs.

The Maiskogel ski area in the resort centre is the place for beginners and intermediates and a days skiing in nearby Zell am See should not be missed.

At the heart of the resort is a fantastic sports centre, shops, bars, many with regular live music, and several types of speciality restaurants. It is an excellent location for all ages and facilities. Kaprun has en enticing variety of après-ski options, with plenty of bars, both traditional and modern, and a host of activities, spearheaded by the superb Optimum Leisure Centre. There is also dancing at several venues in the village, plus sleigh-rides and other options laid on by your representative. Kaprun and Zell am See are amongst Austria’s best loved and most sought-after ski resorts, with its guaranteed snow deservedly so.

Accomodation & Après Ski

Kaprun has a fantastic après ski scene, offering a selection of amazing bars and restaurants that provide the perfect tonic after a daye on the slopes.
42 The Rockbar is one of the most popular haunts in the area, offering live music and a fantastic selection of drinks, while Baumbar-Reiteralm serves up delicious dishes in a wonderfully warm atmosphere.
For something a little livelier, Cabrio and Crazy Daisy both provide amazing nightlife and music, allowing visitors to let their hair down and unwind in a majestic winter environment.
If you’re still interested in exploring the landscape after your day on the slopes, there are some excellent options including tobogganing, hiking and sleigh rides.

Other Activities include
Nordic walking
Cross-country skiing
Ice skating
Ice hockey
Ski touring
Private flights

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Resort Statistics

  RESORT HEIGHT 800    VERTICAL DESCENT 2229    OPENS Dec - Apr, Glacier skiing through year

Lift Pass Prices From

  • Adult One Day Pass :  €56
  • Adult Six Day Pass : €263
  • Child One Day Pass : €28
  • Child Six Day Pass : €132

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