The Schmittenhöhe for explorers

The Schmittenhöhe for explorers

On an exciting journey of exploration on Zell’s landmark mountain

Scenic-view mountain, family mountain, art and culture mountain … On the Schmitten in the Zell am See-Kaprun region, lots of exciting adventures await – that’s for sure! No matter the age, skier or hiker, good or bad weather: Read more about the Schmittenhöhe for real explorers! 

Five reasons for a journey of exploration on the Schmitten

What makes the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See the perfect holiday destination for explorers? Here are at least five good reasons: 

  • exciting leisure time activities for all ages and every season 
  • great combo-tickets and adventure tickets for even more holiday adventures 
  • the dragontastic world of Schmidolin for little explorers 
  • exceptional activities for seeing the Schmitten from a new perspective time and again 
  • varied bad weather alternatives and excursions in the region 

Many roads lead to Zell am See  

Three, two, one, go! If you want to be perfectly prepared for your holiday, you should have a look at the various ways to travel to Zell am See

Summer experiences on the Schmittenhöhe

Walking in the footsteps of Austrian empress “Sisi”, finding out more about regional fairy tales and legends in the Mystical Forest, or broadening your knowledge of local herbs. Hiking in summer is a particularly great way to discover all sorts of interesting things about the Schmitten! Find out more about the numerous themed trails as well as other selected hiking tips. Also take a look at our overview of huts and culinary experiences on Zell’s landmark mountain! 

What else is there to look forward to on the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See apart from the varied hiking programme? Well … How about an action-packed afternoon at the E-Motocross Park? Or putting your aiming skills, endurance and focus to the test while playing disc golf? This slightly different type of hiking experience is perfect for the whole family! 

Little explorers follow the traces of Schmidolin, the dragon

The Pinzgau’s family mountain is a dragontastic paradise for little explorers! That’s largely due to Schmidolin, the cool Schmitten dragon. He accompanies little visitors on the Schmittenhöhe – wherever they go and throughout the whole year! In winter, mini-skiers can get slope-savvy at the Dragon Park or the Kinderland. In summer, Schmidolin’s Baptism of Fire is a family-favourite when it comes to hiking. Schmidolin’s Adventure World promises a number of other holiday adventures in summer. 

By the way: It’s incredibly easy to become a member of the Schmidolin Club! You’ll see: The world of Schmidolin and a number of exclusive benefits for members make children’s hearts beat faster … 

The Schmittenhöhe from various perspectives

Hiking, skiing, and then what? If you’re asking yourself this question, you’ll get a myriad of answers for that on the Pinzgau’s adventure mountain! Discover the Schmitten from various perspectives: during open-air art, from high above or from Lake Zell. Sounds exciting? It is – thanks to the varied leisure activities you can do! Find out more about the “Art on the Mountain” project, the Schmittenhöhe for paragliders and boat tours on Lake Zell

Tickets for an extraordinary Schmitten summer

Excellent summer cable cars, boat tours, paragliding prices, the Hike & Swim Ticket: Get an overview of the various tickets and offers for an unforgettable summer on the Schmitten! Plus: Find out more about the Zell am See-Kaprun Summer Card – for a schmittastic time in the Salzburger Land region! 

You’re looking for the perfect ticket for an incredibly varied holiday schedule? Different adventure and combo-tickets leave nothing to be desired! Talking about perfect: the view from the Schmittenhöhe is truly exceptional! Glacier, more than 30 three-thousand-metre summits and Lake Zell right in the centre – read more about the most beautiful locations for spectacular holiday snapshots!

You would like to gift others an amazing time? How about a ticket for a unique adventure? Alongside various tickets, you’ll also find gift vouchers for the Schmittenhöhe in our online gift voucher shop

Bad-weather alternatives and excursions tips in Zell am See-Kaprun


Journeys of exploration are only something for sunny days? Far from it! On the Schmittenhöhe and in the area surrounding it, lots is happening on rainy days. For instance, how about starting your day with a cosy mountain breakfast before visiting the interactive family exhibition “Areit 1400”? All those visiting the Zell am See-Kaprun region will find plenty of options for excursions no matter the season. Look for and find your personal holiday joy on Zell’s landmark mountain … 

Another tip: Browse the various events on Zell’s landmark mountain and grab some tickets right away! Culinary highlights, sports, music or tradition: Get an overview of all events

Discover all current Schmitten info

You don’t want to wait until you’re there? Check out the weather, webcams and open facilities on the Schmittenhöhe in advance! The 360-degree panorama will get you excited about your next holiday in the Salzburger Land region. Explore the Pinzgau’s adventure mountain whenever and wherever you like … 

Another tip: Browse the various events on Zell’s landmark mountain and grab some tickets right away! Culinary highlights, sports, music or tradition: Get an overview of all events