Scenic viewpoints on the Schmittenhöhe
Photo points on Zell’s landmark mountain

Scenic vistas from the Schmittenhöhe

Marvellous scenery in Zell am See

No matter the time of year: With views of more than 30 three-thousand-metre peaks, the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See boasts scenery that is second to none. You can marvel at impressive panoramas at selected photo points – perfect for capturing a souvenir photo on Zell’s landmark mountain!

Scenic viewpoints in Zell am See

Photo points on the “balcony of the Hohe Tauern mountains”

The combination of the imposing mountains and idyllic Lake Zell creates a particularly captivating motif. Visit our photo points for a snapshot from the Schmittenhöhe:

  • Kaiserblick panoramic platform: Located at the mountain station at just under 2,000 metres, this platform offers stunning views of more than 30 three-thousand-metre peaks. The unique platform, partially equipped with a glass floor, sits 30 metres above the ground. Visitors are treated to photo motifs that include mountain giants like the Grossglockner and the glistening waters of Lake Zell.
  • Plettsaukopf reservoir: Plettsaukopf – one of three reservoirs on the Schmitten – is a popular hiking destination for families and beginners. And it’s definitely worth bringing your camera! Good to know: The lake is easy to access in both summer and winter.
  • Salersbachköpfl: If you are walking along the High-Altitude Promenade, make sure to stop at Salersbachköpfl (1,920 metres). Between Hochzeller Alm and Sonnkogel, this scenic viewpoint promises an unforgettable view of the mountains. But that’s not all: Several other viewing platforms along the High-Altitude Promenade invite you to take in the scenery.

Get your picture taken on the Schmitten

No need to bring a camera

Forgot your camera or smartphone? No worries! There are plenty of photo points on the “sun child of the Alps” where you can still get your picture taken.

Convenient: If you like, you can send the photo to your loved ones right after.

Photo Point Sonnkogel at the mountain station of the Sonnkogelbahn

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