Hiking with kids 
in Zell am See

Hiking with kids in Zell am See

Family hiking on the Schmittenhöhe

A mountain as an adventure playground: On the Schmittenhöhe, the whole family discovers the Pinzgau step by step along child-friendly hiking trails! The hike is always the reward – because what could be more beautiful than spending time outside in nature with your loved ones? Enjoy the most amazing days of the year in the Salzburger Land region! 

Where will your family adventure on the Schmitten lead you? Find out more and hit the road to Zell am See with your kids! 

Familienwandern | © Schmittenhöhebahn/Max Steinbauer

Hiking through the region of Zell am See-Kaprun with kids

Hike yourself happy in summer! What it takes to do that? An impressive mountain panorama, diverse hiking trails and preferably the whole family! It’s less about conquering summits or covering as many kilometres and vertical metres as possible.

It’s more about the conscious experiencing of nature – for children just like for Mom and Dad. The Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See is a certified family mountain and that’s what makes it the perfect holiday destination in the Pinzgau for you. 

Various family-appropriate and sometimes even buggy-accessible themed trails. Easy, leisurely hikes and mountain tours. Diverse adventure and experience stations. On the Schmitten, you and your kids can collect valuable holiday memories during every hike. Curiosity, a spirit of discovery and fun outside in nature always take centre stage. 

And let’s be honest: A summer holiday with happy kids is the real peak victory, wouldn’t you agree? 

Erlebniswelt | © Schmittenhöhebahn AG/Max Steinbauer

The child-friendly High-Altitude Promenade

High up with the whole family – that’s possible on the High-Altitude Promenade on the Schmittenhöhe, a relaxed adventure hike with a stunning view of Lake Zell.

But that’s not all: Some of the 30 three-thousand metres mountains in the area are always within sight. Wooden sculptures, information boards, play stations … Boredom won’t stand a chance! 

Schmidolin’s Baptism of Fire on the Schmitten 

The “Schmidolin’s Baptism of Fire” adventure trail promises exciting adventures at every station. Little and bigger kids can solve puzzles and tasks, and complete different challenges.

All this helps the Schmitten dragon to grow up and learn how to breathe fire. Family hiking on the Schmittenhöhe is simply dragontastic! Come see for yourself …

Erlebniswelt | © Schmittenhöhebahn AG/Max Steinbauer

Varied activity alternatives to family hiking

Your legs are still tired from your last hike? The weather isn’t really that great? Your kids simply aren’t in the mood for yet another hike? No problem! Be it e-motocross, paragliding or boat tours – choose from the countless fun and adventurous alternatives on the Schmitten. There are also a number of tips for rainy days … 

You’ll see: With the right balance of activities while on summer holiday, your little ones will be happy to put their hiking boots on again for the next hike! 

Your tickets to the hiking paradise of Zell am See

Are you familiar with the Zell am See-Kaprun Summer Card or the two 365 ALPIN CARDs  season tickets? With these benefit cards, you and your family can hike on the Schmitten at a discount! Find out more about the operating hours and prices of the summer cable cars that take you to the start of numerous hikes. 

A highlight for true hiking fans: the Hike ALPIN CARD for the whole summer! Perfect for those who love to spend their time hiking through the mountains with their kids. Grab your tickets to the summer cable cars in the region of Zell am See-Kaprun right away. That’s how every day of your mountain summer turns into a family holiday! 

Pick your favourite from these family hikes