Scenic viewpoints and Photo Points
on the Schmittenhöhe

Scenic viewpoints on the Schmitten

Your souvenir photo from the Schmittenhöhe

Capture your favourite Schmitten moment! Whether you’re here in winter or in summer: The Schmittenhöhe offers an unforgettable view of more than 30 three-thousand-metre peaks year-round.

Get to know Zell am See-Kaprun from its most photogenic side. We’ll show you where the beauty of the Pinzgau’s scenery will take your breath away ... Discover the most striking photo points on the Schmitten!

By the way: Anyone can take a selfie! True Schmitten fans have their photo taken – no need to strike an awkward selfie pose. The best place for a holiday snapshot is at our photo points in front of a fantastic mountain backdrop!

Photo points on the “Hohe Tauern’s balcony”

Let yourself be captivated by the beauty of the mountains, take in the stunning scenic views of the Alps and then … capture them on camera! Countless scenic viewpoints let you enjoy what makes the Schmitten so special: a combination of impressive mountain views and idyllic Lake Zell. We recommend, you say “cheese” in the following locations:

  • Schmittenhöhe: The mountain station at just below 2,000 metres above sea level boasts a view of more than 30 three-thousand-metre peaks. 
  • Plettsaukopf: As one of three reservoirs on the Schmitten, the Plettsaukopf is a popular hiking destination for families and beginners. And it’s always worth a photo! The lake is easily accessible year-round.
  • Salersbachköpfl: Another "must-see" is the Salersbachköpfl (1,920 metres) located along the High-Altitude Promenade. Between Hochzeller Alm and Sonnkogel, this viewpoint promises you an unforgettable view of the mountains.

360-degree views

Experience the stunning mountain world of Zell am See-Kaprun during a cable car ride, a hike, or a scenic cruise on Lake Zell.

Would you like to see what’s waiting for you on site? Have a look at our webcams! Of course, this doesn’t quite compare to the experience of being there, but it’s a start ...

Unique photo moments – without a camera

Did you forget to bring your camera or smartphone? No problem on the Schmitten! The “sun child of the Alps” has two photo points where you can have your picture taken. One is at the sundeck of Sonnkogel Restaurant, the other one is at Schmitten Café. Your backdrop: a stunning mountain scenery and magnificent views of Lake Zell.

Photo Point Sonnkogel at the mountain station of the Sonnkogelbahn

Photo Point Schmitten Café at the mountain station of the Schmittenhöhebahn

Convenient: If you like, you can send your mountain photo as an e-card to your friends and family right away. Create and capture moments that you will love to look back on for a long time to come. By the way: The Schmitten is impressive no matter the season!

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