Tobogganing & winter hiking in Salzburg, Austria

Even songwriter Josef Karl described the best parts of tobogganing in his sledging song

„Today it has been snowing the whole day. I won’t stay in the house today! When I think about my sledge – I just can’t wait“

Sledding in Zell am See

Thanks to the great variety of tobogganing runs in the Zell am See sports region, all guests young and old will find the perfect hill to sledge down.

  • Natural toboggan run for winter hiking and tobogganing fun on the descent
  • Toboggan taxi to the caried toboggan runs in the area. The toboggan tour goes.
  • with the wooden sledge from the alp into the valley
  • Winding routes for young people and adults
  • Cozy toboggan runs for winter fun with the whole family
  • Toboggan rental directly in the hotel 
  • Quaint huts to warm up and strengten

For connoisseurs

For those who prefer to take it easy while tobogganing or who would like to enjoy the tobogganing experience several times, chair lifts, gondolas and toboggan buses are available for the ascent in the surrounding ski areas. Thanks to the transport, toboggan runs that are further away can also be reached without any problems.

Plus you can hire toboggans from us – your sledge is waiting for you!

Facts & Figures for Sledders

  • Floodlit, sled rund with snowmaking capavility on the Biberg in Saalfelden: ca 15 min. auway, moderately difficult, rude up on the shuttle bus or take a 6 km walk.
  • Floodlit Kohlschnait sled rund (snowmaking) in Bruck: ca. 10 min. away. moderately difficult sled rund, 3 km long. Ca. 45 min. walk to the inn, or ride the shuttle.
  • Floodlit sled run on the Reiterkogel in Saalbach-Hinterglemm: gondola service to the top until 9 p.m. (included in the price of the ski pass).
  • Floodlit sled run to the Spielberghaus in Saalbach: easy hill, about 45 min. walk to the inn, or ride the shuttle.
  • Floodlit sled run on Nagelköpfel Adventure Mountain in Piesendorf: ca 15 min. away, steep run, ride to the top with the tow lift. 2.5 km long.
  • Floodlit sled run on the Wildkogel in Bramberg: ca 35 min. away, easy to moderate hill, ride the cable car to the top. 14 km long - longest floodlit run in the world!

Winter hiking in Zell am See

Our family hotel invites you to try out this unique experience. Slow down on a winter hike and enjoy the fresh air.

The ski region has a lot to offer:

  • Demanding ski tours for ski tourers
  • idyllic winter hiking trails around Lake Zell
  • Snowshoe tours and snowshoe hikes
  • Nordic walking trails in the area in the Salzburger Land
  • .. and a unique white winter landscape with enough snow

Facts & Figures for winter hiking

  • 30 km of winter hiking paths in Zell am See
  • Connection to 20 km of winter hiking paths in surrounding communities
  • Mountain hiking paths on the Schmittenhöhe (1,965 m)
  • Free guided tours from the Schmitten InfoCenter

A snowy white winter wonderland, the quiet tranquility of the forest and nothing that breaks the peace and quiet except the sound of snow under winter boots. This is what winter hiking in harmony with nature looks like. Far from the hubbub on the ski slopes, you can get to know a different side of the mountains while winter hiking.

Start your winter hike and snowshoe hike directly from the 4 * Zeller hotel to the Schmittenhöhe. We are happy to recommend the best hiking routes and trails with enough snow and a breathtaking panoramic view. The physical well-being is also taken care of. Numerous inns and restaurants await you on your hiking trail with regional delicacies and invite you to linger.