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Kaprun – Austria

Resort Information for Kaprun, Austria

Overview:-

Kaprun is set at the foot of the breathtaking Kitzsteinhorn Glacier offering an excellent range of pistes, including some at high altitude with guaranteed snow.  The lift pass covers both Kaprun and Zell am See areas(connected by regular ski bus). The ‘Optimum’ Sports Centre is the pride of the village, with its fantastic facilities. Combined with a wide variety of bars and restaurants, Kaprun has lots to offer both on and off the piste

 

Public Transport:-

A winter bus service connecting the resort centre to ski access points and Zell am See runs every 20 mins and is free with a valid ski-pass.

 

Location:-

Centrally placed within the West Salzburg region. On mainly flat land, straddling the river at the foot of the mighty Kitzsteinhorn Glacier.
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Dialling Code: 6547
Postcode: 5710
Serving Airport(s)

55 mls southwest of Salzburg

110 mls east of Innsbruck
Market Suitability

Beginners    4/5 ,   Intermediates    5/5

Experts    4/5,   Snowboarders  5/5

A Fabulous high altitude resort with guaranteed snow. The lift pass is valid in both Kaprun as well as Zell am Zee. This provides a very large area to explore. Beginners and Intermediates will find so much to explore. A Snowboarders delight and off piste trails for expert skiers and snowboarders alike.

 

Snow Information:-

Total Kms of Piste                                         132km

 

Piste Type                                                 No. of Runs

Easy                                                                31

Intermediate                                                   19

Difficult                                                            9

 

Number of Lifts                                  54 (11 gondola or cable cars, 17 chairlifts, 26 drag lifts)

Snow Cannons                                    25

Longest Run                                         8km (Schüttdorf)

Mountain Restaurants                         25

Cross-country                                   300km (Europa Region)

Snow Range                                      775-3029m

Resort Height                                   775m (2,541ft)

 

Apres Ski

You will find plenty of action of the piste in Kaprun from lively bars and discos to the more quaint, rustic stubs. For eating out you have the choice of some 25 restaurants catering for all tastes. Fine dining to pizzas to fondues!

There are plenty of shops from the boutique and gift shop to the compulsory sports shops. Supermarkets and Banks with cash points.

You can also go on an excursion to Salzburg or visit the glacier.