Kaprun Lake and Mountain Holidays

In harmony with nature and regional traditions, Kaprun has become one of the prime holiday resorts in the Austrian Alps. The enchanting landscapes and the broad valley surrounded by the mighty 3,000 metre high peaks of the Hohe Tauern National Park have always been an attraction for visitors. The fantastic opportunities to enjoy all different kinds of sports and the culinary delights of fine local and international cuisine makes Kaprun an exciting and exhilarating destination. Modern facilities and numerous international cultural and sporting events underline the year-round attraction of Kaprun.

For more hotels in the Salzburger Land area, you can take a look at our accommodation in Saalbach-Hinterglemm and Zell am See.

Additional Information
Useful Information
  • Flight time from London: 1 hour 55 min
  • Salzburg Airport: 99km from the city centre; transfer time about 1hour 15 min
  • Currency: Euro


Standing at 3,798 metres above sea level, the Grosslockner is the highest mountain in Austria and within the east of the Alps. Take a hike through the High Alpine Road for views over this impressive mountain and the surrounding alps scenery. Reaching a height of 2,576 metres, this is not for the faint hearted.


Kaprun Castle

Towering majestically over the town is Kaprun Castle. Built in the 12th century, as what is presumed to be a fortress, the castle is still a forboding and stately presence to this day. Today the castle is a popular tourist attraction and event venue, being the host to the annual Medieval Festival among many others.


Kaprun Museum

Kaprun Museum is a must visit for those wishing to discover the 4,000 year history of Kaprun. With exhibits detailing the areas development to popular ski and holiday edstination, to its involvement in WW2, there is plenty for the whole family to explore.

Where to stay

Sonnblick Hotel

This family run hotel, offers all the typical Austrian charm you would expect in a central and peaceful setting.

Hotel Features:

  • Heated Outdoor Pool
  • Daily afternoon snacks and varying buffets
  • Winter Garden
  • Hotel Bar
  • Finnish Sauna


Hauserhof Pension

Located just two minutes away from the centre of Kaprun, this hotel is ideally located for those wishing to explre the sights as well as take advantage of the fantastic ski-slopes. The Kitzsteinhorn glacier and the Maiskogel family mountain are right on the hotels doorstep and ideal for hiking tours and excursions.

  • Hotel Features:
  • Daily breakfast buffet
  • All rrooms come with a balcony, en suite bathroom and Wi-Fi access


Salzburgerhof Wellness-Golf-& Genießerhotel

Just a stones throw away from Kaprun is the beautiful hotel in Zell-am-See. Offering a relaxing setting in a quiet garden near to the lake and the cable car, the hotel is ideally for all types of holidays seekers.

Hotel Features:

  • Comference facilities
  • Fitness-center
  • Indoor-swimming- pool
  • Jacuzzi, sauna, steambath and solarium
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