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Zell Am See Travel Guide, Austria

Zell am see, Austria – Overview

Zell am See is a capital city in Salzburg. It has a population of more than 10,000 people. It is the second largest city in Pinzgau. It is regarded as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Austria. Every year a large number of tourists from all over the world come in Zell am see to explore its beauty, culture and traditions. The valley of Zell am see is home to many popular landscapes and attractions including Schmitten, Bruckberg, Zeller See, Thumersbach and Schmitten etc.

Many explorers and enthusiastic tourists from all over the Europe come here every year. Historical findings indicate that the town of Zell am see was inhabited from the Roman Times. Archbishop Johannes (John) of Salzburg founded the valley of Zell am see in 740 AD.

Zell am see got the status of a city in 1928. In the mid 19th century, Zell am see witnessed an industrial boom and growth, which led to the increase in population of this area. Many job opportunities became available not only for locals but also for the foreigners.

Wonderful landscapes and geographical importance made Zell am see a popular resort in Austria. The city of Zell am see is also home to many popular buildings of historical and cultural importance. Some of these historical buildings are remnants of the Pinzgau, Church of Maria Wald and St. Hippolyte's Church etc. These churches attract a large number of visitors.

Zell am see is also popular for being an educational hub of the area. There are 3 elementary schools, one grammar school, one commercial school and one commercial academy.

The city of Zell am see is well-served by all the major transportation options. Getting around the Zell am see by a car provides scenic views of the area. Zell am see is situated between a mountain and a lake. Zell am see offers a great ski area and a lot of other recreational opportunities and activities for the tourists.

Whatever is your style and taste, you can find every type of recreational activities in this city. Some of the most popular activities are skiing, hiking, rafting, biking, snowboarding, snowmobiling and skating etc.

Zell am see also has some great restaurants that offer award-winning cuisine to the guests. The city of Zell am see is a multi-cultured great charming center. It provides an excellent base for the holidaymakers and enthusiastic tourist who enjoy traveling around.

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  • lindamuraHiking and white snow in Zell am See und Kaprun
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    These two related ski resorts, Zell am See and Kaprun, are so popular that everything is set so you can easily reach them. Whether you want to drive there or fly in there’s no problem. By car, the most beats track is from Munich to Salzburg and then Bischofshofen. If you want to fly to...
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