Two miles is barely enough time to apply sunscreen, but that's how far Zell am See's airport is from the resort.
The nearest lift, the Areitbahn, is just across the road.
Medieval Zell am See occupies a picturesque spot on the western shore of Lake Zell at the base of a horseshoe-shaped mountain, the Schmittenhöhe, with 48 miles of runs.
The zellamseeXpress gondola, opened in winter 2016/2017, accesses an old run into Glemmtal with plans to extend further towards Saalbach-Hinterglemm.
The total skiable domain is about 85 miles, including the trails on the Kitzsteinhorn glacier at 10,500 feet, which towers above Kaprun, and the family-friendly Maiskogel area.
The historic Grand Hotel Zell am See sits on a lakeside peninsula, while the nearby Salzburgerhof has a five-star superior rating.
Did you know? Deins & Meins is rated as Zell am See's top restaurant on TripAdvisor, while the Crazy Daisy is a popular apres-ski spot.
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