Surrounded by the glistening mountains and everlasting ice of the Kitzsteinhorn glacier, the majestic market village of Zell am See is a charming mountain retreat whose self-contained charisma attracts visitors in their thousands. Boasting a luscious location upon the glittering Lake Zell, the quaint and quintessentially Austrian town still nurture ancient customs and traditions; sample signature specialities in a rustic restaurant to truly absorb the antique elegance of this mountainous and majestic place.
The fresh, unadulterated air of Zell am See is perhaps its most alluring attribute. An element that enhances the beneficial beauty of the town is also the quality of its mineral enriched waters, a quality that has been taken advantage of by the many spas that decorate the sophisticated centre; sooth aching muscles and nourish mind, body and soul in the gentle jacuzzi and aromatic steam rooms of the luxurious soas before contemplating your next exhilarating adventure.
Zell am See's close proximity to the colossal Mount Schmittenhohe means adrenaline fuelled adventures are never far away. Depending on which season embraces the earth with its weather, the mountain can be a sun-drenched paradise or a winter wonderland. Soar down the steep slopes of sides upon a snowboard or a pair of skis, or wander flower filled meadows and picturesque pastures for a wonderful wander in the spring climate.
Hearty and wholesome, the delicious dishes served at Brasseie Traube are sure to satisfy appetites earned after adrenaline fuelled adventures. Rustic dishes are inspired by a rich culinary heritage, the origin of which dates back to the 14th century; sample creamy cheeses, tender cured meats and field fresh vegetables for a truly traditional taste of Austrian authenticity. (Kreuzgasse 5, Zell am See, Austria)