The Alpine region of Pinzgau is known for its culinary delights. Kaiserschmarrn, Pinzgauer Kasnocken, Eierschwammergulach are just a few ideas for tasting the real food around Zell am See and Kaprun. Check the opening hours of various restaurants and alms in the neighborhood here.
As of December 17, 2021, the 4th lockdown has ended in Salzburgerland and 2G rule applies throughout Austria.
In tourist accommodation, gastronomic, leisure and cultural facilities, advent markets, cable cars, when using services requiring close contact and at events for more than 25 people, a proof of vaccination or recovery from Covid-19 must be provided.
• Negative tests of any kind (PCR or antigen) are no longer valid for entry into these facilities (exception: children 12-15 years with Ninja Pass).
• A FFP-2 respirator must be worn in shops and museums.
• The validity of vaccination certificates is reduced to 9 months after full immunity. Another dose of vaccination (usually the third) is then required to renew the certificate.
• The Johnson & Johnson vaccination will be valid until January 3, 2022, after which vaccination will need to be renewed.
• Children under the age of 12 are excluded from the 2G rule.
On 30th of November 2019 the 3K K-onnection will go into operation and will offer ski-in-ski-out from Kaprun to the glacier for the first time. The first tri-cable gondola in Salzburg, it will carry passengers from the Maiskogel straight to the Langwied area on the Kitzsteinhorn.
It took a few years but now it seems the Schmittenhoehe-Piesendorf ski area enlargement has been approved and the Hochsonnberg project is on! Another massive investment of EUR 80 mio in Kaprun – Zell am See area. The lifts and ski slopes are coming closer and closer to our back garden :-). Read more here.