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Sightseeing in Kaprun - what to see. Complete travel guide

Kaprun is a picturesque commune in Austria known as a first-class ski resort among travelers from all over the world. Winter sports enthusiasts are attracted to these places by the glacier Kitzsteinhorn. Holidaymakers have the opportunity to enjoy their favorite winter entertainment all year round. The snow cover remains at the top of the glacier even in summer, so nothing prevents numerous tourists from enjoying skiing. The municipality of Kaprun adjoins the world famous Zell am See resort, so they are often taken as a single skiing area.
Kaprun is ready to offer fans of skiing more than 50 high-class trails, including tracks of various levels of complexity. Experienced skiers and professional athletes are attracted by … Open
The resort's attractive features worth noting include a large selection of ski trails suitable both for beginners and experienced skiers. The resort is ideal for families with children: its guests can enjoy many other interesting activities besides skiing. The youngest guests of the resort can go sledding, while in the very center of the village there is an excellent ski school providing its services to children aged 2.5 years and upward. As noted above, Kaprun welcomes travelers all year round. In summer it is visited by a huge number of hiking, cycling, and climbing enthusiasts.
Speaking of other advantages of the resort, its well-developed infrastructure should also be mentioned. Holidaymakers are provided with a full range of facilities, from first-class spa and beauty salons to modern sports centers and charming restaurants. The latter are extremely popular among vacationers - local restaurants and pubs are perfect for recharging batteries after skiing. Copyright
Despite the fact that the main entertainment for visitors to Kaprun is skiing, fans of sightseeing tours will not be bored here as well. The municipality has some very interesting sights, … Open
As a rule, they specialize in Austrian cuisine - national treats are incredibly delicious and very hearty. Local restaurants serve excellent meat and an amazing selection of original potato dishes. An important distinctive feature of the local gastronomic culture have always been meals of impressive size. Portions are so generous that many foreign guests order one dish for two and even three persons.
It is also should be noted that Kaprun is a regular venue for interesting sports events and festivals. In December, after the season opening, the beautiful Intersport Snowfestival is held here. For several days, Kaprun plunges into an atmosphere of fun, vacationers have an interesting entertainment program: competitions, concerts and gastronomic evenings.
The famous resort offers a choice of more than 100 hotels of various levels and thematic directions. Avenida Mountainlodges Kaprun by Alpin Rentals is still among the most popular local … Open
Many experienced travelers are eager to get to Kaprun in February. The fact is that during this period the resort is holding an incredibly beautiful ice festival, one of the main attributes of which are night balloon flights. In early May, just before the official ski season's closure, the incredible Firn-and-Fun-Happening Festival takes place. Excellent conditions for active recreation at any time of the year, a decent choice of entertainment and chic restaurants, a unique atmosphere of national charm and hospitality are just a few attractive features of the miniature commune of Kaprun, which make it a world-famous resort.
Kaprun is not incredibly rich in historical landmarks, but the excursion program available to tourists is definitely not boring. There is a magnificent church with the charming old design. Don’t forget to enter the building as there are many interesting religious artifacts inside. One more wonderful landmark is located in the city’s suburbs. It is a medieval castle that was built several centuries ago. The castle is located in a picturesque area that is worth exploring as well.
Kaprun is ready to offer fans of skiing more than 50 high-class trails, including tracks of various levels of complexity. Experienced skiers and professional athletes are attracted by … Open
Fans of unusual entertainment are welcome to make a refreshing ride on a tram around the lake. During such a ride, travelers will be able to admire magnificent landscapes and relax. No wonder why this entertainment is incredibly popular with travelers with children. Danielstollen is an old mine that also has become a popular tourist landmark. Vacationers are welcome to participate in interesting thematic excursions. Kaprun is very interesting to visit in warm months – this destination is a popular center of hiking and active recreation.
There are many interesting hiking trails in the mountain region that range in difficulty from very simple ones to quite complicated that require skill and are mostly targeted at experienced alpinists. In warmer months, vacationers also have an opportunity to try paragliding, master the basics of alpinism or explore mountain hiking trails that are unavailable in winter. Finally, the resort has a modern wellness center that is open all year round and offers a swimming pool and various types of sauna.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Kaprun
♥   Castle 'Castle Saalhof' , 10.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Weyer' Bramberg, 33.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Hieburg' Neukirchen am Großvenediger, 39.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Hohenwerfen' Werfen, 39.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Friedburg' Neukirchen am Großvenediger, 39.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Kaprun
♥   National Park 'Hohe Tauern' , 23 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Naturpark Weißbach' , 28.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Berchtesgaden' , 33.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Untersberg' , 50.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Naturpark Riedingtal' , 51 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Kaprun from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Harakiri Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
The professionals think that literally every person with a proper level of preparation can overcome this piste. You just have to consider the right skiing technique. Today the special warning signs in different languages ​​are placed on one of the most dangerous slopes in the world. In addition to the ski slopes, the trainers and the doctors are always on duty. It is recommended to ski on the other 'black' ski slopes of the Mayrhoven in front of the 'Harakiri' slope. … Read further

Dachstein Sky Walk

From the series “Elegant Architectural Structures for Fans of Skywalks”
The length of the bridge on the Dachstein glacier is 100 meters. Entrance to the attraction is completely free for children, and adults have to pay about 3 euros for a ticket. During warmer months, a special entertainment option is available for tourists. They can go down the stairs to a special observation deck with a floor and railings made of durable glass. This observation deck was fitted over a precipice. Even visitors with nerves of steel will have a lot of impressions from a walk. This observation deck is usually open in July and is available before the cold starts. … Read further
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New Year events in Thailand are likely to bring more people this year because everyone is tired of lockdowns and craving normal life. Many tourists, who book hotels in Pattaya, Krabi, or Phuket for the holiday season, also want to participate. As champagne has become an essential drink for New Year celebrations, the question regarding alcohol consumption comes to mind. The government allowed serving alcoholic drinks during the New Year countdown but only open-air cafes and restaurants with good ventilation will be permitted to do this until 1 am on 1 January 2022. This rule is nationwide. Read this


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