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Weekly Programme Experience and enjoy

Discover noble views, enjoy fine regional delicacies and get to know the majestic mountain world around Zell am See in summer and winter.

Hiking and excursion programme in summer 2017

Mondays

  • Legendary night of the water, Sigmund-Thun gorge (July & August)
  • Herbal Hike (July, August till mid. September)
  • Trial sailing session (also possible on other days)
  • Daily panorama tours on board the “MS Schmittenhöhe” (June, July, August till mid. September)

The hikes are planned and organised by the tourism association and the Schmittenhöhe. Some parts of the programme are subject to a fee. Programme subject to change!

Tuesdays

  • Alpine pasture hike (mid June to mid September)
  • Trial sailing session (also possible on other days)
  • Daily panorama tours on board the “MS Schmittenhöhe” (June, July, August till mid. September)

The hikes are planned and organised by the tourism association and the Schmittenhöhe. Some parts of the programme are subject to a fee. Programme subject to change!

Wenesdays

  • Summer night´s festival in the pedestraisn area in Zell am See (July & August)
  • Nature family hike (mid. July till mid. September)
  • Herbal hike in Thumersbach (July & August)
  • Childrens programme “Schmidolings Feuertaufe” (July & August)

The hikes are planned and organised by the tourism association and the Schmittenhöhe. Some parts of the programme are subject to a fee. Programme subject to change!

Thursdays

  • Pinzgau stroll (July till mid. September)
  • Trial sailing session (also possible on other days)
  • Daily panorama tours on board the “MS Schmittenhöhe” (June, July, August till mid. September)

The hikes are planned and organised by the tourism association and the Schmittenhöhe. Some parts of the programme are subject to a fee. Programme subject to change!

Fridays

  • 4 lakes art hike (mid. June till the beginning of September)
  • Town market Zell am See (July & August)
  • Childrens programme “Pirates ahoy” (July & August)

The hikes are planned and organised by the tourism association and the Schmittenhöhe. Some parts of the programme are subject to a fee. Programme subject to change!

Saturdays

  • Trial sailing session (also possible on other days)
  • Daily panorama tours on board the “MS Schmittenhöhe” (June, July, August till mid. September)

The hikes are planned and organised by the tourism association and the Schmittenhöhe. Some parts of the programme are subject to a fee. Programme subject to change!

Sundays

  • Morning pint at the restaurant Pinzga Bräu at the Grand Hotel (June, July & August)
  • Music hike (mid. June till mid. August)
  • Trial sailing session (also possible on other days)
  • Daily panorama tours on board the “MS Schmittenhöhe” (June, July, August till mid. September)

The hikes are planned and organised by the tourism association and the Schmittenhöhe. Some parts of the programme are subject to a fee. Programme subject to change!

Winter programme 2017/18

Weekly programme wintertime

  • Pinzgauer evening in our traditional "Pinzga Bräu am See". Enjoy Pinzgauer specialties in a rustic atmosphere, accompanied by live music - once a week
     
  • Gourmet Dinner in our wine cellar - Enjoy a 6-course gourmet dinner and the unique atmosphere of our wine cellar (extra charge EUR 49,00 per person)
     
  • Live music: folk music, guitarists, pianists – accompanying you during dinner in the restaurant as well as in the afternoon and evening at the bar
     
  • Romantic sleigh rides (ca. EUR 15,00 per Person)
     
  • Guided Night Guard Tour - Experience an exceptional atmosphere when the night-watchman with his lantern leads you through Zell am See and tells some stories of the city
     
  • Night-tobogganing at the Kohlschnait- a 3 km long, child-friendly, lighted toboggan run (EUR 11,00 per person)
     
  • Curling with Luki (due to the weather conditions/EUR 2,00 per person)
     
  • And at our gym: Yoga, morning exercises, aqua gym

 

Programme avent & christmastime

  • Evening meals served or with special topic buffets like local starters, main course from the region of the National Park Hohe Tauern or specialities from the former K & K countries
  • Live music: folk music, guitarists, pianists – accompanying you during dinner in the restaurant as well as in the afternoon and evening at the bar
  • Romantic sleigh rides (ca. EUR 15,00 per Person)
  • Torchlight hike with Kathi through Zell am See at night; admire Zell am See from above.
  • Harp concert at our Imperial Café-Bar
  • Shaken or stirred – our bartender will show you how to make cocktails properly
  • Wild animal feeding – experience wild animals up close and feed them away from the slopes (approx. EUR 15.00 per person)
  • Guided Night Guard Tour - Experience an exceptional atmosphere when the night-watchman with his lantern leads you through Zell am See and tells some stories of the city.
  • Exquisite wine- & champagne tasting (for a fee)
  • Night-tobogganing at the Kohlschnait- a 3 km long, child-friendly, lighted toboggan run
  • Curling with Luki (due to the weather conditions/EUR 2,00 per person)

Christmas Eve programme

  • Enjoy an advent hike accentuated with music from the “Weisenbläser.” Enjoy a sensual walk through Zell am See equipped with burning lanterns and torches and discover the various music stations along the way.
  • Father Christmas awaits children in the Imperial Café-Bar with children’s punch and biscuits. A photographer will capture the gifts being handed out and the communal singing of Christmas songs. You can get the photos free of charge from reception after dinner.
  • In the evening, you can enjoy a traditional Christmas gala menu in our restaurants.

New Years Eve programme

  • New Year’s reception, in the evening with the hotel managers with musical interlude
  • Exquisite gala diner in the restaurants
  • Let our caricaturist draw a picture of you
  • Dance evening at our "Seebar" with a band
  • Be amazed by our magician, Jürgen Peter
  • "Lead pouring“- What brings the year 2018?
  • Have you ever had your fortune told? Our fortune teller can tell you something about the coming year (appointments to be arranged in advance).
  • Try your luck on the blackjack table in our lobby
  • New Year’s raffle with great prizes
  • New Years eve fireworks
  • Lobster buffet after midnight

Erlebnis Kristall & Lounge

Excursion tip throughout the year: Swarovski Crystal Worlds

Discover Swarovski Kristallwelten (Swarovski Crystal Worlds) from all sides and with all your senses. The exclusive “Crystal & Lounge Experience”, which is booable at the GRAND HOTEL ZELL AM SEE,  is a full-day program that introduces you to
the richly facetted realm of the Giant, including artistic, creative, and of course culinary aspects.

In addition to the entry to Swarovski Crystal Worlds, you will also be personally welcomed to the Blue Hall. Once your journey through the Chambers of Wonder is completed, our employees will be waiting for you in the VIP Lounge with a refreshing beverage, fine pralines, and a whole range of exciting insights into the history of Swarovski. Come and experience your own personal VIP day in the Giant!

You receive all detailed information about the ticket and the trip at reception.

Price per adult EUR 23,00