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Kaprun, Austria

Kaprun, Austria is a miniscule alpine town in the district of Zell am See in the state of Salzburg in Austria, at the foot of the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier . It is a winter sports centre with a population of 2,903 (2001).
Verdant green in summer and pristine white in winter both aspects of Kaprun, Austria are hauntingly beautiful .In summer time, the lake is utilized for sailing, swimming and other water-based pastimes and the mountains furnish an superior background in which to relish the town and the lake. In winter, the lake, in its frozen state, is also used for curling etc.and once the ice is adequate, you can walk across to the little village of Thumersbach about the end of January.

Location - The coordinates are: 47°16'21N, 12°45'34E.

Reaching there - Kaprun, Austria can be easily reached by car or train from Zell am See.

Sightseeing - Kaprun, Austria is mainly a winter sport resort , however the nearby town of Zell am See offers an interesting historical aspect and the natural vantage points.The Mooserboden hydroelectric plant reservoir area is a tourist attraction, giving dramatic views over the towns of Kaprun and Zell am See. Several guided tours of the area is offered by the visitors centre.

Accommodations - Accommodations in Kaprun, Austria offer a wide economic range to the ski enthusiast visiting it.

Kaprun is a popular tourist destination for families, hikers, skiers and for all those who wish to practice sports or to relax surrounded by a wonderful landscape.