Location and Driving Directions


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Arrival from Eastern Austria, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary or the Czech Republic:

Take the A1 motorway west (e.g. from Vienna) toward Salzburg, exit at Wals-Lofer, Grenzübergang (border crossing) …, continue through Bad Reichenhall to the Steinpaß Grenzübergang (border crossing), Lofer, direction Zell am See. Exit toward Thumersbach. Edelweiss am See is on Seeuferstrasse to the left, about 2.5 km after the center of Thumersbach – on the southern banks of the “Zeller See” lake.

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Take the A1 motorway west (e.g. from Vienna) to the Salzburg motorway junction, then take the A10 Tauernautobahn toward Villach. At the Bischofshofen junction take the Pinzgauer Bundesstraße B311 toward Zell am See. Exit toward Thumersbach. Edelweiss am See is on the southern banks of the “Zeller See” lake.

Arrival from Germany:

Take the A8 motorway from Munich to Salzburg to the Siegsdorf exit. From there you may continue toward Inzell. Continue until you reach a fork in the road marked “Lofer”. Pass the national border at Steinpaß and on to Lofer. From there continue to Saalfelden and further toward Zell am See. Exit toward Thumersbach. Edelweiss am See is on the southern banks of the “Zeller See” lake.


Please note: For this route you do not require a road tax sticker!

Arrival from Italy, Slovenia, Croatia (via Villach):

Take the Villach – Salzburg Tauernautobahn (A10) to the Bischofshofen junction, then take the B 311 Pinzgauer Bundesstraße toward Zell am See, Maishofen, Saalbach Hinterglemm. At the Maximarkt traffic circle, turn toward Thumersbach. Edelweiss am See is on the southern banks of the “Zeller See” lake.

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Take the Villach – Salzburg Tauernautobahn (A10). After Spittal take the next exit toward Autoverladung Mallnitz – Böckstein. Continue along highway B311 (“Pinzgauer Bundesstraße”) toward Zell am See, Maishofen, Saalbach Hinterglemm. At the Maximarkt traffic circle, turn toward Thumersbach. Edelweiss am See is on the southern banks of the “Zeller See” lake.

Arrival from Italy (via Brenner):

Take the A13 Brennerautobahn toward Innsbruck. Take the Innsbruck Ost exit and continue along the A12 Inntalautobahn toward Wörgl. Exit Wörgl West, continue along highway B312 toward Saalfelden, Zell am See, Taxenbach. At the Maximarkt traffic circle, turn toward Thumersbach. Edelweiss am See is on the southern banks of the “Zeller See” lake to the right.

Train:

ÖBB, the Austrian national railway service, is happy to help. You can access the ÖBB website in English here.

Air:

The nearest international airport is Salzburg. All major airlines fly into and out of Salzburg. There you can rent a car, or you can arrange rail transport from Salzburg to Zell am See.