This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Zams. To help you make friends with Zams before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Zams, Austria, is a humble and small city located cozily in a valley bordering the rivers Inn and Sanna, and approximately four hundred fifty kilometers west of Vienna, Austria’s capital city. This city lies at an important juncture where roads from Engadin, Val Venosta, Bavaria, and Lake Constance meet. Zams is also at close proximity to six airports within a two-hour driving radius, so making a quick and short trip to this city is perfectly viable. The hostels in Zams, Austria, are well equipped with basic necessities that allow you to have a hassle-free holiday in this city.
The most noticeable thing when entering Zams, Austria, is the church tower that stands as a silent witness of the experiences this city has gone through. There are several castles around the city that you can visit and explore, such as the Bideneck Castle, the Wiesberg Castle, and the Laudegg Castle. Visit Zams Water World to experience the power of water with their show power station and water fountains. Additionally, the Zammer Lochputz gorge, better known as the mystic gorge of Tyrol, will give an experience of a lifetime on its water-adventure footbridge. While you are in Zams, indulge in other extreme water sports such as kayaking, rafting, or canoeing.
In winter, you have easy access to thirty kilometers of ski runs at an altitude of two thousand meters that can be accessed by eight ski lifts. Take the Venetbahnen lift facility to access the family skiing area, and have a fun-filled icy time with your kids here. In summer, take on the challenge of the Venet Massif area with its hiking and paragliding facilities. Zams is also part of the European long-distance hiking trail, as well as the starting point for three long-distance cycling tours, namely, the Inn cycle path, the Valle dell’Adige cycle path, and the Via Claudia Augusta cycle path.
The many budget hostels in Zams, Austria, have rooms that are simple yet elegantly furnished, designed to make your stay here as comfortable as possible. These Zams, Austria hostels have good ventilation with terraces that give you a panoramic view of the city, and few of them even have a pickup and dropoff facility to the train station or hiking trails. Make early arrangements for your stay in one of these Zams, Austria hostels, and have a carefree holiday in Zams.
Written by local enthusiast for Zams hostelsAaron Barboza