Outdoor Activities (and many more) and places to discover what fascinates young and old alike: Tyrol is more and more for active families


From Nauders to Fieberbrunn, from East Tyrol to Ötztal, destinations specially designed to suit the needs of families are close by. Just for them, this favorite area is a real “whole”, a “concierge” capable of offering families a variety of fun suggestions in all situations. Whether in the sun or in the rain, there is always a surprise for younger visitors to Tyrol. We are in the Tyrol area: here is the variety of ideas to discover the area through the eyes of children.


(TurismoItaliaNews) In Tyrol there are 16 neighborhoods where families can comfortably climb to the top thanks to the ski lifts and find many fun surprises for families at the top. The choice is huge: there is Söll’s Hexenwasser, where this summer in “Eilight” (the German pun revolves around the egg), you’re amused by the question “was the hen born first or the egg?” then there is the Waidring Triassic Park in the Kitzbühel Alps or the ZirbenPark in Pitztal, where children can learn while having fun.

Outdoor Activities (and many more) and places to discover what fascinates young and old alike: Tyrol is more and more for active families

Outdoor Activities (and many more) and places to discover what fascinates young and old alike: Tyrol is more and more for active families

Water related activities
Tyrol is also a paradise for water lovers: the water adventure parks, the alpine gorges equipped for visiting and the idyllic swimming pools are ideal places to cool off on the hottest days. On the twelve-mile theme trail at Wipptal, Gschnitzy and Gossy water drops tell fascinating stories and information about water – also in Italian. two adventure parks await children for lots of fun water games. The family-friendly Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis area offers countless opportunities for fun in the 15,000 m² area called “Murmliwasser”. Ideal for the little ones is the Mutterer Alm near Innsbruck: here, big water wheels, water canals and various ponds invite the little ones to “maneuver” with the water.

The magical inhabitants of the haunted world of Hexenwasser Söll have already completely renovated their house last year: here everything is wrapped in a magic halo. A cable car that sings and plays gondola takes the families to the top of the mountain, where the “Eilight” chicken egg museum is located. For young and old looking for adrenaline-boosting sports, Area47 at the entrance to ztztal is not a disappointment: the 20,000-square-foot water park with incredible fun like Kamikaze, Bungy & Valley Swing, Canyoning, Rafting, Flying Ferox and many more literally makes your heart beat.

Outdoor Activities (and many more) and places to discover what fascinates young and old alike: Tyrol is more and more for active families

Outdoor Activities (and many more) and places to discover what fascinates young and old alike: Tyrol is more and more for active families

Tyrol also offers scenic natural gorges where you can dive in warm weather: the Kundler Klamm Gorge is also wheelchair accessible, while the Zammer Lochputz Gorge at Lötzenklamm near Zams unfolds on a mystical path that leads through tunnels and tunnels. enchanting waterfall. . The Wolfsklamm Gorge near Stans attracts stairs, bridges and lovely rest areas overlooking the stream. For a day at the lake, Tyrol offers many fairytale destinations: in addition to the classic Achensee, the idyllic Schwarzsee near Kitzbühel and the romantic Piburger See in Ötztal are some of the most beautiful natural swimming spots. With pleasantly warm water temperatures, the Möserer See in Seefeld and the Tristacher See in East Tyrol are good for sunny days.

Summer bobs: exciting alpine coasters
Some call them “summer bobs”, others “alpine coaster” in the English style, some “summer sleds” or “summer fun bobs”: by climbing these “rides”, the emotion is guaranteed. There are plenty of fun opportunities in Tyrol: from the 3.5 km long Alpine Coaster in Imst to the impressive Osttirodler in Lienz which can reach the valley station at 40 km / h. There is the “Timoks Alpine Coaster” in Fieberbrunn in the valley of Lake Pillersee. the bobsled Lauser Sauser in the flowery Alpbachtal valley and again that of the Mieders in the Stubai valley which is the steepest summer toboggan run in the Alps with a length of 2.8 km with 640 meters of descent and 40 turns reaching 42 km / h, the panorama is also unique: the starlings sit majestically in the background.

Outdoor Activities (and many more) and places to discover what fascinates young and old alike: Tyrol is more and more for active families

On rainy days
Even the gray and cloudy days can be taken advantage of: some excursion destinations are ideal on rainy days. There are excellent museums, historical mines, castles and private palaces. The Innsbruck Audioversum attracts many visitors. In this interactive exhibition, children learn everything about hearing using cutting-edge technologies and exciting facilities. A visit to the Grassmayr bell foundry is unusual and interesting: here you can experience a fascinating combination of foundry, museum and sound space. A ghost of the castle called Tratzi and his little mouse lead visitors to Tratzberg castle through the historic rooms. Various excursions for children and workshops are also available at Ambras Castle above Innsbruck.

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