Family holiday in Ahrntal Valley

In Ahrntal Valley families play a dominant role

A real successful family holiday must offer something for every family member and be fun. The Ahrntal Valley in South Tyrol is ideal for this challenge – variety for every age from 0 - 100, whether it be spring, summer, autumn or winter.

During a family excursion on buggy friendly hiking trails our youngest guests will be completely satisfied. Every village has a children’s playground. Families with children of every age find the appropriate play equipment. Running,climbing sand boxes, climbing frames, slides and seasaws.

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For the adventurers in the family you can top it with witching hours in the Taufers Castle, a ride on the pit train in the mining museum in Predoi-Prettau or with rafting on the Ahr.

With the children fun program “The Farmhouse Gang” children aged 6-12 can experience in the summer wood and water, the variety of South Tyrolean agriculture with all the animals on a mountain farm. Tension and action for the whole family is guaranteed in the "Alpine Coaster Klausberg-Flitzer".

In the South Tyrolean theme nature parks in Campo Tures-Sand in Taufers and Casere-Kasern children learn in a playful way how the mountains originated and what’s about the plants and animals. On the Kneipp trail in Rio Bianco-Weißenbach (with playground) children lean the effect of water and also on the sun trails of the Ahrntal Valley there are different possibilities of play. Little bookworms can rummage in the shelves of the public libraries.

Our family friendly companies in Ahrntal Valley offer a family friendly ambience for a successful family holiday in South Tyrol and are looking forward their adult and little guests.

Tips for a successful family holiday in the Ahrntal Valley
The Farmhouse Gang

July and August 2021

 Time for a true nature experience: in the woods, in water, with animals, on the farm. A unique adventurous children’s programme for kids form 6 to 12 years is waiting!

Programme: 

  • Monday: River adventure – KIDS RAFTING and GAMES AT THE CASTLE for little Noblemen
  • Tuesday: MOUNTAIN INDIAN adventure
  • Wednesday: Mysterious ICE CAVES and Children's WITCHING HOUR at Castle Taufers
  • Thursday: KOBOLD TOUR Adventure in the Enchanted Forest
  • Friday: On the tracks of THE CAVEMEN
Taufers Castle
The particular homey character of the feudal Taufers Castle astonishes around 75,000 visitors every year. Children enjoy the Chamber of Armoury, art admirers the frescoes in the chapel painted by the Tyrolean Michael Pacher (abt 1435-1498), and romantics the appealing medieval atmosphere.
Waterfalls Riva / Reinbach
An impressive drama of nature is offered by the three Rio di Riva waterfalls which can be reached starting out from the hamlet of Bad Winkel. The Rio di Riva waterfalls are located in the Vedrette di Ries-Aurina Nature Park and offer an impressive view of nature above all else in the summer. Fed by melted snow, the Rio di Riva plunges in three cascades over the rock cliffs into the depths, making it possible for visitors to experience the power of water with all of their senses.

The St. Francis'Path with the 10 meditational spots lines the path of the Reinbach waterfalls up to the Franziskus and Klara chapel.
Water park Klausberg

Little (but also big) holidaymakers like to splash about in our “Waterworld” on hot summer days. Here, visitors of the mountain can unpack the swimming trunks and put their swimming skills to the test in the water world at the mountain station Klausberg. Part of the water world are swimming pools, bridges and the bear slide. A water world for the whole family.

Fun underwater: The Water world Klausberg guarantees fun for the whole family: Trickles, Klausi-Teich, bridges or pools are just a few things you can experience here: Swimsuit and towel are packed, so let´s have some fun.

While you relax, surrounded by clear mountain air, under the sun and forget about the everyday stress, your children can let off steam in the “Waterworld”. Time flies when you have so much fun!

Zipline Klausberg
Goose bumps, rush of altitude, adrenaline rush. Guaranteed. Curious? Then the Klausberg ski arena will be just right for you from summer 2020. Fasten your seatbelts and off you go - the new Klausberg zipline is waiting for you. Breathtaking and not for the faint of heart!
With the zipline you will cross the so-called "Brugga-Klomme" in eagle flight. Starting from the Kristallalm, they plunge uncompromisingly towards the Almboden in the rush of speed. Something for the real adrenaline junkies among us and for those who want to become one. Climb aboard and enjoy a fascinating high-speed experience that you won't soon forget! Our team will take care of absolute safety and will accompany you professionally at your next checkmark on your personal bucket list! Test of courage was yesterday, Klausberg-Zipline is today!
Via Ferrata for kids at Speikboden
Gain your first experience on a Via Ferrata! The new Via Ferrata at Speikboden is specially designed for children between 6 and 12 years. Under the motto PIRATES the little ones can learn climbing on routes suitable for children.
Children`s zoo at Speikboden
In the small children`s zoo at Speikboden at 2000m, everyone feels comfortable - whether bunnies, goats, ducks or cats, everyone has found a nice home in the small huts at Speikboden!
For children a visit to the zoo is a special moment, as the animals can be touched and stroked. During the summer, there will be born new animal-babies.

After a 10-minutes walk from the station Speikboden Alm (accessible by cablecar), the children´s zoo is located directly next to the valley station of the chairlift Sonnklar!
Free entrance!
Alpine Coaster "Klausberg Flitzer"
The Klausberg Flitzer Alpine Coaster is Italy’s longest and most spectacular alpine roller coaster. Whether you are young or simply young at heart, the toboggan run at the Klausberg summit station delivers a nice kick of adrenalin to all thrill-seekers.

The coaster hurtles down for 1,800 metres, travelling at speeds of up to 40 kilometres per hour – you determine how fast yourself: push the lever forward and to give gas and pull the lever back to brake. The Klausberg Flitzer, known for its jumps and 360-degree spins, is something that you and your family will never forget.
Fly-Line

Betake yourself on a spectacular journey through the woods: swing your way through the trees soundlessly like a bird through narrow and wide curves, with small and big jumps back down to the ground.


Balance Parcour Klausberg
Sort of like a high ropes course and yet different. The newly opened balance-parcours at Klausberg will make you tremble. Here the little ones have the possibility of mastering obstacles in several different ways.

It all takes place at a safe, yet exciting level. Directly at the water world is this parcours to be found. Here, skill and balance are required, but do not worry, nothing can happen. The obstacles are placed at a very low level in order to ensure optimum safety.
Dino Land Klausberg
Who says that history has to be boring?

Granted, when it comes to dinosaurs, it rarely gets boring, but nothing compares to the Dinoland Klausberg: Some of the popular prehistoric giants accompany you in life size on your drive through the Dinoland Klausberg. Caution: The tyrannosaurus rex is already waiting. Get you cable car ticket Klausberg and travel back in time. Triceratops, stegosaurus and co. are awaiting the guests.
Adventure trail Klausberg
The adventure begins at the “Goat phone” station: whisper your secret message in the goat’s ear – who can hear it? Find it out! Continue to the “Animal banks”: here you can have a short rest before testing your balance skills at the stations “Cow ringing” and “Feeding crib”. The “Goat tree” is the last obstacle before you reach the finish line on the “Cow slide”.
Playgrounds

In Ahrntal Valley to be child oriented is fundamental
In every village you can find at least one playground. Here children of each class can find the right game. Running, climbing, building sandcastles, running, climbing, building sandcastles are only some examples of what they can do. The playgrounds are equipped with climbing frames and slides.

  • Lutago-Luttach – Sportbar (sport zone), Sportalm
  • San Giovanni-St. Johann – sport zone San Martino, adventure playground „Schwarzbachalm“, elementary school San Giovanni, „Bizat Hütte“– opened hut
  • Rio Bianco-Weißenbach – elementary school, Pirch Wöhre
  • Cadipietra-Steinhaus – „Neumann“ forest (from the centre 1 km in direction San Giacomo), near the „Haus der Geschenke“
  • San Giacomo-St. Jakob and San Pietro-St. Peter – near elementary schools
  • Predoi-Prettau – near elementary school and near soccer field
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