Tips for your family holiday in South Tyrol
...your holiday in South Tyrol won’t be boring. And there is something for everyone: for the brave, the playful, the curious and the dreamers. Plan your ideal family holiday by reading our interesting tips for the whole family:
Head underground in the mine at Prettau (Predoi)
South Tyrolean mountain museum (Südtiroler Bergbaumusuem) – museum area Prettau
Phone +39 0474 651 043 - www.bergbaumuseum.it
Mining museum in Ridnaun (Ridanna)
Qualified miners dug 800 years in the highest mine of Europe: nowadays the mine “Schneeberg” doesn’t stand for sweat anymore, but for fun: a show mining gallery with excellently renovated facilities, excursions and guided tours turn mining history into an adventure.
South Tyrolean mountain museum (Südtiroler Bergbaumusuem) – museum area Schneeberg
Phone +39 0472 656 364 - www.bergbaumuseum.it
Lords of the air
Falcons, eagles, vultures, owls and buzzards near Castle Tirol and a view which lets you dream of flying...
Twice daily there are exiting flight shows with these great birds at the foot of the castle.
Care centre for bird fauna castle Tirol
Phone +39 0473 221 500 - www.gufyland.com
Archaeological Museum Bozen (Bolzano) - the iceman - Ötzi?
South Tyrolean Archeological Museum (Südtiroler Archäologiemuseum)
Phone +39 0471 320100 www.iceman.it
Life in the Stone Age in the ArcheoParc Schnals (Senales)
How did Ötzi live? South Tyrol’s first archeological active museum explains this: Stone Age bread baking, archery and kindling with fire stone, also for mini archeologists there is a special programme.
Phone +39 0473 676 020 - www.archeoparc.it
A knight's life at castle Churburg near Schluderns (Sluderno)
Phone +39 0473 615 241 - www.churburg.com
The Gilfen gorge near Sterzing (Vipiteno)
The river roars, the spray flies, water thunders heavily into the rock: an adventurous, but well secured trail, with numerous stairs and bridges, leads through the wild gorge.
Tourist office Sterzing
Phone +39 0472 765 325 - www.infosterzing.it
Marlinger „Waalweg“ (footpath along a little stream)
Along the longest „Waalweg“ in South Tyrol children can explore the habitat wood in all its variety. How do you recognize the age of a tree? What small animal is hiding under a leaf?
Tourist office Marling
Phone +39 0473 444 147 - www.marling-info.com
Botanical Gardens of Castle Trauttmansdorff
The gardens of Schloss Trauttmansdorff
Phone +39 0473 235 730 - www.trauttmansdorff.it
Ship ahoy on the Reschen Lake (Lago di Resia)
"Throw the rope" cries the motorboat "Hubertus"! Small sailors can also sometimes put on the captain’s hat and head for the “swimming” church tower in the lake.
Tourist office Vinschgauer Oberland
Phone +39 0473 737 090 - www.reschenpass-suedtirol.it
Sweet things in the bee museum on the Ritten (Renon)
Bee museum (Imkereimuseum) Plattner - Bienenhof
Phone +39 0471 345 350 - www.provinz.bz.it/museenfuehrer
Climbing in King Laurin?s realm
In the Dolomites, steeped in legends, the most well known and most beautiful climbing area in the Alps, Alpine and climbing schools offer climbing fun for young and old.
Alpine centre Rosengarten
Phone +39 0471 613 487 - www.berge-erleben.de
The Schlern (Sciliar) area
On the grassy slopes of the Alpe di Siusi children can run riot and adults can relax. For those who would rather be captain for a day, you can rent a rowing boat on the little lake “Völserweiher”.
Tourist office Seiser Alm - Schlerngebiet
Phone +39 0471 704122 - www.seiseralm.it
The South Tyrolean Wine Road
Discovering South Tyrolean Wines
The Rittner Earth pyramides
An outing of which children dream of: from Bozen to Oberbozen via cablecar, then a ride on the nostalgic little train to the high plateau of Ritten and then admire the famous stone pillars near Lengmoos!
Tourist office Ritten
Phone +39 0471 356 100 - www.ritten.com
A walk in the "spring valley" near Montiggl (Monticolo)
A soon as the first spring sun rays warm the earth, then millions of flowers, especially snowdrops, sprout in the little valley between the Montiggl and the Kalterer Lake.
Tourist office Eppan
Phone +39 0471 662 206 - www.eppan.net
Forest Zipline Facility in Obereggen:
If you are interested in sports, like challenging physical tasks, are open to new experiences, and want to explore your physical and emotional limits, then this is what you’ve been waiting for! It will be an experience you won’t soon forget!
Geological trip to the Bletterbach gorge near Aldein (Aldino)
The adventurous walk through the massive rock gorge turns into a journey through history. Who can spot any fossilized snails, carbonized plant remains or perhaps even a dinosaur’s footprint?
Phone +39 0471 886946 - www.bletterbach.info
Observatory „Max Valier“ with planet walk and sun observatory
Since the summer of 1991 interested people can inform themselves in the building of the observatory about the stars, the sky, the sun… and also have a closer look at the Universe. A unique and impressive experience: the view of the stars.
Phone +39 0471 361314 - www.sternwarte.it
Messner Mountain Museum - MMM Firmian (Firmiano)
Confrontation Human- Mountain
Phone +39/0471/631264 - www.messner-mountain-museum.it
Colle/Kohlern Cable Car
Bressanone/Brixen and the Acquarena, the biggest fun pool of South Tyrol
Famous are the Dom (Cathedral) square – the biggest open square of Tyrol, sights like the cathedral with its cloister, the museum of cribs and the museum of pharmacy. Especially attractive for families: the fun pool Acquarena with slides, salt water pool, whirlpool and further attractions.
New! Big climbing hall
Tel. +39 0472 268433