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Family holiday

Summer holidays with kids

Family-friendly offers, discounts for children at the mountain railways, Pitzi’s Kinderclub and Kinderhotels – Pitztal has your summer holiday with the kids covered!

There are numerous activities in the valley and the mountain railways also offer a child-friendly infrastructure for your family summer holiday. 

Embark on a holiday adventure and discover rustic mountain huts with your children. Forget the hustle and bustle and stress of every day life in the clear & pure mountain air. Experience this unique natural world, the realm of Pitztal’s Alpine ibex and recharge your batteries while holidaying with your children.
Pitzis Kids Club Programme

Our outdoor specialists offer rock climbing courses specially designed for families. Special, child-friendly tours exploring the impressive glacial world can also be booked with our local guides. Tip: included in our active summer program from July to September, these tours can be booked starting from only 5.00 Euro per person (booking via Pitztal Tourism Association). 
 

Regions:
Whole Pitztal
Hochzeiger
Gletscher
Rifflsee

FAMILY HOLIDAY IN PITZTAL

Das Pitztal bietet Ihnen alles was einen perfekten Familienurlaub in Tirol auszeichnet. 

Activities & Adventure for all the family – all big “hits for kids”

You are spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do during your summer holiday: high-ropes courses at XP Adventure Park, swimming at the outdoor pool Pitz Park, a discovery trail at ZirbenPark, stunning views into the “Pitzenklamm” gorge from the Benni-Raich bridge (94 m), Kaunergrat Nature Park Centre, Stamserhaus Museum, Swiss pine tree exhibition, Stillebach Boulderstadl or breathtaking Waterfalls featuring viewing platforms.  

 

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Zirbenpark in Pitztal
Zirbenpark in Pitztal
Rifflsee circular hiking trail in Pitztal
Rifflsee circular hiking trail in Pitztal
Benni Raich Bridge
Benni Raich Bridge
Pitz Park Wenns
Pitz Park Wenns

Traditional catered mountain hut visit

An unforgettable highlight for visitors of any age is a visit to one of our traditional catered mountain huts. In addition, some of our catered mountain huts, the so called “Alms” offer small petting zoos for children. 

Hiking with the family 

Easy hikes for families are marked on our hiking maps. Guided family hikes take place twice a week as part of our weekly programme (for example Glacier Days, sunrise trips to Sechzeiger and more).
 

easy hiking trails in Pitztal
easy hiking trails in Pitztal
 café 3440 with viewing platform
café 3440 with viewing platform
Boulder hall in Stillebach
Boulder hall in Stillebach
Alpine pastures in Pitztal in Tyrol
Alpine pastures in Pitztal in Tyrol

On the go with a pram… 

Pitztal also offers walks suitable for prams for your holiday with younger children and babies. For more information see our Overview with pram tips 

Discover Pitztal’s variety 

Basketball, street soccer, beach volleyball, horse riding, swimming, bowling, fishing, archery, mountain bike trails – There is such a wide variety of activity waiting for you when you holiday with the kids in Pitztal. 
Children’s playgrounds and quiz trails are a must too! Or why not visit the interesting Pitztal water worlds in Stillebach?
Are you seeking the rush of adrenaline? Then we can recommend exciting climbing courses for the whole family in Pitztal as well as action-packed rafting tours! These are organised for you by our outdoor specialists. List of our “Hits for kids” tips 
If the sun’s hiding behind the clouds, why not request the use of the indoor pool available at many hotels in Pitztal?  List of our bad weather tips 
 

hiking in the family holiday in Pitztal
hiking in the family holiday in Pitztal
barrier-free Piller Moor with nature trail
barrier-free Piller Moor with nature trail
Natural bathing lake in Stillebach in the Pitztal
Natural bathing lake in Stillebach in the Pitztal
hike to the waterfalls with viewing platforms
hike to the waterfalls with viewing platforms

Discounts for children

To make sure your holiday with the little ones is really special, we allow children under the age of 10 accompanied by one parent go free with the Bambini Pass on all mountain railways in Pitztal (please note that passports or identity cards are required).

Furthermore there are special discounts for children. For more information please see our mountain railways.

Childcare

At Pitzi’s Kinderclub for children aged 3 to 14, the kids get to go on an “expedition” of Pitztal. Childcare in Pitzi’s Kinderclub is free with the Pitztal Leisure Pass!

Furthermore there are special family-friendly hotels in Pitztal that offer childcare.

Pitzi’s Kindergarten is available for children up the age of 3. Here the very little ones can enjoy fun-filled, eventful days during their holiday.

Our information team is on hand to help with any queries regarding your family summer holiday.

Walking in Pitztal

What nicer thing to do than going on a short walk in beautiful surroundings with your loved ones?

The hiking trails in Pitztal are especially popular with families with small children and senior citizens. The majority of our paths are suitable for prams and some are even wheelchair-accessible.

Top walking paths in our villages…

Arzl: Diemersteig, Osterstein circular route (small)
Wenns: Klausboden circular route, Piller Moor trail
Jerzens: ZirbenPark circular route, Village hike through Wiesen/processional route
St Leonhard: Gletscherstube, Lake Rifflsee circular route

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ZirbenPark circular route
ZirbenPark circular route
View of the Pillermoor in the Kaunergrat Nature Park
View of the Pillermoor in the Kaunergrat Nature Park
chapel of white light
chapel of white light
circular route Rifflsee for the whole fami
circular route Rifflsee for the whole fami
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Region: Hochzeiger

Hochzeiger family holiday

Join Pitzi & Gratsch on an expedition 

Hochzeiger hiking resort is an ideal tourist attraction in summer and winter, especially for children. Children can go an exciting discovery tour through ZirbenPark at Hochzeiger in the company of the resort’s two mascots Pitzi & Gratsch. Find out fascinating facts about the rare pine and have tons of fun in nature.

ZirbenPark Highlights 

  • 14 eventful stations like the ZirbenNest: The six meter high nest is a new highlight in the ZirbenPark. It is built like a secret dungeon whose entrance must be found first of all.
  • ZirbenKugelbahnen: Have fun with the marble runs and explore the ZirbenPark with a wooden ball
  • "ZirbenWasser": diversified water playground at the Hochzeiger middle station
  • ZirbenCarts: The Mountaincart Downhill fun 
  • Guided ZirbenPark Tours: All details about the swiss stone pine - the Queen of the Alps
  • swiss stone pine food workshops in Zeigerrestaurant from mid-July to mid-August, every Thursday. Interested will find out how the swiss stone pine is used in the kitchen.
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Climbing fun at ZirbenPark Hochzeiger
Climbing fun at ZirbenPark Hochzeiger.

Hiking with children in Pitztal in Tyrol

The mountain meadows of Hochzeiger hiking resort are teeming with bees and butterflies and the busy lives of forest ants can be observed near the hiking paths and trails. Or why not try and guess from a distance what healing herbs are shedding their sweet-smelling essential oils. Hochzeiger gondola takes the whole family comfortably from the bottom station at 1,450 metres up to the intermediate station at 2,000 metres – the ideal starting point for a family hike at Hochzeiger. With a bit of luck the journey might even start in the gondola of the mascots Pitzi & Gratsch.

ZirbenPark Hochzeiger adventure trail
ZirbenPark Hochzeiger adventure trail
Balance and climb at ZirbenPark Hochzeiger
Balance and climb at ZirbenPark Hochzeiger
ZirbenPark Hochzeiger quiz
ZirbenPark Hochzeiger quiz
Swiss stone pine hut at the ZirbenPark Hochzeiger
Swiss stone pine hut at the ZirbenPark Hochzeiger
Region: Gletscher

Pitztal Glacier Family Holiday in Summer

By Mountain Lift straight to the Eternal Ice – A very Special Experience for all the Family

Thanks to state-of-the-art technologies and a made to measure family summer card – the ultimate Glacier Park Card – an excursion to the breathtaking Pitztal Glacier is an absolute must for active families .
The Gletscherexpress mountain lift whisks you from the lush green meadows of the rear Pitztal Valley to the eternal Pitztal Glacier ice within a few minutes. Weather and snow permitting, the Gletscherexpress top station at 2,840 m makes a perfect place for a fun-filled snowball fight. Or maybe you prefer building a snowman next to Café 3440? Memories that will stay with you and your family forever .

 
Family Offers in Summer

  • Guided Glacier Hiking Tour (Tuesday and Thursday) – Fee: € 5.00 per person
  • Glacier Park Card – your flexible summer adventure pass
  • Generous child discounts
  • Free Bambini ticket also in summer
  • Discounts for seniors
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Hiking Tour towards the Chapel of White Light
Hiking Tour towards the Chapel of White Light
Region: Rifflsee

Unique Mountain Exploration for all the Family

Unique Mountain Exploration for all the Family

During the summer months the scenic Hiking Area surrounding the mountain lake of Rifflsee makes a wonderful starting point for fantastic walks, hikes and nature exploration at all difficulty levels. A perfect base is the village of Mandarfen in the rear Pitzal Valley at 1,682 m altitude, where you can leave your car in the parking area. The comfortable Rifflseebahn 6-person mountain gondola takes you effortlessly up to 2300 m above sea level. Here you can choose from myriad walking routes and hiking trails. Among the real highlights for all the family ranks the loop walk around the highest mountain lake of the Ötztal Alps. What's best, the trail is also suitable for baby prams and strollers.
Nature explorers of all ages will find loads of new and highly exciting adventures. 

Rifflsee for Families in Summer:
 

  • Pitzi Treasure Hunt
  • Children's playground at Sunna Alm Restaurant
  • Play corner in the restaurant
  • Generous child discounts
  • Free Bambini ticket for children under 10 years if accompanied by one parent 

    

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Refreshing Moments by the Lake
Refreshing Moments by the Lake
Playing Children at Rifflsee Lake
Playing Children at Rifflsee Lake
Refreshment Stop during Rifflsee Loop Walk
Refreshment Stop during Rifflsee Loop Walk
Horses by the Lake
Horses by the Lake

Follow "Pitzi", the lovely little ibex, on his adventurous tour around the myth-enshrouded Rifflsee mountain lake and find many small "nature treasures". At the very end of the tour you will receive a small "treasure" for yourself! 

 

Rifflsee circular walk
96/5000 A highlight for all those who visit the roof of Tyrol - the barrier-free Rifflsee circular walk
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