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Family holidays in winter in Pitztal, Tyrol

Pitztal in Tyrol turns your winter holiday into an absolute pleasure

If you are looking for a family-friendly holiday destination with ski resorts, guaranteed snow and top ski schools, then look no further: visit us in Pitztal in Tyrol!

Children under the age of 10 go free in all of Pitztal’s ski resorts with the Bambini Pass and our Pitztal snow sports schools offer diverse courses for the whole family.

There is much to be explored away from the pistes too: toboggan runs, ice rinks, winter hiking paths, cross-country ski runs and a varied program of events round off your family ski holiday.

Fun and action but also peace and relaxation – that’s what families can expect in our Pitztal valley!

Regions:
Ganzes Pitztal
Hochzeiger
Gletscher
Rifflsee

Mountain hiking in Pitztal

Mountain hiking in Austria through fragrant mountain meadows and rugged steep rock faces. Our cosy catered mountain huts invite you to take a break: get pampered with local delicacies in a charming scenic setting. Beautiful images of this colourful landscape will be etched in your holiday memories and create a longing to return.

Top mountain hiking tours in our villages...

Arzl: Leiner Alm, Wennerberg
Wenns: Venet circular route, Aifner Alm
Jerzens: Hochzeiger, Riegetal
St Leonhard: Lake Mittelberglesee, Braunschweiger Hütte

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lake Mittelberglesee
lake Mittelberglesee
Groaßsee Riegetal
Groaßsee Riegetal
The Leiner Alm in the Hochzeiger hiking area
The Leiner Alm in the Hochzeiger hiking area
Circular route Venet with view to the Tschirgant
Circular route Venet with view to the Tschirgant
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Hiking tours in Pitztal

Pitztal offers a diverse range of hikes – from forest hikes to hikes through gorges and romantic vie ferrates with breath-taking panoramic views. Start your hiking week with a hiking tour before venturing out to a breath-taking summit. Hiking tours in Pitztal are perfectly suited as preparation and fitness training for longer hiking tours.

Top hiking tours in our villages…

Arzl: Luis-Trenker trail, Adlerhorst
Wenns: Large Harbe pond circular route, Hike to Kielebergalm
Jerzens: Stuibenwasserfall [waterfall], Sechszeiger
St Leonhard: Almenweg [catered mountain hut tour], Rüsselsheimer Hütte

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Luis Trenker path
Luis Trenker path
The viewing platfrom Adlerhorst
The viewing platfrom Adlerhorst
Stuiben waterfall in Jerzens Schön
Stuiben waterfall in Jerzens Schön
Sechszeiger reservoir
Sechszeiger reservoir
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Family holidays in winter in Pitztal, Tyrol

Families whose children love the snow will especially get their money’s worth in Pitztal! Regardless of whether you visit us to ski or simply to enjoy winter in all its facets: Pitztal in Tyrol offers great variety for little ones.

Highlights of winter and skiing holidays with children

  • Free Bambini Pass: children under the age of ten go free in Pitztal!*
  • Family-friendly ski resort with snow park, toboggan runs, adventure trails, childproof ski lifts and piste bully rides
  • Competent ski schools for children with qualified personnel and nursery
  • Snow playground at Hochzeiger ski resort

Special offers for families in Pitztal’s ski resorts

Panoramic Hochzeiger ski resort entices with its wide sunny pistes, Pitztal Glacier with it’s ice caves and the spectacular Café 3.440 and Rifflsee’s pistes with its many variants. Overall, Pitztal’s three ski resorts make a diverse ski holiday with guaranteed snow off the beaten track and away from alpine mass tourism.

Children love meeting at “Kinderland” at Hochzeiger, Mandarfen or at Pitztal Glacier! The little ones can try their new sledges, boards and skis. Fairytale obstacle characters ensure great fun in the snow. The ski schools Hochzeiger Snowsport School and Pitztal Glacier/Rifflsee enjoy helping the kids during their first steps on snow or in perfecting their ski technique.

Child-friendly ski schools and free Bambini Pass

Pitztal’s child-friendly ski schools ensure professional care for your children all around. The plus points here are spacious practice areas with child-oriented learning stations and specially qualified ski instructors for children. The smallest don’t miss out either: our Kindergarten provides loving care for children from the age of 0, while children aged 3 can embark on a snow adventure in the afternoons. Families can look forward to a particularly attractive offer in our child-friendly valley: *children under the age of 10 go free with the “Bambini Pass” (including children born in 2007 and younger) when accompanied by a parent. Younger children including children born in 2011 and younger go altogether free.
You’ll find a big welcome for all families here in Pitztal.

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Family skiing in Pitztal at Hochzeiger
Family skiing in Pitztal at Hochzeiger
tobboggan run
tobboggan run
building a snowman
building a snowman
histories in snow
histories in snow
build a snow cave
build a snow cave
Game Fun Snow
Game Fun Snow
to slide down the piste
to slide down the piste
children ski lessons
children ski lessons
Region: Hochzeiger

Hochzeiger family holiday

On a snow adventure with Pitzi & Gratsch

Enjoy a family skiing holiday with your children at Hochzeiger ski resort in Pitztal. While the little ones can look forward to an exciting snow adventure with Pitzi, the little ibex and his friend Gratsch, parents will appreciate the good value ski pass offer, a family-friendly environment and the manageable size of the resort, just great for a winter holiday with children.

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Family skiing Hochzeiger Pitztal
family ski resort Hochzeiger

A family holiday at Hochzeiger has many benefit

  • Families are especially welcome at Hochzeiger ski resort. Children under the age of 10 that are accompanied by one parent will receive a free Bambini ski pass in Pitztal. Discount also applies for children aged between 10 and 15.
  • NEW: Ski pass for young families​
  • At Hochzeiger ski school small, children can learn their first steps in the snow with a mix of skiing and playing. Welcome to our snow playground! And there will, of course, also be a snow adventure with the two mascots Pitzi and Gratsch. Older children can improve their technique among their peers.
  • Pitzi's piste rule trail: safety on the slopes of Hochzeiger ski resort takes top priority. And the “skiing rules track” is an especially instructive way to teach this to the little speedsters.  Pitzi and his friends explain the FIS rules on ski slopes using large boards suitable for children.
  • Overlooking the intermediate station, you can go high flying at Hochzeiger snowpark. Freestyle kids can hone their jumps and slides and get inspiration from the older ones.
  • Toboganning fun down the six kilometre long floodlit Hochzeiger toboggan run..
  • Central meeting place: The Zeigerrestaurant at the Hochzeiger intermediate station at 2,000 metres is THE central meeting point of the ski resort. Here the whole family can gather during or after their diverse activities on the mountain.
  • backstage offers: Do you fancy taking the passenger’s seat in a piste basher and experience how uneven slopes are turned back into white carpets? We offer this special kind of lift for you! We also offer a behind the scenes tour.
  • New: Pitzi's morning round: Exclusive ski fun in the morning.
  • Various catered mountain huts in the ski resort have sun terraces and childrens’ playrooms, inviting guests to relax with their families.
Pitzi mascot Pitztal Hochzeiger
Pitzi mascot Pitztal Hochzeiger
Family Skiing Hochzeiger Pitztal
Family Skiing Hochzeiger Pitztal
Hochzeiger toboggan run
Hochzeiger toboggan run
Zeigerrestaurant Hochzeiger Pitztal
Zeigerrestaurant Hochzeiger Pitztal
Region: Gletscher

Unique Winter Exploration for all the Family at Pitztal Glacier

Winter at its best

Pitztal Glacier makes a perfect spot for families in search of relaxing holidays. Wide open ski slopes for all ability levels, covered with natural snow, offer everything a skier's heart could possibly desire. The best start and meeting point for sporty families is the Gletscherxpress top station.
A large sun terrace at the Kristall glacier restaurant offers ultimate rest and relaxation at the heart of Pitztal Glacier.

From here you can watch the little ones having fun at the Kids Land - snow tubing, sliding and playing in the snow are the order of the day. In bad weather, there is an indoor play corner in the Wildspitze glacier restaurant at Pitztal Glacier. Our excellent restaurants not offer only games and fun but also inexpensive children's menus.

An extra highlight for families on holiday at Pitztal Glacier: children under 10 years, accompanied by one parent, get a free Bambini ski pass!
At the Gletscherexpress top station you can take full advantage of a ski and other sports equipment storage area: ski storage for EUR 1.00 per day. Big storage package for skis, boots and other equipment available for EUR 2.00 per day. 
 

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Skischule Pitztal / Ski School - Werner Kirschner
Skischule Pitztal / Ski School - Werner Kirschner

All Family Advantages at a Glance:

 

  • Free Bambini ski pass for children under 10 years if accompanied by one parent
  • Inexpensive child ski pass rates for kids between 10 and 15 years
  • Kids Land incl. moving carpet next to Brunnenkogel T-bar ski lift
  • Tubing and sliding area next to Kristall sun terrace (restaurant)
  • Tasty menus for kids served in our mountain and glacier restaurants
  • Play corners in the Wildspitz restaurant
  • Bambini and children's ski lessons guided by "Club Alpin Pitztal" Ski School
Pitztal Kids Ski School at Rifflsee
Pitztal Kids Ski School at Rifflsee
Ski lessons at the Pitztal Glacier
Ski lessons at the Pitztal Glacier
Kids Ski Lessons guided by the Pros of Skischule Pitztal
Kids Ski Lessons guided by the Pros of Skischule Pitztal
First Walking Units in the Snow
First Walking Units in the Snow
Region: Rifflsee

Welcome to the Rifflsee Family Ski Area

Welcome to the Rifflsee Family Ski Area 

The splendid Rifflsee Ski Area has attractive offers and truly varied ski slopes for all the family. Sport aficionados can choose from a huge number of easy, intermediate or difficult ski slopes - all of them are well groomed and take you down to the valley floor of Mittelberg and Mandarfen.
What's more, pristine powder snow stashes or superb corn snow runs await you off the beaten tracks. Truly memorable ski holidays and unlimited winter sport pleasures for families are guaranteed at the Rifflsee Ski Area in lovely Pitztal.
On the world's first child-safe chair lift - Sunna Alm Bahn - families can enjoy their skiing day without worrying about the kids as the chair lift features special safety elements for the youngest skiers: 
The chairs are in a very low position so that children can sit down easily, and there is even a special Pitzi Seat for each kid. The safety bar closes and opens automatically while heated seats ensure a comfortable and safe lift ride. 
 

  • Free Bambini ski pass: children under 10 years - if accompanied by one parent - ski for free (kids born in 2006 or after - photo ID required)
  • Inexpensive child rates for young skiers between 10 and 15 years
  • Practicing ski lift in Mandarfen plus Adventure Playground
  • Play corner at the Sunna Alm Restaurant
  • Bambini and kids ski lessons guided by the "Club Alpin Pitztal" Ski School
  • World's first child-safe chair lift: Sunna Alm Bahn in the Rifflsee Ski Area

 

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Coffee-Break at the Restaurant Sunna Alm Rifflsee
Coffee-Break at the Restaurant Sunna Alm Rifflsee
Restaurant Sunna Alm in the Rifflsee Ski Area in Pitztal
Restaurant Sunna Alm in the Rifflsee Ski Area in Pitztal
Pitztal Kids Ski School at Rifflsee
Pitztal Kids Ski School at Rifflsee
Pitztal Kids Ski School at Rifflsee
Pitztal Kids Ski School at Rifflsee
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