Enjoy an active holiday with children in the Salzburg region
Summer family holiday in Radstadt
Nature is the most beautiful playground we know, and in the mountains around Radstadt there's so much to explore. Feel the moss of the forest beneath your feet, try the delicious blueberries, inhale the fragrance of the gentian - and watch the groundhog cry out to warn of the buzzards circling above.
A family holiday in Radstadt is an experience for all the senses. The wide variety of leisure activities in the town, and in the Salzburg 'Sportwelt' region, perfectly complement the rural options. The local mountains offer great family experiences on magnificent treks - with great opportunities for the kids to play and have fun. Mountain experience with family time of a very special kind.Enjoy joint leisure activities and the summer in the holiday destination for the whole family. Search, find and book a family hotel now.
Things to do in Radstadt
Picnics are something special at any age: Lie back on the grass, soak up the sun and enjoy some delicious picnic treats. A number of businesses have cooperated with Radstadt's own marketing team to ensure you find the perfect picnic basket for the perfect picnic - packed with regional specialities, cutlery and crockery, and there's even the chance to hire e-bikes.
Family Fun in the mountains
Hiking with your family in the Salzburg mountains. From the alpine pasture, playgrounds to the adventure path and everything in between – experience it in your family holiday in Radstadt! Mountain experiences with water fun and great family outings are available to you in Radstadt.
Hills, Fields, pastures & Gnadenalm
Halfway between Untertauern and Obertauern, far from the busy roads, there's lots of family hiking fun with 'Alles Alm'. There's a round-trip hike that's perfect for kids. On the way there are 10 places to play and themed rest stops. One route branches off to the spectacular Johannes waterfall, and even leads trekkers behind the columns of water on the way past. The perfect family activity for a successful day together for young and old. Nothing stands in the way of a family outing on a summer holiday in Salzburger Land.
Zauchensee stages world cup skiing races during the winter, and in the summertime kids can hold their own world cup events on the slopes of the Gamskogel. The 'Champion Cup of Alpine Animals' adventure playground below the Gamskogel hut is ideal for kids to run around, pick up interesting facts about alpine animals - while their parents survey the mountain panorama in peace. The 'Champion Cup of Alpine Animals' can be reached easily via Gamskogelbahn I in Zauchensee.
Come up to Wagrainis Grafenberg, a great place to experience nature and the mountains in Wagrain. An easy way to 'hike' up here is with the Grafenbergbahn. The top station is located at 1700 metres above sea level and offers well-signposted routes for strolls and hikes. Enjoy the stunning alpine scenery and the gigantic adventure stations ahead. All of the stations connect up with routes suitable for children's push-chairs.
Geisterberg, St. Johann-Alpendorf
When the snow has disappeared from the mountains - that's when the playful spirits awaken from their winter sleep in the hills above St. Johann in Salzburg. The Alpendorf cable car lift takes guests up to the 'Geisterberg' - the recreation and adventure park for the whole family. Join the spirits as you explore the 4 adventure worlds of the earth, air, fire and water spirits.
Flori's adventure trail, Flachau
Flori's adventure trail on the slopes of Grießenkar in Flachau guarantee hiking, games and puzzle fun for mountaineers of all ages. The circuitous route is suitable for push-chairs and starts at the Starjet 1 mountain station, keeping kids entertained with puzzles, as well as activity stops such as the climbing wall, flying fox, and the forest slide.
KITIWAPF kids' theme trail, Eben
Solve a fascinating puzzle as you progress along the KITIWAPF hiking trail for children, animals and explorers. Forest animals accompany you on your journey up to the Moosalm on a theme trail suitable for children's push-chairs (1 of the routes is suitable for push-chairs) in Eben in Pongau .
Fortresses, Castles & palaces
Fairy tale for the whole familiy vacation in Radstadt: The castles and palaces in the area take you to a wonderland far away from the daily grind. Adventure trails on fairy tale trails for little princes and princesses are ideal for a family time in Austria. Just trust your eyes and experience the magical places in Salzburger Land during your vacation.!
This 11th century fortress in Werfen was originally the seat of the archbishops and now takes visitors on a journey back in time. As well as the fortress tours, weaponry exhibition, a authentically fitted tavern and medieval shop, guest also marvel at the breath-taking falconry demonstrations staged by the old falconry institute - mostly featuring free-flying native birds of prey.
The Middle Ages come to life in the medieval castle at Mauterndorf, once a toll station and summer residence for Salzburg's prince-archbishops. Embark on your own special journey back to an age of monarchs and knights. For the kids there's the large chivalric playground in the courtyard of this castle in the Lungau region of Salzburg.
A Rustic hut, Hearty, down-to-earth cuisine, Sunny patio & a large playground
Family hike up to the Bürgerbergalm
The Bürgerbergalm is situated in a peaceful forest clearing, and is a particularly attractive destination for family trips. The well-signposted route (no. 462) takes trekkers straight from Radstadt all the way up to the Bürgerbergalm. It's an easy and familyfriendly hike (approx. 1 hour) and doesn’t pose problems for children, either. At the mountain hut you'll be rewarded:
- sweeping view across to the Radstädter Tauern range
- traditional cuisine
- sun terrace
- large playground for children with slides, a climbing tower, Schaukel, Mini-Zipline uvm.
Nothing stands in the way of the perfect family excursion in the mountains.
The Bürgerbergalm is also popular for hosting lively evenings in the hut – rounded off with a magical noonlit walk back into the town.
SalzburgerLand Card – Your holiday card
The card can be obtained for 6 or 12 days and is the perfect companion for people looking to see and do as much as possible on holiday. The SalzburgerLand Card includes around 190 attractions: cable cars, lakes and swimming pools, and activities out in the Salzburger Land countryside. Moreover, this card entitles the holder to a drive up the Großglockner Hochalpenstraße or for one day can be used as a 24-hour Salzburg Card. A card for numerous excursion destinations in the Salzburg region.