Family Holidays in the Tyrolean Mountains

Holidays for the whole family in the Alpbachtal

The tranquil Alpbachtal in the Tyrolean Mountains is the perfect destination for your next family holiday. There is so much to discover with varied and unforgettable experiences in the midst of nature. Adventure and relaxation are guaranteed for the whole family.

While the kids are having fun in the Lauserland mountain top adventure playground, the adults can enjoy the fantastic mountain panorama. Or you can head out together on a hike through the unspoilt nature of the region, following family-friendly paths towards the peaks.

Tip: Make the most of the Alpbachtal Card and its many benefits providing for a carefree package for your family holiday in the region. The card is issued when you check into your accommodation.


3 reasons for a family holiday in the Alpbachtal

Everything for the family
We understand the needs of the little ones!

In the Alpbachtal you will only find family-run businesses that understand exactly what families need. Many hotels and guesthouses are specially geared towards the needs of children, which guarantees a relaxed and child-friendly holiday.

Adventures in summer & winter
Action, games & fun all year round!

Summer: In summer, the Alpbachtal is transformed into an adventure paradise for families. With mountain adventure worlds, treasure maps and exciting experiences, the Alpbachtal offers an extensive family programme. The summer mountain lifts and diverse hiking trails make the region an ideal place for family activities in the great outdoors.

Winter: In winter, the Ski Juwel ski area is characterised as one of the most family-friendly in Tyrol. It offers fun and adventure for the whole family with child-friendly pistes and winter sports facilities. The winter landscape of the Alpbachtal also offers the opportunity for joint activities away from the pistes, such as tobogganing or winter hiking.

Hiking, summit, panorama
Everyone can become a hiking star here!

The hiking trails in the Alpbachtal are particularly family-friendly. They offer easy to moderately difficult routes that are also suitable for children. This means that the whole family can experience and enjoy the natural beauty of the Tyrolean mountains together.

Family fun in summer

The Alpbachtal also offers fun, games and plenty of nature experiences for the whole family in summer.
While the children have fun in Lauserland, the adults can make the most of the time and take in the marvellous mountain panorama. Or you can hike together through the unspoilt nature of the region along the family-friendly paths towards the mountain peaks. Let yourself be inspired!

Family hikes in the Alpbachtal

What makes the Alpbachtal so unique? Even the youngest family members can look forward to summit experiences and enjoy the incredible views with the grown-ups.

The 3-day Family Tour takes you over hill and dale through the Alpbachtal. This circular route leads you and your family from Alpbach to the Gratlspitze and on to the Pinzgerhof, where little goats and bunnies are waiting to be fed and petted. The kids can let off steam in the playground while you sit back and sample regional delights. Who knew family holidays could be so relaxing!

Another highlight for the whole family is conquering the Wiedersberger Horn. First you take the Wiedersbergerhornbahn up the mountain before reaching its summit via the family-friendly loop trail. At the top you are rewarded with an impressive view of the Zillertal Alps, the Rofan Range and the Kitzbühel Alps, stretching as far as Innsbruck and Bavaria. This is an outdoor adventure that you will only be too happy to share with the kids.

Good to know: After the hike to the Wiedersberger Horn, a surprise awaits our younger guests just below the top station: Lauserland children’s mountain top adventure playground!

Discover the region's family hikes!

Fun & games at Lauserland on the Wiedersberger Horn


You have just conquered a summit with your family and you’re heading to the next adventure. Lauserland children’s mountain top adventure playgrond is located directly below the Wiedersbergerhornbahn top station. Kids can use up any remaining energy at a total of 40 play areas. Allow us to prepare you for any questions they might have with a selection of its attractions:

  • Yes, there is a giant jumping pillow.
  • That’s right, there’s a pond with exciting water games.
  • Correct, you can work your way around the rope course.
  • No, there isn’t a gigantic airplane, real T-rex or fairy forest.
  • Yes, there’s a fun alpine coaster, the Lauser-Sauser.
Explore the Lauserland

Alpbachtaler Lauser-Sauser

The Lauser-Sauser alpine coaster will have the kids squealing with delight. Starting at an altitude of 1,845 m you whizz down towards the valley at speeds of up to 40 km/h. The two-seater sledges are also suitable for smaller guests who have not yet reached 1.3 m in height. They can be accompanied by adults whilst kids from the age of eight who are tall enough can ride the Lauser-Sauser by themselves.

Good to know: The Lauser-Sauser is in operation both in summer and in the winter months, promising year-round fun for the whole family.

Juppi’s Enchanted Forest on the Reither Kogel

Surrounded by myths and legends, the mystical Enchanted Forest is located behind the three mountains on an inconspicuous hill in an idyllic setting.

It is just the place to inspire little adventurers and, for us adults, easily reached by the Reitherkogelbahn gondola lift. From the top station, a buggy-friendly loop trail leads straight to Juppi’s Enchanted Forest. You will find a petting zoo, an enchanted village with a witches' kitchen, a magic tree and more for a magical family day out.

Tip: Hubsi and his team at Juppi Kid‘s Club provide a varied weekly programme for the whole family. There are exciting activities every day from Monday to Friday in the Alpbachtal, such as a trip to beekeeper Hannes who will tell you all about honey or building a forest marble run with Hubsi and his helpers. And by the way, the Alpbachtal family programme is included in the Alpbachtal Card.

Be enchanted!

Alpbachtal family programme

The Alpbachtal family programme takes place Monday to Friday in the summer months from July to September. As a family, you can discover a different Alpbachtal highlight every day.

Experienced staff have organized fun activities for the Alpbachtal family programme, such as making things together, learning something new through play, experiencing nature barefoot and having fun. The Alpbachtal family programme is for the whole family, it's not just the children who get to do handicrafts and play, but also the parents or grandparents. 
This is the ideal opportunity to introduce your children and grandchildren to nature in a relaxed atmosphere.


Tip: Take advantage of the benefits your Alpbachtal Card offers! 

The Alpbachtal Card is issued by your host family at check-in and includes a large number of beenfits and bonuses for an all-round carefree package for your family holiday in the region.

Included are unlimited free rides on the mountain lifts as well as free use of our hiking, activity and family programmes. In addition, you and your family can have free access to refreshing bathing lakes in the Alpbachtal and interesting museums in the region.

The Alpbachtal Family Programme is also included with the Alpbachtal Card and therefore completely free of charge for your family.

Alpbachtal Card

The Alpbachtal treasure map

The Alpbachtal treasure map is your perfect guide to the family region in the heart of Tyrol, pinpointing the most exciting places for adults and kids. Because there are so many other highlights to explore in the region in addition to Lauserland and Juppi’s Enchanted Forest. A trip to the wildly romantic Kundl Gorge, for example, or a leisurely walk through the largest open-air museum in Tyrol to discover exciting stories from bygone times at the Museum of Tyrolean Farmhouses.

Best of all: The treasure map is not just informative, but also a stamp card. Collect a stamp at each station to receive a present at one of Alpbachtal’s tourist offices.

Go find Alpbachtal's treasure

So entspannt ist ein Familientag im Alpbachtal

Während die Kleinen noch im Pyjama herumspielen, startet dein Tag mit einem Besuch bei einer unserer örtlichen Bäckereien. Nach eurem gemütlichen Familienfrühstück kann der Tag beginnen und es geht mit dem Bus 4070 zum Kaiserhaus, dem Startpunkt eurer heutigen Wanderung durch die wunderschöne Kaiserklamm. Dabei gibt es neben dem faszinierenden Naturschauspiel auch gemütliche Plätzchen zu entdecken, die zu einer kleinen Jause einladen. Auf dem Rückweg legt ihr noch einen Zwischenstopp in Kramsach ein und schlendert durch das Museum Tiroler Bauernhöfe. Im Wirtshaus Rohrerhof, direkt am Museumsgelände, könnt ihr euch anschließend entspannt zurücklehnen und den Tag ausklingen lassen, ehe es zurück in eure gemütliche Unterkunft geht.

Familiensommer entdecken!

Family accommodation in the region

Haven't found the right accommodation for you and your loved ones yet? No problem, because you will most certainly find a charming hotel or cosy holiday apartment in the Alpbachtal. All of our accommodations are run by families, which gives your time together in the Alpbachtal an even more personal touch. The numerous host families look forward to your visit and are happy to make recommendations for your time in the region.

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Familienzeit im Winter

Why should your family visit the Alpbachtal in winter? The answer is simple: it offers a winter paradise that will delight young and old alike: perfect skiing holidays, fun on the slopes, fun tobogganing and much more await you and your whole family.