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Families are treated to fun-filled holidays in Vorarlberg. Enjoy quality time together and try out new things – from climbing to wilderness expeditions. That is our motto here in Vorarlberg.
Adventure trails and museums promise great fun and entertainment, and supervised activities for children are offered at several resorts and by the Top-Family hosts who cater specifically to families travelling with young children.
Top Family – Family holidays that go the extra mile
Resorts and hotels featuring the Vorarlberg “Top Family” brand offer special family programmes, childcare and tailor-made services. For addresses and offers as well as detailed criteria for being awarded the Top Family brand.
Exploring Nature Playfully
Who makes the weather? What does the den of a groundhog look from inside? And what exactly happens on an alpine farmstead? On the themed Naturspünge trail and the animal trail in Brandnertal, walkers with an interest in nature can explore the particular features of mountain life. Both trails are equipped with interactive sites.
In the Klostertal, the Sonnenkopf, an attraction for both families and adventure seekers, is home to Bear Land.
Here, young explorers can ride up the mountain on bear gondolas. Up at the top, there is a bear cave, water games, a bear playground, rafting on Bear Lake and a lot more.
NEW Wildlife Trail in the Brandnertal
Who knows how an ant colony is organised or what role amphibians play in the ecosystem of a pond? It is questions such as these that the new Wildlife Trail in the Brandnertal can provide the answers to. Running from Alpe Parpfienz to Palüd, the trail which takes about 1.5 hours to cover, aims at raising children’s awareness of local wildlife. Interactive stations along the way hold interesting and fun activities in store for natural scientists of any age – hiding out in a marmot’s burrow, becoming part of the bees’ company or learning more about how owls and birds of prey live in the wild. Start out from the mountain terminals of either Dorfbahn or Palüdbahn.
A museum where you are allowed – even supposed – to touch everything? At the interactive inatura nature show in Dornbirn, this is all possible. You can crawl into a fox den, get all touchy feely with fish, experiment in the Science Centre, and learn in a playful manner how the human body works.