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Family nest Hochpustertal
Where Gnome-nickels are official currency

Mountain lakes, gentle slopes, rustic alpine farms – in Hochpustertal parents can spend unforgettable summer holidays with their children.

Alpine meadows accessible by off-road prams, relaxed cycling tours and plenty of water beckoning to splash about: Those who want to enjoy alpine summer with the family, have come to the right place in Hochpustertal, the gentle front yard of the Dolomites.

"We bank on holidays with – and not by – the children", stresses Otto Trauner, East Tyrol's regional manager for Hochpustertal, which impresses with a great concept as a founding member of the Tirolean family nests. Many hotels and B&Bs here meet the stringent Nestpartner-criteria and offer the perfect holiday home, from baby food and children's menus to highchairs and playrooms all the way to child-friendly service. The hosts will be happy to offer help and advice when it comes to planning the next day: Where can you get with a pram? Where is the best mountain stream to build a dam?

Of course, the water playground in the Gnome Park in Sillian is also ideally suited for splashing about. The lovingly designed adventure playground with log cabins, a spectacular tube slide and climbing walls also offers a BBQ-station where the parents can cook up a storm. Admission is free. Only minigolf and the high ropes course are subject to a fee – where children as young as three years old can practice with their parents.

Wichtelpark Sillian

The motto in Wichtelpark is – “Berge für Zwerge”. Children have their own bit of East Tyrol here. And children have a park, where they can just be children.

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High wire park Sillian

8 different courses of various degrees of difficulty lead to heights of 1.5 to 8 metres.

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Berge für Zwerge im Familiennest Hochpustertal

The "Tyrolean Family Nest" of Hochpustertal is considered the most family-friendly valley in East Tyrol. Because in this holiday adventure world, everything revolves around the little guests – the "dwarves" as the locals lovingly call children. Under the motto "Mountains for dwarves", little adventurers and climbing enthusiasts get to spend the most exciting holidays of their life here – and the older ones are delighted with the sensationally low-priced Family Nest package:

Now delve into the world of gnomes and get to know our paradise for little adventurers.

Family nest from the beginning of July until mid-September 2018

You can rest assured when promising your children an extraordinary and eventful summer holiday in the East Tirolean mountains.

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Gnome Water World by the Wonkey Tonkey River Heinfels

The idyllic, sunny location alone is a true insider's tip for families.

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The Drau cycle trail

The Drau cycle trail proceeds from Toblach in South Tyrol via Lienz to Völkermarkt in Carinthia and from there into Maribor in Slovenia. Two of the six stages of the Drau cycle trail proceed through East Tyrol. 

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Trans Dolomiti package

7 nights including half board, cross country ticket Dolomiti Nordicski and transport of luggage.

starting at € 705,- per person

4th Icefestival East Tyrol

Many competitions, lectures and workshops.


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Dolomitenlauf 2020

World´s best country cross skiert at the international Dolomitenlauf.

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