Kids too want to have fun in their winter holidays and not just play second fiddle. And they don’t have to in those Austrian family friendly ski resorts.
some 140,000 sq meters of terrain
between 1400m and 2000m were set aside for kids. With the 50,000 m² “Kinderschneealm
” at the mid station of the Komperdell lifts Serfaus offers a true paradise for kids with mini disco, conveyor belt lifts, ski carousel, zoo, Dino land, a kids’ restaurant, the Murmli truck
and a tea parlor.
The Tubing Park and Mini Skidoo Course are open to families outside the ski class hours. Especially exciting is the Murmli-Trail, a ski slope with interactive stations for snowball throwers. The ski resort also offers extensive childcare services: there is a kindergarden for tots from 2.5 years with kitchen, playrooms and bedrooms.
In Fiss the mascot Berta
, a colorful cow, accompanies kids in their holidays. Berta’s KinderLand
boasts 6 conveyor belt lifts, a beginner’s lift, a swing, a wave run, slides, a foot organ and a Bambini Tent
. The kindergarden is open for little guests from 3 months
. The restaurant and the kiddy planet are reserved for ski coaches and their charges. Ski cubs will find everything they need: sleeping facilities for toddlers, two separate playrooms, Berta’s storage room with wardrobes and closets for all children, a new play tower, child-friendly sanitary facilities and a kitchen to warm up baby food. www.serfaus-fiss-ladis.atKids Rule in the Wilder Kaiser region.
The youngest of skiers cruise down the slopes on special carving skis for kids – no uncomfortable ski boots needed! The 7000 square meter KinderKaiserland
offers a grotto train, an ice castle and the dwarf express. In short: everything kids need for truly great winter fun. 1-hour taster classes for ski cubs from 2 years can be booked during lunchtime. Classes consist of no more than three kids per coach
to ensure top service and supervision. Once the children master the snow plow they can ski through the Ghost Slope
boasting acoustic special effects. And for those too young to ski Scheffau offers a care center open for toddlers from 1 year.
www.wilderkaiser.infoEasy Ride For Salzburg’s Easy Rider
Just below the peak, at 2000 meters above sea level yet easy to ski: this is where the next generation Easy Riders
meet. In Flachauwinkl-Kleinarl ski area
, which enjoys direct access to Zauchensee
, offers a new attraction: the “Easy Ride” slope starting at the peak of Shuttleberg. This 4-kilometer long slope is ideal for families with kids,
newbies and refreshers, and provides an excellent alternative to the otherwise rather demanding slopes in the region. There also is a Kids’ Park with jumps, a slalom pole forest and a wave run