Winter experiences for families in the Kaunertal

Your family holiday in the Tyrolean winter wonderland

Whether you’re a youngster making their first run down the slopes or an ageing ski bunny, you’ll feel right at home in Tyrol’s Kaunertal!

The nature park and glacier region is a real family paradise both on and off the slopes. Countless winter experiences guarantee unforgettable moments.

From the glacier and family ski area to toboggan runs and winter hiking trails to the Kaunergrat Nature Park, you have plenty to look forward to on a family holiday in the winter wonderland.

Special winter moments in an original mountain landscape

Ski holiday for the whole family in the Tyrolean Kaunertal. The originality and tranquility in a grandiose nature characterize the nature park and glacier region Kaunertal. This is reflected in the winter family offer again.

Tobogganing, winter hiking, ice climbing and of course: skiing. Read why a winter holiday with the whole family in Tyrol is guaranteed not boring!

Family package at Kaunertal Glacier

The wide slopes of the glacier mean no queuing at the lifts, something all members of the family will appreciate. After all, everyone’s looking forward to their winter holidays and the first downhill run! Those who are new to the slopes can get their feet on the practice slopes, while those who are experienced or brave can head directly to Snowpark Kaunertal. It is not uncommon for fathers and sons to compete in the line or in the backcountry.

Children who are too young or not that brave will be well-cared for at Kaunertal Glacier Kinderland! Do your kids need a break, even from the skis? Right next to the sun terrace of the Weißsee restaurant, there is an adventure playground with swings, trampoline, and climbing wall.  

Glacier & Skiing Areas

Fendels: the ideal ski resort for families

Fendels is the family friendly ski area par excellence! It features many attractive child-friendly activities. For example, the kids can let off some steam at BIBI Kinderland near the valley station of the cable car. And whether you opt for the giant slalom, downhill racing, or a ride through the tunnel, a holiday in Fendels is anything but boring! Mum and dad can let loose on one of the forest slopes. 

Good to know:tasty children's meals and snacks are on offer. There are also special children's ski lessons and, of course, not just in Fendels, but also in the neighbouing Kaunertal Glacier ski area.

© Kaunertaler Gletscherbahnen-Daniel Zangerl

Winterberg Fendels - the ideal ski resort for families

Family friendly - family ski area Fendels! The Winterberg in Tyrol attracts with many child-friendly offers. Near the valley station of the cable car your little ones romp around in the BIBI Kinderland. Whether giant slalom, races or a ride through the tunnel - it is guaranteed not boring! Mom and dad meanwhile gas on one of the forest runs.

Good to know: For the small or big hunger in between, delicious children's dishes are offered in the restaurant Sattelklause at the mountain station of the Vierersesslbahn and in the Tryenstube at the valley station. As well as special children's ski courses - and of course not only in Fendels, but also in the neighboring ski resort Kaunertal Glacier.

Top Ski School Kaunertal
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The Bambini free ski pass especially for young winter tourists

Young skiers go big: with the Bambini Free Pass, the whole family benefits in the Kaunertal! All children under the age of eight travel free when travelling with mum or dad. And not only that: kids between eight and fifteen enjoy a reduced child’s rate. This way everyone can have dessert when taking a well-deserved rest from the slopes!

By the way, the small village lift in Feichten is especially popular with kids! In addition to the practice lift, you can look forward to an exciting "Show on snow" every Tuesday night. Fendels also offers night sledding and skiing every Thursday night in winter.

Tobogganing and hiking through the Tyrolean winter landscape

All good things come in fives! At least when it comes to the natural toboggan runs in Tyrol’s Kaunertal. Skiers of all ages will especially enjoy these routes:

  • Schnadiger Weiher (Kaunerberg) and Falkaunsalm (Kaunertal): 2 or 3.5 km through snow-covered spruce forests
  • Ögghöfe: 2 km to Feichten, night lighting from 17:00 to 23:00
  • Verpeil: 3.2 km from the Adlerblick observation deck to Feichten
  • Fendels: 4.5 km, also at night on Thursday

Those who prefer to have solid ground under their feet can choose one of the countless winter hiking trails.

Folder: Tobogganing & Winter Hiking
© Kaunertaler Gletscherbahnen-Daniel Zangerl

Tobogganing and hiking through the Tyrolean winter landscape

All good things are five! At least when it comes to the natural toboggan runs in the Tyrolean Kaunertal. Young and old like to enjoy the following routes:

  • Schnadiger Weiher in Kaunerberg: 2 km long through a wonderful snowy spruce forest
  • Falkaunsalm - access via Nufels / Wiesenhof: 3.5 km
  • Ögghöfe: 2 km long - directly in Feichten, illuminated from 17:00 to 23:00
  • Verpeil: 3.2 km from the viewing platform "Adlerblick" to Feichten
  • Fendels: 4.5 km, Thursdays also at night

By the way: for the toboggan run Verpeil and the toboggan run in Fendels we have been awarded the toboggan seal of approval from the province of Tyrol!

Those who prefer solid ground under their feet, choose one of the countless winter hiking trails.

Brochure Tobogganing & Winterhiking
© TVB Tiroler Oberland-Kaunertal-Martin Lugger
Bath, Sauna, Leisure
Quellalpin Kaunertal
Take a break now!

With the whole family in the Kaunergrat Nature Park

The Kaunergrat Nature Park is the ideal destination for a trip with the whole family, especially in winter! Not only for guests, but also for locals. With trained biologists, experienced hunters, and regional farmers, this is the perfect chance to explore nature in Tyrol. During special children's tours, the kids will learn more about how wild animals survive life in winter. Child-friendly snowshoe hikes on the Piller Sattel use that youthful energy to get them moving with a unique experience of nature.

In the nature park in winter, you can also enjoy:

  • Horn sledge rides,
  • wildlife feedings,
  • tracking animals in the snow.
  • nativity scene walks,
  • a traditional Christmas market,

cross-country skiing, curling, or even ice climbing. The nature park and glacier region lets you get the most out of your family holiday in Austria! After all, there is so much more to experience in winter beyond the two special Tyrolean ski areas. Get the best family-friendly accommodation and offers for your break in the Kaunertal!

Nature Park Kaunergrat in winter
© TVB Tiroler Oberland-Kaunertal-Martin Lugger

Top Events in Kaunertal

Bergweihnacht & Adventmarkt im Kaunertal

Wenn der Winter Einzug hält und Land & Leute verzaubert, dann verwandelt sich das Kaunertal in ein Winterwundertal.Wenn der Winter Einzug hält und Land & Leute verzaubert, dann verwandelt sich das Kaunertal in ein Winterwundertal.

- 16:00
Weihnachtskonzert mit den Pfunds Kerlen

Adventmarkt beim Naturparkhaus Kaunergrat

Die Winterlandschaft rund um das Naturparkhaus Kaunergrat verzaubert mit einer einmaligen Stimmung Land und Leute. Geradezu perfekt sich auf die besinnlichste zeit des Jahres einzustimmen...


Feeride Testival

Die Eventserie zieht das FreerideTestival am 21. und 22. März 2020 in das sonnige Tiroler Oberland. Der Freeride-Hotspot Kaunertaler Gletscher zählt zu den besten und schneesichersten Freeride-Revieren der Alpen.

Events & Veranstaltungen

Fallruns Kaunertal
- 10:30
Nikolauseinzug beim Adventmarkt
- 17:30
Tag der offenen Tür im Flügelmuseum in Nufels
- 14:00
Opening Weekend 2019/2020

Der Saisonstart in Nauders wird wieder gebührend gefeiert. Programm - Rock den Berg 2019/20. VIEL SPASS IM SCHNEE!

Samstag 14.12.2019

  • VOLXROCK ab 13.30 Uhr live auf der Lärchenalm
  • Aprés Ski Party  ab 17.00 Uhr im Billys 

Sonntag 15.12.2019

  • BURGER PARTY ab 11.00 auf der Stieralm
  • BÄÄM ab 13.30 live am Bergkastel


Das neue BERGERLEBNIS in Nauders! Moderene trifft Tradition - Jeden Dienstag auf der Stieralm

- 15:00
Nauderer Christkindlmarkt

Sonntag, 22.12.2019 

von 15:00 bis ca. 21:00 Uhr 

- 17:30

Genießen Sie im urigen Ambiente der Lärchenalm ein traditionelles Silvester Menü mit Live Musik, Feuerwerk und anschließendem Silvesterrodeln.

- 18:00

Genießen Sie ganz exklusiv & im traditionellen Ambiente einer Alm, ein mehrgängiges Silvester Menü.

Events & Veranstaltungen

Rodel- Fondueabend mit Livemusik
Elvis Live Retro Night
- 21:00
Weihnachts-Gala Buffet
- 18:00
Rieder Schlossadvent

Der Rieder Schlossadvent beginnt heuer wieder mit 01. Dezember 2019 mit zahlreichen Highlights und adventlichem Programm.

- 19:15
Auf zum Krippa schauga

Der Krippenverein Pfunds & die Pfunds Kerle laden zur jährlichen Krippenausstellung der gebauten Krippen ein - dieses Jahr wieder großaufgezogen bei der "Pfundser Krippenstraße". Eine besinnliche Herbergssuche durch die Pfundser Krippenstraße unter dem Motto „auf zum Krippa schauga“. Große Krippenausstellung im traditionellen aber auch im orientalischen Stil, weihnachtliche Stimmung, viel musikalische Unterhaltung, Krippenspiel, Glühwein, Punsch,…

- 14:30
"A Weihnacht bei uns dahoam"

Top 10 Tipps - Für Frühlingsgefühle im Winter

- 10:00

Die altehrwürdigen Gemäuer von Altfinstermünz laden am 21. Mai 2020 zum Mittelalterfest

Events & Veranstaltungen

Buchpräsentation "Tuifl auf Rädern"
- 19:00
Cäciliamesse Tösens
- 19:30