More than 25 stations and devices inspire children of all ages and also adults in the sensory experience park! Under the motto: Experience how the eye sees, the ear hears, the nose smells, the skin feels, the foot understands and the hand grasps, children are shown the exciting side of nature in a playful way and creativity is encouraged. In Leo's water world with a walk-through waterfall and integrated barefoot path, there is no room for boredom!
"Glück auf" (Good luck) is the motto at the oldest mining works in the country - you can follow in the footsteps of the miners and visit the old tunnels. In addition, child-friendly guided tours with subsequent treasure hunt are organized every Wednesday during the summer months. After the tour, a stop in the cozy Knappenstube is a welcome way to fortify yourself. An ideal bad weather program. Warm clothing and sturdy shoes are required!
With their incredible drop height of 380 meters, the Krimml Waterfalls are not only among the most famous waterfalls in Europe, but also among the largest. A hiking trail leads directly along this spectacular natural spectacle and lets you experience "up close" the refreshing spray. The unique backdrop of the Hohe Tauern National Park and the powerful element of "water" make a day trip to these waterfalls a unique experience!
The two reservoirs Moserboden and Wasserfallboden are located amidst the majestic mountains of the Hohe Tauern. Take the unique opportunity to hike along the 107 m high and almost 500 m long Moser dam on a guided tour of the dam wall. Inside the dam you will get an insight into how "clean" electricity is generated here from 160 million m³ of water. In any case, an interesting experience and an adventurous excursion!
Between Sommerstein and Breithorn, in the middle of the Berchtesgaden Alps in the Steinernes Meer, the Riemannhaus was built. It stands imposingly on the Ramseider Scharte at 2,177 meters above sea level. The ascent to the hut requires both surefootedness and stamina and takes about 6.5 hours. You will be rewarded at the destination with a magnificent panoramic view, a sun terrace and an extensive rest with delicacies from the local cuisine!
The Ferleiten Game Park is located directly on the Grossglockner Road, is about 15 hectares in size and shows interested more than 200 native wild animals. Brown bears, lynxes, bison, wolves and raccoons can be observed there as well as red deer, chamois and fallow deer. It will take you about an hour to walk through the game park - all paths are suitable for strollers and wheelchairs. You will also find plenty of resting opportunities and an observation tower in the park.
The Grossglockner High Alpine Road leads through the Hohe Tauern National Park up to the highest mountain in Austria, the Grossglockner (3,798 m) and its glacier, the Pasterze. On the way up to the Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe, not only do 48 kilometers and 36 hairpin bends have to be mastered, but a nature and driving experience of a very special kind also awaits you. Even for motorcyclists, a tour on the most famous alpine road is an unforgettable experience!
A day trip to the Mozart and festival city of Salzburg should be considered in any case in your vacation planning. Not only the Getreidegasse, Mozart's birthplace, Mirabell Palace and the Kapuzinerberg are worth seeing. The Trinity Church or the St. Blasius Church, but also the Toy Museum are worth visiting. It is impossible to see all the sights of this special city in one day. But you can still try!
Helmut Seer Family