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Family holidays with children in Austria - attractions and entertainment

Family holidays always require more time and attention. Austria is a great place where you can relax with the whole family without any fear. You can come here almost all year round, combining sightseeing with hiking in the mountains and skiing. Tourists, including children, are offered the top service.
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Austria is primarily famous for its diverse ski resorts. You can find trails for both experienced professionals and beginners on the Alpine slopes. Many resorts have specially equipped places where even small children can ride. The best resorts for a family holiday in Austria are in Serfaus and Seefeld. Now, it's quite common to have a kindergarten, an entertainment club or an equipped area where kids can have fun. They are constantly looked after by nannies.
A network of Kinderhotels Europa specializes in family vacations. The cost of living already includes a special service. There is a full-fledged children's menu. Small children will be impressed by lemonade fountains. Copyright
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Salzburg is a great option for traveling with children. The clean mountain air and an abundance of rides will leave a favorable impression. The whole family can go to the Toy Museum, where they can literally watch the evolution of teddy bears and dolls for 250 years. Children here are allowed not only to watch, but also touch various toys. You can go to Mozart's House, where the child will see a small violin played by the young Wolfgang Amadeus. Another amazing museum for children is the House of Nature. They can learn the most diverse natural and cosmic phenomena in a simple and understandable form.
While in Vienna, you can look into the city zoo, where a variety of animals from around the world live. It is a full-fledged amusement park for the whole family. Some animals can even be touched here, so children and adults get a lot of emotions. The House of the Sea in Vienna is equipped with a huge aquarium of 300 thousand liters, where various marine inhabitants live.
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After such a walk, you can look in one of the Viennese pastry shops, where they serve fresh pastries and various sweets, including apple strudels, vanilla souffle or candied violets. In the menu, you can find many other dishes that children like.
Salzburg You can choose a trip to the Hohensalzburg fortress built in 1077. The trip by the cable car to the top is breathtaking. There is a museum of arms, puppets and a golden room In the fortress. Adults will be able to enjoy the majestic monument of architecture, and children will like puppets.
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The Grafenberg entertainment center located near the resort of Wagrain, is very popular. There are more than 30 outdoor play areas. For example, in one place kids can play with water pumps. In other areas, they have an opportunity to climb the ropes, ride on the swings, etc.
The best way to make your child acquainted with the history is to visit Time Travel Park. It's more focused on children, but adults will also be interested. These tours are full-fledged performances with many different effects, set up scenes and just amazing moments. There are other popular places, including the summer amusement park in Serfaus or the Familienland Park in Tyrol, where you can enjoy rides with children.
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Fantastic City Tours and Excursions in Austria

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Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in Austria
♥   Zoo 'Alpenzoo Innsbruck' Innsbruck. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Haus des Meeres' Vienna. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Salzburg Zoo' Salzburg. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Schloss Herberstein Zoo and Nature Park' Schloss Herberstein, Styria. On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Schmiding Zoo' Krenglbach near Wels. On the map   Photos
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Water attractions in Austria
♥   Water park 'H20 Hotel-Therme' . On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Sonnentherme Lutzmannsburg' . On the map   Photos
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks in Austria
♥   Amusement park 'Erlebnispark Strasswalchen' Strasswalchen. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Familienland Erlebnispark' Sankt Jakob in Haus. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Freizeitzentrum Stubenberg' Stubenberg. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Freizeitzentrum Zahmer Kaiser' Walchsee. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Jagdmärchenpark Hirschalm' Unterweißenbach. On the map   Photos
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Austria
♥   Aquarium 'Haus des Meeres' Vienna. On the map   Photos

Pictureque places in Austria

The Historic Center of Salzburg

From the series “Top 15 Unesco Sites in Europe”
Salzburg is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Austria. Its historical part is a landmark of world importance. Here, an incredible number of attractions dating back to the different periods are concentrated at a relatively small area. The center of the historic district of Salzburg is Residenzplatz built in 17th century. The most important historical sites, including the archbishop's residence, which was built in 1619, are found around it.

The residence impresses with its elegant interior. Some of its rooms are reserved for storing collections of European paintings. There is a new residence nearby. The center of the square is crowned with the famous Rezidenzbrunnen Fountain. There are many religious sites in the historic district of Salzburg, including the Benedictine Abbey … Read all


From the series “Famous Miniature Museums of Architectural Objects and Cities”
In Austria, the most interesting park of miniatures is to be found in the city of Klagenfurt. It covers an area of 26000 square meters and presents to the attention of visitors 150 mini-copies of outstanding world sights at a scale of 1:25. About half of park models are dedicated directly to Austria, except for the copies of architectural structures. There are incredibly beautiful canals and rivers, along which ships sail, as well as a railway with trains in the park.

Here you can see a lot of unique layouts. Just at the entrance a huge mock globe meets visitors. Nearby, is an artificial pond, along which ships sail. If you look closely, you can see real live fish in the pond. Among other models, it is worth noting a copy of the Statue of Liberty, the Greek temple Parthenon, as well as a … Read all
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Top cities of Austria for children

Jungle Theater (Dschungel Vienna) is, perhaps, the most unusual theater that is targeted at young audiences. Children aged 6 months and up to 18 years will be excited to attend this creative place. Entertaining and educational performances take place every day at the theater, and both adult and children actors participate in them. Many plays are very insightful and are useful for parents as well. Travelers, who plan to visit Dschungel Vienna, are better to buy tickets in advance as the theater … Read more
If you like walking, don’t forget to include a visit to Mirabell Garden into your vacation plan. There is also Zwergelgarten or the Dwarf Garden nearby. The entrance to the gardens is absolutely free. It’s a fantastic place for an unhurried walk, but the spacious parks are also suitable for cycling. Of course, the Dwarf Garden is the most famous area of the picturesque place, so many visitors come to see small statues of gnomes in Baroque style. Salzburg Zoo is an amazing place, a visit to … Read more
Of course, you should take a walk around Solden. However, this walk will take hardly more than a few hours. This is a small town. However, a child can see a beautiful watermill here. It was built two centuries ago. The building has been perfectly preserved since then. The mill is not used for its intended purpose today. However, there is a rather interesting museum inside it. You should take a walk with a child in Timmelsjoch. This is the highest mountain road in the Eastern Alps. … Read more
Travelers, whose children are into sports, may find it interesting to visit the Olympic Museum. It is open in the famous Golden Roof building that is also a major landmark of Innsbruck. The museum exhibits a collection of items that are in some way or another connected with the Olympic Games. Here visitors will see photographs of famous sportsmen, various sports equipment, and talisman toys that were manufactured for the games. Moreover, during an excursion, visitors will be offered to watch … Read more
Classes for four hours on the Kinderland track are held at the Mayrhofen Total Ski School. The track is equipped with special belt lifts. The child can even take part in a special children's race on Thursdays. The child will have the opportunity to receive a prize for this at a real award ceremony. Magicians, puppet artists of the theatre, aqua- makeup artists, and animators entertain the children during lunch in the cafe. The group meets at the Penkenbahn lift at 9 am. The class itself starts … Read more
If you want children to enjoy the wonderful time spent in a swimming center, be sure to take them to Badezentrum Aquarena. Nice pools and slides are prepared for them here. As a bonus, parents are invited to visit the sauna (Finnish or Turkish). It is worth noting that the center is beautifully decorated, which captivates from the very first minutes. And another bonus is a good location - the complex is located in close proximity to the lift, as well as other interesting places: Museum … Read more
But all the conditions for young fidgets are created in Bad Gastein. There are thermal centers like Felsentherme in Bad Gastein. Alpentherme is within walking distance of Bad Hofgastein. There is everything for both children and adults there. A special playground with several safe slides, a shallow pool designed for those who do not yet know how to swim, and even a water cinema will captivate the child while the parents improve their health. Also, you can save money by buying a family … Read more
Kirchberg in Tirol
In addition to the pool, there is a volleyball court by the lake. There are always a lot of children and adults here. There are also Ping-Pong tables and a twenty-five-meter-high slide. If these entertainments are not enough for the child, you can rent a rowing boat and go on a trip on the water surface until the evening. And such entertainment is quite inexpensive. You can go with your child to the surrounding area for amazing Alpine views and beautiful photos in the warmer months. Routes are … Read more

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