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Katschberg Lieser-Maltatal region for a holiday with kids

Unforgettable family vacation in the Katschberg Lieser-Maltatal region

Many big and small holiday guests describe summer as their favorite season in Carinthia. No wonder, because in the Katschberg Lieser-Maltatal holiday region with the towns of Katschberghöhe, Rennweg, Gmünd, Malta, Krems and Trebesing, summer shows itself from its most magnificent side.

Visit the Ponyalm with a horse-drawn carriage, take the e-choo-choo train to the Pöllatal nature reserve, enjoy the view from the Aineckbahn, pet the animals in the Malta Donkey Park or visit one of the many other excursion destinations in the region. Even when the sun isn't shining, there's still plenty to discover: the indoor sports hall The Cage is perfect for letting off steam, the Pankratium Gmünd - House of Wonders makes children's eyes shine and fast cars can be admired in the Porsche car museum Gmünd. Or you can try a new activity such as archery, golf, five-a-side football or fishing - our activity program is sure to have something for everyone! The Katschberg Lieser-Maltatal family region is the starting point for a variety of family hikes - explore exciting themed trails where nature can be discovered in a playful way.

Expanded mountain hikes...

... as well as active adventures in the woods and meadows are fun for the whole family. In the Katschberg Lieser-Maltatal region, family holidays become something very special. In addition to numerous activities and excursion destinations for families with children, Carinthia also has the most hours of sunshine in Austria. If it rains, there is an exciting bad weather program for you and your loved ones.

Play & Fun in the Katschberg Lieser-Maltatal region for kids and parents

A wide variety of themed trails, family hikes and hiking trails suitable for pushchairs are important in the Katschberg Lieser-Maltatal hiking region of course. There are also numerous offers for active families away from the hiking trails - exciting adventure trails, the Katschhausen children's adventure world, a summer toboggan run, a water adventure park and much more! During your summer holiday or autumn holiday in the Katschberg Lieser-Maltatal family region, you are guaranteed not to get bored.

Weekly mascot party at Katschberg

Another highlight of your summer holiday in the Katschberg Lieser-Malatatal holiday region is the Monday mascot party. The many mascots of the various companies on the Katschberg meet on the crystal stage at the Katschhausen adventure playground and wait for families and children to visit. Falky, Bollo, Katschi, Rocco, Katschling Junior and Katschlinchen are having a great party with you!

Musical party & Pony ride inclusive

Every Monday at 3:30 pm there is a loud musical party with the Katschberg mascots. Right there you have the opportunity to try free pony riding.

Katschhausen

The Kid’s Adventure World Katschhausen - an exceptional excursion in summer at Katschberg. A visit at Katschhausen guarantees a perfect vacation day for the whole family, including an adventure playground with a water world, a colour factory and a petting zoo. After a day full of fun and games, a picnic area and sunbeds are possibilities to relax.

Bad weather activities in the Katschberg Lieser-Maltatal region

Caught a rainy day during your summer holiday? Although rainy days are quite rare in the Katschberg Lieser-Maltatal holiday region , there are still several indoor activities nearby to discover.
In the surrounding area of the region there are enough possibilities for the whole family to enjoy and have fun during rainy days.

Several destinations

Several destinations in Carinthia and the Salzburger Land

Due to the perfect location, there are numerous excursion destinations that can be reached in a short time and are of course not only fun in rainy weather, such as:

  • Indoor-Sportshall The Cage
    Distance from Katschberg: directly at Katschberghöhe
  • Malta Hochalmstraße Alpine Road & Tours of the dam walls
    Distance from Katschberg: 43km / 40min
  • Pankratium Gmünd - House of amazements
    Distance from Katschberg: 23km / 18min
  • Porsche Car Museum Gmünd
    Distance from Katschberg: 24km / 20min
  • Castle Experience Mauterndorf in Salzburger Lungau
    Distance from Katschberg: 15km / 15min
  • Moosham Castle in Salzburger Lungau
    Distance from Katschberg: 12km / 13min
  • Sommeregg Castle
    Distance from Katschberg: 27km / 28min
  • Ice Caves Werfen
    Distance from Katschberg: 77km / 45min
  • Drautalperle Spittal an der Drau (Pool)
    Distance from Katschberg: 38km / 28min
  • BadeInsel Tamsweg (Pool)
    Distance from Katschberg: 21km / 23min
  • Therme Amadé (Pool)
    Distance from Katschberg: 50km / 35min

Adventure path KatschTIERade – A theme path for hiking for the whole family at Katschberg

The Katschberg Lieser-Maltatal holiday region is again waiting this summer with the KatschTIERade - a play trail through the village of Katschberghöhe! The exciting theme trail is a great attraction for the whole family.

The olympic games of Katschberg’s wildlife

Visitors of all ages may show if they are as skilled as the animals at Katschberg during their family holiday. Who can jump as far as a rabbit, who is clever like a fox or can climb like a squirrel? The centre of the Katschberghöhe village acts as stage for the KatschTIERade in summertime. Right across the centre you can follow the playing path, where you will find couple of high quality wooden playing equipment, like a snake for balancing, a climbing frame, a forest telephone and much more.

Kids may mark their achievements of the KatschTIERade in a scratch card booklet, which you can get at the tourism office Katschberg. A little surprise is awaiting you at the same tourism office for your efforts!

Energy adventure trail Trebesing - an experience for young and old

The energy adventure trail Trebesing is an exciting trail for children and adults that tells the profound fairy tale of the little dragon with feet that are much too big.
It all started in the dragon gorge. The hero of our story, the little dragon, lives there and struggles with his difficult fate. He is born with feet that are way too big and he will trip and step on anything that gets in his way. In order to get rid of his huge feet, he has to solve three difficult tasks.

Tip: Dragon-Express (tractor with trailer) can also be used for the connecting route (subject to a charge)

GPS treasure hunt at Aineck in Austria

The special family hike in Katschberghöhe. A special highlight in summer at Katschberg is the GPS treasure hunt at Aineck. The active treasure hunt, combined with a hike, starts at Aineck and arouses enthusiasm and desire for hiking in children and adults alike.

Scavenger Hunt with GPS

There are various packages for the GPS treasure hunt for all families, including ascent with the Aineckbahn, GPS rental device and treasure map, which are available at the Aineckbahn valley station. Finally, equipped with a GPS device, you take the chairlift to the Aineck. Once at the top, it is up to all adventurers to track down the small treasure chests in the Aineck area with the help of a GPS device.

The GPS treasure hunt at Aineck is a perfect adventure hike for the whole family. The opening times of the GPS trail are based on the opening times of the Aineckbahn am Katschberg.