Day trip destinations for families
Explore the best family excursions around Hotel Pulverer
On a nature holiday in Carinthia, Bad Kleinkirchheim you will find beaming children’s faces and parent’s hearts beating harder in this family paradise for young and old. Your children’s eyes will sparkle when you visit the farms to stroke animals together. Embark on a holiday exploration at the Nock Mountains National Park with your family and be spirited away into an adventure land in the heart of nature.
The Pulverer family knows what families need and how to have the most fun during your holiday. The all around exciting family recreational programme offers healthy exercise in nature with Swiss pine hikes, as well as afternoons spent at the thermal complex and the thermal baths of Hotel Pulverer. These will do wonders for your family life. A family holiday in Carinthia’s Nock Mountains means relaxation, enjoyment and experience.
Day Trip Destinations around the 5 star Hotel Pulverer in Carinthia
Granatium Precious Stones
In Radenthein visitors become treasure seekers. First you’ll get some information at the Granatium, and then a gallery leads you to the digging area. With the appropriate tools everyone can find the garnets and finish them.
SAGAMUNDO – the house of story telling
On three levels Sagamundo stages an interactive playground to explore hidden potential, bring out creativity and restore a healthy curiosity. A place made for children tall and small.
ALPENWILDPARK / NATURSTADL in Feld am See
A destination with three special attractions:
- Wild Park: Adventurous hike at the kiddy-friendly zoo
- Fish museum: Regional lake and river fishing specimens, antique fishing gear, great aquarium, Mirnock Giant
- Grizzly World Museum: Animals from the Canadian wilderness, bear cave, video room
- In addition: Children’s playground, stroking zoo and rustic restaurant.
Heidi Alp Chalet at the Falkert
The Heidi Alp Chalet is located at 1,875m right in the heart of the Carinthian Nock Mountains between Bad Kleinkirchheim and the Turracher Height. On 28,000sqm of rustic mountain landscapes in the midst of a Swiss pine forest more than 100 figures from the Heidi movie wait for small and big visitors alike.
The chalet of the “Alp-Öhi” is a tiny museum and the free-roaming goats do indeed remind you of Heidi’s adventures. The great new Heidi slide is “the highlight for kids” and your family hike into the Nock Mountains will be the climax of your family holiday as you enjoy the fantastic Heidi story.
NOCKY RACER summer and winter luge track at the Turrach Height
The exceptional roller coaster experience in the Nock Mountains
Up and down, through old Swiss pine forests, steep curves and via breathtaking waves and jumps…fasten your seatbelts is the motto at the Turracher Height (2,000m above sea level). Go downhill on tracks in toboggans – up to 12m above the ground. 1,600m of track is available through this exciting mountainscape.
Children at the NOCKY RACER can:
- Join in from age of 3 years and above
- Drive themselves from the age of 8 (minimum height of 1.25m required)
- Are allowed co passengers from the age of 16.
Eagle Show Landskron Castle
The primary aim of the eagle show is to let people have a closer approach to birds of prey and owls and to transmit some knowledgeable facts about them. In a demonstration, lasting about 45 minutes, you will experience our free flying birds of prey. After breathtaking flights they return to the falconer. Behavior and habits of these endangered species are explained in detail.
Adventure Affenberg in Landskron (Monkey mountain)
Take part in an expedition through the exciting world of monkeys. Over 104 Japanese Macaques roam free in this attraction that is unique in the world.
You will learn interesting facts from the certified guides of the institution and the monkeys of Landskron show during every single tour how much they enjoy living in the wild. Whether it’s the natural hierarchy, mating procedures, bringing up their babies, swimming or even diving – at the monkey mountain you can see all of the above without the restrictions of cages or glass.
Minimundus – the miniature world on lake Wörthersee
Around the world in just one day! About 150 of the most beautiful models of buildings, ships and trains from all over the world are presented here. The Taj Mahal is a stone’s throw away from Eiffel Tower and the Great Wall of China is just a few steps away from the Basilica of Saint Peter. In July and August: on Mondays 8 pm music guided tour and on Wednesdays until 11 pm with illumination and concert.