Family holidays at the Strasserwirt, with riding centre

Holidays for all the family in Tyrol

As well as the comprehensive, professional range of riding available throughout the year at the Strasserwirt riding school and the many animals on the farm, families also appreciate the wonderful location in the Tyrolean mountains, offering a whole range of recreational activities for all the family.

In winter, of huge benefit is the possibility of skiing in several ski areas, from the Pillersee-Buchensteinwand family ski area through to Austria’s largest and most varied ski area, the Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn, just be a few minutes’ drive away. Cross-country skiers and keen Nordic sports people appreciate the extensive and diverse network of cross-country ski trails right in front of the Hotel door.

Enjoy holidays full of variety for the whole family in the 4 star Landhotel Strasserwirt in St. Ulrich in Pillerseetal, both in summer and in winter.

Summer in the Pillerseetal region is ideal for uncomplicated family holidays in Tyrol. There is plenty of variety on offer, such as exploring the Tyrolean mountains and Alpine pastures or the unique range of activities and attractions on offer in the region. There is certainly no question of boredom creeping in.

Stay with your family right next to the horses

There are horses and other animals wherever you look: animal lovers are in their element at the Strasserwirt.

There are also donkeys, rabbits, and cats waiting to be stroked and fed. Horse lovers of all ages love our little Shetland ponies, Tyrolean Haflingers, and large warmblood horses, inviting you to come and enjoy some riding instruction. This is the ideal place for <link 100 - internal-link>riding holidays for all the family.

We have an adorable little farm dog Ella who keeps an eye on everything going on at the farm, when the cats aren’t distracting her!

Active family holidays at the Strasserwirt

What families with children can expect at the Strasserwirt:

  • A large, fenced playground in which to let off steam, with swing, slide, small climbing tower, seesaw, and rabbit hutch
  • Open-air chess and table tennis
  • A children’s playroom, ensuring that they don’t get bored even in bad weather
  • Lots of farm animals looking forward to being stroked and fed
  • Riding for horse lovers in our own Strasserwirt riding school
  • Pony riding for the really little ones

It’s not only in and around the hotel that variety and family adventures are available. The whole Pillerseetal region is a true paradise for families.

Enjoying active family holidays in Pillerseetal

Fun, games, and adventure at Familienland Pillerseetal amusement park

The Familienland amusement park is just a few minutes from the hotel, with lots of exciting attractions such as a rollercoaster, wild water rapids ride, pirate ship, cowboy western swing, petting zoo, climbing wall, and a salt grotto, guaranteeing fun for visitors of all ages.

NEW: Tree houses and giant slides at Familienland

From 2016 there are new, colourful treehouses to climb around and hide in, and discover the many creatures that live up in the trees. 4 fantastic giant slides provide your safe return back to ground level.

Action for children on summer holidays in Austria

The Pillerseetal Tourist Office runs the “Tatzi-Kinderprogramm”, providing a fun, varied programme for children whilst on holiday.

A new adventure every day from Monday to Friday; highly recommended.

Find out more about Tatzi

Plenty for teenagers too

Teenagers also feel very much at home in our 4 star family hotel in Pillerseetal. Our professional riding school offers a suitable range of riding for every level of ability throughout the year for fantastic riding holidays in Austria. And, as you have some time to enjoy some activities, the Pillerseetal region in Tyrol also offers plenty of action for guests on holiday:

  • Beach volleyball by the Pillersee lake
  • Boat hire
  • Fishing
  • Tennis on the panorama tennis court at our partner hotel, the Kitzspitz

Worlds of discovery in the mountains –Triassic Park at the Steinplatte in Waidring

Take a trip back in time and experience dinosaurs in the mountains. Journey back with the children into a long-lost world in Triassic Park, an interactive indoor exhibition and large outdoor area based around the Triassic period when the Steinplatte was formed. There is a 210 m² mini primaeval sea, and the highest sandy beach in the Alps, the Triassic beach where younger visitors can excavate dinosaur skeletons.

There are also other attractions to discover, such as a climbing wall, waterfall, raft and dinosaurs in the lake, the Triassic Trail, glass viewing platform, themed hiking path with fossilised ammonites and more.

Timok’s Alm, run by the Fieberbrunn lift company

Timok’s Alm in Fieberbrunn has plenty for families to enjoy, such as an adventure trail, ropes course, deer enclosure, climbing area and Timok’s coaster, a cool 2-seater rollercoaster running from the mid-station down into the valley.

There are 2 other summer toboggan runs in the immediate vicinity of the Pillerseetal Valley where you can whizz from the mountains into the valley:

  • The Biberg summer toboggan run in Saalfelden
  • The Leogang summer toboggan run

Activities for cool kids & families

Mountain bikers and adventure-seekers love the Bikepark in Leogang, with its wide range of downhill and freeride routes, as well as one of the most attractive bike parks in Europe. In St. Johann in Tyrol, the Hornpark Kletterwald is a climbing facility providing real adventure, and it’s not only the young visitors who enjoy a huge amount of watery fun at the Hexenwasser waterpark in Söll, and the large amount of recreational possibilities available on the mountain.

Family riding holidays in the natural environment of Tyrol

Spend holidays with your family somewhere with the most beautiful riding facilities in Austria. Look forward to really great riding experiences whilst on family holidays in Tyrol.

  • Are you someone who appreciates clean mountain air, drinking quality water, and exercise in the wonderful Tyrolean countryside, and want to see your children enjoying it too?
  • Do you want to experience unforgettable moments with all the family at a riding hotel?
  • Do you like the sound of being able to choose suitable options from a wide range of sports and leisure activities both for you and your children?
  • How about being treated with regional delicacies and local produce, and would you like your children to be able to take home a little piece of Tyrol with them?
  • Are you looking for a personal, welcoming atmosphere where you will be looked after well, and treated wonderfully in a family-run hotel with lots of love and attention to detail?

If you can see yourself in any of the above, then you have come to exactly the right place here at the Landhotel Strasserwirt in Tyrol.
We look forward to meeting you and all the family!

Family holidays at the riding hotel Strasserwirt

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