The secret of the Paznaun – sports holidays for the whole family

Eventful holidays in Kappl in Tyrol

In winter, when the whole Paznaun region is covered by a fluffy white blanket of snow, Kappl is a particularly great destination for active holidays with kids. However, the charming mountain village also offers plenty of activities for all ages in summer! 

Summer sports holidays in Kappl

Kappl and the sunny side of the Paznaun valley offer perfect conditions for family sports holidays.

Good reasons for a summer holiday in Kappl … 


It’s a wonderful feeling to breathe in the clean mountain air of the Tyrolean Paznaun during a spectacular hike in the mountains of Kappl. No matter if you’re a hiking pro, leisure hiker or family with children – Kappl offers the right trail for all tastes and difficulty levels. If you’re too tired for the descent, simply hop on the cable car and enjoy a comfortable ride down to the valley.

Mountain biking

Cyclists can choose from a wide range of panoramic mountain bike trails for all difficulty levels throughout the region. Leisure cyclists will enjoy the valley trail from Paznaun to Kappl, while advanced riders might want to tackle the trail up to Kops reservoir. For more experienced riders we recommend the tour to Obere Sesslad Alpe.

Children's programme in summer

There are lots of fun activities for families with children in Kappl. The Sunny Mountain Adventure Park with low ropes course, children's playground, disc golf course, Kneipp facility and much more will always delight the little guests. In the petting zoo, families can experience rabbits, horses, goats, donkeys and other local animals up close. Who wouldn't fall in love with these cuddly four-legged friends?

Winter activities in Kappl

Kappl in the Paznaun region is known as a particularly family-friendly winter sports destination.

Good reasons for a winter holiday in Kappl …

  • perfect snow conditions on 42 kilometres of sunny slopes 
  • snow-covered landscapes and lovely views
  • plenty of hotels for every taste right by the slope 
  • a varied activity programme for all tastes

Skiing and snowboarding

If you’re looking for a perfect ski holiday for the entire family in Austria, Kappl is just the place for you. There you can carve on perfectly groomed slopes or enjoy freeride fun off the slopes. For the children, too, the snow day at the Sunny Mountain Adventure Park flies by. Hungry winter sports enthusiasts will find something to suit their taste in one of the six mountain restaurants.

Tobogganing fun for the whole family

Starting at the mountain station of the Diasbahn, tobogganers of all ages get their money's worth on the six-kilometre-long natural toboggan run. Once a week there is moonlight tobogganing, where the toboggan run is illuminated until late in the day by floodlight and ensures a particularly romantic experience.

Snowshoe and winter hiking

The guided snowshoe hikes start several times a week during the day or in the evening in the valley and lead to the most beautiful spots in the Tyrolean Alps. Those who prefer to take a leisurely stroll through the snow on winter hiking trails will also find numerous opportunities to do so in Kappl. Highly recommended are the valley hiking trail or the winter hiking trail to the Rotweg chapel.

Top pistes, first-class infrastructure, everything tailored to the needs of families: Quality-tested Tyrolean Family Ski Regions go all out for an unforgettable winter holiday for parents and children. The ski area, gastronomy, snow sports schools, ski rentals and accommodation are all geared towards families looking for relaxation - this is guaranteed by the demanding criteria of the certified family ski regions. For guests, this means: Arrive, change your clothes and simply head off into the snow - this is how to enjoy a winter holiday.