The best kept 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! 

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. State-of-the-art cable cars and lifts take you up to the snow-covered slopes at 2,700 metres above sea level. Improve your carving turns on the perfectly groomed slopes or explore the backcountry off the beaten track. The little ones experience fun snow adventures at Sunny Mountain Adventure Park.
If you get hungry, the perfect place to recharge your batteries is one of six mountain restaurants serving delicious local food on sunny terraces overlooking the Paznaun.

Tobogganing fun for the whole family

The six-kilometre natural toboggan run offers fun and action for guests of all ages. Every Tuesday, you can enjoy moonshine tobogganing at the mountain station of Diasbahn cable car which is open until 22:00 on this day.

Snowshoe and winter hiking

Guided snowshoe hikes start at the valley station of Kappl’s cable cars every Tuesday. In groups of five to 15 people, you explore the most beautiful spots of the Tyrolean Alps. The equipment is included in the tour price of EUR 35.
If you prefer to take a leisurely stroll through the snow, there are plenty of possibilities to do so in Kappl. We recommend the valley trail from Kappl to See, the winter hiking trail to Rotweg chapel, Sesslad to Kappl Dorf via Oberhaus and the hamlet of Nederle.

Fat Bike

Mountain biking in winter? No problem! In Kappl, you can whizz down the toboggan run with your fat bike! Tours start every Monday at 08:00 at Diasbahn cable car.

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 … 

  • picturesque hiking trails through the beautiful mountain world of Tyrol 
  • Silvretta Card all inclusive – one ticket, 1,000 possibilities
  • “Kulinarischer Jakobsweg” culinary hike
  • summer entertainment programme at Sunny Mountain Adventure Park

Hiking

It’s a wonderful feeling to breathe in the clean mountain air of the Tyrolean Paznaun – for instance during a spectacular walk on the Paznaun High Trail. 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.
If you feel like a quick, refreshing dip after your bike adventure on hot summer days, why not stop at the local Kneipp facility?

Children’s programme in summer

Kappl offers plenty of fun activities for families with children. After all, the Paznaun is known as a particularly varied holiday region.

For instance, kids love to try their dexterity on the many obstacles of the local low-rope course. What’s more, the playground at Adventure Park offers plenty of attractions to put big smiles on little faces, ranging from a disc golf course to a Flying Fox and many more highlights.

Little animal lovers will feel right at home at the petting zoo, where cute rabbits, horses, goats and donkeys are waiting for a cuddle.