Family summers in the Hike World

Family hiking in the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region

What makes the World of Mountains & Lakes on the sunny side of the Alps a perfect destination for family hiking holidays? Its great variety – including 25 theme trails and hikes, various geo trails, climbing adventures and family-friendly tours to the neighbouring country of Italy!

Unlimited. Climbing. Bliss. The Hike World and the Carnic Alps GeoPark are every hiker’s dream come true. With its 46 mountain huts and restaurants, the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region is perfect for hiking adventures with the whole family. And have you heard of the fun-filled adventure worlds for kids?

Lofty family adventures: Three particularly family-friendly, award-winning summer cable cars will take you and our little ones up to the best hiking trails of the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region. Simply hop on the cable car and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Carnic and Gailtal Alps without the exhausting ascent!

Hiking tours for families

  • Carnic Milky Way
    A new dimension of hiking: Discover seven different constellations and themed trails along the Carnic Peace Trail and learn all about mountain pasture life.

  • Aqua Trail
    The water-centred adventure trail is suitable for pushchairs and perfect for playing and splashing.

  • Circular trail around Lake Presseggersee
    This popular family hike around the lake starts either at Hermagor public beach or at Presseggen public beach.

  • “Brot- und Morendenweg“ trail in the Lesachtal valley
    This leisurely circular trail through the unspoilt Lesachtal valley is full of great views and culinary highlights.

  • Hike along the shores of Lake Weissensee
    Learn about the legends of the lake on this enchanting fairy-tale trail along Lake Weissensee and enjoy a lovely boat ride back to the starting point of your hike.

Our tip: No matter what hike you opt for – you’re never far from the next lake or stream. Find out about family-friendly water fun in the World of Mountains & Lakes!

The Hike World for families

Adventure worlds for kids

Big adventures are waiting for little hikers in the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region – thanks to the fun-filled adventure worlds for kids! Take a ride on “Pendolino”, Carinthia’s longest mountain coaster,  explore the region’s many adventure playgrounds and enjoy a varied children’s entertainment programme – with or without childcare. And, of course, there’s a thrilling Outdoor Park waiting for you and your children with via ferratas, high-rope courses and a Flying Fox Mile!

It definitely never gets boring in the Hike World!

Carnic Alps GeoPark

One of the highlights of the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region is its varied geology. Lush green meadows, mountain farms in Carinthia and Italy, vast valleys and crystal-clear lakes – all of them are vital parts of the region’s geologic history. One of the best places to find out about the history of the Carnic and Gailtal Alps is the Carnic Alps GeoPark.

Explore the region’s nature and history together with your little ones on the park’s fascinating geo trails!

Guided hikes and tour guides

Family hiking with the experts

You’re slowly running out of ideas for family hikes? No problem! There are plenty of guided hikes that will take you and your kids to the most beautiful spots of the region. Explore the sunny side of the Alps together with an experienced guide and benefit from their expert knowledge!

Our tip: Select guided hikes are free of charge for holders of a +CARD holiday. If you’re looking for inspiration, our comprehensive tour guide has plenty of great family hikes for you and your loved ones.

Holiday joy without limits in the Family World

1,000 kilometres of hiking trails, four summer cable cars, 46 mountain huts and restaurants – and there’s even more to discover during your summer in the Family World! Are you ready to find out more about the numerous activities of the family-friendly holiday resort?

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Location and how to find us

The Nassfeld-Pressegger See holiday region lies in the Austrian province of Carinthia, directly next to the Italian border.

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