Active holidays in the mountains

… bring on the summer action!

What’s the most important ingredient for your perfect summer holiday? The endorphin rush upon reaching the summit after a long hike? Or the glance at your pulse monitor, listing the kilometres and vertical metres you just covered on your mountain bike?

No matter if you spend your active holiday in Austria or Italy – it’s going to be a family summer to remember!

Active holidays in Austria

Hiking, cycling, eating out, enjoying your getaway from every life. A holiday that will live on in the memory of every family member. Sounds just like your type of holiday? That’s nice to hear!


Carinthia – holidays don‘t get any more active

Summits to climb. Crystal-clear lakes to dive into. Picturesque landscapes to admire. The province of Carinthia is an active holiday paradise in Austria. Where else could you find so many highlights in one place? Hiking, climbing, mountain biking, swimming, surfing, sailing – the Austrian province in the Eastern Alps couldn’t be any more varied!


No wonder that one of Austria’s most beautiful regions is also home to some of the country’s most beautiful hotels – from Nassfeld to Katschberg.


Hotel Sonnenalpe on the Nassfeld

A summer holiday at Hotel Sonnenalpe right in the Carnic Alps puts you right at the heart of the mountain world. Located at 1,500 meters above sea level, the exclusive family hotel is an ideal base for athletic families looking for a bit of holiday action. Stylish, Alpine-style rooms and suites, the Falky Mountain Pasture Land with childcare and many more attractions are waiting there for you.


Your summer holiday highlights at Sonnenalpe:

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Carinthia · Austria

This exclusive, Alpine-style family hotel is located at 1500 m above sea level in the skiing and activity paradise of Kärntner Nassfeld. It features country-style rooms, lots of Alpine charm, Falky-Almland staffed with loving caretakers, a 15-meter-long waterslide, and delicious Alpine – Adriatic cuisine.

Hotel & Spa Carinzia on the Nassfeld

Summer sunshine for everyone! Right on the Carinthian Nassfeld, Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Carinzia is the perfect choice for guests who are looking for sports as well as relaxation.The 4-star hotel’s Carinzia resort programme makes sure that there’s never a dull moment.



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Carinthia · Austria

Hotel & Spa Carinzia is so much more than simply a wellness hotel. It is a world of its own, a holiday resort with nearly unlimited possibilities. Connoisseurs as well as sport enthusiasts will enjoy themselves here. At Carinthia's best holiday resort located at the bottom of the hiking and skiing paradise Nassfeld, right next to the Millenium Express; you'll feel great for sure!

Hotel Cristallo on the Katschberg

Hotel Cristallo on the Katschberg is situated right in the heart of the active region between the High Tauern and the Nockberge mountains. With its heartfelt hospitality and varied outdoor programme, the hotel is a paradise for active families.



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Carinthia · Austria

4* Family Hotel Cristallo is singularly unique – as the name itself suggests – because of its comfortable, family-like ambiance and elegant Alpine charm. For both young and old, this venue offers everything a holidaying heart desires: culinary delights, a varied activity and entertainment programme, first-rate wellness facilities with separate children's SPA, childcare … and this right at the centre of the top-notch ski and hiking region of Hohe Tauern and Gurktaler Alps. Holiday with the kids? The family jewel at Katschberg is made for just that - Welcome home!

Club Funimation Katschberg

Is there anything more beautiful than radiantly happy children? At Club Funimation Katschberg, you will see lots of them. After all, the hotel is made for perfect family holidays – and that’s something you feel right from the moment you walk through the door.



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Carinthia · Austria

Falkensteiner Club Funimation Katschberg certainly does justice to its name: A yawner? No way! Are you looking for pristine mountain scenes AND action-loaded entertainment or perhaps you’re in the process of planning your next holiday with the kids? Then the biggest Alpine family club at Katschberg Mountain is just what you’re looking for: we offer a colourful programme chock-full of activities & entertainment, an indoor climbing wall, a giant water slide, themed culinary evenings, wellness & SPA, childcare and lots more. And all of this smack in the middle of a first-rate ski and hiking region between the Hohe Tauern mountain range and the Gurktaler Alps. You're just a few mouse clicks away from a relaxing family holiday in Austria - Welcome

NEW since summer 2018:
In early summer 2018, the biggest family club of the Alps has undergone an extensive renovation. With different new areas, it shines in new brilliance since July 2018. Enjoy our well-proven Alpe Adria culinary concept and feel comfortable in our modernized restaurant. Experience lots of water fun with your family in our brand new Falky water world with a giant slide and a climbing tube. Say Hello to Falky’s friend, the dragon Fridolin, in our new Falky Land and be ready to enter the fairytale world of "Falkys dragon forest"[more information]

Premium Apartments Edel:Weiss

You enjoy your freedom while on holiday but don’t want to miss out on certain hotel amenities? Then Premium Apartments Edel:Weiss on the Katschberg are just the place for you! Located at 1,600 metres above sea level, the apartments are known for their distinctive architecture and great services.


  • 3 apartment sizes, all with balconies
  • panoramic views of the surrounding mountain world
  • adventure park, high-rope course, cycling and hiking trails
  • free use of the 2,000 m² Acquapura SPA at Hotel Cristallo
  • 7 nearby golf courses
  • free Katschberg Card


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Carinthia · Austria

Designed by the architect Matteo Thun, these apartments combine luxurious furnishings with a one-of-a-kind design. The concept for these residences is for guests to able to enjoy the comfort of a hotel while having their own space and independence. It's an architectural dream located in the beautiful mountainous region of Katschberg and at 1.600 meters altitude is directly next to the skiing slopes.

Active nature holidays

The “green heart of Austria” awaits active holiday guests with stunning landscapes and plenty of sports opportunities. What’s more, the province of Styria is a perfect place to relax and indulge – in the breathtaking nature, the mouth-watering local cuisine and the unforgettable time you will spend there!


Hotel Schladming

Falkensteiner Hotel Schladming’s amazing location offers perfect opportunities for outdoor lovers and sports enthusiasts. Hop on your bike, put on your hiking shoes or grab your golf club – there’s plenty to see and do on every day of your holiday! After an active day out and about, you should definitely sample some of the hotel restaurant’s typically Austrian treats or relax at the 1,500 m² Acquapura SPA wellness area. Doesn’t this sound just like the perfect holiday?


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Styria · Austria

Modern architecture combined with regional natural materials, fresh Styrian cuisine and the cosy Acquapura Spa area provide a relaxed atmosphere at the Falkensteiner Hotel in Schladming. Located at the heart of gorgeous Schladminger Tauern and Dachstein Gletscher, hiking and mountain adventures are within reach at our hotel. Welcome Home to the first address in Schladming!

All on your doorstep … Look forward to an unforgettable active holiday in Austria! No matter if you’re spending it with the whole family or as a couple – Falkensteiner Hotels are the perfect holiday home for all nature lovers!


Sports holidays in Italy 

Italy and South Tyrol are a paradise of indulgence and joie the vivre. Explore the varied landscapes together with your partner and fall in love with the charms of South Tyrol!

One thing’s for sure: An active summer holiday in South Tyrol is a holiday to remember!

Family Hotel Lido Ehrenburgerhof

The family resort in Val Pusteria is your gateway to the impressive mountain world of the Dolomites. Did you know that this breathtaking mountain range is a UNESCO world heritage? Since holidays are best spent with everyone you love, Family Hotel Lido Ehrenburgerhof  offers all you need for some unforgettable family time in South Tyrol. 


Hotel & Spa Falkensteinerhof

Vals in South Tyrol is a mountain paradise for active families. Hotel & Spa Falkensteinerhof offers them the perfect location for a holiday full of activities. If you think that hiking is boring, you obviously haven’t heard of the Gitschberg Jochtal mountain pasture region yet!

  • guided tours with inside tips and stories by your hiking guide
  • nature playgrounds and family-friendly hiking routes on your doorstep
  • South Tyrolean delicacies to enjoy and recharge your batteries
  • Generations.Hotel with a focus on families 
  • South Tyrolean mountain wellness at the 1,200 m² Acquapura SPA wellness area

Hotel & Spa Sonnenparadies

There’s a thousand faces to a holiday at four-star Hotel & Spa Sonnenparadies in Terento. After all, the region offers everything from sports to culture and history! Your holiday home is a perfect base for breathtaking hikes and unforgettable cycling, mountain biking and climbing tours.

•    The Vitalpina Hotel is all about holistic well-being. 
•    active outdoor wellness 
•    9 nearby golf courses
•    weekly entertainment programme with guided activities 

Hotel & Spa Alpenresidenz Antholz

You’d love an active getaway with your sweetheart? Full of romance and sports, surrounded by the breathtaking mountain world of South Tyrol? Then Hotel & Spa Alpenresidenz Antholz should be on top of your list for an active summer holiday! 

  • entertainment programme with active guides during the summer months 
  • bike and hiking equipment rental
  • 1,000 m² Acquapura SPA wellness area with spectacular mountain views 
  • regional delicacies from breakfast to dinner 

Carinthia, Styria or South Tyrol: Every Falkensteiner Hotel offers perfect opportunities for active mountain holidays – for families with kids and couples!