Camping Kiefernhain: Family holidays in the Venosta Valley
Camping in the South Tyrolean mountains for young and old explorers
At our campsite in the mountains, young explorers and researchers make it big!
The Stelvio National Park invites them to discover the varied alpine flora and fauna; In the national park centres ‘Aquaprad” and “Culturamartell", on the nature discovery trails of the Prader Sand, on the Gumperle trail or during wild animal observation.
Family hikes and themed trails in Prad am Stilfserjoch, guided discovery hikes or MTB tours through the Ortler area will delight the whole family. In addition to the diverse children's entertainment programme, PradKids guarantees exciting experiences during your family holidays in the Venosta Valley.
Our tips for holidays with the kids in the Venosta Valley
Here at the campsite in the Venosta Valley, you'll certainly never be bored. See the best family tips for your holiday with the kids here:
WILD ANIMAL TRAIL GUMPERLE TRAIL
Those who walk through the woods with eyes wide open, discover so much! The forest discovery trail Gumperle in Prad leads over two kilometres to 13 different stations and imparts knowledge about local wild animals - from the wild mouse to the stag. The starting point is by the Agumser Church of St. George.
NATURE DISCOVERY PATH PRADER SAND
The nature discovery trail, the Prader Sand, begins right behind our campsite, in the forest garden of Prad. It guides you along three circular trails and a total of 5 kilometres through the sandy river delta. 19 discovery and information stations as well as countless info boards provide fun, experiences and action. The circular trails can be walked individually or be combined.
The Prader Sand biotope is one of the last meadow stretches in South Tirol, a natural alluvium with a distinctive, unique vegetation on the sandy river delta of the Solda River.
Right next to our campsite in the Venosta Valley is a play area with slides and play apparatus. Others can be found in the village of Prad, at the fishing pond and on the Schmelz, nestled in the natural landscape with elaborate wooden elements. The Mals forest play area even boasts a low ropes course for kids aged 5 and above, and the natural playground Solda is located at the valley station of the Kanzel chair lift.
AQUAPRAD VISITOR CENTRE
Approximately 15 minutes’ walk away from the Kiefernhain Campsite, on the Kreuzweg in Prad, is the aquaprad visitor centre. There, visitors can get an insight into the world of local fish and aquatic organisms; there are 12 fish tanks to see with over 20 different species of fish. Water is the elixir of life in the National Park and the leitmotif of the permanent exhibition.
There are also excursions to the Prader Sand alluvium and the fishing lakes.
NATURARONDA IN SOLDA
The Naturaronda culture trail and the “bear baths” in Solda beckon you to step out into nature: the agility course, the wading pool, a rope bridge and a waterfall promise hours full of fun and games!
WATLES ADVENTURE MOUNTAIN
The Watles Adventure mountain, approx. 20 kilometres north-west from our campsite in Prad, delights kids with an adventure lake, funballz, the opportunity to pan for gold, an adventure slide, a 3D archery trail and much more.
Schliniger Alm Alpine Pasture
The Schliniger Alm, located above the mountain village of Schlinig bei Mals is a popular excursion destination for a relaxed family hike. On the trails you have excellent views of the mountains that make up the Sesvenna Alps.
PLIMA GORGE MARTELL
The hike through the Plima gorge is impressive and fascinating. Four viewpoints enable hikers to experience an intense encounter with the wild waters at the foot of the Cevedale.
ADVENTURE TRAIL TREASURE HUNT TALAI WOODS ST. VALENTINE
The three kilometre-long adventure trail leads through the Talai woods in St. Valentine. At twelve stations, young and old nature researchers can discover exciting things about the woods and must solve puzzles, in order to get their hands on the treasure at the end.
ARCHEOPARC VAL SENALES
The ArcheoParc in the Val Senales is located approximately one hour away from our campsite in Prad. A family excursion in the archaeological open-air museum is worth a visit in any case! Near to the discovery place of Ötzi, the Stone Age comes to life - with Stone Age house replicas, shared bread baking or driving a dugout.
CLIMBING GARDEN VENOSTA VALLEY
The Venosta Valley is waiting for you with a range of climbing gardens; the forest rope course in Allitz/Lasa is particularly popular among families. Between the treetops, at a height of 25 metres, eight different courses stretch out. The climbing school in the Ortler area provides taster courses, where children from the age of six can learn the safe managing of carabiners, rope and equipment. The high-ropes course Ötzi Rope Park in the Val Senales has been designed for all standards with its 7 courses.
LORENZ THE ARTIST
He's called “the one who talks with the breeze” and lives as a freelance artist in the midst of nature. A leisurely hike leads from the outskirts of Prad towards Stelvio. There they are, the colourful totem poles. Brightly painted stones, wood, wire, bones and antlers of wild animals hang right next to the road. It's the open-air museum and open-air studio of Lorenz Kuntner.
RIDING IN THE VENOSTA VALLEY
The Ansteingut horse farm is not far from the campsite in Prad. (Telephone: +39 333 581 3981) In Silandro, the Bio riding school Vill offers daily guided horse rides for beginners and advanced (excluding Saturdays) (Telephone: +39 0473 621 267).