Hotel Etschquelle am Reschenpass: Family vacation in Vinschgau
Experience adventures. Discover exciting things. Enjoy your timeout.
The Hotel Etschquelle am Reschenpass is located perfectly for exciting family vacation. The Vinschgau is known and popular with active vacationers, people who loves nature and culture as well as families. In the region of the Reschenpass you can find a large selection of leisure activities for all kind of ages!
During your family vacation, you can also take advantage of leisure activities offered by the hotel. The little ones have the opportunity during the summertime to discover the world on the hotel's own playground or to have a good romp in the play area inside. Furthermore, you can find a kids cinema at our hotel where we show the latest kids movies.
Schöni’s kids’ world at the skiing and hiking paradise Schöneben-Haideralm
The skiing and hiking paradise Schöneben-Haideralm at the Reschenpass is a popular destination with nature lovers, active vacationers and families. Especially, the little ones will get their money's worth! During the summertime, the kids can find a bouncy castle that is very popular with the kids to have a good romp!
During the wintertime, you will find the popular kids pleasure ground “Schöni’s kids’ world” located at the top station of the cabin lift Schöneben. From here, the kids can fly on the magic carpet to the kids’ world where professional child minders are waiting for their little guests. The marmot mascot “Schöni” will spend the day with the kids in the kids’ world as well as in the ski kindergarten. Thanks to the professional child minders of the ski school, the kids will learn to ski in a playful manner.
Play lake at the skiing and hiking paradise Watles
The play lake in the family-friendly hiking area Watles is a 1,500-m² big adventure playground, which offers a lot of fun to its little guests. The lake features the kids a timber raft, a large plank bridge, waterfalls, a small stream and a source. At the sandy beach, you can enjoy beach feeling in the mountains with sun loungers and a cosy alpine café where you can picnic.
3D-Archery at the adventure mountain Watles & "Talaiwald" at St. Valentin auf der Haide.
At the 3D-Archery facility at the adventure mountain Watles the archery athletes and those who want to become one can prove their skills. The facility is easily accessible by chairlift and is suitable for beginners, families with children as well as for experienced archers. When you are interested, you can gain initial experience in this trend sport at the bow trial lesson. While archery on the high plateau you have a magnificent view on the surrounding mountain ranges.
Archery fans can pursue their passion for archery not only on the adventure mountain Watles, but also at the 3D archery course Talai. The “Talaiwald” course is located above St. Valentin auf der Haide and is one of the only year-round courses in Vinschgau. Here passionate archers as well as beginners can prove their skills. 28 different detailed 3D copies of animals will make the archery an unforgettable nature experience.
Adventure Mountain Bergkastel in Nauders
The adventure mountain Bergkastel in Nauders offers wonderful adventures for the whole family! From gold panning in the adventure world Goldwasser, to the Bullzone (a geocaching track with several stations from 9 years on) up to a miniature golf course and a bike course everything to light up children's eyes. In the Goldwasser adventure world, the little visitors go on a discovery tour. The corresponding water play world shows the kids the element water in all its facets in a playful manner. An exciting theme trail stimulates all your senses and is a special experience for all generations. The Bullzone is a special area for kids from nine years on. At the Bullzone, the young geocachers can either find their way to the Stieralm with a smartphone or a treasure map. Each station will give information where you can find the next hint. At the end of the scavenger hunt, the young and successful geocachers will get a little surprise at the Stieralm.
Family rafting at Pfunds
Unrestrained water force and jagged landscape – Experience rafting at Pfunds! Pfunds is only about 30 minutes by car from the Reschenpass. In Pfunds you can enjoy a refreshing and adventurous rafting tour. You need to bring along a thirst of adventure and a certain water resistance. During the rafting tour, you will experience high speed. The "wild" section between Pfunds and Tösens is one of the most popular rafting areas in Europe.
Petting Zoo in St. Valentin auf der Heide
At „Bert’s petting zoo“ in St. Valentin auf der Haide at the Reschenpass you can find geese, rabbits, goats, sheep, pot-bellied pigs, donkeys and many other animals who are happy to be stroked. A special highlight is waiting for the kids: Riding on donkeys or ponies. Does not matter if young or old – everyone will loves it!
Horse riding - explore the area with Haflinger horses
You can explore the surrounding of the Reschenpass not only while hiking also on the back of good-natured Haflinger horses. You gallop across meadows and through forests. You can also experience the wonderful landscape on a comfortable carriage ride. The smell of wild flowers, the clatter of horses' hooves in the ear – a wonderful experience for the whole family!