Holidays with children – family holidays in the Allgäu
Families travelling to the Allgäu have high expectations: happy children who can discover nature, warm and genuine hospitality hosts and a wide range of sports and activities. You can find the magic mix in and around Hopferau whilst also living in idyllic landscapes and all that true to nature!
Holiday on a farm
A holiday of this kind with children is certainly the best. In addition to fun and games on open fields and in a barn, visitors can learn something about animals and nature. Experiencing such eventful days makes falling asleep that much more easy. You can find superbly furnished 3 and 4 star establishments and passionate farmers in Hopferau. Learn more about holidays on farm
Summer holidays with the family
In the summer months, the possibilities for families visiting the Allgäu are endless: a children’s holiday programme, hiking trails from easy to challenging, swimming in numerous natural lakes, cycling tours, discovering castle ruins and much, much more! Everywhere as far as the eye can see, the beautiful Allgäu alpine landscape serves as a great adventure playground for the entire family.
Winter holidays with the family
Snowy winter landscapes and recreational fun in the snow – that is the perfect combination for the holidays with children in winter. Visitors can find fantastic ski resorts, children’s ski lifts and fun and games around Hopferau. Of course there is also winter hiking, sledding or ice skating, and those who like it a bit cosier can enjoy a sleigh ride through the winter wonderland.
Tip for the entire family:
A highlight of the children's programme in Hopferau is the torch-lit walk to the Beichelstein alpine hut during the summer holidays. The hike starts at dusk and takes about 40 minutes over child-friendly slopes to reach the alpine pasture where visitors can enjoy a breathtaking alpine panorama where children can barbecue sausages over a camp fire whilst parents can retire to the alpine hut. Afterwards, the journey goes back to the meeting point with torches in hand.
Holiday tips with children on bad weather days
Despite a record summer in 2015, there can sometimes be rainy days. For such weather, there are a number of indoor options in and around Hopferau: Castle tours, dairy tours, indoor playgrounds, fun at water parks, climbing walls or day trips to Kempten, Augsburg or Munich.
Fairytale royal castles
Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau castles are truly a fantastic experience for young and old whether it’s just for a short walk around the castles, a trip to the Marienbrücke bridge or a tour of the private rooms of King Ludwig II. Learn more about the castles
Bathing fun in the sun
Perfect for the family summer holiday: beautiful natural lakes and ponds can be easily reached from Hopferau by bike or car. Whether a quick refreshment on a cycling tour or a day by the lake, you are guaranteed a magnificent mountain scenery of the Allgäu Alps and top water quality. Can be easily combined with a bit of water sports such as canoeing, riding in a pedalo or fishing.
Bathing fun indoors
When the weather isn’t cooperating, the water parks in the region are the ideal place for fun on holidays with children in pleasantly warm temperatures. For example, the ABC with slides and Crazybob in Nesselwang (see picture), the Alpenbad Pfronten spa with panoramic views of the mountains or the Cambomare in Kempten. Parents can also ring out the day enjoying the sauna.