Lenzerheide for children
Family holidays in Lenzerheide - nature, adventure, and lots of mountains
More family experiences
Would you like something different? This way to more attractive experiences for the whole family.
The woodland between Lenzerheide and Heidsee is home to a large family of squirrels. With a little luck, you can watch them foraging or playing.
Tip: Bring hazelnuts with you.
Children's paradise - at the Scharmoin middle station
Switzerland's largest marble run awaits visitors young and old.
The special wooden marbles can be obtained from the marble vending machines at the Rothorn valley station or directly from the marble run.
Mini bike course. Helmets and bikes are available free of charge.
Foxtrail – Seek. Find. Celebrate.
Two trails lead to a tricky route search.
On the 3 to 4-hour mountain route «Muntanella» from Churwalden via Heidbüel, the teams have to manipulate the weather and plunder the cheese stock to get the necessary hints. The shorter Heidsee lake trail «Anda» (about 2 hours) with underwater messages and controllable waterfalls provides much fun and adventure.
Experiences in our cheese dairies
Tschugga show dairy
From July to September you can make your own cheese in the cheese dairy at the Tschugga mountain restaurant in Parpan.
Alpine Dairy Parpan
In the old stable of the Plantahofalp is a cheese dairy with glass fronts. Visitors have the opportunity to look over the dairyman's shoulders as he works.
> Details of the Parpan Alpine Dairy
Fishing for children
June on request, July & August always Wednesdays and Fridays at 8.00 am and 1.30 pm.
Meeting point at the water sports centre.
Bring warm clothes and a small snack.
Cost CHF 25.00 incl. equipment/patent per child.
Registration by 5.00 p.m. the evening before on P +41 81 385 57 00
Baking together - a lasting experience for all
Come to Zorten and bake your bread. The «Pastroin Zorten» is the last remaining bakery in the municipality of Vaz/Obervaz that is still in use today. Interested groups are welcome to bake together in the Pastroin.
Maximum number of participants: 20
- Children CHF 12.00
- Adults CHF 18.00
Even more family experiences
Along a 2.5 kilometer orienteering hike through the heart of the village of Lenzerheide, you will find 13 stations with questions about the Lenzerheide holiday region, Switzerland and its culture. The stations are not numbered, so you can decide yourself where to start and which direction to take. If you find all the stations and answer every question correctly, we will honour you as a «Lenzerheide expert». Follow the links below to download the instructions and all the required PDF documents.
We wish you a lot of fun during your journey of discovery!
From Chur the aerial cableway takes you to Brambrüesch and along the magnificent panoramic path to Pradaschier. Along the way, the barbecue areas and the Restaurant Pradaschier invite you to stop for a leisurely break. Subsequently, enjoy a couple of rides on the spectacular toboggan run. The postbus conveniently takes you back to Chur.
The attractive moor course on Brambrüesch, which was opened in mid-June 2018, invites you to discover.
With the moor bag, you discover the wonderful world of moorland with exciting games and experiments. You will explore the flora and fauna in and around the moor, find out on your own why life in the moor is not easy and get to know the area with all your senses.
With the miniature goats it is never boring. Whether it's a whiner concert or a fleeing attempt, the goats of the PRIVÀ Alpine Lodge are definitely exceptional. They like to welcome you in their enclosure with stable and summit cross for caressing and feeding.
Discover the mountain forest in Parc Ela together with golden eagle Evla. The route in Lantsch/Lenz takes you through coniferous woodland. With the mountain forest magic bag, children aged 7 to 12 years can observe, draw, feel, smell and in the process, learn how the plants and animals cope with the difficult conditions in the mountains. Available for CHF 38.00 at the points of sale in the nature reserve and in the Lenzerheide information office.
In the libraries in the Lenzerheide school building and the Churwalden parish hall, you will find a wide range of books and DVDs that you can borrow/rent. For the opening hours, please refer to the link below.
The local museum Vaz/Obervaz shows the life and works of the original peasant population from the early 20th century as well as the development of tourism to the world-famous health resort Lenzerheide-Valbella. The museum is open on various days from the end of June to October.
Museum investigation: A valuable object has disappeared. Embark on a search and learn many exciting things about the museum and the exhibition. If the object is found again, a surprise awaits you.
Discover the Arosa bear sanctuary on a day trip from Lenzerheide. The operation of the Weisshornspeed chairlift makes the hike very pleasant for families too. From the Rothorn cable car, a total of five lifts take you comfortably to Arosa, where Napa, Meimo and Amelia are already waiting for visitors.
There is a lot going on in the Lenzerheide holiday region. Family events round off the joint family holiday and bring excitement and fun into everyday life.
Our offers for families and children are tailored to the needs of young and old. The Lenzerheide holiday region offers varied entertainment for the whole family.