Half-term holidays for UK families with children in Zell am See-Kaprun, Salzburg
Zell am See-Kaprun in SalzburgerLand, Austria, is a great destination for families with kids on UK half-term holidays in February. Packed with loads of excursions and activities for kids, the resort is also pushchair friendly and contains a variety of things families can do together. It’s one of the best half-term holiday destinations for kids that love snow – and which kids don’t?
During the winter, Schmittenhohe, Zell’s local mountain, is perfect for kids to learn to ski on in a playful way. On this UK half-term holiday break, your kids can practice their budding skiing skills on the Funslope XXL. This glacier ski resort boasts kickers and rails to keep kids safe and the Superpipe to keep them amused. In all, there are five snow parks here.
They also have the Maisi Park, where junior skiing can practice skiing and snowboarding for the first time on wave tracks. You also find the Maisi Flitzer here – SaltzburgerLand’s first Alpine rollercoaster.
Another great UK half-term fun family experience is going on a tobogganing excursion. You can choose between short routes (which are easily manageable, even with the smallest of kids) or the world’s longest floodlit toboggan run, suitable for adult tobogganists who want to show off their tobogganing skills.
Accommodation-wise, you’ll find a great choice of Belvilla holiday homes to rent, which will put you in close proximity to all the fun activities.
A UK Half-Term Trip to the Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau – Austrian Tirol
With their tantalising wave runs and speedometers, the superb children’s pistes of Ski Juwel provide first-class UK half-term getaways that all the family can enjoy. The reason that the Ski Juwel resort makes for one of the best family half-term holiday ideas is that you’re able to enjoy things together as a family unit and if you’d like some adult alone time, you can park the kids in the safe hands of the experienced childcare professionals who run the children’s clubs.
There is so much to experience and enjoy at this UK half-term holiday destination in Austria’s Tirol region. You can go on the speedy rides offered by the Alpbachtaler Lauser-Sauser, where you sit in two-seater sleighs and reach speeds of up to 42 kmph. It might not sound that fast, but when you’re that low to the ground, it feels like you’re going at 100 kmph!
You can also take a thrilling ride on the piste-basher co-pilot or try your hand at building igloos. Alternatively, you can experience a tandem flight at lofty heights.
The recently opened children’s paradise called JUPPI-DO offers a variety of challenges, jumping courses, and ski trails that allow your little ones to practice and hone their skiing skills.
There’s so much to do that you’ll have difficulty fitting it all in.
UK half-term breaks to Ski Juwel during February don’t come cheap as it falls in the high season. But you won’t regret spending the money on what will be a family holiday to remember.
As one of the top February half-term holiday ideas for UK families, it’s well worth putting the icing on the cake by renting one of the fabulous Belvilla holiday apartments with infra-red saunas or an apartment in the holiday village in Wildschönau-Niederau. Choose from 666 Belvilla properties in the region.
A UK Half Term Holiday in the family paradise of Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis
Our third great suggestion for your half-term UK holiday break is a trip to Serfuas-Fiss-Ladis, a ski resort created with the idea of family in mind. There are nice and easy slopes for your little ones and professional childcare services with lots of activities the kids can get involved in, both on and off the snow.
If you want your young ones to learn how to ski, travelling to the resort of Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis for the half-term UK break next February is the perfect solution. Professional ski instructors use state-of-the-art teaching methods to teach young children the basics of skiing on the resort’s beautifully prepared slopes. The mixture of play and practice makes the resort experience a true winter paradise your kids will love.
It’s not just all about skiing, though. The two top ski and snowboard schools in this resort teach both young newbies and experienced skiers who want to brush up on their skiing and snowboarding techniques.
At this top UK half-term holiday destination, team Fiona leads the lessons for young children from the age of three. Your young ones will be perfectly safe in the specially designed, secure training area in Murmli Park. They get the opportunity to play to their hearts’ content, and in the process, the interest in skiing comes to the fore all by itself.
There is animation involved, which the kids adore, and the Murmli dance, after which the children get to hear stories about Murmli (the resort’s mascot) and his friends.
You can take your pick from any one of 16 charming Belvilla holiday home apartments to house you and your family during your half-term UK break.