Family experiences in Lenzerheide, Grisons

Perfect family holidays in the mountains

The Lenzerheide holiday region has been certified with the «Family Destination» seal of approval for over 10 years. Accordingly, we have a wide range of varied family activities on offer - together with Globi, you and your family will discover the most striking and exciting places within the region. Our family-friendly hotels will allow you to relax after an active family day out.

Let us inspire you and spend your summer holidays in the Lenzerheide holiday region with an unforgettable family experience.

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Weather Dwarfs of Heidbüel

High up in the forests of Heidbüel lives a small peculiar folk - the weather dwarfs. Nobody knows the weather as well as they do. Day after day they dance with the wind, listen to the rain or watch the animals. Whether they are deer, marmot or fox, they all help to forecast the weather.

Whirlwind fireplaces & more
Whirlwind fireplaces, places to stay, games and fun as well as adventures on the weahter path await you. Wood for grilling is available on site free of charge. The grills also have a grate. At the summit station Heidbüel, you will also find a serviced kiosk, where hamburgers, sausages, cool drinks, coffee, sweets and ice cream are offered for sale. You can also buy your sausage for barbecue. The kiosk is open in good weather. Toilets and water are available at the summit station Heidbüel.

Exciting weather path
The 2.5 km long mountain trail takes you through the woods and pastures, but also over the top of the hill and is partly steep and slightly exposed. At each of the ten stations along the weather path, you can use an eye-catcher to discover a mountain animal, which helps you to decipher the weather message on the weather dwarf map. The circular route is suitable for children from school age. We also recommend good shoes.

Grab the weather forecast map in one of the information offices of the Lenzerheide holiday region Lenzerheide or at the mountain railway point of sale in the Portal Churwalden and explore the stations on the weather trail. As a reward for the decrypted weather message, you get a little surprise.

> Weather dwarfs map (pdf)
> Wetterweg Heidbüel online anschauen

Tip: You can easily reach Heidbüel with the panoramic cable car Heidbüel from Churwalden.

Fun for children at Scharmoin

Marble run at the Scharmoin middle station
The biggest marble run of Switzerland is waiting for the little visitors at Scharmoin middle station. The giant marble run, with 250 running meters of wooden channels, guarantees excitement and lots of fun thanks to its varied channels and numerous entertaining elements. From June 2017 the marble run is going to grow. There will be added a new wooden part. The wooden bowls can be obtained at special marble automata directly at the Rothorn valley station and ate the marble run, in the information offices Lenzerheide and Valbella and at certain local hotels.

«LIKEaBIKE Park» on the sun terrace
Entirely in line with «Rollin' Scharmoin», the Scharmoin mountain restaurant also features a «LIKEaBIKE Park» on its sun terrace and provides exciting entertainment for kids. Walking bikes and helmets are available free of charge.

> Fun for children Scharmoin (pdf)

FLOWline

Lenzerheide Bike Park
Lenzerheide Bike Park
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Kids Bike League

11 July - 10 August / 3 - 19 October 2017
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Skill Center

The obstacle course at the Rothorn valley station provides the right terrain for novice and established mountain bikers to polish their technical skills. In the specially constructed family area, primarily basic techniques can be learned.
Lenzerheide Bike Park

LenziBike

The LenziBike is an off-road scooter with extra wide tires. A lot of fun is waiting for you and your family when riding down the 3.8 km long LenziBike trail form the Scharmoin middle station to the Rothorn valley station. It is open Sundays.
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Wakeboarding

Wakeboarding on the Heidsee lake - it is again possible this summer from 19 August to 17 September 2017. For children and adults from 8 years, no matter whether beginners or experts, it's fun for everyone. Take your family and try it out!
Heidsee Wakeboarding

Lido Heidsee lake

The bathing bay on the left shore of Heidsee lake offers numerous attractions, such as the pirate ship, the «Mini Lenzerhorn» and the rope bridge. Various pieces of water sports equipment can be hired from the water sports centre. Numerous barbecue areas around the lake invite you to stay.
Water sports

Toboggun run & rope park

Adventure mountain Pradaschier
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Lenzerheide sports centre

Water world H2Lai
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Playgrounds

Reachable with the buggy
Playgrounds of the region

Photo orienteering hike

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!

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Foxtrail

Scavenger hunt in Lenzerheide
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Dolce far Sport

Keep fit! The individual, free holiday programme offers you a wide range of opportunities. A special fitness booklet used to collect points will motivate you and your family to participate in the varied programme. From 3 July to 18 August and 2 to 13 October 2017.
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The goats are going!

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.

Dreibündenstein experience

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.
Experience Pradaschier

Mountain experiences

You can experience the summertime in our mountains in a very different way: During the sunrise on the Parpaner Rothorn, or a Yoga lesson, while hiking and biking, with a look behind the scenes of the mountain railway company or simply by relaxing in the numerous mountain restaurant of the region.
Experience our alpine world

Children's fishing

June on request, July & August Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 8.00 - 10.00 am. Meeting point at the water sports centre. Please bring warm clothing and a snack. Costs CHF 20.00 per child incl. equipment/patent. Booking by phone +41 81 385 57 00 until 05.00 pm the day before.
Fishing Heidsee lake (pdf)

Squirrel's forest

In the woodland between Lenzerheide and Heidsee lake lives a large family of squirrels. With a little luck, you can watch them searching for food or playing around. Globi's tip: Take along some hazelnuts! The squirrel forest «Eichhörnliwald» is also the starting point for the popular Globi hiking trail.
Globi hiking trail

Animal park

The park offers more than 60 different kinds of animals, mostly native and tame animals a home. The park landscape can be explored on a comfortable walk. In addition, a large playground and a cozy park restaurant invite you to linger. Admission: CHF 5.00, children up to 6 years free.
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Rothorn Sunrise

Sunrise & breakfast
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from CHF 60.00

Mountain forest magic bag

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.
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Library and toy library

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. A large selection of board and children's games can be borrowed from Valbella information office. For the opening hours, please refer to the link below. The toy library is open during the same hours as Valbella information office.
Opening hours library

Tschugga show dairy

Have you ever made your own cheese? In the show dairy of Bergrestaurant Tschugga in Parpan you can try to do it from July to September. Three weeks later the homemade cheese will be delivered to your home. Cheese-making is only possible upon advance booking.
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Local museum

The museum local Vaz 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.
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Alpine cheesery Parpan

In the traditional barn of the «Plantahof» you can now visit a new alpine cheesery with glass facade and a spacious auditorium. Visitors are given the opportunity to look the farmers over the shoulders to gain exciting insights into the world of alpine cheese and to taste the final product.
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Adventure mountain pasture

Spend a weekend on the Alp Sanaspans with the shepherd Anita and take part in treating cattle or building fences. The catering of the hikers, who stop at Anitas‘ alpine hut, is also part of it.
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Arosa Lenzerheide Inside

Look over the shoulders of our employees and learn exciting background information about the mountain railways. The tours take place in summer on several different dates. Register now!
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«Family Destination»

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«Family Destination» seal of approval
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