THE MOUNTAIN VILLAGE OF ANIMALS
In Mühlbach am Hochkönig, where children´s pulses race with excitement!
"Open Barn Day" on the farm is an experience for the whole family! Our farmers look forward to seeing you!
Our petting zoos are spread out over the entire village. Is a pot-bellied pig ticklish on its stomach? Can goats climb? Find out in the Mountain Village of Animals!
Do you dare your Mum and Dad to milk a cow? ;) What about you? Would you milk a cow? You will have tons of fun, and you can earn the "Manfred certificate" for helping on the farm!
There is a great marmot path at the Arthurhaus. Stop by and visit the playful "Manfred the marmot" and his large family.
Get to know the horse as your partner in playful ways and have fun with animals and movement in the great outdoors. Whether a young beginner or an advanced rider, everyone will find riding lessons suited just for them.
You will find a play area just for dogs with a dog course, dog-friendly accommondations, dog training, and great hiking paths for a perfect vacation with your four-legged friend.
These are the special moments that make a family vacation together in the Mountain Village of Animals so unforgettable. A family vacation in Austria´s mountains in Mühlbach am Hochkönig is rich in variety and full of fun. More than 30 excursion destinations in the village are just waiting to be discovered.
This includes the mascots "Manfred the marmot" along with his wife "Fraufred" in the marmot colony, where with a little bit of luck, you can observe marmots in their natural habitat. Whether in the petting zoos, on the farms, or in the wild, twice as many animals live here as residents.
Accommondations to suit all tastes and our special Mountain Village of Animals offers can be booked in all categories. This is the perfec way to enjoy a vacation in the mountains with your children!
More information is available at phone 0043 6584/2038840.
- Marmot Path
- Ant Path
- Path of Carved Animals
- Ore Path
- Paussenberg Gallery
- Natural playground and petting zoo at the village mill
- Adventure playground at the Arthurhaus
- 3D archery course
- Flying Fox Park Hochkönig
- Playground at the Paussbauer
- Mountain carts
- Toni´s Alpine Meadow Playground
On Austria´s first official GeoTour, there are 35 puzzles to solve in order to crack the Highkingcode. Tip: Free rental GPS devices and treasure maps are available at the tourist office in Mühlbach am Hochkönig, Dienten and Maria Alm.
With our herb expert Silvia, you will learn amazing things about all the inconspicuous herbs you come across on a herb hike. Our animal inhabitants also treasure our alpine medicinal plants and herbs. With every herb hike, you will learn how to prepare the herbs! Whether herb spreads, smoothies, or green cosmetics, Silvia will provide you with great recipes!
His hikes do the mind, body, and soul good! Did you know that hiking in the forest lowers stress hormones, slows down the pulse, and this does so much for our health!? Hildegard von Bingen once said: "There is a power that has been since all eternity and that force and potentiality is green!"
- Yours, Manfred the marmot