Children & Family

Family Holidays on the Southern Wine Route

There's Always Something Happening on the Southern Wine Route!

The Southern Wine Route is a popular holiday destination for families with children looking for nature and exciting adventures. Between gently rolling vineyards and the Pfälzerwald biosphere reserve, you can explore medieval castles or swim in beautiful lakes.

The Southern Wine Route offers great excursion destinations such as the zoo or reptile centre in Landau or the wildlife park in Silz. Other attractions such as the tree-top walk in Fischbach, the Technology Museum in Speyer, the Fun Forest Adventure Park in Kandel, the Dynamikum in Pirmasens or the Holiday Park in Hassloch are within easy reach.

The children's and family offers on the Southern Wine Route are very varied and offer lots of fun for children. Here you will find affordable and child-friendly accommodation in holiday flats, guesthouses and private rooms. As our locals are very hospitable and fond of children, we can guarantee that you will have a wonderful time here!


Child and Family-friendly Accommodation

Families and Children Welcome!

Our family-friendly accommodations welcome you and your children to the Southern Wine Route! The award-winning establishments look forward to welcoming guests with children.

The child-friendly accommodation establishments are characterised by friendly trained staff and special safety precautions (such as plug socket fuses). They offer you and your children plenty of space and opportunities to play, both inside the accommodation and outside. In addition, you will find many children's and family offers in the immediate vicinity, about which our local hosts will be happy to inform you.

Plan and book your family holiday with us on the Southern Wine Route!

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Familie auf der Madenburg

Castles Along the Southern Wine Route

Be a Knight or Damsel Once...

Once the prison of the English King Richard the Lionheart, Trifels Castle near Annweiler is the most historically significant castle on the Southern Wine Route. It takes its visitors on a journey back in time to the year 1193.

There are castles and palaces as far as the eye can see along the Southern Wine Route! The ruins of Madenburg Castle are located above Eschbach on the German Wine Route. It is one of the largest castles in the Palatinate and, once at the top, impresses with a panoramic view over the Rhine plain. Between the towns of Edenkoben and Rhodt unter Rietburg, in the middle of a picturesque landscape, lies the romantic Villa Ludwigshöhe Castle. Landeck Castle near Klingenmünster has the highest keep in the Palatinate.

Why not hike and explore the castles along the Southern Wine Route?

Lama Hikes in the Palatinate Forest

Hiking Through the Forest with Palatinate llamas...

You don't have to travel far for a hike with real llamas from South America. In Völkersweiler on the Southern Wine Route, guests can hike through the Palatinate Forest with the fluffy farm animals from the Andes. Each visitor guides his or her llama, and those who manage to get hold of a llama kiss even receive a llama driver's licence.
A wide variety of tours are offered, such as the tour to Trifels or forest and meadow walks in Völkersweiler and Annweiler. Another highlight: the overnight stay in the llama pasture in the sleeperoo.

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Kinder auf dem Kastanienerlebnisweg

Hiking & Cycling with the Family

Adventure Trails for Exciting Excursions...

Fairytale hikes, discovering funny and scary forest spirits, meeting storks and aurochs, an excursion into the Middle Ages or finding out what is hidden behind the Keschde:

Families can experience all this and more with their children on many hiking trails along the Southern Wine Route. The diverse hiking trails on a wide variety of topics lead to exciting experiences. Or why not discover our family-friendly cycle paths together? The wind blows in your face, fresh air swirls around your nose and your eyes feast on the beautiful view. There's no chance you'll get bored!

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