Rest and Play – Unusual place on the French motorway, Chalon-sur-Saône, France

August 26th, 2013

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100th Tour de France – kids see winners, France

July 1st, 2013

If school holidays are starting early in July and if the Tour de France – the important cycling race in France – crosses your holiday destination, you should not miss to stand a day together with your children as spectators along the route. (more…)

Hiking, camping or excursion, I’m hungry! and … what’s in the backpack?

June 17th, 2013

No sooner the little feet staying on the forest floor, in the middle of a flowery meadow or if the children have the train ticket in hand on some platform than the note on an empty stomach follows, “I’m hungry”, and what’s in the backpack, travel bag or suitcase?

In addition to the article Hiking with children and what to take with?. Here we give advice on alternative supplies for hiking, travel or excursions: (more…)

Walk around and within the Tyssa rocks, Tisa, Czech Republic

June 3rd, 2013

The beautiful landscape of Saxon Switzerland does not end with the German borders. The Bohemian Switzerland left and right of the river Elbe offers very interesting and varied hiking areas in the Czech Republic. Particularly suitable for families with children are the ways around the Tyssa rocks. (more…)

By bicycle along the Wörlitz Park, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

May 28th, 2013

Next to the world-famous Wörlitzer Park Garden you will find a landscape that charactirized by natural meadows, dikes of the river Elbe and some forests areas. Untouched nature, silence, beautiful paths and the possibility of traffic-free cycling with the kids, invites for the following described tour. (more…)

Hiking with children along the Selke, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

October 9th, 2012

In the northeast of the region Harz the Harzer Schmalspurbahn runs through a very nice walking area. Same as the German poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, both observing nature and geology can be explored. Here we present the Selketalbahn and a walk along the creek Selke. (more…)

Take the cable car over the Rhine, Koblenz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

September 3rd, 2012

The Federal Garden Exhibition 2011 bequeath not beautifully designed parks and gardens back to the city of Koblenz, but not only this. Families with children are especially excited by the cable car over the Rhine. For now, until the end of 2013, you can hover over the Rhine. (more…)

Tips for starting school

July 10th, 2012

In the next few weeks to start the first school launches in Germany. Berlin and Hamburg all first graders are already waiting for the first days of August. (more…)

Schloss Pillnitz, Saxony, Germany

July 10th, 2012

In the south of the City of Dresden, located between the River Elbe and vineyards, the most wealthy citizens of Saxony built mansions and small castles in the 14th Century . The present garden and castle of Schloss Pillnitz goes back to the famous Kurfürst August der Starke (August the Strong). (more…)

Hiking with children to the Lichterhöhle, Saxon Switzerland, Saxony, Germany

June 18th, 2012

Caves and climbing routes are the driving forces of a hike with children. The thirst for adventure increases already in the planning of the equipment: flashlights, ropes, and of course home-made sandwiches. The day trip leads to Kleinhennersdorfer Stein in the Saxon Switzerland. (more…)