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A Complete Two Week Austria and Switzerland Itinerary with Kids

Austria Switzerland Itinerary with kids

Here is the two week Austria and Switzerland itinerary that we used to explore these amazing countries with our toddlers.  We have discovered that the traditional trip to Europe with lots of cities and stops doesn’t work with kids. Almost all of the stops on this Switzerland Austria itinerary are for 2-3 nights or more.  I spent MONTHS researching […]

Berchtesgaden National Park with Kids: The Eagle’s Nest (Kehlsteinhaus) and the Salzburg Salt Mine

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We took our kids (ages 2 and 4) on a day trip from Salzburg to the Eagle’s Nest in Berchtesgaden, Germany.  The Eagle’s Nest (Kehlsteinhaus) is a part of the Berchtesgaden National Park.  We were also able to fit in a trip to the nearby Salzburg Salt Mine.  We fit both activities in using public transportation from […]

The Best Place to Stay in Salzburg With Kids: A Review of the Meininger Hotel Salzburg City Center

Salzburg Hotel with Kids2

The Meininger Hotel in Salzburg  was THE BEST place to stay in Salzburg with our toddlers during our epic Austria/Switzerland travel adventure! The Meininger Hotel in Salzburg is located just outside of the old town.  We were just 10 minutes by bus from the old town and staying here saved us a TON of money. It […]

Salzburg with Kids: What to See Plus Valuable Tips for Planning your Visit

salzburg Attractions with kids

Visiting Salzburg with kids was one of the highlights of our Austria/Switzerland adventure!  Salzburg is an idyllic, storybook perfect European city.  It has a beautiful fortress perched on top of a hill overlooking a meandering river below.  Charming streets adorned with wrought iron signs beg for further exploration.  In addition to its high level of charm, we […]