Tips especially for families in St. Pölten

Regardless of whether the sun is shining or it is raining ...

With the numerous indoor and outdoor activities, nothing stands in the way of an exciting stay in St. Pölten with children. St. Pölten is a great place for the whole family. The city offers countless opportunities to make leisure time as colorful and varied as possible for everyone. 

Lakes & pools

  • Ratzersdorfer See (playground, beach volleyball, soccer pitch, minigolf, stand-up paddling)
  • Viehofner Seen (boat hire, viewing tower)
  • Citysplash St. Pölten (outdoor pool)
  • Aquacity (indoor pool)

Experience nature

  • Feldmühle nature trail, Brunnenfeld South
  • Kremserberg (panorama trail with observation tower, cellar alley with kestrel breeding site, fitness trail)
  • Nadelbach (natural monument: 170-year-old oak tree, over 50 different bird species) Traisental cycle path (cycling for kids)
  • Bat house (30 hammocks)
  • Sonnenpark (local recreation area)

Play outside

  • City forest (animal enclosure, forest nature trail, adventure playground, motor skills park)
  • Eisbergspitze (motor skills park, playground)
  • Museum garden (spacious playground)
  • Hammerpark (petting zoo, playground, natural pond with water birds, motor skills equipment, boules court)
  • Robinson playground


  • Klangturm (observation tower in the cultural district)
  • Children's art lab (children's workshop, ongoing events)
  • Stage in the courtyard (family performances)
  • Festspielhaus (family performances)


  • Ice skating - Friends of Nature
  • City Museum
  • Museum of Lower Austria
  • Hollywood Megaplex
  • Cinema Paradiso
  • NXP Bowling
  • NXP Lasertron
  • Jumpzone X