Eifelpark is a hidden gem of an amusement park not far from Bitburg. This family-friendly park offers plenty of amusement and excitement for all ages.
Whether you’re in the mood for an adrenalin rush on a roller coaster, a leisurely train ride around the environs or an up close and personal encounter with nature, Eifelpark is just what you’re looking for.
Eifelpark is open all year-round! However, in the cold winter months, only the Wildpark is open for visitors in the limited hours of 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The rest of the park has a schedule that runs from mid-April to October. Typically, the park operates from 9:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. During the peak summer months of July and August, closing is extended by one hour until 6:00 p.m.
Roller Coasters, Train Rides, Panoramic Tower, Carousel, Animals, Nature.
The Eifel-Coaster is is the main attraction of a visit to Eifelpark, so you’ll want to be sure you don’t miss it. The Eifel-Coaster, a.k.a. Sommerrodelbahn, is one-of-a-kind.
On this special roller coaster, you are in charge of how fast you go. If you have the need for speed, you can find yourself hurling along the track at up to 45 km/h (27 mph). And you don’t even have to worry about slowing down. The coaster has state-of-the-art brakes that will help you come to a complete halt at a moment’s notice.
The Bear Gorge
There are lots of animals to see here at Eifelpark, but perhaps the most beloved of these is the famous brown bears. Visit the Bear Gorge to see these beautiful beasts in all their glory.
If you aren’t sure that your kids will be properly entertained at this family fun resort, then fear no more. At the Kids’ World part of the park, you’ll find a plethora of games and activities to keep the little ones busy. From the climbing tower to the paddle boats, the slides, the funhouse and the puppet theater, you’ll keep coming back for more fun.
More Eifelpark Attractions
There is a myriad of attractions to keep you and the family busy all day long at Eifelpark. Animal lovers will find plenty of feathered and furry new friends with exhibits of moufflon, ibex, emus, deer, owls and wolves.
And when you’ve finished with the birds and beasts, try out some of the many family-friendly rides. Kids and adults alike can enjoy the Toadstool Carousel, the Slide Paradise, Climbing Tower, Amazing Maze and the Bouncing Cushions.
A day filled with fun and roller coasters is sure to make you hungry. Well, Eifelpark has you covered there too. You can have a light snack at the Waffle House or rent a barbecue area.
Don’t miss the Mountain and Valley Station which offers tasty treats and meals on a sun terrace. And for those hoping for a sit-down meal, there’s the Waldhaus Eifel Hotel and Restaurant.
Eifelpark, as its name implies, lies within the wonderful Eifel nature park. Located in the small village of Gondorf, you are pretty close to Bitburg — just a little over 13 km (8 mi) to the east — as well as Germany’s oldest city of Trier which is about 30 minutes to the south.
Gondorf is also not far at all from the eponymous capital city of Luxembourg. It will take you just over one hour to travel the 75 km (47 mi) distance.
How To Get To The Eifelpark
Your probably best bet is to fly into Germany’s chief airport and one of Europe’s biggest hubs, Frankfurt am Main. Frankfurt-Hahn is a bit closer, but won’t have the same convenience of easy flight connections that Frankfurt am Main does.
Traveling by car is probably the quickest way to get here, and you have the chance to drive on Germany’s famed Autobahn.
The closest Autobahn to Eifelpark in Gondorf is the A60. From there, you can connect to the B50 and follow the local roads L158 and L47. There are signs pointing you towards the park from the exits of Spangdahlen and Badem on the Autobahn.
Your GPS device will be a great help here in giving you the step-by-step instructions. Simply enter Gondorf for the city and Weißstr. for the street. Or make use of a rough map to the Eifelpark.
By Public Transport
There is no direct link to Eifelpark on Germany’s extensive railway, but it’s still convenient to get here via public transport. The closest station to the park is Philippsheim Station on the Trier–Cologne line. From the train station, it’s a leisurely 35-minute walk.
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