Holiday Park is a popular amusement park located in the attractive and tranquil Palatinate region of Germany, in the town of Haßloch. It receives over one million visitors each year.
Holiday Park is half-theme park, half-nature park with a very green, wooded environment.
Roller Coasters, Free Fall Rides, Carousel, Water Rides, Boat Rides, Train Rides, Parade
Holiday Park opens from April through November. Hours change depending on the season. Peak times have the park open from 9 am to 8 pm, while off-season can be from 9 or 10 am to 6 or 7 pm.
On Halloween, Holiday Park is open until midnight.
Frankfurt am Main is 115 km (71 mi) to the north, Heidelberg is only 51km/32mi to the east, Stuttgart is 138 km (85 mi) to the south-east, Karlsruhe is 60km or 37mi to the south, Kaiserslautern is 46km or 29mi to the west, and Strasbourg, France only 113 km (70 mi) south-west from Holiday Park.
How To Get To The Holiday Park
The closest international airport is one of Europe’s busiest, Frankfurt am Main. From here you can transfer to the Frankfurt airport train station and connect by train.
Stuttgart International Airport is another option, being only 139km/86mi from Holiday Park and also with rail connections nearby.
From Autobahn A65, take exit 10 or 13 and follow the signs.
From the west, take the A6 to the A61 and exit at Kreuz Mutterstadt to get to A65.
From the east, the A6 connects to A61 with an exit at Dreieck Hockenheim. Follow the B9 and exit at Haßloch.
From the north and south, use the A5 to connect to the A6. From the south exit at Kreuz Speyer onto the B9 to Haßloch. From the north, exit at Kreuz Frankenthal to the A65.
By Public Transport
The train station at Haßloch is the closest to Holiday Park. There is a regular shuttle bus running between the station and the park.
Holiday Park Highlights
Expedition GeForce is a popular fan favorite roller coaster that was voted the world’s best in three annual internet polls! This twisting ride plummets and turns at break-neck speeds which are sure to delight any speed junkie. :-)
Another highlight of Holiday Park is the corkscrew coaster, Superwirbel. This looping and spiraling ride goes at speeds of 80 km/h (50 mph).
The Lighthouse Tower is a swing carousel — the tallest in Germany. As you sit in the swinging chair, you’ll find yourself spun at a 45 degree angle, with a feeling of flight and freedom. Whooooo…
More Holiday Park Attractions
Holiday Park has many attractions that will thrill the young and old. For the very young, there are paddle boats, inflatable jump castles and spinning honey jars (tea cup ride).
Older visitors will delight in the river rapids, Falkenstein Castle dark ride and the Free Fall Tower. And of course, the old amusement park staples, the log flume, pirate ship, bumper cars and merry-go-round are here too.
For those who prefer a relaxing ride, check out the antique carousel, Tour des Fleur monorail ride and canal cruise.
Restaurant Burgschänke serves lunch, dinner and desserts and features an outdoor terrace for warm, sunny days. Pfalzgraf is the main restaurant, made to look like a quaint old Palatinate village. You can get fast food, daily specials, vegetarian meals and desserts.
Holiday Park Prices
Have I ever told you that theme park prices are ever-changing? You can find the most current price table on their Web site here…