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Schwimmen und Baden Eifel: Sprung ins Naturfreibad Einruhr, © Eifel Tourismus GmbH/D. Ketz

Swimming and bathing

Lidos and bathing lakes

Whether you prefer a swimming pool or a bathing lake, during the summer, the Eifel offers many opportunities for taking a swim and cooling down.
As well as places to swim in the many bathing lakes and open-air swimming pools, swimming the maars in the Eifel is a very special experience.

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Baden am Meerfelder Maar, © GesundLand Vulkaneifel GmbH /M. Rothbrust

Meerfeld maar nature pool

Meerfeld

The view from the "Landesblick" observation tower is impressive: around 200 metres below, the Meerfelder Maar glistens, gently embedded in the largest maar funnel in the Eifel. But only part of the 1,700-metre-long cauldron is covered with water.

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Freibad Manderscheid, © GesundLand Vulkaneifel

Freibad Manderscheid

Manderscheid

The Manderscheid family outdoor pool is located on the edge of the Liesertal with plenty of attractions, such as a wide water slide, a jumping facility, a baby and toddler pool and a large lawn with play areas.

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Freibad Vossenack

Hürtgenwald

The outdoor swimming pool is heated and has a swimmer and a non-swimmer section. Children enjoy the slide, ping-pong tables, and parking for cars and bikes. The pool opens in the beginning of june.

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Naturfreibad Gemündener Maar mit Sprungturm, © Rheinland-Pfalz Tourismus GbH, D. Ketz

Gemünden maar nature pool

Daun

Surrounded by beech trees you find the Gemündner Maar, the smallest of the Dauner Maare.
The brave of heart can simply jump head-first into the open-air pool, even from a 7. 5-metre diving tower. Relax in the large poolside area, splash around with your child in the pool for non-swimmers, or take a break at the kiosk…

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Das Freibad Abenden, © Dorfgemeinschaft Abenden e.V.

Freibad Abenden

Nideggen

The outdoor swimming pool is located next to the Rur and surrounded by the forrest. We have a generous lawn for sunbathing. Our big pool is divided into a swimmers and non swimmers area. We also have a playground, a beach volleyball court, ping-pong tables and a basketball hoop…

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freibad 1, © Freibad Heimbach

Freibad Heimbach

Heimbach

The outdoor pool Heimbach is located right next to the Rur inside nationalpark Eifel. The family friendly pool offers a watertemperature of 24°C, a slide and a big sunbathing lawn, including a volleyball court.

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Badesee Echtz Sonnenschirm, © WIN.DN GmbH, Foto: Angela Wolter

Badesee Echtz

Düren

At Echtz Bathing Lake, you can try your hand at all kinds of water sports, including sailing, boating, fishing and diving (www. duerener-unterwasserclub. de).

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Piratenparty, © Touristik GmbH Gerolsteiner Land

Schwimmbad Gerolstein

Gerolstein

Water is our element! In Gerolstein you will find one of the most beautiful and varied outdoor pools in the region with a diving pool, slide, air bubbling, beach volleyball and much more.

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Schwimmen im Schalkenmehrener Maar, © GesundLand Vulkaneifel

Schalkenmehren maar nature pool

Schalkenmehren

The Schalkenmehren maar is the largest of the three Daun maars. Here, you can not only enjoy nature and the fresh air during your walk, but can also cool off in the maar. You also have the option of fishing and exploring the maar by boat.

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Bootstour auf dem Pulvermaar, © Eifel Tourismus GmbH / D. Ketz

Pulvermaar nature pool

Gillenfeld

Large fields, chlorine-free non-swimmer and paddling pool, 3-metre diving tower with a view onto the maar floor, rowing and pedal boats and much more! Take time out and cool down!

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