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

Swimming and bathing

Lidos and bathing lakes

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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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Rurseezentrum, © Rursee-Touristik GmbH



Leisure and fun in the green heart of Rurberg.

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

Badesee Echtz


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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Rosenbad Gemünd Schwimmbecken, © Foto Ralph Sondermann · Rosenbad Gemünd

Rosenbad Gemünd


The Gemünder Rosenbad is located directly on the banks of the Urft above the spa gardens and owes its name to the magnificent rose bushes on the grounds. Adults, families with children, but also young people and senior citizens feel right at home in this traditional swimming pool…

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Badesee Gürzenich, © DOCK5 GmbH, Foto: Tim Hendrics

Badesee Gürzenich


Düren Bathing Lake boasts a sandy beach spanning 600 metres, plenty of grassy sunbathing areas and no end of sporting activities.

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

Pulvermaar nature pool


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!

Reservation: https://vg-daun. oeffentliche-verwaltungen. de/corona-reservation

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Cascade Erlebnisbecken, © Cascade

Cascade water park with sauna world


In winter or summer, in the CASCADE adventure pool with SAUNA WORLD neither weather nor season matter. You can relax here all year round and enjoy an active day of fun.

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Naturerlebnisbad in Einruhr, © Eifel Tourismus GmbH, D. Ketz

Einruhr nature experience pool


Carefree family bathing fun in the Obersee


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Naturfreibad im Rurseezentrum, © Gemeinde Simmerath/H.Heinrichs

Naturfreibad am Rurseezentrum


The natural outdoor pool offers water fun for young and old.

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Freibad Manderscheid, © GesundLand Vulkaneifel

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

Gemünden maar nature pool


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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