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.

Kronenburger See

Kronenburger See lake


The Kronenburger See lake offers facilities for sailors, surfers, anglers and swimmers.  Special attraction for young visitors: the first water rope garden in Germany.

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Freibad 1

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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Piratenparty, © Tourist-Information Gerolsteiner Land



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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Badesee Echtz, © WIN.DN GmbH

Echtz Bathing Lake


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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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!


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Gemündener Maar von oben, © GesundLand Vulkaneifel/D. Ketz

Gemünden maar nature pool


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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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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Freibad Oberweis, © Prümtal Camping Oberweis

Freibad Oberweis


Open Air Pool Oberweis.

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Freibadsaisaon, © Marzi InterMedia



The pool of Mayen has an indoor and outdoor area. The outdoor pool was renovated and redesigned in 2005.

The large lawn for sunbathing has 3 plains.


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Waldfreibad Prüm, © Schwimmbad Prüm

Waldfreibad Prüm


"Waldfreibad" - the name could not be more appropriately chosen for this wonderful outdoor pool on the outskirts of the forest town of Prüm. Everywhere the bathing guest is surrounded by "pure nature".

These are also generously dimensioned: 833 square meters of water surface are in the main pool (17 mx 50 m); a paddling pool of 50 sqm is available for the smallest swimmers…

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