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.

Freibad Waxweiler, © VG Arzfeld

Freibad Waxweiler


The outdoor pool is in a wonderful location in the Prümtal. A generously sized lawn ensures relaxing hours.

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Badesee, © copterwork

Düren Bathing Lake


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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Waldfreibad, © Stadt Euskirchen

Waldfreibad Steinbachtalsperre


Outdoor pool                                                                                                                                                Waldfreibad at the Steinbachtalsperre, Euskirchen-Kirchheim…

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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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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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Freibad Oberweis, © Prümtal Camping Oberweis

Freibad Oberweis


Open Air Pool Oberweis.

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

Einruhr nature experience pool


Swimming in harmony with nature and a unique panoramic view.


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Kylltalbad 1, © Deutsch Luxemburgische Tourist Info

2020 geschlossen! Kylltalbad


A swimming pool with a certain charm: towards all the sides, only forest can be seen. On a lawn of 30. 000 m², you will find without any problem a calm place near the pool.
Streetball, Beach Volleyball or Table Tennis.

Closed for the season of 2020 due to the corona virus…

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