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.

Blick auf das Schalkenmehrener Maar

Schalkenmehren maar nature pool


Schalkenmehren maar nature pool.

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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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Badesee, © copterwork

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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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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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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Freibad Grevenmacher, © Deutsch Luxemburgische Tourist Info

Freibad Grevenmacher


Heated open-air swimming pool directly on the Moselle with a sunbathing area of 4500m², sun terrace with deckchairs, a "take-out", a swimming pool 50x16m, a non-swimmer pool, a children's paddling pool and a slide. Phone number: 00352-75821420.

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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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Freibad Oberweis, © Prümtal Camping Oberweis

Freibad Oberweis


Open Air Pool Oberweis.

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Meerfelder Maar 1, © GesundLand Vulkaneifel/Marco Rothbrust

Meerfeld maar nature pool


The Meerfeld maar has something to offer water sports fans. As well as fishing, swimming is permitted in the marked zone on the north bank, allowing you to cool down after taking a walk around the lake.


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Wiese Rurseezentrum, © Rursee-Touristik GmbH



The 'Rurseezentrum' offers attractive leisure fun.

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