Day trips with children

SELECTED TIPS FOR FAMILY OUTINGS

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There are many child-friendly attractions in the Eifel for family outings with children, such as animal and theme parks, swimming pools, special guided tours and activities in the Eifel National Park and the Volcanic Eifel. We include some tips here for your day trip in the Eifel and offer a small selection here. There is so much to discover in the Eifel, with attractions for children in North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland Palatinate!

 

Kasselburg

Adler- und Wolfspark Kasselburg

Pelm

Today the visitor of ancient walls of this Staufer Castle will be awaited by a wide variety of preying birds and a wolves pack, the most numerous one in Western Europe.

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Manderscheider Burgen, © Dominik Ketz

Castles of Manderscheid

Manderscheid

Both castles have been renovated and form the impressive scenery for the castle festival with knights' festivals, taking place every year on the last weekend of August.

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LVR-Freilichtmuseum Kommern - Baugruppe Eifel, © LVR Kommern

LVR-Freilichtmuseum Kommern

Mechernich

Do you still remember the smell and taste of the bread which was baked in a wood-fired oven? Or do you still know how the blacksmith worked in his smithy? In the LVR Open Air Museum Kommern you can experience with all your senses how people used to live and work in the Rhineland…

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Ziplining

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Berlingen

Ziplining - breathtaking rides from tree-top to tree-top, adventure-minigolf-site, nights in the tree-top.

 

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Schloss Bürresheim mit barockem Garten, © Laura Rinneburger

Schloss Bürresheim palace

St. Johann

During the Middle Ages, Schloss Bürresheim palace was actually a castle, in other words, a knight’s residence and a fortress at the same time.

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Dinosaurierpark

Teufelsschlucht dinosaur park

Ernzen

A 1. 5 km circular route leads through the attractive open-air site of the dinosaur park. It takes visitors on a journey through the earth’s history. It begins 420 million years ago in Devon and ends with the Neanderthals and mammoths around 40,000 years ago…

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Eifelpark Blitz Achterbahn, © Eifelpark Gondorf

Leisure and Animal Park "Eifelpark"

Gondorf

The Eifelpark, a combination of leisure and wildlife park, offers pure enjoyment on an area covering the equivalant of 100 football pitches.

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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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Wildpark Ziegen

Wildlife and adventure park Daun

Daun

There is a car trail through the park, which is about 8 km long. The animals can move about freely in the large grounds, and thanks to the platforms provided, where there is an opportunity to exit from the car, they are familiar with having contact with visitors…

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Wilder Weg_Tunnel, © Nationalpark Eifel

Wilder Weg

Heimbach

The “Wilder Weg” is a 1. 6 kilometre-long nature discovery path in the Eifel National Park.

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