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!

 

Wildschweine im Wild- und Erlebnispark Daun, © Rheinland-Pfalz Tourimus GmbH, D. Ketz

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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Das Grubenrad weißt den Weg zur Grube Bendisberg, © Svenja Schulze-Entrup

Besucherbergwerk "Grube Bendisberg" in Langenfeld

Langenfeld

The 3-shaft-visitor mine "Grube Bendisberg" offers awesome insights deep in the inside of the earth. Old miner-traditions become alive in midst of broken stones.

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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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Eifelpark Gondorf, © Eifelpark Gondorf

Leisure and Animal Park "Eifelpark"

Gondorf

WILD ANIMALS AND LEISURE – THE PERFECT DAY OUT
Covering an area the equivalent of around 100 football pitches, Eifelpark Gondorf is a unique combination of amusement park and wildlife park. More than 45 attractions and over 200 wild animals make Eifelpark the perfect destination for families with children, hiking days for school and nursery school classes, senior citizens’ trips and exciting group excursions…

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Kasselburg, © Ferienregion Gerolsteiner Land

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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Freizeitpark EifelAdventures

Berlingen

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

 

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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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Wildfreigehege

Greifvogelstation & Wildfreigehege Hellenthal

Hellenthal

High above the Oleftal dam, you’ll find the Hellenthal bird of prey station & wildlife open-air enclosure. Numerous local wildlife species appear at all times of year in their natural surroundings and beauty.

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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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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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