Day trips with children


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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, © Ferienregion Gerolsteiner Land

Adler- und Wolfspark Kasselburg


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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Ausstellung Fahrzeuge ring°werk, © Nürburgring



Welcome to the ring°werk! At the ring°werk, the Nürburgring’s large indoor theme park, visitors young and old embark on a journey of discovery through the world of motorsport.


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Das Grubenrad weist den Weg zur Grube Bendisberg, © Foto: Svenja Schulze-Entrup, Quelle: Touristik-Büro Vordereifel

Besucherbergwerk "Grube Bendisberg" in 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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Manderscheider Burgen, © GesundLand Vulkaneifel/Dominik Ketz

Castles of Manderscheid


Things were not always as peaceful in Manderscheid as they are today. The Upper and the Lower Castle, just a stone’s throw away from each other, were hostile to each other for many years.


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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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Zip, © EifelAdventure, Saxler

Freizeitpark EifelAdventures


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



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Deutsches Schieferbergwerk 1, © Stadt Mayen/Seydel

Deutsches Schieferbergwerk - Museumswelten Mayen


The visitors will be equipped with helmets and jackets and get down in the depth off the slate mine and takes part in an exploration of the Moselschiefer. A simulated mine cart ride will especially delight the children. And "Müller's Jupp" will tell his stories of the live in the mine…

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Schiff Seensucht, © Eifel Tourismus GmbH/D. Ketz



Welcome on board!

Embedded into the lush green of a large wooded area there is the Eifel Lake District with its fleet of boats near to nature.


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

Wildlife and adventure park 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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Seepark Zülpich


4,000 sqm of sandy beach with pirate climbing ship, giant bouncy cushions, giant swings, water playground, adventure golf, beach volleyball, aqua park, Flying Fox and much more awaits you at Seepark Zülpich…

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