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!


Abtauchen in die Stollenwelt, © Eifel Tourismus GmbH, D. Ketz

Deutsches Schieferbergwerk


In a tunnel system, visitors get an insight into the slate mining of bygone days.


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Arboretum für kleine Draufgänger, © Arboretum Naturparcours

ARBORETUM Naturparcours


ARBORETUM is a unique obstacle course in the wild nature of the Eifel. In the midst of a forest with mature and also exotic woods, an approx. 900-metre long, elaborate course with around 25 obstacles awaits beginners and daredevils alike. It's all about fun, team spirit and endurance…

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LVR-Freilichtmuseum Kommern, Fachwerkhaus, © Tourismus NRW e.V.

LVR-Freilichtmuseum Kommern


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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Eifalia, © Eifalia Schmetterlingsgarten

Schmetterlingsgarten "Eifalia"


With their fine proboscises, colourful butterflies sip juice from a sliced pineapple. Then the gentle creatures waft away into the foliage of the plants in the butterfly house.


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Unterwegs auf dem Wilden Weg, © Nationalpark Eifel

Wilder Weg im Nationalpark Eifel


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


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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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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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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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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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