10 Top Theme Parks And Amusement Parks In Germany

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Germany attracts tourists from all over the world. The country has so much to over offer that the list is endless. Sure you’re exploring Germany for the mouthwatering pastries, beautiful landscape, majestic castles, and rich history, but why not add an extra layer of excitement to your adventure by visiting a theme park or an amusement park. Germany offers an assortment of venues that boast something for every member of the family. Whether you have a thrill-seeking teenager eager to board a roller coaster or a tiny toddler who’s simply excited to ride a carousel, Germany’s filled with these magical places. So scroll down to see this incredible list of top 10 theme parks and amusement parks in Germany.

1. Europa-Park

Haupteingang Europa-Park Rust
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The largest theme park in Germany, Europa-Park boasts over 100 fun-filled attractions. There’s plenty of stomach-churning action on Europe’s highest and biggest roller coaster, the Silver Star or guests can take an unbelievable trip through space on the Eurostat roller coaster. Another popular ride is the Tiroler Log Flume, comprised of steep slopes and towering slides and participants travel in a hollowed-out tree trunk through pretty green valleys and over beautiful mountain ranges.


Address: Europa-Park-Straße 2, 77977 Rust, Germany

Website: Europa-Park

Opening hours: 9.00 am to 6.00 pm (summer), 11.00 am to 7.00 pm (winter)

Price: 50-59 USD

2. Legoland Feriendorf

2017-07-04 Legoland Deutschland Günzburg (095)
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Everywhere you look Legoland Feriendorf is awash in Lego-constructed scenes, from fascinating jungles and pirate coves to mesmerizing fairytale kingdoms and castles. Germany’s only Lego amusement park, guests of Legoland Feriendorf can admire stunning creations of the Neuschwanstein Castle, the Frankfurt skyline, and the Hamburg harbor in intricate detail by these incredible interlocking plastic bricks. There’s also an array of exciting rides like the unique Flying NINJAGO dragon ride!

Legoland Feriendorf

Address: Legoland-Allee 3, 89312 Günzburg, Germany

Website: Legoland Feriendorf

Opening hours: Varies

Price: 49-54 USD

3. Steinwasen Park

Steinwasen-Park Eingang
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The most popular attraction at Steinwasen Park is an amazing and long adventure rope bridge. It is the longest in the world at 218 meters (715 feet)! Enjoy thrills on the Summer Toboggan Run and a myriad of other adventure rides. If you’re a nature and animal lover there’s the added bonus of a wonderful wildlife park with more than 20 interesting species. There’s also a fun children’s play area to keep the little ones in your party thoroughly occupied for hours.

Steinwasen Park

Address: Steinwasen 1, 79254 Oberried, Germany

Website: Steinwasen Park

Opening hours: 9.00 am to 6.00 pm (peak season), 10.00 am to 5.00 pm (low season)

Price: 21-26 USD

4. Holiday Park

Holiday Park Schwebender Pavillon
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A wonderful blend of an inviting park and an exciting woodland, Holiday Park is one of Germany’s most popular theme parks. Holiday Park boasts the Free Fall Tower, a colossal ride that sends you racing to the earth in a heart-stopping plummet. The first of its kind in Europe, Free Fall Tower is a must-do for the ultimate adrenaline junkie! Holiday Park also provides a great selection of roller coasters, amusement rides, water excursions, and entertaining live shows.

Holiday Park

Address: Holiday Park Straße 1, 5, 67454 Haßloch, Germany

Website: Holiday Park

Opening hours: Varies

Price: 34-40 USD

5. Eifelpark

Eifelpark Petz auf Rutsche
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Nestled in the picturesque Eifel mountains lies the enchanting Eifelpark. Eifel Park is a lovely mix of amusement rides for the entire family and a splendid wildlife showcase. Filled with roller coasters, carousels, and other various fairground rides, guests can easily enjoy non-stop entertainment. When you want to slow down the pace you can take the kids to interact with a menagerie of animals at the petting zoo or view animal exhibits that range from wild boars and bears to meerkats and wolves.


Address: Weißstraße 12, 54647 Gondorf, Germany

Website: Eifelpark

Opening hours: 10.00 am to 4.00 pm daily

Price: 6-7 USD

6. Tropical Islands

Tropical Islands 5
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Residing in a massive former airplane hanger, Tropical Islands offers a heavenly paradise of sparkling waters, sandy beaches, and tall palm trees. This tropical-themed park is comprised of a collection of breezy and balmy attractions. Experience complete relaxation floating down Germany’s longest whitewater river. Get a bird’s-eye view of Tropical Islands’ wonderful surroundings while aboard a hot air balloon that takes you 120 meters (393 feet) above the ground! Explore the biggest indoor rainforest in the world offering plant and animal species like turtles, dragonflies, flamingos and more!

Tropical Islands

Address: Tropical-Islands-Allee 1, 15910 Krausnick, Germany

Website: Tropical Islands

Opening hours: 6.00 am to 12.00 am

Price: 48 USD

7. Bayern Park

Wildwasserbahn im Bayern-Park
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Bayern Park’s natural setting in the Bavarian region of Germany makes it a welcome escape for many. An all-weather nirvana for amusement park fans, Bayern boasts more than 80 exciting attractions Playing to its distinct Bavarian ambiance, Bayern offers an eclectic mix of intriguing diversions to excite visitors of all ages. A rousing roller coaster and wet and wild water attractions like Tube Racer and Whitewater Rafting are on hand. There’s also tractor and farm race rides for a more mellow experience. Bayern is the go-to place for plenty of family-friendly fun.

Bayern Park

Address: Fellbach 1, 94419 Reisbach, Germany

Website: Bayern Park

Opening hours: Varies

Price: 23-26 USD

8. Ravensburger Spieleland

Maus und Elefant im Spieleland
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Situated in an idyllic setting on Lake Constance, a body of water that borders Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, Ravensburger Spieleland is a one-of-a-kind amusement park packed with 70 attractions in eight-themed worlds! Fun rides, entertaining shows, and a great petting zoo are just a few of the things to entice visitors. There’s even a chocolate workshop so you can make your own sweet concoctions. If you want to pick up the pace, board the free-fall tower ride or go whitewater rafting. As an extra bonus, climb the observation tower to relish fabulous panoramic views!

Ravensburger Spieleland

Address: Am Hangenwald 1, 88074 Meckenbeuren, Germany

Website: Ravensburger Spieleland

Opening hours: Varies

Price: 38-40 USD

9. Movie Park

Eingangspforte moviepark
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Get an inside peek at the movie and television industry and enjoy some fabulously themed rides as well, at Movie Park. Comprised of 40 hectares (98.8 acres), Movie Park is located in western Germany just 50 kilometers (31 miles) north of Dusseldorf and features seven sections of the park based on a variety of popular movie and television shows. Travel at warp speed on the Star Trek: Operation Enterprise extreme roller coaster or soar to new heights on the incredible Avatar Air Glider!

Movie Park

Address: Warner-Allee 1, 46244 Bottrop, Germany

Website: Movie Park

Opening hours: Varies

Price: 33-40 USD

10. Phantasialand

Phantasialand Deep in Africa
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Want to blast off to the moon or take a ride on the back of a virtual hawk? Phantasialand offers these wondrous opportunities and so much more. What began as a puppet theater in 1967 has mushroomed into a multi-award-winning theme park that hosts approximately 1.75 million visitors each year. Immerse yourself in six different theme areas that cover over 28 hectares (69.1 acres). Highlights include the mammoth scream-inducing Taron roller coaster and the Black Mambo roller coaster that’s made up of dizzying loop-the-loops and dramatic corkscrews.


Address: Berggeiststraße 31-41, 50321 Brühl, Germany

Website: Phantasialand

Opening hours: 9.00 am to 6.00 pm

Price: 45-56 USD

Say hello to German fun

Delve into fantastical worlds, thrilling rides, and exhilarating live shows when you choose from this splendid selection of German theme parks and amusement parks. Make your trip to Germany a bit more memorable by experiencing how the locals enjoy their leisure time with their family and friends.

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