Did you know that Germany has some of the best amusement parks in Europe? You can even find some beautiful Belvilla holiday home rentals nearby. Check out the world’s largest wooden roller coaster. With such a diverse range of parks to choose from, the question arises as to which are the best. To answer this question, we took a closer look at the best Germany has to offer, and we report on the top 5 here in this article.
Europa-Park in Rust
Europ Park in Rust, Baden-Württemberg, is the second most visited amusement park in Europe. In terms of seasonal visitors, it is one of the most visited theme parks in the world, and no wonder because, with more than 100 rides and a wide variety of activities on such a huge site, Europa Park in Rust has a lot to offer.
The park is divided into 18 different themed areas. Of these, 15 areas are named after European countries and designed accordingly, which is incredibly clever. As a visitor, you get the feeling of seeing several countries during your visit. The other three subject areas represent fantasy worlds, not based on European countries.
One of the park’s highlights is the rollercoaster “Blue Fire Megacoaster,” accelerating to more than 100 km/h in 2.5 seconds. The built-in loop and the two screws ensure a guaranteed adrenaline rush.
Heide Park in Soltau
Heide Park in Soltau, Lower Saxony, is the second-largest amusement park in Germany. Around 1.5 million visitors are drawn there every year. Among the park’s 43 rides is the famous Colossus Clash of the Giants rollercoaster, the world’s largest wooden rollercoaster.
Heide Park in Soltau has been offering attractions for every age group for more than 40 years. Kids can tame dragons and catch ghosts in imaginative ways, while the older ones are drawn to the loopings and high-speed rollercoasters.
Another feature of the park is the attraction “Scream” — a 103-meter-high free fall tower with a whopping 71 meters of free fall.
Tripsdrill Adventure Park near Cleebronn
Tripsdrill Adventure Park is near Cleebronn in Baden-Württemberg is the oldest in Germany. Over 100 attractions can be found on an area of more than 77 hectares. There are also zoo enclosures and some museums. In its more than 90 years of operation, the amusement park has developed into one of the most well-known in Germany.
Currently, up to 450 people are employed at the park. In addition, it receives around 780,000 visitors every year. For adrenaline fans, the Tripsdrill adventure park has six total rollercoasters to offer. One of them is the “Karacho” catapult rollercoaster which accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 1.6 seconds.
Legoland Deutschland Resort in Bruehl
The Legoland Deutschland Resort in Günzburg, Bavaria, is one of the four Legoland amusement parks built worldwide. Covering an area of 71 hectares, the park offers 64 attractions in eleven different themed areas. More than 55 million Lego bricks were used throughout the site.
With around 1.88 million visitors, this amusement park is the third most visited in Germany. It is considered something extraordinary, especially for kids. For your child, there is probably nothing more beautiful than an amusement park made of toys. And in Legoland, you don’t have to just look at things: kids can also build things themselves with Lego blocks.
Hansa Park in Sierksdorf
The Hansa-Park is located in Sierksdorf in Schleswig-Holstein, not far from the Baltic Sea. Covering an area of 46 hectares, the amusement park offers over 125 attractions and attracts around 1.4 million visitors every year. With eleven themed areas, Hansa-Park has something to offer for every age group.
Apart from exciting rollercoasters, wild water rides, and other rides, you can also find exciting live shows. From the higher attractions like the free-fall tower or some rollercoasters, you can also catch a glimpse of the Baltic Sea beach.
Amusement parks in Germany
Germany is home to some of the most beautiful amusement parks in Europe. Therefore, a stopover can definitely be worthwhile for you, for example, on the way to your vacation or as the destination of a weekend trip. You’ll find a good selection of Belvilla holiday home rentals just a short distance from your chosen amusement park too, so why not check it out?