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Europa-Park in Germany

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Europa-Park is the largest amusement park in Germany. It is located in the south-west of the country, in the city of Rust, close to the French border. The park was opened in 1975 and covers an area of over 90 hectares. The park is famous for its roller coasters, but there are also many attractions for families with children. The park has been divided into thematic zones corresponding to the names of countries such as Austria, Russia, Germany, Iceland and others.

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Europa-Park has its own hotel chain within the park and can accommodate over 50,000 guests daily.

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Europa-Park Attractions

Europa-Park is divided into 18 thematic zones named after European regions:

  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • England
  • France
  • Austria
  • Scandinavia
  • Switzerland
  • Spain
  • Germany
  • Russia
  • Greece
  • Portugal
  • Iceland
  • Kingdom of the Minimoys
  • Luxembourg
  • Ireland
  • Liechtenstein
  • Croatia (in preparation)

The Rulantica water park, built on 15 hectares, opened next to the amusement park in 2019 – with 14 areas for guests, 30 slides, saunas, as well as the Krønasår hotel.
The most interesting thing about Europa-Park is, of course, the roller coasters. There are 13 high-speed roller coasters in the park itself, such as:

  • Alpine Coaster „Enzian“ – speed 45km/h, height 6m,
  • Arthur – speed 31km/h, height 13m,
  • Atlantic Supersplash – speed 80km/h, height 30m,
  • Ba-a-a Express – speed 20km/h, height 3m,
  • Blue Fire Megacoaster – speed 100km/h, height 38m,
  • Euro-Mir – speed 80km/h, height 28m,
  • Eurosat – CanCan Coaster – speed 60km/h, height 5m,
  • Matterhorn-Blitz – speed 56km/h, height 16m,
  • Pegasus – speed 65km/h, height 13m,
  • Poseidon – Water coaster – speed 70km/h, height 23m,
  • Silver Star – speed 127km/h, height 73m,
  • Swiss Bob run – speed 50km/h, height 19m,
  • Wodan-Timburcoaster – speed 100km/h, height 40m,

In addition to this, the Europa-Park amusement park offers many water attractions, carousels, YULLBE (VR centre) and other types of entertainment for the elderly as well as the youngest. The amusement park also hosts numerous performances for children, as well as various shows.

History of the amusement park

The Europa-Park amusement park was opened on 12 July 1975 by the family of Franz Mack and his son Roland Mack in Rust, Baden-Württemberg, southwest Germany. The idea to open the amusement park was born during their trip to the USA three years earlier. In its first year of operation, 250,000 guests visited the park, and by 1978 the number of visitors had already exceeded one million. The park was expanded year on year, with new theme zones, attractions, roller coasters and carousels. In 1995, the first hotel was built in Europa-Park. In 2019, the Rulantica water park was opened and the entire park has grown to almost 100 hectares in size. Further expansion is planned.
Europa-Park is the largest theme park in Germany and one of the largest in Europe. In 2022, more than 6 million guests visited the park.

Company data

The park is managed by the Mack family company Europa-Park GmbH & Co Mack KG. Entity responsible Europa-Park GmbH & Co Mack KG, Europa-Park-Straße 2, 77977 Rust, Germany.

Price list and opening hours

Europa-Park is open, as one of the few, all year round. You can celebrate Halloween, Christmas as well as New Year’s Eve in the park – there are specially themed events for guests then. It is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and from 11 a.m. in autumn and winter. Tickets to Europa-Park can be purchased at the park ticket offices or on the website. Once purchased, the ticket can be printed out or saved electronically. Tickets can be paid for by credit card, fast bank transfer, regular bank transfer or Paypal. Children under 3 years of age enter the park for free, while tickets can be purchased from as little as €60 per day. For those wishing to visit the theme park more often, there are also accommodation facilities within the park, as well as year-round passes.

Tickets can be purchased on the park’s website:
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Getting to Europa-Park

Europa-Park is located in the south-western part of Germany, in the town of Rust between Stuttgart and Freiburg. To reach the park by car from Sttutgart/Karlsruhe, it is best to use the Autobahn A8 motorway and then the A6 motorway.
Check directions to Europa-Park.
Take the same motorway from Strassburg in France.

Accommodation

Europa-Park Resort with four-star hotels:
Hotel Colosseo (Italian style),
Hotel Santa Isabel (Portuguese monastery style),
Hotel El Andaluz (Spanish villa style),
Hotel Castillo Alcazar (Spanish castle style),
Hotel Bell Rock (English style with lighthouse),
Hotel Krønasår (natural history museum style, in Harbour granary)
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Contact customer support

To contact the customer service, select the “Contact” tab on the theme park’s website and use the contact form there.
You can also send a message to the e-mail address [email protected] or call the telephone number: +49 7822 77-6688.

Deals and discount codes

Europa Park accepts discount codes on its website and also organises various special promotions. They can all be found on our website holiparka.eu to buy tickets and annual passes at a discount.

How to use discount codes

1. Select the appropriate offer or discount code to the Europa-Park from our promotions.
2. Copy or remember the voucher code.
3. Click on the “Go to the deal” button to be redirected to the Europa-Park website.
4. Browse the available tickets, select the appropriate date.
5. In the shopping cart on the left, select the “Coupon” options and tick “Redeem Voucher Code” in the box.
6. In the next window, enter the code and confirm with the button “Confirm the code”.
7. If the discount is correct, the value of your order will be reduced by the discount due.
7. Then proceed with the payment. Enter your final details – you have just managed to save money on your ticket purchase.

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