Europa Park



Theme Park:Europa Park (since 1975)
Part of the Resort
Europa-Park Freizeit- und Erlebnisresort
Address:Europa Park Straße 2
77977 Rust
http://www.europapark.de/de
Operated by:Fam. Mack

Europa Park in Rust, Baden-Württemberg is the largest and most visited theme park in Germany. The amusement park was built in 1975 as an exhibition area for the rides of Heinrich Mack GmbH & Co. KG – today Mack Rides GmbH & Co. KG, which have their production facilities in nearby Waldkirch near Freiburg. The Mack family, who own the park, has been running the amusement park ever since.

Europa Park is home to a very large number of roller coasters and family-friendly rides, as well as dark rides, all of which have been assigned to European themed countries and thus offer an extremely immersive experience. There is something new to discover at every corner of the amusement park, no matter how small.

Fun Fact #1: The amusement park was originally intended to be run by the showman Otto Tiemann. Since he died shortly before the opening, the Mack family took over the management themselves. Hans-Jürgen Tiemann, Otto Tiemann’s son, however, opened the Heide-Park in Soltau three years later. Even today one can discover many similarities within the two parks.

Fun Fact #2: As the track of the popular roller coaster Eurosat has reached the end of its lifetime in 2018, it was replaced. However, as the Eurosat hall is very complex, only a few modules were removed and the track was lifted out bit by bit. To keep the support structure stable, only single rail sections were removed and replaced by the new rail.

Fun Fact #3: Although the first rollercoaster restaurant is located in Harburg Harbour in Hamburg, the Food Loop was the first restaurant of its kind where the pots also go through vertical loops.

 
 
 

Highlights of the Theme Park

 




 

Arthur

The dark ride coaster based on a French movie

 


 

Atlantika SuperSplash

The Shoot the Chute with a hump

 


 

Ba-a-a Express

A very cute family coaster

 


 

Blue Fire Megacoaster

The first of many

 


 

Euro-Mir

The first spinning coaster

 


 

Eurosat CanCan Coaster

The perfect indoor coaster

 


 

Jungfrau Gletscherflieger

A very fun flatride

 


 

Matterhorn-Blitz

The Wild Mouse you always have to queue for

 


 

Piraten in Batavia

Europa Park’s modern dark ride

 


 

Schweizer Bobbahn

The first of its kind

 


 

Silver Star

The large coaster you can spot in the distance

 


 

Snorri Touren

The dark ride which shows the story of the nearby water park

 


 

Tiroler Wildwasserbahn

A great classic

 


 

Voletarium

The flying theatre right at the entrance of the theme park

 


 

Wodan – Timbur Coaster

A short GCI with a great pacing

 


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