Winter Circus, Christmas Fair and a beautifully decorated park: Magical winter wonderland at Europa-Park


"Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle all the way?? During the winter season from November 27th 2004 until January 9th 2005, Europa-Park in Rust/Baden-Wuerttemberg presents itself to the visitors in a festive atmosphere with countless colourfully decorated fir trees and thousands of sparkling lights. Last year, more than 260.000 visitors came to Europa-Park during the magical Winter Weeks and confirm: Europa-Park is worth a visit also during the cold time of the year!

After a short break, Europa-Park opens its doors again towards the end of November and invites the guests to experience the magical Winter Weeks from November 27th, 2004 until January 9th, 2005 (except December 24th/25th).

Shooting down a 50 metre long snow ramp, going on a thrill-ride on the roller coaster Euro-Mir, strolling on the beautiful Christmas fair or meeting Santa Claus - also this winter will be a special experience in Germany's biggest theme park. With thousands of sparkling lights, colourfully decorated fir trees (among them one of the biggest Christmas trees in Germany with a height of 45 meters), great rides and a first-class show programme, Europa-Park takes the visitors into a fascinating winter wonderland.

One of the highlights of the winter season, during which almost all of the parks themed areas are open to the public, is the big "Winterworld for kids?, which will thrill the children's hearts. In the heated interior of the Silver Star Dome the kids can romp on an area of 2.500 m2. With exciting and adventurous games, such as for example a children's bakery, an air cushion slide, a bouncy castle and much more, fun and action are guaranteed. While the little ones are in full activity, all grown-ups can enjoy a glass of delicious mulled wine in our Snow Bar.

In front of the Silver Star, a sensational Christmas pyramid attracts the visitors and in the Europa-Park Dome, a great Circus Revue with many comical and acrobatic show-acts is presented to our guests.

On the beautiful Christmas fair in the German Alley, the visitors can go on a last-minute Christmas shopping spree and every evening, a colourful Parade of Lights with many international artists can be admired in the snow covered landscape of Europa-Park.

On the beautifully decorated Piazza of the hotel "Colosseo? visitors of Europa-Park can experience a winterly Italian atmosphere. In addition, a large ice skating area invites our courageous guests to skate in front of the impressing scenery of the Coliseum arch. Skates can be borrowed for a small fee.

The winterly decorated park attracts with a reduced admission price of 19,- ? for adults and 16,50 ? for children. And for all those, who want to spend the night at Europa-Park, the three adventure hotels "Colosseo?, "El Andaluz? and "Castillo Alcazar? offer fantastic overnight stays in a beautiful and festive ambiance. Europa-Park's little guests can even look forward to a sweet surprise in the Winter Christmas Room after dancing in the childrens' disco.

The evening ticket (entrance possible at 4 pm), which costs 9,- ? for adults and 7,- ? for children, invites all visitors to spend a wonderful afternoon in the wintry landscape of the park. Opening hours in winter: 11 am until 7 pm. Europa-Park is open from November 27th 2004 until January 9th 2005 (except December 24th/25th).