Top 5 Holiday Parks in Germany

Germany has a lot on offer besides Berlin, Oktoberfest and perfectly seasoned schnitzel. In fact, Germany boasts some of the best family holiday options in Europe, including the wondrous Black Forest, excellent theme parks and countryside that inspired the famed fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm. Here are our top 5 holiday parks in Germany, all of which are perfect for family getaways this summer.

Lindner Ferienpark

Lindner Ferienpark Nürburgring

Top of the list is without a doubt Linder Ferienpark Nürburgring, which was voted this year the best holiday park in Germany by guests of This luxury park has proven its excellence twice this year with another award for best holiday park in the Eifel. The extensive spa and wellness centre is perfect for relaxing and unwinding after a day out exploring the nature-rich Eifel region, characterised by woodlands, waterfalls and wilderness. The park is close to the Nürburgring race track, which is an excellent idea for day trips.

For the children, Linder Ferienpark Nürburgring has a Kids Club where professional supervisors organise a whole host of entertaining and educational activities. The adventure hour and the adventure playground are both highly recommended! The accommodations fully equipped, stylish and comfortable. This park is ideal for those who want to enjoy the great outdoors and some peace and quiet, but with a touch of luxury!

Roompot Hunsrück Ferienpark Hambachtal

This, of course, was an easy choice, given the park's location and extensive facilities. Located close to the historic towns of Trier and Bernkastel and the Hunsrück-Hochwald National Park, this Roompot gem features a subtropical aqua park which is sure to be popular with the kids. Even better, the extensive sauna area is right next to the aqua park, meaning the kids can entertain themselves while you treat yourself to some well-deserved rest and relaxation. If you’re feeling especially indulgent, you can enjoy a massage or a beauty treatment.

The Hunsrück region itself is hilly and famous for its panoramic views and long hiking routes. For wine lovers, there’s plenty to discover since this park is in the famous Moselle wine region. History buffs will love Trier. While you’re there, make sure you check out Porta Nigra, the Roman city gate in Trier’s old centre.

Schlosspark Bad Saarow

Schlosspark Bad Saarow

Schlosspark Bad Saarow is located directly on Lake Scharmützel and characterised by relaxation, pristine nature and proximity to Berlin. The holiday cottages boast stunning views over the lake, which is a sight to behold in all seasons. In the winter, it’s often misted over and gives the whole park a magical atmosphere. In the summer, you can enjoy canoeing or sailing in the water sports centre.

Schlosspark Bad Saarow is focused on nature, relaxation and privacy, but the city of Berlin is just an hour’s drive away. This way, you can combine an exciting and educational city trip with a relaxing getaway in nature. Spend a day exploring Berlin and then return to the comfort of your cottage and enjoy the breath-taking sunset over Lake Scharmützel from the comfort of your very own outdoor hot tub!

Ferienhausdorf Tropical Islands

Now I’m sure most of you have heard of Tropical Islands. This park has also won an award this year for being the best holiday park in Brandenburg. And doesn’t it deserve it. Tropical Islands is an exciting and extensive water park and the adjacent holiday park offer Scandinavian style cottages with fireplaces and large outdoor terraces.

A stay at this park includes free and unlimited entrance into Tropical Islands water park. This aqua adventure is a giant tropical paradise where children can enjoy huge turbo slides, magical jungles, Balinese huts, waterfalls and a consistent temperature of 32 degrees – bliss! In the surroundings, you can enjoy a day out in the Spreewald, an ancient wooded area that has been named a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Mecklenburg Lake District

Van der Valk Resort Linstow

This Van der Valk Resort is situated in Germany’s answer to the Lake District. Also known as the land of a thousand lake, Mecklenburg Lake District is the largest Lakeland area in central Europe and consists of 1,000 lakes, punctuated by holiday homes, stately houses and castles.

The park itself offers a number of facilities for adults and children, so you can really get the most out of your holiday without having to spend a fortune on excursions. The subtropical swimming pool will be a hit with the young ones, while you and your partner can enjoy the beauty and wellness facilities, the tennis courts and the several international restaurants. Quality family time can be spent at the bowling alley, at the mini golf course and of course in the breath-taking countryside.

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