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Efteling Holland is one of Europe's leading theme parks. Efteling is a very enchanting theme park that can compete with the famous Disneyland! Efteling used to be open only in summer and during winter holidays (Winter Efteling ) only, but meanwhile Efteling offers many indoor attractions and it's open all year round!
Small kids will love the adorable fairytale forest with castles, gnome houses, dragons and trolls. In the Efteling magic forest 26 interactive fairytales are recounted, such as Snow white, the Chinese Nightingale, the Sleeping beauty, the Dancing shoes, the Little red riding hood, Hansel and Gretel, the Wolf and the seven kids and of course Cinderella.
Efteling offers top attractions which are suitable for the entire family. The old steam train takes you to all attractions within the Efteling theme park, such as the 19th century steam powered merry-go-round, the horsemen show Raveleijn and Monsieur Cannibale's simmering pots that will spin you around and around. Efteling is best known for its giant family attractions such as Fata Morgana, Dream Flight and Pagode. Don't go home without having seen the spectacular water show Aquaruna and maybe you have the guts to enter the haunted castle...
For youth and adults, Efteling offers a couple of attractions, that are simply sensational! Experience the rotating House Villa Volta or ride the PiraÃ±a whitewater or the bobsleigh track. Try not tho get sick in the Half Moon swinging ship or of course in the numerous roller coasters. At Vogel Rok you ride in the dark, the Flying Dutchman roller coaster blasts you through the water or maybe the super fast Python is your choice. Joris en de draak is a very fast double wooden roller coaster. Efteling's latest roller coaster is the exciting Baron 1898, with a huge free dive!
You can also combine your Efteling visit with an overnight stay in the enchanting Efteling Hotel. The hotel is located near the park entrance and offers some sweet theme suites. Your kids will enjoy one of the playgrounds while you relax your on the 18-hole golf course. The Efteling Hotel offers special benefits to its guests, such as early access to the Efteling theme park and free parking. Or maybe you prefer the holiday park Efteling Village Bosrijk with a more familiar character.
Besides regular admission, Efteling also offers tickets including a lunch or dinner in one of their restaurants and often Efteling admission at a reduced price is available.
|Monday||11:00 - 18:00|
|Tuesday||11:00 - 18:00|
|Wednesday||11:00 - 18:00|
|Thursday||11:00 - 18:00|
|Friday||11:00 - 18:00|
|Saturday||11:00 - 18:00|
|Sunday||11:00 - 18:00|
|Age under 4||Free|
Efteling is located at Europalaan 1 in Tilburg, 70 km south of Rotterdam. From Rotterdam Central Station, get there by train to Tilburg. At Tilburg change to bus 136, 300, 302 or 304. The total trip time from Rotterdam Central Station to Efteling is about 85 minutes. To travel by public transport in Holland you need to purchase a special travel chipcard first. Plan your trip for free online at www.9292.nl
From Rotterdam, get there by car via motorway A16 direction Breda and motorway A59 direction 's Hertogenbosch till exit Waalwijk/Kaatsheuvel (on main road N261), and follow the signs to 'Efteling'. Pay to park your car at the private Efteling parking lot. Total trip time from Rotterdam is 50 minutes.
" Better than Disneyland. Great show with horses, riders, dragons,... The waiting time for attractions is moderated. In the most popular at the end of the afternoon you only wait 10 minutes. Activities for all ages. "
" Lovely big theme park with wonderful fairytale area as well as the usual rides. Go midweek out of Dutch school holidays and avoid the crowds. Good choice of well priced eateries on site. Great show too, in Dutch with headsets available for other languages."
" How can I not give this 5/5? The Efteling is a one-of-its-kind amusement park with a unique style. The atmosphere is fantastic and the attractions are wonderful. The park is big enough to go to for a couple of days, and the drinks/food is of high enough quality. A tip: to avoid waiting lines, download the Efteling app. There you can plan your best route. Very recommendable. 5/5"
" Hidden gem. This place really deserves to be visited. Everything is very well made and has something for all ages and tastes. This is just like Disney but without the name behind it. If you are in the Netherlands you should definitely go there. Prices are OK for what it offer. Restaurants inside have really affordable prices and good quality. Oh and the park is open 365 days a year. If you want to visit you should plan at least 2 days. "
" This park is a must visit, especially if you have children! It's my all time favourite theme park in the world. No park has this warm authentic fantastic atmosphere. I've come here at least once a year since I was a child and with every visit it's more enchanting. I recommend an extended visit (a couple of days) with a stay at the Efteling hotel. It's not cheap but it's a trip you won't forget: cosy rooms, great food, the whole Efteling experience! Oh, and save some extra cash to buy the Efteling CD or Dream Flight perfume. You HAVE to take a souvenir home to be able to survive until your next visit."
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