Exploring Beyond the Rides: 12 Unmissable Attractions around Europa Park!

Enter a world of fun and wonder by exploring 12 must-see attractions around Europa Park. Let yourself be transported on an exciting journey to discover magical places and unique experiences that will satisfy your desire for adventure and thrills. Get ready to experience unforgettable moments in this fascinating amusement park.

Ettenheim: A baroque and wine village

Want to dive into authenticity after the thrills of Europa Park? Ettenheim information! Perched on the banks of the Rhine, this charming village is the perfect example ofbaroque architecture. Stroll through its streets and let yourself be seduced by its elegant facades. Wine lovers will be delighted to discover the emblematic local wines.

Baden-Baden and its thermal baths

Who could resist a relaxation session in the thermal baths from Baden-Baden? About 45 minutes from Rust, this town enchants with its idyllic setting. Stroll along the river, visit its famous Casino and admire its remarkable architecture. A true haven of peace after a hectic day at the park.

The medieval charm of Ribeauvillé

The Alsatian villages are a real godsend for heritage lovers. Ribeauvillé, with its medieval style, is among the must-sees. Its butchers’ tower, its town hall and its picturesque streets will transport you back in time. Don’t forget to visit the ruins of the three castles and enjoy its famous Christmas market if you can.

Colmar, the “Little Venice” of Alsace

Impossible to visit the region without passing through Colmar. Located less than an hour from Rust, this town attracts all eyes with its typical half-timbered houses and its picturesque canals. Take the time to stroll and savor its unique atmosphere, which has earned it the nickname “Little Venice”.

Hiking in Emmendingen

For nature lovers, Emmendingen is a destination not to be missed. Walk along the ruins of the old city wall, explore Emmendingen Park and visit the house of Goethe’s sister. Emmendingen is also an excellent starting point for hikes offering superb views of the Black Forest. Don’t miss the Hochburg Fortress which overlooks the village.

Walk in Kaysersberg

For a total immersion in Alsatian culture, Kaysersberg is an essential stopover. This village, dominated by a medieval castle, is typical with its colorful half-timbered houses. Walk along the river, stroll through the streets and climb up to the castle to enjoy an exceptional panorama.

Obernai, a picturesque village

Located in France, Obernai is worth the detour with its half-timbered houses and its charming city center. One of the jewels of Obernai is its belfry of 13e century, a real local pride. Take advantage of the welcoming atmosphere to relax and discover this picturesque village.

Rust, the hidden gem

Don’t leave without exploring Rust! Before or after your visit to Europa Park, discover this authentic village fishermen and farmers. Walk along the Rhine, admire the half-timbered houses and don’t miss the Balthasar Castle for a dive into history.

Lahr in the Black Forest

In the immediate vicinity of Europa Park, Lahr is a real gem in the heart of the Black Forest. Surrounded by vineyards, this small town historical Center captivating is worth a look. Discover its baroque houses and immerse yourself in the history of the 18e century.

Sélestat and the Renaissance

For a trip back in time, head to Sélestat. This city is full of Renaissance-style buildings and is home to a true marvel: the humanist library. Browse its shelves and let yourself be transported by stories from the past.

Kenzingen and its medieval past

Kenzingen is a gem to discover. With its gothic and baroque churches, his abbeys and the remains of its medieval fortress, this village promises you a most enriching visit. Located in the heart of the Black Forest, it also offers magnificent landscapes.

Eguisheim: Authentic winegrowers’ village

Last but not least, Eguisheim is a winegrowers village Do not miss. Stroll through its picturesque streets, admire the half-timbered houses and discover the stork park, symbol of Alsace. A leisurely walk to gently end your exploration around Europa Park.