Fact-Sheet – Wintersaison 2011/2012




- fir trees

- 10.000 Christmas tree balls

- 5 km of garlands

- 1.500 Christmas gifts (decoration)

- 1.500 ribbons

- 25 fireplaces

- 2,5 million lights, among them

  - 6.000 fairy lights (total length: 5 km)

  - 500m of light curtains

  - 1.000 chains of candles

- 2.500 Christmas roses

- 1.000 Christmas flowers

- a typically decorated Christmas tree in each themed area

- a 15 m high Christmas tree in the German Alley

- 10 beautiful Christmas sceneries

- an over 50 m high decorated sequoia

Winter F&B specialities at Europa-Park:

- Grilled sausages, hot-dogs, Austrian sauerkraut, soups and crêpes

- Mulled wine, fruit punch, Eggnog, winter-coffees

- Venison goulash with noodles

- Kaiserschmarrn” (sugared pancake with raisins) with stewed plums

- Organic spelt ravioli with winter vegetables 

- Beef roll with red cabbage

- Zander on Riesling-sauerkraut

- Raclette, cheese-fondue and Swiss cheese soup

- Turkey involtini

- Christmas biscuits

- Wintry sundae

New during the winter season 2011/2012:

- New 4D-Film „The Secret of Balthasar Castle“ at Magic Cinema 4D

- 55 m high Big Wheel „Bellevue“ in the Portuguese themed area with 42 gondolas offering a beautiful view of the park’s winter landscape

- Activities in the “GAZPROM Theme World – the Wonder of Energy“:

  o Daily Show with Russian dances and breathtaking acrobatics

  o GAZPROM photo-station with Christmas e-cards for friends and family

  o Mini-zoo in front of „GAZPROM Theme World – the Wonder of Energy“

- Exhibition „Mobility“ by Raymond-Emile Waydelich in the Mercedes-Benz Hall

- Historical 1932 Mobile Sweets-Shop from the Mack factory in the Indoor-Winterworld

- Historical Carrousel in the Indoor-Winterworld

- 10 metre high Santa Claus

- “Enchanted Forest” with dreamy lights


Further winter specials:

- 2.500 m² indoor Winterworld for kids with circus theme inside the Europa-Park

- Winter & Christmas market with more than 30 stalls and distillery on German Alley

- Huge Christmas pyramid and crib on the “Mario Botta” square

- Great exhibition with the twelve signs of the zodiac in the historical park of Balthasar Castle

- Children’s Ski School on the “Mario Botta“ square

- Giant Advent calendar on the open-air stage in Italy

- Great Ice-skating rink (375 m²) in front of the Europa-Park Historama

- Giant Santa Claus and “Postamt Himmelspforten” in the Russian themed area

- Ice bar “Glaciar” in the Spanish themed area

- Skibobs in the Spanish themed area

- Snow-tubes in the Portuguese themed area

- Every evening: Parade of Lights with Europa-Park’s artists

- Fascinating light show “Luna Magica” on the Europa-Park Lake

- Dinner-Show “Cirque d’Europe” with new programme “Burlesque” at the baroque theatre “Teatro dell’Arte”

- Dinner events such as “Indonesia Malam”, “Soirée La Cigale” as well as the lunch-revue “Grandioso“

- Mini-zoo on the piazza of hotel “Colosseo“

- Christmas rooms in all resort hotels