Facts & Figures

[Translate to English:] Fact-Sheet Winter



▪     Snorri Touren

o   multimedia dark ride for the whole family, themed in Scandinavian style

o   Snorri invites visitors on an expedition to the mystical island of Rulantica

▪     New Nativity scene exhibition in the Stave Church

o   Motto: ‘Tackle the Future - Church. Youth. Craftwork.’

o   Project of the Protestant Church in Baden, in cooperation with the Handwerkskammer Freiburg, Kreishandwerkerschaft Karlsruhe and the ‘Church at Europa-Park’

▪     ‘MAGIC ICE’ exhibition ‘Batavia made of Ice - The Pirates Return’

o   Creative snow and ice sculptures exhibition in the Spanish Arena

o   Minus 8 degrees in the 30x10 metre hall

o   8 scenes with 30 sculptures up to 5 metres high

o   100 tonnes of crystal clear ice from Belgium and 100 tonnes of snow

o   50 team members have worked on the snow and ice blocks

▪     Chinese Festival of Lights in Historical Balthasar Castle Park

o   152 figures up to 3.50 meters high

o   The Pirates of Batavia return


  • 3,000 fir trees
  • 10,000 Christmas tree baubles
  • 1,500 decorative gifts
  • 1,500 loops
  • 25 fire pits
  • 2.5 million lights, including:
  • 6,000 fairy lights (5 km in total)
  • 500m hanging lights
  • 1,000 candle chains
  • 2,500 Christmas roses
  • 1,000 poinsettias
  • Traditionally-decorated Christmas trees in every themed area
  • 10m high Christmas tree in the German avenue
  • 18m high Christmas tree on Luxemburger Square
  • A 50m high Christmas decorated sequoia tree

Shows and Attractions:

  • 55m high Ferris wheel ‘Bellevue’ in the Portuguese themed area with 42 gondolas and a magnificent view over the wintery decorated park
  • Enchanting circus revue directed by Joseph Bouglione on the festival area in the original circus tent
  • Ice Show ‘Surpr'Ice - with the Son of Santa Claus’
  • Children's Musical ‘When Christmas was Banned’ at the Globe Theatre
  • Interactive show ‘JUNIOR CLUB Live! Clap and Action’ at JUNIOR CLUB Studios
  • ‘Miracleux’ Mapping Show on the façade of the ‘Eurosat-CanCan Coaster’ in the French themed area
  • NEW: ‘Ed & Edda’s Winter Magic’ on the lake in the Enchanted Forest
  • Puppet show ‘Puppet Christmas’ in the big indoor play area ‘Limerick Castle’
  • Dome of Dreams: ‘Mission Astronaut’
  • Lights Parade ‘Winter Starlight Parade’ with the Europa-Park artists; Show finishes on the Luxembourg Square
  • Europa-Park Dinner Show in the Europa-Park Teatro (15.11.2019 – 02.02.2020)
  • GRANDIOSO - Magical Midday Revue (24.11.2019 - 05.01.2020)

More Winter specials:

  • Dreamily illuminated Enchanted Forest
  • Traditional Christmas market at the historic Balthasar Castle Garden
  • Large indoor play area and Christmas bakery in the Ireland themed area ‘Ireland – Children’s World’
  • Christmas market with 35 booths in the German Allee
  • Large Christmas pyramid in ‘Ireland – Children’s World’
  • Kids ski school and snow tube fun next to the Colonial House
  • 375m² ice rink, racetrack with children's skibobs and cross-country skiing for kids at ‘Skitty World Nordic’ in Scandinavia
  • NEW: Santa’s office in the Scandinavian themed area
  • Ice bar ‘Glaciar’ in the Spanish area
  • Rustic, 2-storey ERDINGER Original Hütt'n in the Portuguese themed area with hearty dishes from the Alpine countries

Winter Food and Drink Offers:

  • New in the bakery at the Christmas market: freshly made Baumstriezel (yeast pastries) with cinnamon and sugar, coconut or colorful sprinkles
  • from the grill: Original Freiburg Long Red Bratwurst, original French Merguez, pork steak
  • Soups & stews: Irish stew, lentil stew, goulash soup, potato and vegetable stew
  • Kale with Mettwurst
  • Restaurant ‘Spices - Cuisines of the World’: Asian weeks
  • Venison goulash with Spaetzle, roast pork with red cabbage and dumplings
  • Valais raclette, cheese fondue and Swiss cheese soup
  • Ice magic mulled wine, fruit punch, Verpoorten egg punch, Feuerzangen punch, Glögg – Scandinavian berry mulled wine
  • Kaiserschmarrn with plum roaster, mini pancakes with applesauce
  • Christmas cookies, wintry pastry and cake selection and fresh waffles with cinnamon cream
  • Selected winter specialties in Balthasar Castle, such as Barbarie duck breast à l'orange, beef roulade, pork tenderloin, pot goulash

Low Season 7th January until March 2020:

  • Kitchen party in hotel ‘El Andaluz’ on 24.01., 25.01., 06.03. and 07.03.2020
  • Cocktail courses in the Bar Colosseo on selected dates
  • Wine tours: Wine & Italy on 07.03. + 28.03.2020,
  • Wine & Spain on 03.04.2020
  • 'Vino & Formaggi' on 07.02.2020
  • 'In Nome del Barolo' on 13.03.2020
  • Kniggekurs with trainer Betül Hanisch from Almost Perfect' on 27.03.2020
  • Tapas evening in the 'Bodega' of hotel 'El Andaluz' on selected dates
  • Fondue evenings in the restaurant 'Sala Santa Isabel' on selected dates
  • Chefs Table in the ‘Tre Kronen’ 07.02., 06.03.2020
  • Super Bowl transmission 02.02.2020
  • Valentine's Day offers on 14.02.2020
  • Various wellness arrangements for couples, partners and friends (also in combination with Rulantica)