Not every family excursion needs to lead into nature, to the playground, or a bathing lake. Some aim high instead, driving up adrenaline levels. Amusement parks such as the Movie Park Germany in Bottrop or Phantasialand in Brühl offer high-tech rides, carousels, and exciting shows for action-loaded variety. One takes its guests into the Wild West, another has them climb the walls of the cooling tower of a planned power plant. An air of nostalgia may spread when the youngest family members are climbing into the ladybug roller coaster in front of the late Baroque backdrop.
Thrilling rides, a 4D cinema and action-packed shows attract film fans to the Ruhr Metropolis
A trip to the Wild West? Or a taste of Santa Monica beach life? Visitors of all ages can get up close and personal with their movie heroes and enjoy a range of thrilling rides.Read more
The Lower Rhine is a paradise for (winter) sports lovers
Skiing and snowboarding can be enjoyed on the “Neuss Glacier” all year round. During the summer, climbing and golf are just two of the active pastimes on offer.Read more