For more than 55 years Efteling is a very well known themepark in the Netherlands. It all started with the Fairytale Forest (Sprookjesbos) for the children, where you could walk among the trees along various depicted fairytale stories. It’s the oldest part of the park where many visitors still remember how the giant Long Neck appeared looking out over the treetops.
The park was later expanded with numerous attractions located in five different themed areas: Marerijk, Anderrijk, Reizenrijk, Ruigrijk and Fantasierijk. The area covers 72 ha and has its spectacular enchanting attractions, souvenir shops and eateries, each with a different theme. The Efteling offers some thrills too.
A wide variety of attractions for young and old. Roller coasters, whitewater ride, ship swing, merry-go-round, steam train, haunted house, miniature world, watchtower, maze and many other attractions. The ideal destination to experience some fun and relaxation with the family or the whole family for one or more days.
The Efteling is unique because of its special ambience which is based on designs by the well-known Dutch illustrator Anton Piek.
All the walking in the theme park always gives you a thirst or a hunger. There, the various eateries with service and self-service restaurants offer the right choice. A wide range of small to large snacks and dishes from the Old Dutch, Mexican, Oriental and Asian cuisine.
For those who want to go out for a day, experience fun and magic, walk and enjoy the attractions. Then a trip to Efteling is the right decision.
To make it even more fun and relaxing, it is best to stay in one of the Efteling hotels, holiday homes or a hotel near the amusement park. There is a wide range of nice hotels with a good price / quality ratio in the vicinity of De Efteling. It can be quite busy during the holiday periods or on weekends. This way you can be sure that you can fully enjoy the park.
Efteling is open all year round.
Location — Efteling is located in the town of Kaatsheuvel, in the municipality of Loon op Zand.
The Efteling park in Kaatsheuvel is located at the junction of Europalaan and Midden-Brabantweg. Accessible by car from the N261.
The park is easily accessible by car, bicycle or bus. The regular buses leave from Tilburg and s’-Hertogenbosch.
Opened — 1952
Address — Europalaan 1, Kaatsheuvel, Loon op Zand, The Netherlands
Air Connections : Nearest Airports are Eindhoven Airport ( 32.2 km ), Rotterdam Airport ( 53.5 km ) and Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport ( 75.4 km ).