You require proof of authorisation for you visit of the Europa-Park Resort.
Welcome to Europa-Park, A day full of discovery and awe-inspiring experiences at Germany’s largest theme park awaits you. The whole Europa-Park team wishes you an enjoyable visit and memories that may last a lifetime.We would however like to point out our rules and regulations which apply on all of Europa-Park’s premises (park, hotels, and park-ing areas). We request that you please act carefully and with consideration; above all this means to take responsibility for yourself and for others. Don’t forget the elementary rules of politeness. Furthermore, we ask you to respect and adhere to the following park rules and regulations, which form the basis of your stay at Europa-Park.
1.1. The rules and symbols of the German traffic code also apply to our car parks.
1.2. Visitors to Europa-Park must park their vehicles in the designated parking area. Hotel guests please park in the marked spaces at the hotel resort which are reserved for you. The employee parking area is reserved exclusively for employees of Europa-Park.
1.3. Instructions provided by Europa-Park personnel in the parking areas must be followed.
1.4. Please park your vehicle in designated parking spots only. If your vehicle is parked in a non-designated area, and is therefore blocking traffic or other visitors, Europa-Park will have to tow your vehicle at your own cost and risk.
1.5. The designated parking areas are not monitored. The parking fee is therefore for the use of the parking areas only, and not for the protection of the vehicle. Please ensure that doors, windows, boot, and sunroof are closed and locked. Please don’t leave any valuables visible in the car. You are not allowed to leave pets/animals in the car. In case of theft or damage by others, we cannot accept liability and will not pay any compensation. This also applies when the damage is caused by storm, fire, hail, explosion or other extraordinary occurrences. If you think damage has been caused by a Europa-Park employee you should report this immedi-ately after noticing the damage – if at all possible during your stay at Europa-Park. Europa-Park will accept liability only if damage is caused intentionally or as an act of gross negligence by employees of Europa-Park.
2.1. You may only enter Europa-Park premises with valid admission tickets through the marked entrances. Access to Europa-Park via the hotel entrance is for hotel guests only.
2.2. Keep your admission tickets with you throughout your stay in the park and produce them for our staff if requested to do so. The admission ticket allows you to enter the park during the opening times stated. If the park has to be closed early due to tech-nical, organisational or operational issues, or due to severe weather, beyond the control of Europa-Park, you will have no right to reclaim the full admission price or parts of it.
2.3. Entrance authorisation becomes invalid when you leave the park site. If you leave the park area for a short period of time please contact a member of staff at the entrance control who will authorise you to re-enter the park.
2.4. Children aged under 12 must be accompanied by an adult (aged 18+). Accompanying persons and parents are responsible for the children in their group. Some events may have different rules. Please note respective information which can be found in our brochures, online, and through our members of staff.
2.5. Selling vouchers, admission tickets, or free tickets to Europa-Park on the parking area or on Europa-Park’s premises is not per-mitted. If you have a spare ticket or a ticket that you won’t be using, please speak to the information office at the main entrance.
3.1. The orders of Europa-Park staff have to be followed in your own interest.
3.2. All visitors are asked to behave correctly and appropriately. Disturbance of the public order, inappropriate behaviour, distur-bance of other visitors or of the park operation, verbal or physical abuse, defamation, defiance of the park rules, etc. may prompt Europa-Park to take appropriate action, such as a ban from the park, criminal prosecution or similar measures. Europa-Park reserves the right to eject visitors without compensation whose behaviour suggests that they endanger or disturb themselves or other visitors.
3.3. Weapons and offensive items (pistols, knives, chains, knuckle-dusters, fireworks, etc.), nor any kind of discriminatory, violence glorifying, or anti-constitutional material must not be carried within the park site.
3.4. Drones and any kind of remote controlled toys are not allowed on Europa-Park premises.
3.5. You are not allowed to take bike locks into Europa-Park unless used to secure pushchairs or similar. Pushchairs have to be parked within the marked area or somewhere where they do not block the pass or if they are slightly away from the attractions. Pushchairs may be removed due to safety reasons.
3.6. You are not allowed to take any kind of gas-filled balloon into Europa-Park.
3.7. Large items such as big suitcases cannot be taken into Europa-Park. Please use the lockers provided near the main entrance.
3.8. For safety reasons motorised and non-motorised modes of transport such as skates, bikes, scooters, E-scooters, etc. are not allowed at Europa-Park, unless they can be proven to be a requirement for health reasons. Written authorisation for such use must be sought prior to arrival.
3.9. Loud noise and loud music are prohibited. Items that might disturb other people such as vuvuzelas, megaphones, horns, or musical instruments, must not be taken into the park.
3.10. All fire service regulations must be observed at all times. Smoking is not permitted in the attractions, waiting areas, shows, during performances, or where big groups of people gather, as well as in the designated non-smoking areas. Please consider other people.
3.11. Barbecues are not allowed and no cooking equipment may be taken into the park.
3.12. Visitors must not leave the paths and squares.
3.13. It is forbidden to access stages, backstage areas, sets, and maintenance areas. Do not attempt to climb over barriers, fences, and walls.
3.14. Swimming is not allowed in any of the natural or artificial lakes and it is forbidden to walk on any frozen water.
3.15. Due to bad weather (rain, ice, snow or similar) it can be slippery at the park. This also applies for artificial snowfall as well as decorative artificial snow during the winter season; especially close to the winter attractions and attractions with snow. Visitors are advised to exercise caution and necessary care within the whole area of Europa-Park, also to pay attention to areas cordoned off with ropes, fences, trees or similar, to ensure non-slippery footwear is worn at all times, avoid fast walking or running and use available railings.
3.16. We ask all visitors to dress appropriately. Tops and shoes must be worn at all times.
3.17. Europa-Park reserves the right to ban people from the park without compensation who are dressed in fancy dress, or tattooed in any way that might offend people, especially children, or who could be confused with Europa-Park staff and artists. Wearing masks and covering the full face is not allowed. Wearing veils due to religious beliefs is allowed.
3.18. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a short leash and supervised at all times. Dangerous dogs according to the law on keeping dogs are not allowed in the park. Dogs are not permitted at shows, on rides, and in the specially marked areas of the park. Companion dogs which are marked as such are allowed in certain shows. Dogs have to be right next to their owners and instructions by the show assistance have to be followed. You are responsible for cleaning up after your dog; a suitable means of cleaning up must be carried at all times (e.g. a poop scoop and disposable bag). Other animals are not allowed in the park.
3.19. The consumption of large quantities or high-percentage alcohol, the possession or consumption of illegal narcotics, as well as means of their consumption is forbidden and will be punished accordingly. This also applies to medical cannabis products which are suitable for smoking, unless the possession and the need to carry those with you can be proven by a medical note.
3.20. People under the influence of alcohol or drugs might be barred from the park premises. The consumption and possession of illegal drugs is forbidden and will be punished accordingly.
3.21. Searching garbage, collection or collection containers is prohibited. The content in the designated containers is the property of Europa-Park. Any removal or transfer from the site is prohibited
4.1. The facilities at Europa-Park are at your disposal for as long as you observe the rules of their use.
4.2. Opening times of rides, attractions, shows, and other facilities might be different from the opening times of Europa-Park. Outages of attractions or shows due to power cuts or other circumstances shall not result in an entitlement to a full or partial refund of the admission fee paid.
4.3. In case of strong winds, impaired visibility, thunderstorms or severe weather, Europa-Park shall be entitled to shut down the operation of individual or all rides and facilities for the protection of visitors. There shall be no entitlement to a full or partial refund of the admission fee paid.
4.4. Certain rides, attractions, shows, or other facilities are open only during certain times of the season or may be closed due to construction or operational or organisational reasons. Such closures may occur without prior notice.
4.5. Technical or organisational outages of individual rides, attractions, shows, or other facilities shall not result in an entitlement to a full or partial refund of the admission fee paid.
4.6. Some rides, attractions, and shows require their users to be in good general health and their use is at your own risk. The safety measures must be used and the safety regulations observed.
4.8. Please be especially careful when entering and exiting rides, attractions, shows, or other facilities. Orders issued by Europa-Park staff must be followed – failing to do so or maliciously ignoring an order will result in suspension from using any or all rides in the park. Ongoing failure to do so may result in your ejection from the park. There is no entitlement to a full or partial refund of the admission fee paid. This also applies if you attempt to push to the front of the queue.
4.9. The use of play areas and similar facilities is at your own risk. Adults must not use play areas. Height and age restrictions are to be observed. Adults are liable for their children.
4.10. Due to safety risks you are not allowed to carry loose items with you in the attraction. Cameras, mobile phones, keys and similar loose items in particular must be stored away securely before entering the ride. Europa-Park does not accept liability for stored items.
4.11. You will be held liable for all damage caused by ignoring the rules for use (i.e. through carrying loose items) or malicious damage.
Parents and accompanying persons have the sole duty of care with regard to their children. Furthermore they are also respon-sible for any damage caused by the people in their charge, even if the guarding person is not on site on the day of visit.
Publicity within Europa-Park premises and the parking area, as well as the sale of products and services is only permitted with the prior written consent of the park management. This also applies to conducting public opinion polls and taking counts. Advertising and announcements for organisations, associations, interest groups and individual ideas are prohibited within the area of the park and inside all buildings, rides etc. and will be punished in each case with expulsion from the park and civil prosecution for the disturbance of domestic peace and security.
7.1. CCTV cameras are in operation at Europa-Park. This surveillance is for your own safety and the safety of Europa-Park staff, as well as to protect the rides and facilities.
7.2. Official filming and photography of Europa-Park is frequently undertaken on behalf of the park. The areas and attractions where filming or photography is taking place are marked wherever possible.
7.3. Taking photos and recordings for private use is permitted as long as other guests are not disturbed or affected. Professional photo and film shoots used for commercial purposes are only allowed with written permission. Please contact the Europa-Park PR Department for permission.
8.1. All visitors wishing to enter the park premises (to which these Park Rules apply) must declare their consent to the voluntary security checks performed by the security staff of Europa-Park. All instructions outlined by the security personnel must be fol-lowed. Any lack of cooperation may result in the direct refusal of entry to the park for the unwilling party. The security personnel are authorised to examine visitors who they may deem as posing a threat to safety due to alcohol consumption, drug abuse, or carrying a weapon. All visitors must declare their consent to the possible examination of their clothing, luggage or containers carried on their person.
8.2. Security personnel are authorised to ban visitors who may pose a threat to safety from the park’s environs.
8.3. The same applies to visitors who refuse to submit themselves or their personal effects for security checks. In addition to this, security personnel are authorised to seize any goods deemed not in accordance with the Park Rules (i.e. drugs, weapons, etc.).
8.4. Security personnel are authorised to carry out random security checks on visitors already on the park premises.
9.1. Europa-Park is liable for all damage caused by culpable violation of an essential contractual obligation by Europa-Park or Europa-Park employees or due to gross negligence or intent.
9.2. In the event of a breach of essential contractual obligations, liability in the case of simple negligence is limited to damage typical of this kind of contract that could reasonably have been foreseen.
9.3. Unaffected by this are liability due to injury to life, limb or health, liability under the German Product Liability Act, liability in the case of fraudulently concealed defects, and liability in the event of the provision of a guarantee for the properties of an item.
9.4. Europa-Park is not liable for items that are handed over to Europa-Park employees or otherwise stored or deposited on the premis-es of the park. No liability is accepted for items (for example, mobile phones, jewellery, cameras, clothing, etc.), which sustain damage or are destroyed or lost during the use of rides, attractions, shows or facilities.
All the facilities in the park are maintained and supervised carefully. Nevertheless, if you suffer any damage or injury for no fault of your own please report this to the information office before leaving the park. Please also report to us if you suspect that damage may occur later, as a result of some event. Complaints for compensation will not be accepted if a damage report is not made before you leave the park, when to do so would have been possible and reasonable.
The violation of any of the above park and parking rules and regulations may result in ejection from the park without com-pensation, at the discretion of Europa-Park staff and/or management.
1. These additional park regulations supplement the existing park regulations, particularly with regard to health and hygiene measures, including social distancing regulations and restrictions on park admissions to protect the health of visitors and our employees.
2. For all visitors to Europa-Park, special rules of conduct and hygiene measures apply when visiting the facility in order to protect against infection. These are among others:
a. It is essential to ensure that there is a distance of at least 1.5m from other visitors and employees in the entire park area. When visiting Europa-Park, the formation of groups or gatherings should be avoided.
The aforementioned distance specifications also especially apply in checkout and waiting areas for attractions, in washrooms, in front of and within shops, restaurants and similar buildings.
b. Specifications and spacing regulations, which are implemented through pictograms, designated lines and markings, must be observed. The same applies to separate distance and capacity guidelines.
c. The specifications and regulations for the hygiene measures must be observed. This includes, among other things, ensuring that hands are washed regularly and thoroughly with soap and water.
d. A medical face mask must be worn in all closed rooms, which includes all types of roofed and waiting areas, on rides and anywhere, where a minimum distance of 1.5 metres to other visitors cannot be kept. This obligation to wear a medical face mask applies from 6 years of age. The instructions of our employees must be followed without restriction.
e. For health-related safety and hygiene reasons, staying in closed rooms/covered areas/waiting areas is to be limited to the use of the respective attraction.
f. The instructions and access restrictions on site must be observed and monitored.
g. Cough or sneeze into the crook of your arm with your mouth and nose covered.
3. Access to Europa-Park is limited to people who are considered fully vaccinated, recovered or tested negative in accordance with the Corona-VO Baden-Württemberg.
a. A negative test result may be a no older than 24 hours at the time of entry and must have been issued by a recognised body. There is a test offer on site.
b. Fully vaccinated refers to anyone who, depending on the vaccine, has received their first or second vaccination shot, with14 days having passed since the last vaccination.
c. Anyone who has been infected with SARS-CoV-2 at least 28 days and a maximum of 6 months ago, and is able to prove this with valid evidence from the responsible health authority, is considered to have recovered.
d. Proof of tested, vaccinated or recovered status must be carried with you and checked together with a valid photo ID upon admission. If the relevant evidence cannot be provided, access will be refused.
e. Please make sure of your state of health before visiting Europa-Park. People with a fever, cold symptoms, high temperature and/or symptoms of a respiratory infection, as well as loss of taste and/or smell, are not allowed to enter Europa-Park, as it is important to avoid transmission of the Coronavirus when visiting Europa-Park, and appropriate measures are required to protect the general public.
Visitors who have had contact with a person infected with SARS-CoV-2 in the past 14 days and who do not have an officially recongnised negative PCR test that is no older than 24 hours are also not allowed to enter Europa-Park. We are entitled to take non-contact fever measurements before admission as well as within the park and, if this is suspected, additional contact ear measurements. In the event that elevated temperatures and/or cold symptoms appear during their stay in Europa-Park, we are entitled to isolate the visitors for the purpose of further examination and to prohibit further visits to the park without a refund of the paid admission or incurred travel costs that could be brought to us.
Access to Europa-Park is only granted after visitors have made their surname and first name, date, start and end date of visit and telephone number or address of the visitor available for the purpose of providing information to the health department or the local police. We will delete this data four weeks after it has been collected. The general provisions on the processing of personal data remain unaffected.
4. When approaching Europa-Park, please make sure that you do not carpool with people outside your own household. It is essential to ensure that there is sufficient space for each vehicle in the parking area provided by us in order to be able to maintain the minimum distance between individual people. The instructions of the staff and authorised third parties on site must be followed.
5. Not all theme park attractions may be usable during your visit. For hygiene purposes, individual attractions may be closed during your visit to the park. There is also the possibility that individual park areas are not fully accessible or are closed during your visit for hygienic reasons.
In these cases, there is no entitlement to a reimbursement or partial reimbursement of the entry price.
6. The instructions of our employees must also be followed with regard to health and hygiene requirements and access restrictions.
7. In the catering sector, shops, hotels, and possibly other areas, additional hygiene regulations, data collecting, and distance regulations must be followed at all times.
8. If payment is made, it should be cashless if possible. We recommend using our Europa-Park & Rulantica app, which makes visiting the park easier with additional information and helpful features.
9. In the event of a serious or repeated violation of individual and/or all of the aforementioned requirements, we are entitled to order a dismissal or ban or to expel you from Europa-Park without a right to reimbursement of the admission paid.
10. In addition, the ordinance of the state government of Baden-Württemberg on protection measures against infection and the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 (Corona-Verordnung / Corona-VO), as well as the Coronavirus travel ordinance by the federal government are applicable in their respective legal versions.
Version: August 2021, subject to change.