We paid an ice cold visit to the most popular park in the Netherlands: Efteling. Even in the cold, construction workers continued on the new Joris & De Draak. Meanwhile, we spotted the remaining parts of Spookslot for the new Danse Macabre ride. Finally, another major construction going on right at the entrance for the Grand Efteling Hotel. Let’s Baron 1898 dive into it!Continue reading “Construction at Winter Efteling”
After years of frequent maintenance on the wooden roller coaster Joris en de Draak at Efteling, the amusement park has decided to equip the ride’s track with steel rails, effectively transforming it into a hybrid coaster.Continue reading “Efteling’s Joris en de Draak Wooden Coaster to Receive Steel Track”
Efteling is a park we simply cannot get enough of – a trip to Europe simply feels incomplete without a visit here.Continue reading “Efteling: World of Wonders – 2022”
This week’s Crown Rating discusses our first European park of the series – none other than a World of Wonders (Wereld Vol Wonderen in Dutch): Efteling! Efteling is known for its dedication to storytelling in their fairytale forest, which has since extended to the park’s notable dark rides and coasters.Continue reading “Efteling – Crown Rating”
It’s the third week of our Coasters and Landmarks Line and we’re expanding with five international coaster-inspired designs. This week’s Global Coasters set is accompanied by a bonus design for our Crown Line. All designs are now available at 20% off until November 1st, we’re taking a closer look below: Continue reading “SHOP – 5 New Global Coasters + Bonus Design”
I would visit Efteling any day. Yet, on a sunny day right after the summer, the park really blossoms. On top of that, during these special times, the Dutch parks are probably the only ones that don’t require you to wear a mask in Europe. Time for a walk through the park! Continue reading “Efteling – A Mask Free Day at a Theme Park – September 2020”
Sven: So Efteling has been open since the end of May but, as I live in Belgium, I wasn’t allowed to cross the border until this week. What kind of measures can you expect at the park regarding Covid-19? And how about we talk about their newest coasters: Max & Moritz?
Sven: As corona spreads everywhere, it was a matter of time before theme parks had to start to take measures. Even though the season hasn’t started, the parks that are open do everything they can to remain open. Have a look at some of the impacts and what we think will come for the start of season.
UPDATE (12/03) on Disneyland Paris, Efteling and Parque d’Atracciones Madrid
Sven: Happy New Year everyone! We hope you had a great start of the New Year and maybe, you celebrated it at a theme park! We were fortunate enough to celebrate it at Efteling. Find out why you too should consider doing the same next time. Next to that, we have an update on the park, including the construction of Max & Moritz! Continue reading “Why You Should Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Efteling – December 2019/January 2020”
Sean: We recently went on a lightning fast 2-day trip to Europe for a concert, family, and 4 theme parks. The most time we spent on a single activity? Efteling. Not only is this park one of the world’s best theme parks, it’s also a personal favorite of ours! Join us at the Efteling, Een Wereld Vol Wonderen! Continue reading “Efteling – Een Wereld Vol Wonderen – May 2019”
Alex: Now that we said goodbye to the 2018 European peak theme park season, let’s look back to a few of our trips. Here at European Coaster Kings we took advantage of our last days of summer holidays to enjoy some of the best European parks! 7 days, 5 parks and 4 countries! Let’s go!
Sven: Last Sunday, we ended the European theme park season in a park that won’t even be closed. Nevertheless, we had a good reason to visit Efteling on this sunny day in November: Fall colors!
Sven: This week, the Bob coaster at Efteling finally reopens! However, take a ride before it’s gone cause it won’t be running much longer. A replacement has been announced and it’s something quite different: Max & Moritz! Continue reading “Max & Moritz replaces Bob at Efteling”
Sean: One of Europe’s best known theme-parks is the Efteling, which opened as a nature driven park in 1935 and then was launched as a fairy-tale forest in 1952. Now, 66 years later it is one of the most infamous attractions in The Netherlands with some of the world’s best rides! Let’s see what makes Efteling so incredibly unique… Continue reading “Distinctly Dutch, Authentically Efteling”