Efteling announces extended opening hours for a number of its major attractions

Efteling, the fairytale theme park in the south of Holland, will extend its opening hours from 13 April to 5 May giving visitors an additional two hours to explore the World of Wonders.

From April 2019, the park, which is open all year round, will shed its winter coat and celebrate the reappearance of the sun with the reopening of flagship rides such as De Vliegende Hollander water coaster and Piraña, while the park is coated in thousands of colourful flowers and spring greens giving it a fresh summery look. The park will also welcome back the Raveleijn show and many more live performances taking place throughout Efteling including the Fairytale Tree Show in the famous Fairytale Forest. With the return of the warm weather, guests can also enjoy other favourites such as Symbolica, the Palace of Fantasy; which opened in summer 2017, Python and the dive-coaster Baron 1898.

Over the Easter break and the first May Bank Holiday weekend, From 6.00pm until 8.00pm a number of Efteling’s major attractions such as the dark rides Symbolica and Droomvlucht, the Fairytale Forest, Villa Volta madhouse, Vogel Rok indoor roller coaster and some of the park’s authentic roundabouts, as well as a number of catering establishments, will remain open for an additional two hours allowing guests more time to enjoy these flagship rides There will also be additional Raveleijn and Fairytale Tree park shows.


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In spring 2019, visitors will also be able to enjoy the diversity of outdoor entertainment available in the park, including Raveleijn – an open air show featuring stunt riders, ravens and a fire breathing dragon. Kids love to sing along with little red Riding Hood at the Fairytale Tree show in the Fairytale Forest, and meeting Pardoes, or Princess Pardjin who stroll through the park daily.

Renovations in Efteling HotelThe Raveleijn Suite was recently opened in Efteling Hotel – themed after Efteling’s popular park show, Raveleijn The luxury room features Count Olaf Grafhart and his wife countess Halina’s bedroom, a secret passage (behind a bookcase with audio and visual effects), and a second kids’ bedroom replicating ‘The Tower Room of the Order of the Raven’, where the riders would hold secret meetings. The new room also has adapted furniture and is decorated with some of the riders’ helmets and masks, as well as various toys that illustrate the Raveleijn story. The starting price for the Raveleijn Suite is €550 for one night/two days.