Your Ultimate Guide to Experiencing the Magic of Efteling

As you might have noticed, we have an unbelievable affinity with Disneyland Paris, a place filled with happiness, magic, countless enjoyable activities and things to see and do. If you're yearning for a new adventure that still holds some of that special magic but offers a different unique experience, then look no further than Efteling, the largest theme park in the Netherlands!


Efteling is not just your average theme park though; it's a huge land of magic and imagination waiting to be explored. With over 30 attractions, there's something for everyone to enjoy from thrilling rollercoasters to family-friendly rides and even immersive adventures to experience. 


If that wasn't enough, step into a world of magical fairy tales as you explore Efteling's captivating stories. Meet much-loved characters like Cinderella, Pinocchio, Hansel and Gretel, and Sleeping Beauty as you weave your way around the park. 

Efteling also boasts a wonderful lineup of stunning shows and entertainment that will dazzle and delight the whole family. Whether you're watching a captivating performance of Cinderella or joining in the adventure with Hansel and Gretel, you're sure to be entertained from start to finish. 


There's so much to see and do at Efteling, that one day in the park is probably not going to be enough time. For those looking to extend their stay at the theme park, there are several hotels and holiday villages for you to retreat to once you're finished for the day. Enjoy a luxury stay at The Efteling Hotel, located just steps away from the park entrance and offers amazing luxurious rooms and suites all inspired by the unique fairy tales of the park.


For a stay in the heart of nature, why not stay in one of the cosy holiday houses of Holiday Village Efteling Loonsche Land, or if you'd prefer staying next to the tranquility of a lake, Holiday Villahe Efteling Bosrijk is calling. 


Getting to Efteling: 

Now that you're ready to experience the magic of Efteling, let's talk about how to get there. Whether you're travelling from Manchester, London, or Amsterdam, there are several options to consider. 


The closest airport to Efteling is Eindhoven Airport which is served by direct Ryanair flights from various UK cities including Dublin, Edinburgh, London, and Manchester. 


Once you have arrived in Eindhoven, you can take a taxi from the airport straight to Efteling park itself which is a 30-minute drive, or alternatively, use public transport. 


Alternatively, you can fly direct to Amsterdam Schiphol with easyJet from various UK cities including Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool, and London. 


Upon arrival at Amsterdam Schiphol, you can utilise the efficient train network to reach the park. Simply jump on the train heading to Den Bosch, where the bus lines 300, 301, 136, and 800 take you to the park.


If you will be self-driving, the relatively simple drive from the Port of Calais will take around 3 hours. Upon leaving the port, head north along the A16 passing Dunkirk and into Belgium. Keep following what is now the E40 motorway to Ghent where you will turn off onto the E17 towards Antwerp. From Antwerp, you follow the E19 into the Netherlands where Efteling is located just 25 minutes from Breda. 



So there we have it. Your complete guide to Efteling and how to get there. With its diverse range of attractions, mesmerising shows, and several convenient travel options, Efteling promises an unforgettable experience for the whole family. Book your trip to Efteling today with MagicBreaks and embark on a unique adventure you'll never forget!