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Family trip to Monchengladbach with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

In Monchengladbach, time runs unnaturally fast due to the fact that it’s a great place for family leisure. It has everything to deliver you the best vacation experience, whether it be outdoor activities or a more relaxing pastime. The city is full of entertainment venues and museums, swimming pools, and parks to enjoy nature or take a walk with your kids.
Mönchengladbach is a beautiful modern city with a population of about 250,000 people situated in the western part of Germany. It miraculously combines contemporary urban features and … Open
Speaking of kids, they will definitely enjoy a visit to Schossbad Nieberhhein, considered one of the best swimming pools in the region. It’s exceptionally clean and tidy and is comprised of four pools for every age and preference (outdoor, indoor, kiddie pool and wave pool). In addition, there is a volleyball court and diving boards that your little ones will surely appreciate. Even more so they will appreciate the food served at the local cafe. If the pool complex is full, then you can always come to Volksbad, a huge pool for children from 3 years old (there is no pool for toddlers, however). The pool is extremely well maintained, so hundreds of people come to swim in it every day.
If you travel with kids, then Tiergarten Mönchengladbach is a must-have destination on your touristic route. Bears, goats, horses, turtles, parrots, peacocks, and even kangaroos can be seen here. Some animals can be fed, which will certainly appeal to your little ones. All animals are well-cared-for, which attracts crowds of visitors to the zoo all year round. The zoo is located in the Stadtpark, where you can also find a great playground for children. There’s also a basketball court right next to it, providing a perfect opportunity to have fun with the whole family. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Monchengladbach is a perfect place for getting acquainted with traditional Westphalian cuisine that is distinguished by the diversity and uniqueness of nourishing meat dishes. For hundreds … Open
There are several playgrounds on Mathildenstraße, where children can enjoy many exciting slides and swings. One more wonderful playground can be found nearby, on Landwehrweg. It’s located next to Kleingartenverein, an exotic garden with many rare and unique plants. Another entertainment center that children will certainly enjoy is called Logolino. It offers a wide range of fun activities, including slides, trampolines, or driving around in a tiny car. This venue is also a great place to have a kid’s birthday. It houses a cozy cafe with some delicious food to end the day spent at the center on a positive note.


Bowling Lounge MG is one more entertainment venue that your family and especially kids will appreciate. Playpaintball Lost City should prove interesting to all paintball fans, whereas laser tag enthusiasts will be delighted to visit Lasertag LaserPlaza. Such pastime is the best way to build trust between participants. The city is also famous for Stars of the Galaxy, a unique Star Wars-themed museum. Here you can take pictures with Chewbacca, see a miniature version of Tatooine and admire the detail, and feel like a real Jedi by the end of the day.
During the year, the city residents celebrate a lot of interesting holidays, each of which is associated with remarkable traditions and customs. Some holidays are family so they are … Open
Wickrather Schlosspark is a great place for hiking. It’s riddled with beautifully decorated trails and has amazingly fresh air due to plenty of vegetation. On its territory, you can find Hundefreilauffläche Schloss Wickrath, a wonderful example of German architecture. There is also a picnic area and a horse riding center that your children will be delighted to visit. The park holds an annual festival called Fest am See (End of July), so if you end up here during that time of the year, make sure not to miss it.
Among other parks where a simple walk resembles a promenade through the Garden of Eden, Beller Park and Bunter Garten should be noted. In the former, you can play some tennis while your little ones are having fun at a well-equipped playground with all sorts of slides and swings. There is also a picturesque pond with ducks in the park area, but it’s not recommended to feed them. When it comes to Bunter Garten, it’s a true paradise for a florist. Kids will be mesmerized by the sheer diversity of local vegetation. The park has a mini-zoo with parrots, yet another attraction for children. Add to this a fun playground and a pond with swans, fish, and turtles, and get a wonderful place to spend some time with your family.
The guests of the city have an opportunity to take an interesting tour here. The starting point of most tours is the main city square Marktplatz Reid. For hundreds of years, the most … Open
Finally, Monchengladbach is particularly known for its delicious desserts. So it’s definitely worth to check out local cafes and treat your kids and yourself. Konditorei Heinemann offers delicious cakes throughout the city (pay special attention to fruit cakes), whereas Josef Hommers cafe is famous for excellent pastries. To top it all off, Pizzaria Trattoria Vulcannello serves the best pizza in town and should be given no less attention.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Monchengladbach and surroundings

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Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Monchengladbach
♥   Amusement park 'Toverland' Sevenum, 38 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'CentrO.Park' Oberhausen, 44.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Kölner Tivoli' , 51 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Phantasialand' Brühl, 54.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'De Valkenier' Valkenburg, 56.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Monchengladbach
♥   Water park 'Aqualand' Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 38.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'AquaMundo Center Parcs Erperheide' Peer, 65.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Molenheide' Houthalen-Helchteren, 73.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'AquaMundo Center Parcs De Vossemeren' Lommel, 77.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquafun SunParks' Mol, 86.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Monchengladbach and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Centre Oberhausen' , 45.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Centre Königswinter' , 79.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Dubuisson Aquarium' , 86.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Burgers Zoo' Arnhem, 97.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Dolfinarium Harderwijk' , 140.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Monchengladbach
♥   Zoo 'Castle Arcen' Arcen, 34.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'GaiaPark Kerkrade Zoo' Kerkrade, 45.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Zoo Park Overloon' Overloon, 54.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Dierenrijk' Mierlo, 65.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Papegaaienpark NOP' Oerle, 79.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Interesting places to visit with children around Monchengladbach

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Monchengladbach - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Monchengladbach, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Monchengladbach for families with children.
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