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Sommerrodelbahnen Pottenstein

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Address: 91278 Pottenstein, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 9243 92200
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Fun place for the kids

The kids will love the rides here, after your trip to the cave you can visit this place with the kids for the rides.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The kids will love the rides here, after your trip to the cave you can visit this place with the kids for the rides.

Thank Bhumika147
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150 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Sommerrodelbahn is one of the places you could visit if you are travelling with kids in Franconian Switzerland. It is located close to natural swimming pool Felsenbad and Devil's Cave (Teufelshöhle), so you can use it as a joker, if the kids get tired. It features two different tracks, one on rails, the other resembling a bobslide. For both you... More 

Thank GreenKona
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This place - must visit with kids when you in pottenstein for day of fun. Plus that parking is free and you can go along water line to visit cave "teufelshohle pottenstein " and have a lunch in forelen hof

Thank Alex M
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

There are two different tracks you can ride - yellow (coaster) and red (slide?). I didn't get a chance to ride the yellow, but from the looks of it, it seems to go much faster. The red doesn't require a seat belt (which I found a tad unsettling, but I'm a baby when it comes to thrill seeking). You can... More 

1 Thank Luckyerm13
Selkirk, Canada
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 25 May 2016

My 2 sons and I had a great time riding the carts. It seems like it's very fast but you have control over the cart. Beautiful area too. Great for families who want to experience Germany.

Thank sea2sea39
Eichstätt, Bayern, Germany
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41 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Decided to spend the day (Sunday) in Pottenstein, not having been here since I was a Wee Lad. After stopping first at the Teufelshöhle (Devil's Cave) continuing on the road towards the town, on the left I see the Sommerrodelbahn. So I decide to turn into the Parking Lot and have a go. The cost (Adult) is 3€ for a... More 

2 Thank SaschaRai
Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

First weekend in Germany I was brought along to the Sommerrodelbahnen and had no idea what it meant. There are two tracks yellow and (blue??) and you just push and pull to go faster or slower. Bit pricey for multiple trips (~28€ for 6 goes) but you can stretch it for a few hours. Great for kids and family fun... More 

1 Thank Obstencible
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278 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Arrived at 1545h on a hot Sunday afternoon. They allegedly close at 1700h, so I was concerned after my son and I each bought the 6-ride pass, 25eur total, and we got in the line. But the line moved quickly, and we made it thru all 6 rides just after 1700h, and they stayed open later to clear everyone out... More 

1 Thank NATOPatsFan
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56 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

My husband, daughter (12 yr old), and I very much enjoyed the ride! We went on a Saturday and it was very crowded. Maybe if you go earlier in the day it would be less crowded. But overall it was a very fun ride.

1 Thank Jessica L
Burghausen, Germany
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163 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

I never realized that this small town had such a place. I recommend this place 100%. There's even swimming pool across the road.


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