Europa-Park, Germany’s largest amusement park, is to open for the 2022 season as week earlier than planned.

The theme park will open for visitors on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 March for its Pre-Opening Weekend. The regular season will commence on Saturday March 26 and will remain open until the beginning of January 2023.

Waterworld Rulantica will open on March 19 and will remain open.

The Austria themed area of the park will boast an extended design. Work is also be carried out to extend the Greek themed area with the creation of a new Croatian area. This is set to be completed in 2023.