14 Theme Parks to explore in France
France, including its overseas territories, has the most number of time zones with a total of 12 time zones. France has long been a global center of art, science, and philosophy. It hosts the world's fourth-largest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is the leading tourist destination, receiving around 83 million foreign visitors annually.
The Aqualud is a French water park opened in 1985 in Touquet-Paris-Plage in the Hauts-de-France. The building is in the form of a pyramid which contains the Grand Canyon, Magic River, Black Hole, the twister and so more. It was one of the largest amusement park in northern France which is accessible to both the youngest and adults.
Disneyland Paris located in the Paris suburb of Marne-la-Vallée is the Disney Empire's European variant of their archetypal "Magic Kingdom" theme park. It was the second Disney theme park resort to open outside the United States, after Tokyo Disney Resort. It consists of two parks, Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park, and a shopping district, Disney Village. Disneyland Park is the park everybody has heard of and expects, and Walt Disney Studios Park has a more general moviemaking theme
Fraispertuis-City is a family theme park located in Jeanménil, in the Vosges. Opened in 1966 by the Fleurent family who still owns it, its main theme is the Wild West. It was voted “best French family park” in 2004 3 and is the number one paid tourist destination in the Vosges. It has so many interesting rides and also it is a children-friendly park. You can spend a nice time there with your family.
The Futuroscope or Parc du Futuroscope is a leisure park French theme to technological, scientific, anticipation, and fun, with attractions that combine sensory approaches and projections of images. It is one of the theme parks in Europe to have been honored with a Thea Award, awarded by the Themed Entertainment Association. The Park is surrounded by a technopole located in the town of Chasseneuil-du-Poitou.
The Petit Prince park is a theme park inspired by the work of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and is located in Ungersheim in Alsace. Equipped with two large captive balloons and an aero bar, it is the first aerial park in the world. You can explore over 24 ha with 32 unique attractions and rides. One of the nice location where you can spend some nice time with your family.
Nigloland is an amusement park located in Dolancourt in the French department of Aube. Founded by two brothers and former fairgrounds, Patrice and Philippe Gélis. The park is divided into four themed areas: the Canadian Village, the Rock 'n' Roll Village, the Wonderful Village, and the Swiss Village. One of the nice location which was offering a good time for you.
Bagatelle Park is an amusement park located in the commune of Rang-du-Fliers, on the Opal Coast, in the Hauts-de-France region. It includes around thirty attractions as well as paid games and shows. It is the oldest active French amusement park. It is also a great place for walking and relaxing. As well as giant trees and varied plant life, little bridges, rocks, caves, expanses of water, and artificial waterfalls add to the charm and romantic aspect of the park.
Walt Disney Studios is Disneyland Paris’ second theme park designed for teenagers and adults. Its main theme is the cinema and the attractions are even scarier and more thrilling than those in Disneyland Park. The park hosted approximately 5.2 million guests, making it the third-most visited amusement park in Europe. One of the nice location where you can enjoy with your family and friends.
Puy du Fou is one of the most popular historical theme parks in France. The park is divided into 26 main shows, each performing for 30 to 40 minutes or more. The key performance takes place on a large outdoor stage behind the abandoned castle in the evening. It tells the story of the area's 700-year history.
Terra Botanica is a botanical and theme park in Europe devoted to plant life. It comprises of 275,000 plants, and entertainments activiteis (4D films, interactive games, crossing a bamboo forest, ascending into the treetops). The park offers a whole new access to the world of plants, taking the tourist on an amazing journey of fun and learning.
Vulcania is a volcano theme park with more than one trick up its sleeve. Immersive and fun with something for visitors of any age, it can be found in the very heart of the Chaîne des Puys, a chain of extinct volcanoes in the Auvergne. It is an educational French amusement park and museum with a volcano theme.
Walibi Rhône-Alpes theme park is located in a beautiful 30-hectare natural environment in the town of Les Avenières between Lyon and Chambéry. It provides you hours of unforgettable fun and thrills with loads of rides and attractions for kids and grown-ups, a 13,000 m² aquapark called L'Île aux, Pirates island with slides, wave pool, and different themed pools, a mini-farm, and various shows for children.
Walygator Parc is an amusement park in France that was located between Metz and Thionville in the Moselle. This amusement park currently operates four coasters, those being the aforementioned Anaconda and Comet, as well as Family Coaster and Monster. The park also used to operate Zig Zag. It was one of the nice location where you can spend your free time with your family.