Do you love thrills? You’ll love this article! Whether you’re a couple, a family or a group of friends, head off to a theme park to have some fun.
Here are the 15 best theme parks in France.
Disneyland Paris is one of the world’s most iconic theme parks.
Located in Marne-la-Vallée near Paris, it welcomes millions of visitors every year in search of an unforgettable experience. Visitors can enjoy over 50 Disney-themed attractions and shows.
The best-known rides are Space Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain and Disneyland Railroad.
To the delight of the little ones, employees walk around the park wearing the costumes of Disney characters such as Mickey and Donald Duck. But adults and children alike love it here.
It’s the best amusement park in France!
Futuroscope is a theme park located near Poitiers. It sets itself apart from other parks by offering the public virtual reality and 4D experiences on the theme of science and technology.
Visitors love interactive attractions such as “L’Extraordinaire Voyage,” “Kinémax” and “La Vienne Dynamique.”
The park also offers large-format image shows such as “La Forge aux Étoiles” and “La Machine à Voyager dans le Temps.”
In addition to attractions and shows, Futuroscope features several theme zones, restaurants, souvenir stores and a convention center.
Futuroscope is certainly one of the most innovative parks in France, offering a unique experience for all visitors.
Le Puy du Fou
The Puy du Fou is considered an amusement park, even though it has no roller coasters or trains.
In this Vendée park, it’s the shows that provide all the entertainment.
With shows like “Le Dernier Panache,” “Le Signe du Triomphe” and “Les Vikings,” you can revisit history.
Stuntmen perform feats before your very eyes. On horseback, sword in hand, discover battles worthy of the Middle Ages. Then watch a Roman chariot race, before taking a ride that resembles a World War I trench.
Whether for fun or learning, this is a fantastic park. On Friday and Saturday evenings, get your tickets for the Cinescénie, the world’s biggest night-time show.
Nigloland is an amusement park in the Aube region of France. It offers a multitude of attractions and rides for the whole family.
The big roller coasters are Nigloland’s star attraction. They are among the fastest in the world.
The park also offers other thrill-seeking attractions, as well as shows, children’s play areas and several themed areas such as Rock’n’roll Village and Boulevard 1900.
Parc Astérix is an amusement park located in Plailly, 1 hour’s drive from Paris. The park is famous for its relaxed atmosphere, inspired by the world of Asterix and Obelix.
Visitors can discover a wide range of themed attractions, including roller coasters, family rides and stunt shows.
The two most famous roller coasters are “Goudurix,” with its seven inversions, and “Tonnerre de Zeus,” considered one of the best wooden roller coasters in Europe.
The park also features a number of themed areas, including the Idéfix Forest, Menhir Express and La Galère. Visitors can also meet Asterix and Obelix, as well as other cartoon characters.
Whether you’re a fan of the Asterix comics or the attractions, you’ll love Parc Astérix!
Parc Spirou is an amusement park in the Var region of France, inspired by the world of Spirou and Gaston Lagaffe comics.
More than 20 themed attractions and rides for all ages await you.
The best-known attractions are the “Toutatis” and “Le Splash” roller coasters.
Daily shows and encounters with iconic characters from Spirou, Lucky Luke and Gaston Lagaffe complete the visit.
Walibi Rhône-Alpes is an amusement park located in Isère.
It boasts several roller coasters, including the first triple roller coaster launched in Europe, a rapid river and other thrill rides.
Walibi Rhône-Alpes is also known for its fantastic water slides. In summer, navigating between water activities and thrilling attractions is ideal for cooling off and having fun.
A total of 29 attractions and shows are available at Parc Walibi.
Located in Moselle, France, Walygator Parc is not the best-known amusement park in France. But its 40 attractions appeal to all publics.
With Anaconda, Comet, Family Coaster and The Monster, you’ve got the choice of roller coasters!
Water attractions are a particular highlight. The best equipped is probably Old River.
But for younger guests, family attractions are not forgotten. Whether it’s the Far West Tour monorail or the haunted house, they’re sure to please.
Vulcania is a theme park in the Auvergne region of France. Vulcania is known for its educational and entertaining approach to geology and volcanoes.
It offers an immersive experience to discover the geology and volcanoes of the region.
The park’s attractions include simulated volcanic eruptions, giant screen projections, 4D films and interactive exhibits.
Le Pal is both an amusement park and a wildlife park in the Allier region of France.
The first part of the Pal features roller coasters, waterslides, children’s rides and thrill rides.
The second is a zoo with over 600 animals from all over the world.
The Pal is known for its natural ambience, well-kept gardens and shows featuring animals such as sea lions and birds of prey.
The Sea of Sand
La Mer de sable is an amusement park set in 33 hectares of desert in the Oise region of France.
Beautifully landscaped with sand dunes, trees and streams, this park offers visitors an immersive experience in the world of cowboys and American Indians.
The park’s attractions include roller coasters, water rides, children’s rides and shows.
The park also aims to educate, with events on the history and culture of the American Indians.
Bagatelle is an amusement park that opened in 1955. This makes it the oldest amusement park in France.
Although it’s not as well known as some of the other parks on this list, it’s still a great family outing.
It boasts 34 attractions, including 5 roller coasters and 6 water rides.
Located in the Vosges, Fraispertuis City boasts some 30 attractions.
The park is decorated to resemble an American Western town, with saloons, teepees and cowboy decor. Kids love the western feel.
This Normandy amusement park offers a range of rides for children and thrills for adults.
For younger visitors, I recommend attractions such as Vallée des Dinos, Nationale 13 and 1066.
For thrills, try the Tour d’Esnambuc, the Grand Tournoi or Eretic.
Opened in 1989, Papae Parc is an amusement park near Le Mans. For a family weekend away, I recommend combining a visit to Papae Parc with one to La Flèche Zoo.
This park has over 30 attractions. These include classics like the Ferris Wheel, roller coasters, Cups and Splash, as well as new discoveries like the Tractos Rigolos and Cyclone.
There are also a number of water attractions (Megaglisse, Pentaglisse…) with impressive slides.