Theme Parks

Top tips for visiting Futuroscope theme park Poitou-Charentes, France

Written by on January 3, 2018 in Poitou-Charentes, Theme Parks
Top tips for visiting Futuroscope theme park Poitou-Charentes, France

Futuroscope theme park in Poitou-Charentes make for a brilliant day out or short break. Read our review of this fabulous theme park that’s great for the whole family. Top tips for a visit to Futuroscope Try and avoid peak times, in particular the first three weeks in August. There’s a “Pass Premium” available for 15€/person […]

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Futuroscope Theme Park France for a fantastic day out

Written by on January 3, 2018 in Poitou-Charentes, Theme Parks
Futuroscope Theme Park France for a fantastic day out

The award winning Futuroscope theme park in Poitou-Charentes, southwest France, is brilliant for kids of all ages! What is Futuroscope all about? If you haven’t heard of Futuroscope, what exactly is it? Well put at its simplest, it’s a theme park just outside Poitiers. The attractions are based on multimedia, cinematography and audio-visual techniques, with […]

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Dennlys Park an amusement park for the whole family in Pas de Calais

Written by on July 9, 2017 in Nord-Pas de Calais, Theme Parks
Dennlys Park an amusement park for the whole family in Pas de Calais

Arriving at Dennlys Park deep in the countryside of Pas de Calais, you’re struck by the sound of children’s laughter and carousel music. I went with my kids who loved it. There are rides suitable for really little ones, 18-month-old Rachel loved the tractor ride, 4-year-old Leo loved being the tractor driver. Considerably older Harry […]

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Bagatelle Theme Park Northern France

Written by on April 17, 2016 in Nord-Pas de Calais, Theme Parks
Bagatelle Theme Park Northern France

Bagatelle or Baggy Land as it is sometimes rather whimsically called, is big, bold and brilliant for waterproof children and patient parents… There are plenty of theme parks to visit in France but one of the most charming and authentically French ones I’ve been to is Bagatelle in Pas de Calais, about an hour from […]

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Disneyland Paris Tickets Online

Written by on July 21, 2015 in Theme Parks
Disneyland Paris Tickets Online

Disneyland Paris is Europe’s number one attraction. That makes it pretty busy, pretty much all of the time. When I say busy, I mean it, a staggering 14.2 million visitors in 2014. It’s certainly big enough to accommodate all those people but some days are busier than others and I don’t know about you but […]

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Dream Castle Disneyland Paris

Written by on July 21, 2015 in Theme Parks
Dream Castle Disneyland Paris

Staying at Dream Castle Disneyland Paris is a real treat… Just a few minutes from the Disneyland Park by free shuttle bus, the 4 Star Dream Castle is a great extension to the whole Disney experience in Paris. And, if you’re intending to enjoy the night time sound and light show and the fantastic fireworks […]

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Disneyland Paris and The Earl of Sandwich

Written by on July 21, 2015 in Theme Parks
Disneyland Paris and The Earl of Sandwich

You might be surprised to discover that Disneyland Paris is not only really popular for its rides and Disney attractions but because it also has a huge food court with a huge choice of restaurants. You don’t have to enter the Disneyland Park to access the restaurants. If you’re driving the car parks are close […]

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Planet Hollywood Disneyland Paris

Written by on July 21, 2015 in Funky, Theme Parks
Planet Hollywood Disneyland Paris

From the moment you ascend the staircase at Planet Hollywood Disneyland Paris you know you’re in for a treat. It screams drama, theatricality, entertainment – lights, camera, action! Access to Planet Hollywood and all the other restaurants in the huge food court at Disneyland Paris is free. You don’t have to buy tickets or go […]

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Safari France at La Fleche Zoo

Written by on July 8, 2015 in Centre, Theme Parks
Safari France at La Fleche Zoo

There are plenty of places to stay in La Flèche, Sarthe, not far from Le Mans,  from gorgeous b&bs, hotels and gites. There is even a free place to park your camper van (with free electricity) right on the pretty river front. However for something completely different and slightly wild you can sleep in La […]

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Puy du Fou Christmas at a Unique Theme Park

Written by on December 2, 2013 in Theme Parks
Puy du Fou Christmas at a Unique Theme Park

Although it may not immediately seem an obvious choice, there are many reasons to head to the Vendée at Christmas, not least the variety of Christmas markets in the region’s historic and atmospheric towns such as Fontenay Le Comte or  Pouzauges, the crisp, cold but sunny mornings and the artisan’s market amongst the snowy fir […]

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