Park Asterix in Paris
In the world there are a huge number of amusement parks and attractions, which seem to be impossible to calculate. But certainly we can find one that is one single and unique in its kind is the Parc Asterix!
Parc Asterix is a great theme Park with many attractions, which is located near Paris and in appearance reminds us of Disney. In Paris, even before the construction of Asterix, was his Disneyland, but the French firm decided to build something of their own, therefore in a short time and built this amazing structure with rides and roundabouts.
Parc Asterix was built on the theme of the beloved movie and cartoon “Asterix and Obelix”. These two characters – the French, who in the film and the animated film playing the role of the Gauls and is able to withstand the huge army of the Roman Empire. In addition, they constantly get into some scrapes and comic situations. These heroes, as well as the whole village of the Gauls were the main heroes of the amusement Park.
Popular attractions of the Park
At the present moment the Park is home to more than 30 different rides, including more than 5 types of American, and about 5 water slides. Ride the rides can visitors of all ages, here for each adult or child prepared a lot of surprises and entertainment.
Among the most popular attractions Arcamone are:
Gaul. In the centre of it stands a rock, and at its apex sits the Asterix. A visitor sits in a small wagon and rides down the river, where there are a variety of water effects, but in the end the visitors roundabouts will descend from roller coaster with a height of 11 meters! Such a shoulder only real brave men!
The Roman Empire. Here you can go down on a rubber ring, also on the river. Each of the circles can accommodate up to 6 people. There are a variety of bends, but despite this, the attraction I think is pretty calm. The river gently pulls you in – nothing special and terrible. Here you can enjoy with the whole family.
Ancient Greece. This attraction is the giant slide, which can be called the largest and most ancient among all the others in Europe, it is called thunder of Zeus. So, this ride starts from a dizzying descent that starts from the top with a height of 30 meters! Then you will be driving the stone down crazy (like attraction) a speed of 80 km/h and then again rise, again descend, while here are like a double spiral, and aerial flips.
Vikings. This ride will leave you with a maximum speed of 75 km/h! You will be able to visit as steep descents and ascents, but other than that, you have the opportunity to look at the world as if upside down, and this will be possible due to the small number of meter loops. At the same time you can feel like fear, and bliss, because most of this ride takes place over the lake. Pregnant women can’t visit this place, it is written on the sign at the entrance to the attraction.
Time travel. This attraction is called Oxygenation and is reminiscent of rafting. Here, a rubber ring, is placed no more than 6 people, all climbing to a height of 70 meters with a special escalator, and then down a mountain river. Here you can get wet, so before entering here you should not to forget about it, better to bring some kind of raincoat.
The mode of operation of the Park Asterix
The Park is open every day from 10 am to 6 PM. The opening begins in the spring, at the beginning of April and lasts until October 31. The Park is not working in may: 14, 15, 21, 22, 29, as well as 4 and 5 June.
The minimum price of a single ticket for a child who has not reached 12 years of age is about 45 € for adult a little more than 50 euros. The ticket price includes the cost of transfer to the Park and.
On arrival in Paris, you can book a Shuttle service to the Park, to the same trip with the group will cost cheaper and faster.
From the metro station, the Palais Royale, near the Louvre, there is a bus stop to the Park rides a special bus. His time of departure 08:45, returning at 18:30. In addition, near the Eiffel tower you can take a bus at 12:30 and returns back at 19:00.
This also goes the train, he arrives to the station Airport de Paris to 1 and 3 terminals, and then you can take the bus Nevet Parc Asterix. Ticket price for adults 7 Euro, children 5 Euro. You can even take a car from Paris, take the A1 motorway at a distance of 30 km from the city. There is Parking, the cost of which can be up to 10 euros.
Parc Asterix in Paris is like Disneyland, only better! Here the most interesting entertainment, carousel rides and many exciting and delicious that will appeal not only to children but also for adults. After visiting this place, you will surely want to come back here again!