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Port Aventura to invest 100 million euros to build a new theme Park

Themed amusement Park, PortAventura on the Costa Blanca in Spain (province of Catalonia) will invest 100 million euros in the construction of a new Park Ferrari Land, dedicated to the prestigious Italian car brand, reported portal “Interfax-Tourism” one of the Directors of PortAventura Giovanni Cavalli.

“Ferrari Land is not only a theme Park, where you can get an adrenaline rush, but also a kind of Museum where you can learn the history of the Ferrari brand. Located in Park restaurants you can enjoy Italian cuisine, that is, guests can plunge into the real Italian atmosphere. Visitors of all ages will be able to find in the Park class interests. The total investment in the Park will be about 100 million euros,” — he said.

According to Cavalli, the new product will attract up to a million visitors, which will bring the total number of visitors to PortAventura 5 million a year. The cost of tickets in the new Park will be announced in November.

The highlight of the Park is the accelerator – the highest slide in Europe with a height of 112 m. Passengers will be able to feel the same way as pilots of ”Formula 1”, when honorible within five seconds, accelerates to 180 kilometers per hour, which is equivalent to 1,35 g., “Just imagine: first you fly to a height of 112 metres and then you come plummeting down at an angle of 90 degrees. Continue reading

Parc Asterix in Paris (France)

Close to Paris and just 32 kilometers North of Disneyland Paris in the small town of Playa is situated in an original Parc Asterix (Asterix Park) . This popular entertainment center is dedicated popular in France and the world the heroes of French comic books, cartoons and movies — Asterix and Abelix.

The Park is divided into themed villages:

Parc Asterix less Disneyland Paris 4 times, but as the visitors more comfortable. The undoubted advantage of the Park is that the creators have tried to reflect all the rich culture of France. You can visit a large number of attractions — historical and fantastic, a variety of shows, such as performances of dolphins, sea lions, circus, and also see copies of historical landmarks of France.

Parc Asterix is open from April to October, daily from 10.00 to 18.00 hours.

The entrance ticket is 31 euros for adults and 23 euros for children aged 3 to 11 years. You can also purchase a subscription for 2 or 3 days.

Leisure for children and parents.

Finally ended the study and the long-awaited holidays with Your children. How to spend them and where to go? This question sadudee millions of parents around the world. Continue reading

Roller coaster

Why the “roller coaster” called the “Russian” in the US, and why.

It is believed that the prototype of the famous roller coasters in America become customary ice slides, popular in tsarist Russia. Americans are just used for a sled trolley with wheels and got a “coaster”, named after the prototype of the invention. And the Russians, in turn, adopted it’s fun and called it a “roller coaster” because unlike our ice slides was very high.

Although there is another version, according to which in Russia began to make slides with trolleys under Peter I. St. Petersburg This fun you can see in the picture below.

Well, besides a foreign name is a good marketing ploy. People more attractive that is of foreign origin. For example, Russians are more willing to buy some French crackers than a cracker with the name of the neighboring town. Therefore, the French called “English kiss” seems much more attractive than the usual us.

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In Russia, roller coasters are called American because for the first time in the form in which we are accustomed to see them, they appeared in the US in the 19th, probably century.

And that is why they are in the Western tranorotzki called – is not clear. Well if their only in the United States so called, because in Spain and Italy. Continue reading

Roller coaster
Why the "roller coaster" called the "Russian" in the US, and why. It is believed that the prototype of the famous roller coasters in America become customary ice slides, popular…

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Sights In Spain
Port Aventura theme Park in the Catalan resort of Salou, which is also called the Golden Coast of Spain. It is located one hour drive from Barcelona and is one…

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The Rainbow Magicland
Park Rainbow Magicland near Rome – the first major amusement Park in southern Italy. The Rainbow Magicland theme Park reminiscent of the famous Disneyland Paris – it also has its…

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