Fancy a fun day out with the kids but can’t face the lines at Disneyland? Why not head up to Parc Astérix instead? This popular themepark, which is based on the cult French comic stories, The Adventures of Asterix, is located just 35km north of Paris.
Have fun with family or friends
With zones and rides named after the great historical empires– the Romans, the Greeks, the Gauls and the Egyptians- Parc Asterix is a guaranteed family favourite.
Popular rides include : Goudrix, the record-holding rollercoaster with seven inversions ; the Tonnerre de Zeus, one of the longest wooden rollercoasters in the world and Transdémonium, an eerie ghost train that’s not for the faint-hearted.
Whether you’re a die-hard thrillseeker or travelling with little ones, you won’t leave Parc Astérix disappointed!
Parc Asteix – practical info
Address: Parc Astérix, 60128, Plailly
Opening times: vary according to season
Getting there: RER B and Shuttle (via Roissy Charles de Gaulle)/Shuttle bus from Palais-Royal
Prices: Adults: €47/3-11 years: €39
For more information, visit the official website.