Discover the premiere cinematic theme park in Europe. Futuroscope offers a day out for the family to remember.
Located near Poitiers the Futuroscope theme park is a the top attraction of the Poitou Charente region and one of the top five in France. A visionary theme park which evolves constantly, it is hard to explain the sheer scale and ambition of Futuroscope.
Essentially it is a cutting edge cinematic experience set in a vast purpose built village which has taken on the proportions of a small town. Futuristic architecture characterises the buildings which are set amidst lawned parks and a huge lake which serve as part of the outdoor light and sound shows.
There is an educational element as well as pure entertainment and you don't need to be particularly interested in cinema to marvel at the sights, sounds and experiences on offer. The attractions and shows are themed as thrills, spectacular shows, discovery and fun.
This is a theme park which is on a par with the likes of Disneyland, Park Asterix and Puy de Fou and many people return year after year as it is so vast that it is hard to see everything in a day and there are new additions most years.
Its popularity means that in the main summer months it does get busy so it is advisable to get there early. For full details of what is on offer along with prices see the Futuroscope website futuroscope.com and plan to visit for a day of your holiday in France.
Being just off the motorway Futuroscope is also a popular option for a stop off on the way home from a villa holiday in the south west of France.