Futuroscope, the park from Future in France 🚀
The attraction Arthur l’Aventure 4D was elected the “Best Attraction in the World” for the year 2011
Futuroscope, the futuristic theme park experience
Futuroscope is the 5th most visited theme park in France with about 1.9 millions visitors per year and it’s an absolute must for all the theme park lovers out there. We would describe it as a cinematic, futuristic and technology theme park being highly focused on innnovation and new technologies.
Futuroscope, since its opening in 1987 has recieved various awards for its attractions and shows, notably from the prestigious Themed Entertainment Association.
- Arthur l’Aventure 4D, Best attraction in the World, THEA 2012
- La Machine à Voyager dans le Temps, European Star Award 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & THEA
- L’extraordinaire Voyage, Parksmania Award 2017
- illusio, Best Grand Show 2019
How to get to Futuroscope
Futuroscope is located nearby Poitiers in a beautiful forest area. It is around 328 km south-west from Paris, and you can access by car or by train (TGV).
The train station (Gare du Futuroscope) is nearby the park and there are several trains from Paris everyday.
Map of Futuroscope
You can either book your tickets directly in the official Futuroscope website here or from an official ticket reseller like Tiqets. In any case, it is highly advised to book your tickets in advance.
The tickets prices start from 32€ but prices vary depending on the season and the day of the week.
There are several partner hotels nearby the park and one on site hotel (Hotel du Futuroscope).
The Hotel du Futuroscope gives you direct access to the park and and the tickets are included as well. Breakfast is also included and the booking starts from 105€/ person.
Book your tickets for Futuroscope here:
- Choose the date that you wish to visit the park and then click on Book now.
- Following that, you will be redirected to the tiquets website where you can complete your booking.
- You will get your e-ticket by mail after a couple of minutes. As simple as that.
The best rides at Futuroscope
The park is pretty big and there is a lot to see. The average waiting time during high season (August) is around 30 minutes. Our favorites rides are:
L' extraordinaire voyage
Are you ready to fly around the world ? In this ride, you will be placed in front of a giant curved screen of 600m2. And with your feet in the air, you will join in an incredibly immersive virtual journey. In this sensational ride, you will feel like flying. An extraordinary journey. We loved it.
The Time Machine
This attraction was created in collaboration with Ubisoft. In this particular time machine, you will head into several trains and travel across time and history. But in this journey, you won’t be alone. The famous crazy rabbits “Les Lapins Cretins” will keep you compagny though this.
Prepare yourself for a complete immersion with full body virations, water spraying, moving seats, air spraying and lots of fun.
🥇This attractions has been elected as the best attraction in the world for the year 2015 by Themed Entertainment Association.
La Vienne Dynamique
A sensational 4D film who travels the spectators around the city of Vienne. The length of the ride is 21 minutes, and the simulation is just amazing.
Arthur L’Aventure 4D
The 4D cinema experience at its best inspired by Luc Besson’s fim “Arthur and the Minimoys”. Incredible special effects but hold on because the flight is pretty bumpy.
🥇This attraction has been elected as the best attraction in the world for the year 2012 by Themed Entertainment Association.
Danse avec les Robots
Dances with Robots is a classic one for every Futuroscope fan. Basically, you are literally in the 7 meters long hands of a robot. And this robot loves the music of Martin Solveig and dancing
Loud music, video projections, impressive visuals, and shaky pelorious robotic arms.