amusement park10 km north ofPoitiers.
with its 3 million visitors a year has enjoyed
success since its creation in 1987. Devoted to image, audiovisual
techniques and special effects it is a great day out for all the
family. With its
futuristic architecture Futuroscope is a theme park with a
difference, you can see 3D films on the giant ,flat,
circular or spherical screens: Dynamic cinema, new video techniques
and virtual pictures....
Kinemax films on a seven stories high screen, or a 360 į film ...or
the famous Magic carpet with huge screen under your feet...Dive at
the speed of light into the city of Atlantis in the "Race for
Atlantis ...you are in the heart of the action and you’ll feel part
of the experience.
attractions include, ‘Magic Carpet’, ‘Adrenaline Rush’, ‘The Race
for Atlantis’ and ‘Space Station’, which allow you to experience
breathtakingly realistic sensations of flying, falling, underwater
exploration and space
travel. The spectacular laser show at dusk adds the finishing touch
to a great day out.
There are three
major attractions giving robots star billing at Futuroscope: Le Zoo des Robots (The Robot Zoo), a fun, interactive
attraction for all the family to enjoy, La ForÍt des RÍves (The
Forest of Dreams), the
spectacular new evening show, and Danse avec les Robots (Dances with
Robots), a staggering ride that combines state-of-the-art technology
and artistic skill.
is also a fantastic new ride - Arthur and the Minimoys. This is
based on the hit film created by Luc Besson, who has also designed
the ride. In not 3 but 4D, you not only see, you also feel the whole
Visitors travel through the attraction in a 25-seater carriage that
mimics the flight of the ladybuggies, the insect-shaped
vehicles in the Minimoy world.