Parc Astérix: tickets and transport
19 January 2015
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Parc Astérix: tickets and transport from Paris
Getting there is easy with transfers available from Paris to take you the 30 kilometres north of Paris to the park. It is also possible to drive to the park by yourself the journey should take no more than 40 minutes by car.
With Parc Astérixtickets you will be able to enjoy hours of fun whatever your age. As you might guess by the name the park is dedicated to Astérix Obelix and everything to do with their world.
The original Astérix books were first published in 1959 by Albert Uderzoand Rene Goscinny. The novels tell the story of Obelix Astérix and their friends in the village of the Gauls as they resist the Roman invasion in 50 BC.Since their first publication these books have become the best known European graphic novels in the world selling more than 350 million copies and and being translated in 127 languages.
Parc Astérixhas 35 individual attractions and rides including ten designed specifically for younger children. The park is divided in six separate themed ‘worlds’ each with their own unique feel.
The worlds in Parc Aster ix are:
- The Roman empire
- The Vikings
- Travel through time
The section of the park dedicated to Gaul boasts a partial recreation of the village of Astérix and Obelix while other areas feature thrill based rides including the Thunder of Zeus a large roller-coaster of over a kilometre in length which transports visitors at speeds in excess of 90 kilometres per hour. The most recent addition to the park is La foret d’Idefix which includes two play areas for younger visitors.
In addition to the many rides for them to enjoy visitors to Parc Astérix will be able to witness a variety of shows and live performances throughout the day. These shows many involves stuntmen actors or even in the case of the Delphinarium. An aquatic ballet performed by sea-lions and dolphins.
Parc Astérix tickets are great value for all the family the rides and entertainment on offer will ensure that everyone in your family has a fun-filled day at the park whenever you decide to visit.
It is possible to make your Parc Astérix tickets even better value by taking advantage of one of the deals or special promotions available. If you are able to plan your visit to the park in advance then buying a Fute ticket will enable you to save money compared to the standard entrance price. There is also a Liberte ticket available allowing you complete freedom of entry to Parc Astérix on the days you choose.
However you decide to visit this theme park you can be certain of enjoying a day packed with entertainment and fun. Next time you are visiting Paris make sure you take the time to see Parc Astérix as well.