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Review of Futuroscope

Futuroscope
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: With more than 50 million visitors since it opened, Futuroscope is one one of France’s most popular amusement parks and the only one of its kind in Europe. Futuroscope is the ideal place to relax in, with 60 hectares of tranquil green countryside and 25 original experiences you won't find anywhere else: films in giant format, thrill-filled attractions, 3D rides with 4D effects, games, live shows, open-air activities, and more. The spectacular theatres inside Futuroscope are gigantic sculptures and their futuristic lines blend in smoothly with the surrounding landscape. Discovery and thrills guaranteed for everyone, young and old!
Reviewed September 17, 2013

Its ok. It aint Disneyland by a long shot. The place generally looks pretty run down. Not much for young kids. more suitable for ages 8-15 I think. Food Average. There was an excellent laser/ projection and water show at the end of the day. All attractions shut down pretty early from memory and very long walks around the park for small kids. Arthur 4D ride was very enjoyable.

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Reviewed September 14, 2013

I had high expectations having read some of the publicity and media, however once you see the first, second, third film, things start to get somewhat boring. Luckily we visited the place early September so there were practically no queues at all, however many of the restaurants were closed felt like being in Blackpool in the middle of winter.

The landscape is well kept and there are some interestingly designed buildings, but this is no. Epcot.

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Reviewed September 11, 2013

We visited in late August 2013 and there were very few queues. The "rides" are mostly screen based and the best was the Arthur ride, which is 4D and a genuine thrill. The closest to a classic ride is the dancing with robots, which was fun. We don't speak good French but this was only a problem in one of the many shows. I winced and the entry price but left feeling that it was good value and something that is not on offer in the UK.

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Reviewed September 11, 2013

great for kids and great for adults - stay for the eveing show its worth it a good dayout especially if you use Tesco Clubcard vouchers to pay for it. and try to eat at Kalediscope restaurant buffet food which is top quality and free wine !!!!

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Reviewed September 8, 2013

We (family with 10 and 13 year old) arrived 9.30am not really knowing what to expect. Left at 10.40pm after the evening show so probably worth the £40ish per head entry. Food was £12ish per head for pizza, ice cream and drink so not unreasonable.

A strange mix of futuristic buildings and ideas built twenty years ago and some new things built in the last year. I think the park was struggling a few years back and investment fell and visitors tailed off but it looks like it is turning the corner and adding new things each year now. Even so it wasn't anything like as busy as the Madame Tussaurds sites in the UK.
There are no roller coasters. Main attraction this year is Dancing with Robots which uses robotic arms dancing to music with riders strapped to the end of the robot arm. The music and movements change each time and older ridrs can opt for more severe experiences. The rest of the attractions were mainly cinematic presentations, quite a few using iMax, 3D, and dynamic seating. Some of the dynamic seating really did throw you about!

Overall a good diversion from lounging by the beach but I wouldn't spend more than one day here.

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