The Parc Astérix has a new season full of emotion and special moments in store for you this year. From March 31 to November 4, 2018, come to the Gallic theme park novelties. New hotel, new show and Aérobar expects you for this season!
Parc Astérix, home of the almighty Gauls, is ready for a new season starting March 31 until November 4, 2018. Are you looking for a fun new outing with family or friends? Come enjoy yourself at this theme park that has 37 attractions and great shows.
This year, the park is continuing its innovative creation. After the thrilling Oziris in 2012, the family favorite in 2014 with the Idéfix forest, new shows in 2015 and the Discobélix in 2016, last year, the park blown us away with the new ride: the Pégase Express, and this year, the park promises us many surprises: a new and spectacular hotel and an Aérobar to go up and be blown away.
Parc Astérix novelties in 2018:
- Opening of the Cité Suspendue [Hanging City]
In addition to the Hôtel des 3 Hiboux that extended, this year, the park reveals and as soon as the park opens on March 31, a new Celtic village. Made of 3 hamlets: the Village des Potiers [Potters’ Village], the Village des Artistes [Artists’ Village] and the Village des Druides [Druids’ Village], the Hanging City will blow you away. Wooden tracks on piles, big rooms for 5 guests, balcony or terrace with a view on the forest and the park, restaurants including an unlimited rotisserie buffet, you’ll be very happy.
- New show: “Du rififi dans la basse-cour” [Rumble in the farmyard] (from June)
A new show is coming this year in a renovated 200-seat outdoor venue. “Du rififi dans la basse-cour” is an animal show staging a Roman soldier accidentally catapulted in the Gallic village at the foot of Assurancetourix’s tree, the village bard. Farm animals (pigs, hens, ducks, rabbits, pigeons…) will make sure to scare him off in a thousand ways!
- Viking Aerobar: the Aerolaf
This summer, a new and unique experience expects you at Parc Astérix. Set in the Viking area, in full heart of the Park, a new generation and rotary bar promises a unique and vertiginous experience. After choosing you drink at the bar, you will set off of the ground to quench your thirst with your head in the cloud, perched 35-m above the ground. Take a seat among the 16 seats of the atypical bar and enjoy the breathtaking view this experience offers.
Here is a quick summary of what happened last year:
- Pégase Express
After Discobélix in 2016, the Parc Astérix opens a new family rides in June 2017, the Pégase Express. Children from one meter tall can enjoy this rollercoaster never seen before in Europe offering visitors a crazy travel across the antique world featuring wonderful bends, descents and impressive ascents.
2018 animations program:
- Late-closing days “New”
This year, the park surprises us and closes later in the day, until 10 p.m., from July 21 to August 18. These 24 exceptional dates will be closed with a new entertainment lasting about 10 minutes in presence of the village characters.
- Summer late-night openings with an astounding finale
Meet on Saturdays July 14, 21 and 28 and on August 4, 11, 18 and 25 to enjoy summer late-night openings. These extended days end in full glory with a spectacular show at 10:45 p.m.: the sky is falling.
- Peur sur le Parc [Fear on the Park], Parc Asterix Halloween is also back from October 6 to November 4, 2018. Undoubtedly one of the major event of the park that – on the occasion – offers a whole bunch of events for children and adults. This year, 4 late-night openings on October 31, November 1, 2 and 4, 2018 and 4 extended days on October 13, 20, 27 and 30.
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Last updated on 11 April 2018