Nigoland: What’s new in 2018

Elected by its peers as the 3rd best theme parks in Europe, Nigoland celebrates its 30th anniversary last year. The park will be open from March 31 to November 4, 2018 and featured two new attractions.

First of all, Nigoland is a family story: the Gelis-Caron family continues 6 generations of tradition of show, circus and funfair. After starting in the circus business in 1838 with Frédéric Caron, the circus manager and trapeze artist, and his brother Philippe Caron, clown, the family never left the entertainment business.

We find them again from 1925 on the roads of France at the head of the most beautiful funfairs in the country before settling down in 1987 when the brothers Philippe and Patrice Gelis created Nigoland on the family lands.

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A family tradition not likely to stop, as shows the arrival of Rodolphe, Phillipe’s son and Valentine, Patrice’s daughter, running the park in early 2017.

Today, with about forty attractions including 12 thrilling rides and 28 that are kids-friendly for kids under 1 meter, its 8 restaurants and its Hôtel des Pirates 4*, Nigoland has been elected by its peers the 3rd best theme parks in Europe before some major international groups.

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Nigoland welcomes you on a 40-acre field at the heart of the Forêt d’Orient in the Aube department and invites you to visit the 4 themed villages:

  • The Village Merveilleux [Wonder Village] with 16 attractions
  • The Village Canadien [Canadian Village] with 7 attractions
  • The Village Suisse [Swiss Village] with 7 attractions
  • The Village Rock’n’Roll [Rock’n’Roll Village] with 7 attractions
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Speaking of attractions, little by little, Nigoland wanted to get rid of its image of theme parks for kids with its 27 attractions available for kids under 1-m tall, and for a few years now, it offers new thrilling rides. We find the world’s highest rotative drop tower: the Donjon de l’Extrême inaugurated in 2016. This attraction allows the boldest visitors to enjoy a 360° panoramic view over the park before a vertiginous 100-m drop stopped by magnets at the end.

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Among the novelties 2018:

  • Zabeilles

Climb up on the back of a bee and travel the world with it in this lovely family merry-go-round with giant decors. Devote yourself to a frantic race, on a Zabeille that will fly over Nigoland’s wonderful universe.

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  • Eden Palais

This summer 2018, discover the Eden Palais, a new place full of Nigoland’s history, that gathers a museum, a teahouse, a cinema area and an authentic attraction: the 1900’s Carrousel.

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And to discover the other attractions, click the video below:

Julie M.
Last updated on 19 June 2018

Practical information

Opening Time
From 31 March 2018 to 4 November 2018

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    Location

    D619
    10200 Dolancourt

    Prices
    -1 mètre: Free
    -12 ans: 29 €
    adulte: 32 €

    Recommended age
    For all

    Official website
    www.nigloland.fr

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