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Pure action: Five amusement parks in Europe where you will get your money's worth


Are you ready for action, fun and thrills? Then you should not miss the fastest and most spectacular amusement parks in Europe.

Are you ready for action, fun and thrills?

Then you should not miss the fastest and most spectacular amusement parks in Europe.

Some people absolutely need relaxation on holiday - others are looking for the next adrenaline rush.

And where better to do that than in one of the numerous amusement parks in Europe?

From Disneyland in Paris to the fairytale adventure park in the Efteling, there is something for everyone.

Europa-Park: Germany's largest amusement park

Europa-Park in Rust should be familiar to every amusement park fan.

Every year, more than five million visitors from all over the world are drawn to the more than 100 attractions and shows that can be discovered on an area of ​​95 hectares.

This includes 16 European and three fantasy themed areas, such as Grimm's Fairy Tale Forest or the Kingdom of the Minimoys.

There are 13 roller coasters, including Europe's first water roller coaster, "Poseidon".

From the Euro Tower, both young and old can enjoy a wonderful view of Europa Park.

Disneyland Paris in France: fun for young and old

Disneyland in Paris has delighted millions of visitors with its varied attractions, shows and parades since 1992.

The amusement park includes two major theme parks, Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park.

In the former you can immerse yourself in the world of Disney classics and Star Wars saga, while in the second you can get a glimpse into the world of Disney and Pixar as well as the world of the Marvel Avengers.

Highlights include the famous Big Thunder Mountain mine rollercoaster, which is located entirely on an island, and the numerous parades such as the Disney Stars on Parade.


The Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland Paris is one of the most beautiful attractions of the amusement park.

© Jeffrey Groeneweg/Imago

PortAventura World in Spain: Action-packed amusement and water park

The leisure resort PortAventura World is located near Barcelona: Adrenaline junkies will get their money's worth here on more than 100 hectares - whether in the amusement park "PortAventura Park", in the theme park "Ferrari Land" or in the water park "Caribe Aquatic Park".

It gets fun on the "Angkor" water ride, where visitors can shoot water pistols at each other and engage in a small sea battle.

Thrills, on the other hand, await visitors at the "Hurakan Condor" freefall tower, which reaches a speed of 115 km/h at a height of 100 meters.

Efteling in the Netherlands: when fairy tales come to life

The largest amusement park in the Netherlands is also one of the best in Europe: In the Efteling in Kaatsheuvel you can immerse yourself in a wonderful fairytale world full of well-known characters such as Little Red Riding Hood and Sleeping Beauty.

Over the years, many modern rides and attractions have also been added that provide excitement and fun - including the "Baron 1898" or "Python" roller coasters.

Little visitors can let off steam in the play forest or in a 4D cinema experience.

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Second oldest amusement park in the world: Tivoli Gardens in Denmark

Copenhagen's Tivoli is a special experience: It is the second oldest amusement park in the world - since 1843 it has been giving visitors of all ages a varied day full of beautiful memories.

The park offers a variety of fast rides, attractions and a cultural and music program.

Enjoy a ride on the world's oldest wooden roller coaster, the Schiebebanen, or the park's largest roller coaster, "Daemonen".

Rubric list image: © Jeffrey Groeneweg/Imago

Source: merkur

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